LINGUIST List 13.101

Thu Jan 17 2002

Calls: Afroasiatic Linguistics,Literacy & the Web

Editor for this issue: Dina Kapetangianni <dinalinguistlist.org>


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Directory

  1. Robin Thelwall and Rebecca Bradley, Final Call
  2. Editors, Call for Papers-Special Issue-Literacy and the Web

Message 1: Final Call

Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 09:38:36 -0700
From: Robin Thelwall and Rebecca Bradley <eubuletelusplanet.net>
Subject: Final Call

Final Call for N. American Conference on Afroasiatic Linguistics
NACAL 30 will be held in Houston March 22-24, 2002
Accommodation will be at the Drury Inn
Please contact Robin Thelwall <eubuletelusplanet.net> for further
details.
Abstracts to be submitted by 31st January.
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Message 2: Call for Papers-Special Issue-Literacy and the Web

Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 09:05:53 -0800
From: Editors <editorsreadingmatrix.com>
Subject: Call for Papers-Special Issue-Literacy and the Web

Call for Papers--Special Issue: Literacy and the Web
Volume 2, No 2

The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal
invites submissions of previously unpublished manuscripts on any topic 
related to literacy and the Web.

Possible topics include, but are not limited 
to:
-Language learning via the World Wide Web
-Web-based literacy instruction
-Uses and potential of web-authoring software 
-Explorations of controversial ethical, legal, or social 
issues related to the use of the web in educational settings
-The influence of the web on the form and content of written discourse
-Online reading behaviors and strategies
-Communicative, cognitive or social strategies in web 
environments
-Socialization into web literacy communities
-Gathering, processing, and evaluating of data
-Tracking user behavior to determine learner strategies 
(e.g., navigational strategies on the Web; vocabulary look-up strategies; help 
request strategies)
-Explorations of how the web can affect the very nature of 
learning, and social interaction 

We welcome both practical and research focused articles (including
action research). Articles should have a clear focus and be written so
that they are accessible to a broad audience of reading and language
educators, including those individuals who may not be familiar with
the particular subject matter addressed in the article. Articles
should report on original research or present an original framework
that links previous research, educational theory, and teaching
practices. Full-length articles should be no more than 7500 words in
length and should include an abstract of no more than 200 words.


The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal encourages
submissions that take advantage of the hypertext and multimedia
possibilities afforded by our World Wide Web publication format. To
this end, we gladly accept articles with graphics, sound, and
hyperlinks submitted as HTML documents. More detailed submission
guidelines are available online at:
http://www.readingmatrix.com/submission.html

The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal
http://www.readingmatrix.com/journal.html
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