LINGUIST List 26.3431

Thu Jul 30 2015

FYI: Call for Papers: Multiliteracies Pedagogy and the Teaching of Spanish to Heritage Speakers

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>


Date: 30-Jul-2015
From: Gabriela Zapata <gzapatacsumb.edu>
Subject: Call for Papers: Multiliteracies Pedagogy and the Teaching of Spanish to Heritage Speakers
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Call for Papers:

Multiliteracies Pedagogy and the Teaching of Spanish to Heritage Speakers

Editors:

- Dr. Gabriela C. Zapata (California State University, Monterey Bay)
- Dr. Manel Lacorte (University of Maryland)

We are seeking abstracts (300 words) for research papers (7,000-7,500 words) for an edited volume on the application of the Multiliteracies pedagogical framework (Cope & Kalantzis, 2009; Kalantzis & Cope 2010, 2012) to the teaching of Spanish to heritage speakers in the United States at all levels of instruction.

This book will be the first one that is solely devoted to empirical studies on the application of an established pedagogical approach to the teaching of Spanish to heritage speakers in the United States. More specifically, the main aims of this edited volume are to:

- address the existing research needs in heritage pedagogy
- compile quality research on the application of the Multiliteracies approach to the teaching of Spanish to heritage speakers in the United States
- provide solid guidelines and recommendations for future research in the field.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
Studies focusing on:

The teaching of:
- grammar and vocabulary
- writing
- oral language use
- reading and listening/video-mediated listening
- digital literacies

- teacher education
- community service learning
- Spanish for the professions
- curriculum design
- materials development

Please direct any questions to Gabriela C. Zapata at gzapatacsumb.edu.

Submission deadline for abstracts: October 15, 2015

Please email a 300-word abstract and brief bio (50-75 words) to Gabriela C. Zapata (gzapatacsumb.edu) and Manel Lacorte (mlacorteumd.edu).

Notification of decision: By January 15, 2016

Submission deadline for complete papers: July 15, 2016

Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition

Subject Language(s): Spanish (spa)

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