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LINGUIST List 21.1506

Mon Mar 29 2010

Confs: Applied Linguistics/Belgium

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        1.    Ann Aerts, Linguapolis Summer School on Design-Based Research

Message 1: Linguapolis Summer School on Design-Based Research
Date: 29-Mar-2010
From: Ann Aerts <ann.aertsua.ac.be>
Subject: Linguapolis Summer School on Design-Based Research
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Linguapolis Summer School on Design-Based Research

Date: 22-Aug-2010 - 27-Aug-2010
Location: Antwerp, Belgium
Contact: Ann Aerts
Contact Email: ann.aertsua.ac.be
Meeting URL: http://summerschool.linguapolis.be

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Linguapolis, the Institute for Language and Communication of the University of
Antwerp, organises, from 22 to 27 August 2010, a Summer School course on
qualitative and quantitative research methods in language learning and teaching:

A Toolbox for Design-Based Research

Lecturers are Sven De Maeyer, PhD and Vincent Donche, PhD (Institute of
Education and Information Sciences, University of Antwerp).

The course will focus on methodological considerations in designing and
conducting empirical research. We will highlight the practical issues involved
in the use of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Insight will be
given into the most commonly used data-collection techniques such as surveys,
interviews, and observation. Further we will analyse how to generate more
data-driven conclusions.

The target group is researchers in language learning and teaching who need to
investigate user data or results of specific design practices and experiments in
a more evidence-based manner. The number of participants is limited to 25.
Timely registration (or reservation) is therefore necessary.

This Summer School can be combined with Antwerp CALL 2010: Motivation and beyond
(18-20 August 2010). Participants of CALL 2010 get a reduction for the Summer

Check http://summerschool.linguapolis.be for more information and registration
or contact ann.aertsua.ac.be

Prof. Jozef Colpaert

Ann Aerts

Check the preliminary programme at:


Friday 27 August: Each participant gets a personal consultation with the
lecturers to discuss current research.
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