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LINGUIST List 18.1397

Tue May 08 2007

Confs: Applied Ling/Finland

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        1.    Fred Dervin, Assessing Language and (Inter-)Cultural Competences in Higher Education


Message 1: Assessing Language and (Inter-)Cultural Competences in Higher Education
Date: 08-May-2007
From: Fred Dervin <frederutu.fi>
Subject: Assessing Language and (Inter-)Cultural Competences in Higher Education



Assessing Language and (Inter-)Cultural Competences in Higher Education

Date: 30-Aug-2007 - 01-Sep-2007
Location: Turku, Finland
Contact: Eija Suomela-Salmi
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://users.utu.fi/freder/ASSESSMENT/Intro.htm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussing
concepts and methods related to assessment of foreign language learning in
higher education, with an emphasis on:

- Linguistic competences;

- Pragmatic and discursive competences in interaction;

- (Inter-)cultural competences.

International Bilingual Conference (English and French)
30, 31.8 & 1.9.2007 University of Turku, Finland

Assessing language and (inter-)cultural competences in Higher Education
Website of the conference: http://users.utu.fi/freder/ASSESSMENT/Intro.htm

Program draft available at: http://users.utu.fi/freder/ASSESSMENT/progra.doc

Registration at:
http://users.utu.fi/freder/Conf%20mobility/cat/Registration.htm

Aims of the conference
The main aim of the conference is to provide a forum for discussing
concepts and methods related to assessment of foreign language learning
in higher education.

Plenary speakers:
Professor Michael Byram, University of Durham, UK
Dr. Danièle Moore, Faculty of Education, Simon
Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Professor Christian Puren, University of Saint Etienne, France
Professor Claude Springer, University of Strasbourg, France
Professor Sauli Takala, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Best wishes
The organising committee
assessingutu.fi

Conference Internationale Bilingue (Anglais et français)
30, 31.8 & 1.9.2007
Université de Turku, Finlande

Evaluation des compétences langagières et (inter-)culturelles dans
l'enseignement supérieur
Site de la conférence: http://users.utu.fi/freder/ASSESSMENT/Introfcais.htm

Une première version du programme est disponible à:
http://users.utu.fi/freder/ASSESSMENT/Intro.htm

Objectifs de la conférence
L'objectif principal de la conférence est de permettre de discuter et
réfléchir sur les concepts et méthodes d'évaluation de compétences dans
le supérieur.

Plénières:

Professeur Michael Byram, Université de Durham, GB
Dr. Danièle Moore, Faculté d'éducation, Université
Simon Fraser, Burnaby, C-B/Burnaby, BC, Canada
Professeur Christian Puren, Université de Saint Etienne, France
Professeur Claude Springer, Université de Strasbourg, France
Professeur Sauli Takala, Université de Jyväskylä, Finlande

Cordialement
De la part du comité d'organisation
assessingutu.fi




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