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LINGUIST List 24.3792

Thu Sep 26 2013

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 26-Sep-2013
From: Linda Lemus <llemusemail.arizona.edu>
Subject: 13th Annual Second Language Acquisition & Teaching (SLAT) Roundtable
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Full Title: 13th Annual Second Language Acquisition & Teaching (SLAT) Roundtable
Short Title: SLAT

Date: 28-Feb-2014 - 01-Mar-2014
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Contact Person: Linda Lemus
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://slat.arizona.edu/slat-interdisciplinary-roundtable

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 24-Nov-2013

Meeting Description:

13th SLAT Roundtable 2014

The Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) Student Association announces the 13th Annual SLAT Roundtable at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. James Gee, Arizona State University

Plenary Address: Dr. Leisy T. Wyman, University of Arizona

Call for Proposals:

The Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) Student Association cordially invites student and faculty participation at the 13th Annual SLAT Roundtable at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.

Submissions representing the diverse areas of the SLAT Program (e.g. language pedagogy, language assessment, program administration, language planning and policy, literacies, language use, sociolinguistics, pragmatics, language processes, cognitive sciences, psycholinguistics, language analysis, discourse analysis, multilingualism, heritage languages, gaming, language learning and technology) as well as those that bridge these areas are welcome.


Presentation: 30 minutes (20 minutes talk/10 minutes Q&A)

A paper presentation is a formal talk addressing a small audience of up to 30 participants. The presentation may be an original empirical research as well as an original theoretical investigation by the presenter(s). It may include one or more authors.

Panel Presentation: 80 minutes (20 minutes each/20 minutes Q&A)

Students (especially pre-dissertation students) are encouraged to create panels of 3 to discuss different perspectives on complex issues in second language acquisition and/or teaching. Panel speakers should establish a brief theoretical framework before beginning discussions of specific studies.

Poster: A visual representation of research.

Posters may include materials such as data, graphs, diagrams, pictures, and text. At the poster session, the presenters have a chance to discuss their research with a smaller group of attendees. Participants submitting proposals for presentations may also wish to be considered for the poster session. Awards will be given for posters at the end of the Roundtable.

Workshop: 75 minutes

A practical demonstration of a theory or an application of a pedagogical methodology. The presenter engages and involves the audience through experiential learning techniques. There may be more than one presenter.

For additional information, please follow us on https://www.facebook.com/SLAT.Roundtable2014, go to our website http://slat.arizona.edu/slat-interdisciplinary-roundtable or contact llemusemail.arizona.edu.

Proposal Submission Guidelines:

Title: up to 10 words
Abstract (for the program): up to 50 words
Summary: up to 300 words
Submit to: https://orgsync.com/2843/forms/84509

Important Dates:

Roundtable dates: February 28-March 1, 2014
Submission deadline: November 24, 2013
Notification schedule: Mid-December 2013

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