It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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Call for Papers Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal, Fall 2014 Task-Based Language Teaching and Learning
Guest Editor: William Dunn, PhD
In this themed issue, we aim to bring together papers representing various perspectives on Task-Based Language Teaching and Learning. We welcome contributions on a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:
- Using tasks in classroom settings (K-12, post-secondary, adult education) - TBLT and teacher preparation - Task-based assessment - Cognitive perspectives on tasks and their role in language learning - Sociocultural aspects of using tasks - TBLT and educational technology - Links between TBLT and Content-Based Instruction - TBLT and culture
We encourage a broad range of theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches, including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. We welcome submissions from researchers and specialists around the world, but all papers should adhere to the journal's mandate by demonstrating relevance for the teaching or learning of English as a second language in Canada.
Manuscripts should be sent as an email attachment directed to the Journal's email address (email@example.com). The TESL Canada Journal Submission Form should be sent as a separate attachment, along with the manuscript. To review author guidelines, please visit the TESL Canada website: http://www.tesl.ca/publications/tesl-canada-journal/