LINGUIST List 19.1461|
Thu May 01 2008
FYI: Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award 2008
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Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award 2008
Message 1: Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award 2008
From: Graeme Porte <gportegmail.com>
Subject: Christopher Brumfit Thesis Award 2008
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Christopher Brumfit PhD/Ed.D. Thesis Award 2008
Sponsored by Cambridge University Press and promoted by Language Teaching
To recognize doctoral thesis research that makes a significant and original
contribution to the field of SLA and/or FL teaching and learning.
-Cambridge University Press books to the value of £500
To be considered for the award:
-The candidate's institution must have accepted the thesis for PhD/Ed.D.
defence within two years before the date of the award application.
-The research must have been completed as part of the requirements for a
doctoral degree or its equivalent at a university.
-Although the thesis under consideration must be in English, the research
may be related to work concerning any second language.
In the first instance, applicants must submit the following:
-A summary of the thesis, not to exceed 15 double-spaced pages, excluding
references, and a 150-word abstract of the thesis. The summary should
include a brief description of the theoretical background of and the
rationale for the research, research methods (including data analyses),
results, and implications of the results.
-Proof of acceptance of the thesis as a PhD/Ed.D. defence by the
Only electronic applications are accepted.
-Scholarly or professional significance to the field of second or foreign
-Originality and creativity
-Quality of presentation
30th November 2008 - Deadline for receipt of summary and abstract and
official proof of thesis acceptance
1st February 2009 - Call for electronic submission of theses of finalists
15th March 2009 - Deadline for receipt of theses
1st August 2009 - Announcement of award winner by the Editorial Board of
Contact details for application and further information
Dr Graeme Porte, Editor Language Teaching
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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