LINGUIST List 20.3457|
Wed Oct 14 2009
Calls: Applied Ling, Socioling, Discipline of Ling/Kenya
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1. Daniel Ochieng
Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challanges and the Way Forward
Message 1: Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challanges and the Way Forward
From: Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo <orwenjoyahoo.com>
Subject: Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challanges and the Way Forward
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Full Title: Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challanges and the
Short Title: MLLE
Date: 22-Jul-2010 - 23-Jul-2010
Location: NAIROBI, Kenya
Contact Person: Dr. Martin Njoroge
Meeting Email: martin.njorogegmail.com
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Discipline of Linguistics;
Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2009
The conference which will be co-hosted jointly by Kenyatta University, Kenya,
and the University of Pennsylvania is intended to bring together researchers,
professionals, classroom practitioners, policy makers and language specialists
interested in issues that relate to multilingualism, education and linguistic
diversity as global phenomena. Papers at the conference are expected to range
from presentation of research findings to analysis of practice
Call for Papers
Abstracts not exceeding 300 words (excluding references) should be sent via e-
mail as a Word attachment to: multilingualismconferencegmail.com by December
The document should contain presentation title, the abstract, and preference
for poster or paper presentation. Please do not include information identifying
the author(s) in the email attachment. Author(s) information including name,
affiliation and e-mail address(es) should be detailed in the body of the email.
The abstracts should address any of the following themes and sub-themes:
1. Language policies and language choice in a multilingual education context.
2. Linguistic challenges in a multilingual set-up.
3. Benefits of mother-tongue education in early childhood.
4. Teaching methodologies in multilingual education.
5. Multilingualism in education in Africa: Reality on the ground.
6. Multilingual education and IT/computing.
7. Models for multi-literacy, multilingual, multimodal practices.
8. Benefits of multilingualism in education
9. Socio-cultural issues, multilingualism and special language needs/disorders
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 15th December 2009
Notification of acceptance of abstracts: 30th January 2010
Deadline for submission of full paper: 30th March 2010
Prof. Nancy H. Hornberger, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania
Prof. Okoth Okombo, Department of Linguistics, University of Nairobi
Prof. Susan Malone, SIL International, Bangkok, Thailand
Participants from Africa: Kshs. 4,000
Rest of the World 150 USD
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