LINGUIST List 27.444

Fri Jan 22 2016

Confs: Applied Ling, Lang Acq/UK

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


Date: 22-Jan-2016
From: Vivienne Rogers <v.e.rogersswansea.ac.uk>
Subject: BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge About Language in Education SIG
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BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge About Language in Education SIG
Short Title: BAAL LKALE


Date: 20-Apr-2016 - 20-Apr-2016
Location: Swansea, United Kingdom
Contact: Vivienne Rogers
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: https://baallkale.wordpress.com/events/swansea-2016/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Meeting Description:

Applied linguists have plenty of practical knowledge about language and its role in the construction of knowledge that can be applied to educational settings.

Come and join the new BAAL SIG exploring Linguistics and Knowledge About Language in Education (LKALE) for our spring meeting in Swansea on April 20 2016.

We have two main perspectives at this meeting:

- The role of Metalanguage in language and literacy teaching – Constant Leung and Diane Potts
- Practical examples of regional projects on literacy and language awareness from Wales and England – Lise Fontaine and Lindsey Thomas

Registration is now open. Please visit https://baallkale.wordpress.com/events/swansea-2016/swansea-2016-registration-form/

Program:

9.00 – 9.30am Arrival and registration with tea/coffee

9.30 – 9.50am
Welcome and Introduction

9.50 – 10.35am
Constant Leung (KCL)
Metalanguage as content: a view from the classroom

10.40 – 11.00am
Diane Potts (Lancaster)
Follow up: Meaningful metalanguage: Putting metalanguage to use

11.00 – 11.20am Tea/coffee

11.20 – 11.55am
Discussant (TBA) offering reflections on the papers and inviting further comments

12.00 – 12.45pm Lunch

12.45 – 1.25pm
Lise Fontaine (Cardiff)
LLAWEN (Literacy and Language AWareness in EducatioN

1.30 – 1.50pm
Lindsey Thomas
The Buckinghamshire WRITE project

1.50 – 2.10pm Tea/coffee

2.10 – 2.50pm
Discussant (TBA) offering reflections on the papers and inviting further comments

2.50 – 3.30pm Plenary, next steps, and close


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