Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing Workshop & CfP

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 23 to July 25, 2018 on Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing, and is pleased to call for papers by interested scholars, graduate students, and professionals on workshop-related topics and that focus on teaching/learning ANY language.

 

Workshop topics have included, but are not limited to:

•       Neuroimaging and multilingualism
•       Teaching language and culture through film
•       Language proficiency testing
•       Specialized language instruction at the advanced and superior levels
•       The use of technology in the language classroom
•       Integrating heritage students in the language classroom
•       Addressing the needs of differently-abled students
•       Using computer technologies to create pedagogical materials
•       The role of grammar in proficiency-based instruction
•       Popular culture and language instruction
•       Web resources for language teachers

 

Papers on other related topics are most welcome. Presentations should be approximately 30 minutes in length and in English. The workshop will be held on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Modest financial support to defray presenters’ travel expenses may be available. All presenters will be invited to submit their papers for publication in SEELRC’s online peer-reviewed journal Glossos. For further information, please email Jessica Dougherty at jessica.dougherty @duke.edu.

 

Individuals interested in presenting a paper at the workshop should submit an abstract of approximately 200 words to Jessica Dougherty at jessica.dougherty @duke.edu no later than February 15, 2018. Individuals will be notified whether their papers have been accepted for presentation at the workshop by March 1, 2018.

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