LINGUIST List 7.147

Tue Jan 30 1996

Confs: Japanese, Tertiary Learning, ConSOLE 2

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  1. wclivax.ox.ac.uk, Japanese conference
  2. Peter White, Tertiary Learning Conference Update
  3. vijverrjet.let.vu.nl, speakers ConSOLE 2 please respond!

Message 1: Japanese conference

Date: Mon, 29 Jan 1996 12:54:40 GMT
From: wclivax.ox.ac.uk <wclivax.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Japanese conference
Note: I am sending this on behalf of a friend who is not on the LINGUIST.
Please reply directly to her at miyuki.sawadast-annes.oxford.ac.uk


6th NIHONGO STUDENT SEMINAR
(Nihongo Kyouiku Gakusei Seminar)

The 6th Nihongo Student Seminar will be held at the Yoyogi Olympic Centre in
Tokyo in September 1996. It is a group of students and others who are
interested in Japanese language and the teaching of Japanese. Details have not
been confirmed yet, as the organisers would like to include ideas and
suggestions from intereste people into the agenda.

The meeting will be held in the form of group discussions and lectures. The
seminar language is Japanese. Expenses will be at about 2000 yen, which
includes accommodation, but no travel expenses and meals. People interested in
participating or organizing this meeting are kindly required to contact Ms
Miyuki Sawada at the following address by sending the following application
form:

FORM
Name:
Occupation:
Address:
Phone no:
E-mail address:
Preferred lecturer/topic:
Preferred discussion topic:

Send to Miyuki.Sawadast-annes.oxford.ac.uk

Miyuki Sawada
Lecturer of Japanese in Australia 1990/91,
currently pursuing D.phil. in Discourse Analysis of Japanese
at the Univeristy of Oxford (St Annes College, OX2 6HS)
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Message 2: Tertiary Learning Conference Update

Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 08:28:14 +1000
From: Peter White <peterwlingua.cltr.uq.OZ.AU>
Subject: Tertiary Learning Conference Update
			 UPDATE ON
	TERTIARY LITERACY CONFERENCE: Research and Practice
		 MELBOURNE 14 - 16 March 1996
		 VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

THE CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES
 - To gain a national perspective on tertiary literacy and its reflection
 in the quality of university learning and teaching
 - To explore the question of Australian universities' responsibilities
 for tertiary literacy
 - To define tertiary literacy
 - To facilitate the exchange of information about current tertiary
 literacy policies and practices
 - To provide a forum for the discussion of the pedagogical desirability of
 tertiary literacy programs
 - To explore the relationship between the university research outcomes and
 the availability of Academic and Research English programs
 - To provide a forum for the presentation of current research in the field
 - To contribute to the development of policies and practices in the language
 area in the tertiary education sector.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Professor Richard Baldauf, National Languages and Literacy Institute of
Australia
Barbara Kamler, School of Language, Cultural and Arts Education, Deakin
University
Dr Alison Lee, School of Adult Education, Sydney University of Technology,
Sydney
Dr Anthony Liddicoat, Department of Linguistics, Australian National
University
Associate Professor Lesley Parker, Teaching Learning Group, Curtin University
of Technology
Roslyn Petelin, Writing Across the Curriculum Program, Queensland University
of Technology
Professor Ian Reid, Division of Humanities, Curtin University of Technology
Professor Terry Threadgold, Department of English, Monash University

CONFERENCE PROGRAM
The Conference program will consist of about eighty presentations including
plenary sessions, colloquia, papers, poster sessions and workshops. It will
feature four main themes:
Theme 1: Policy and practice of tertiary literacy
Theme 2: Inter-cultural variation of academic communication
Theme 3: Discipline specific discourses
Theme 4: Research English

PLENARY SESSIONS
Communicating within cultures, communicating across cultures,
communicating between cultures
Which thesis did you read? Issues around PhD and Masters research
examiner's reports
Tertiary literacy policies: needs and practice
Working together? Academic literacies, co-production and professional=20
partnerships.
Institutional practices in promoting tertiary literacy
Disciplinary and cultural perspectives on student literacy

SOCIAL PROGRAM
Welcome Reception: Thursday 14 March 1996; 6.30pm - 8.00pm
Conference Dinner: Friday 15 March 1996; 7.30pm - 11.00pm; $40 per person
The Conference dinner is optional and participants are advised to include
payment with Conference registration fees as limited places are available.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
The registration desk will be located in Building M, Footscray Campus, VUT,
Ballarat Rd. Conference materials will be available for collection from
6.00pm to 8.00 pm on Thursday, 14 March 1996 and from 8.30 am on Friday,
15 March 1996.

FEES
Full registration=		$155
Early bird full registration=	$120
Student full registration=	$100
One day registration= 		$ 80
Full time registration includes: Welcome reception, Conference attendance,
satchel and materials, all morning and afternoon teas and lunches
One day registration includes: Conference attendance on nominated day,
satchel and materials, morning and afternoon teas and lunch on nominated day

PUBLICATION OF CONFERENCE PAPERS
Presenters who wish to have their papers considered for publication should
submit their completed manuscripts by the last day of the Conference.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS
Ansett Australia has been appointed official airline for the conference and
is offering a conference fare of up to 45% off the full economy airfare.
Delegates wishing to take advantage of this offer can contact Flight Centre
Corporate on 1800 632 654, masterfile number TLR01.

Please address correspondence related to the Conference to:
Zosia Golebiowski, Tertiary Literacy Conference
Department of Education, Victoria University of Technology
PO Box 14428, MCMC, Melbourne, Victoria 8001, Australia.
Telephone: (03) 96885026
Fax: (03) 96884646
E-mail: tlc96dingo.vut.edu.au

UPDATED INFORMATION AVAILABLE AT: http://www.vut.edu.au/~tlc96
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Message 3: speakers ConSOLE 2 please respond!

Date: Tue, 30 Jan 1996 15:32:34 +0700
From: vijverrjet.let.vu.nl <vijverrjet.let.vu.nl>
Subject: speakers ConSOLE 2 please respond!
Speakers who have requested the proceedings of ConSole 2 held in Tuebingen
and who have not had a message from SOLE, please respond!

The proceedings are (finally) ready and we would like to send them to you,
but we do not know your correct address. If you contact us at
	
	SOLErullet.leidenuniv.nl

we will make sure that you will receive the proceedings (without any further
delay).

best regards,

Joao Costa
Rob Goedemans
Ruben van de Vijver
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