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LINGUIST List 20.1967

Sat May 23 2009

Calls: Applied Linguistics/UK

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        1.    Jo Mynard, Autonomy in a Connected World

Message 1: Autonomy in a Connected World
Date: 21-May-2009
From: Jo Mynard <mynardjohotmail.com>
Subject: Autonomy in a Connected World
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Full Title: Autonomy in a Connected World

Date: 11-Dec-2009 - 11-Dec-2009
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Contact Person: IATEFL LASIG
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://learnerautonomy.org/open2009.html

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Call Deadline: 19-Jun-2009

Meeting Description:

Sponsored by IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG, the SWON (formerly SWAN) one-day
conference will be hosted this year by the Open University, Milton Keynes
(within easy reach of London and Birmingham by train). SWON is a network of
academics and research students at the universities of Sheffield, Warwick,
Nottingham and the Open University, who share an interest in researching and
promoting autonomy in language learning.

This year's event entitled 'Autonomy in a Connected World' will take place at
the Open University in Milton Keynes on Friday 11 December 2009. As well as a
number of researchers from the Open University, three invited speakers will be
giving presentations at this event:

- Bernd Rüschoff, Professor of Applied Linguistics, Duisburg-Essen, Germany
- Ema Ushioda, Programme Director of the Doctorate of Education in Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick, UK.
- Elspeth Broady, Independent educational consultant, joint editor of Language Learning Journal

Call for Poster Presentations

Presentations will include the following topics:

- Autonomy and identity
- Autonomy and agency in a virtual learning community
- Developing distance teachers to support collaborative, autonomous language learning
- Teacher-learner autonomy in a connected world
- Affect and autonomy: issues for learning and performance
- Shared autonomy: creating learning objects for others
- Web 2.0 social software and autonomous language learning
- Multimodal competence and autonomy

There will also be a poster session where PhD and EdD students in particular are
encouraged to present their work. Poster presenters who would like to take part
in the conference are invited to submit a summary of the content for a proposed
poster in no more than 200 words by Friday 19th June 2009. Please send your
summary to Julie Grayson (j.graysonopen.ac.uk).



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