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Message 1: 1st Centre for English Language Symposium: Paradigm Shifts in English Language Teaching and Learning

Date: Fri, 21 May 2004 09:21:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: elcwla <elcwlanus.edu.sg>
Subject: 1st Centre for English Language Symposium: Paradigm Shifts in English Language Teaching and Learning

1st Centre for English Language Symposium: Paradigm Shifts in English
Language Teaching and Learning
Short Title: 1st CELC Symposium 

Date: 03-Jun-2004 - 04-Jun-2004
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contact: Regina So
Contact Email: symposiumsecnus.edu.sg 
Meeting URL: http://www.nus.edu.sg/celc/symposium 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 
Call Deadline: 10-Oct-2003 


Meeting Description:

The Centre for English Language Communication, National University of
Singapore invites colleagues from all over the world to participate in
an international symposium for English language teachers. This
symposium will provide a forum for classroom-based research paper
presentations and small group discussions to give presenters and
participants an enriching professional development experience.

Paradigm Shifts in Language Teaching and Learning: Teacher Roles and 
Learner Responsibilities
The First CELC Symposium for English Language Teachers
Date: 3-4 June 2004, Hilton Hotel, Singapore
 
Featured Speakers
Professor S. Gopinathan, National Institute of Education, Singapore
Professor Diane Larsen-Freeman, University of Michigan, USA
Professor Theodore S. Rodgers, University of Hawaii, USA
 
For more information, please call us at 6874-7447, email us at 
elcsornus.edu.sg, or visit our website at 
www.nus.edu.sg/celc/symposium
 
The Centre for English Language Communication, National University of
Singapore invites colleagues from all over the world to participate in
an international symposium for English language teachers. This
symposium will provide a forum for classroom-based research paper
presentations and small group discussions to give presenters and
participants an enriching professional development experience.
 
Aims:
*To encourage professional growth and development among language
teachers from schools, junior colleges and tertiary institutions.
*To provide a platform for language teachers to air and share their 
views and experiences as practitioners in the classroom.
*To offer an opportunity for dialogue between language researchers and 
language teachers from secondary schools, junior colleges and tertiary 
institutions.
 
Topic Areas:
Language learning and teaching in the age of information technology
Cooperative learning methods and materials
Integrating critical and creative thinking and language teaching
Language planning and policy at the school, national, regional, and 
international levels
Teaching methodology for the future
Local vs. global materials for language teaching
Learner autonomy and language learning
Classroom management
Academic and workplace literacies
 
Presentations:
1. Keynote Addresses: These are talks by our invited featured speakers.
2. Parallel Papers: These are lecture presentations to a formal 
audience lasting thirty minutes plus ten minutes for questions. 
3. Workshops: These are 90-minute hands-on sessions during which the 
participants are engaged in a series of carefully structured activities.
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