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LINGUIST List 24.4314

Fri Nov 01 2013

Confs: Applied Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics/Texas, USA

Editor for this issue: Caylen Cole-Hazel <caylenlinguistlist.org>

Date: 29-Oct-2013
From: Martha Brumback <texfleccommitteegmail.com>
Subject: 15th Annual Texas Foreign Language Education Conference
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15th Annual Texas Foreign Language Education Conference
Short Title: TexFLEC

Date: 14-Feb-2014 - 15-Feb-2014
Location: Austin, USA
Contact: TexFLEC Committee
Contact Email: texfleccommitteegmail.com
Meeting URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/centers/tlc/events/conferences/texFLEC-20142.php

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Shaping the Future of Foreign/Second Language Education to Cross Cultural Boundaries: Integrating Theory and Practice

Fifteenth Annual Texas Foreign Language Education Conference (TexFLEC)

February 14 and 15, 2014
The University of Texas at Austin

Registration fees:
Current university students: $25
General admission: $55
On-site registration: (Check or money order only!)


Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Dwight Atkinson, Associate Professor- Purdue University

The Texas Foreign Language Education Conference (TexFLEC) at The University of Texas at Austin is an annual conference that brings together researchers, educators, and students in the fields of foreign language education, TEFL/TESL (Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language), linguistics, and applied linguistics. TexFLEC provides conference participants with the opportunity to share diverse up-to-date ideas.

Bridging the gap between research and practice is an inevitable challenge in the field of foreign/second language pedagogy. TexFLEC unites scholars and educators from diverse contexts who strive to connect research findings to classroom practices, thus shaping the future direction of language education. TexFLEC welcomes research studies and practice-oriented presentations that clearly establish strong connections between theory and practice in diverse contexts. Our goal is to offer an interdisciplinary forum for all those interested in research findings with implications for the classroom as well as those interested in pedagogical approaches to language learning grounded on empirical findings.
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