LINGUIST List 30.1196

Fri Mar 15 2019

Calls: English; Spanish; Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acquisition, Ling Theories/USA

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Date: 12-Mar-2019
From: Vanessa Mari <vanessa.marinsc.edu>
Subject: Building a Pathway to Engage Emergent Bilinguals
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Full Title: Building a Pathway to Engage Emergent Bilinguals

Date: 06-Sep-2019 - 07-Sep-2019
Location: Henderson, NV, USA
Contact Person: Vanessa Mari
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.nvtesol.org

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories

Subject Language(s): English; Spanish

Call Deadline: 01-May-2019

Meeting Description:

The NVTESOL Annual Conference will bring together researchers, educators, and students in the fields of TESOL, linguistics, bilingual education and multicultural education. NVTESOL provides members with the opportunity to share diverse, up-to-date ideas throughout the year.


NVTESOL unites scholars and educators from diverse backgrounds who strive to connect their practices and findings to the classroom. We strive to serve the teachers of Nevada and design experiences that benefit their classroom practices. NVTESOL welcomes research studies and practice-oriented presentations that clearly establish strong connections with our student demographic and teaching. Our goal is to offer a forum for research findings with implications for the classroom as well as those interested in pedagogical approaches to language learning grounded in empirical findings.

Call for Papers:

Potential Conference Presenters,

Nevadans Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (NVTESOL) is now accepting proposals for its 1st annual conference on September 6-7, 2019. We are very excited to bring a TESOL Chapter to Nevada and we would appreciate your support by making plans to attend and submitting a proposal to speak at this conference.

As a keynote speaker we are happy to host Dr. Ester de Jong. She is a professor at the School of Teaching and Learning at the University of Florida. She teaches courses in bilingual and bicultural education and in curriculum, methods, and assessment for English speakers of other languages.

Proposals can be submitted through our website. Please note our deadline is May 1, 2019. Please refer to the NVTESOL website for additional information and updates. Feel free to pass along this information to any interested parties.

First Annual NVTESOL Conference

Building a Pathway to Engage Emergent Bilinguals

September 6-7, 2019 Nevada State College

Time: September 6; 4:00pm-7:00pm

September 7; 9:00am-5:00pm

The NVTESOL Annual Conference will bring together researchers, educators, and students in the fields of TESOL, linguistics, bilingual education and multicultural education. NVTESOL provides members with the opportunity to share diverse, up-to-date ideas throughout the year.

NVTESOL unites scholars and educators from diverse backgrounds who strive to connect their practices and findings to the classroom. We strive to serve the teachers of Nevada and design experiences that benefit their classroom practices. NVTESOL welcomes research studies and practice-oriented presentations that clearly establish strong connections with our student demographic and teaching. Our goal is to offer a forum for research findings with implications for the classroom as well as those interested in pedagogical approaches to language learning grounded in empirical findings.


Given the diverse areas in the field of TESOL, please use these topics as guides in developing your proposals:

Bilingual and Multilingual Communities
Classroom Best Practices and Pedagogies
Curriculum Design and Development
Second Language Acquisition/Pedagogy
Language and Culture/Identity
Social and Cultural Contexts of Learning and Teaching


Interested participants are encouraged to submit a proposal for one of the following session types:

Poster Presentation
Posters will be on display during the conference, and a separate conference session will be dedicated for poster-presenters to be present in order to explain their work and answer questions. Posters can be used to gain valuable feedback on theses, dissertations or research. This is a good format for describing a work in progress, new process or idea. Presenters will have 1 hour to show their work.
30-minute or 1 hour Research-Based Presentation
Research-Based Presentation: A presentation addressing an audience followed by a Q&A/discussion. May be original research as well as an original theoretical investigation by the presenter(s).

1 hour Practice- Based Presentation

Practice-Oriented Presentation: A practical or “hands-on” presentation by the presenter(s) followed by a Q&A/discussion. May be a practical demonstration that engages participants in a theory or an application of pedagogical methodology.

Proposal Submission Deadline: May 1, 2019

Online registration, proposal submission forms and more detailed information will be made available on www.nvtesol.org




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