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Thu Nov 04 2010

Calls: English, Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

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        1.     Lida Cope , TESOL/Applied Linguistics Graduate Students Conference

Message 1: TESOL/Applied Linguistics Graduate Students Conference
Date: 02-Nov-2010
From: Lida Cope <copelecu.edu>
Subject: TESOL/Applied Linguistics Graduate Students Conference
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Full Title: TESOL/Applied Linguistics Graduate Students Conference
Short Title: TALGS

Date: 19-Feb-2011 - 19-Feb-2011
Location: Greenville, North Carolina, USA
Contact Person: Lida Cope
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.ecu.edu/cs-cas/engl/talgs/index.cfm

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 21-Nov-2010

Meeting Description:

Organized by the Linguistics and TESOL graduate students and faculty in
collaboration with the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures,
TALGS aims to provide a serious yet relaxed environment for graduate
students and professionals working in TESL/TEFL/FL and a variety of applied
linguistics fields to present their work, receive feedback, and network.
The TALGS Conference provides graduate students as well as TESOL and other
Foreign Language professionals (including ESOL, TESL, EFL, ESL, TEFL,
Spanish, French, German, DLI, etc.) a forum to showcase their research and
successful teaching practices. TALGS is committed to bettering the
educational experiences of language learners in the community by providing
a comfortable environment where an interaction between theory/research and
practice/teaching is possible.

Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Ofelia GarcĂ­a,
Professor of Urban Education, The City
University of New York

Call For Papers

Research Meets Practice & Practice Meets Research. We encourage submissions
from graduate students and professionals whose research and practice fall
broadly under the umbrella of applied linguistics and TESL/TEFL. We welcome
proposals relevant to language use, learning, and/or teaching. Sample
fields include applied linguistics & education (e.g., teaching ESL/EFL,
English language learners in mainstream classrooms, immersion/dual language
programs, or content-based teaching models), English studies, discourse,
foreign languages & sociolinguistics. Presentations on action research
(inside and outside the classroom), reports on successful teaching
practices, works in progress, as well as proposals for discussion sessions
and workshops will be considered. Presentations requiring computer
facilities can be accommodated. Multiple proposals will be considered.The
deadline for proposal submission via the conference website is Sunday,
November 21, 2010.

Session Formats

Papers: 20 minutes for presentation, 10 minutes for questions and answers

Workshops: 40 minutes for practical, hands-on 'presentations'

Discussion Panels: 40 minutes for panel discussion on a specific topic and
set of questions

Posters: 60 minutes for poster presentation and display

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