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|Full Title:||CLIL 2013 Modernizing Educational Practice Perspectives in Content and Language Integrated Learning|
|Short Title:||CLIL 2013 MEPP|
|Start Date:||04-Apr-2013 - 06-Apr-2013|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|Meeting Description:||The Institute of English and Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, University of Silesia, are happy to announce the CLIL Conference2013 on
Modernizing Educational Practice
Perspectives in Content and Language Integrated Learning
Upper Silesia, Poland
April 4-6, 2013
The conference is dedicated to academics and university lecturers, representatives of central and local educational authorities, non-governmental organizations and school teachers. The event is a great occasion for meeting experts in CLIL working in a varied set of areas.
Prof. Maria Dakowska (University of Warsaw, Poland)
David Marsh, PhD (United Arab Emirates)
Peeter Mehisto, PhD (United Kingdom)
Prof. Olivier Mentz (Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg, Germany)
Prof. Mirosław Pawlak (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland)
Prof. Dieter Wolff (Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Germany)
Since language instruction without a distinctively targeted content seems as untenable as squaring of the circle, the conference expresses a firm belief in the golden means philosophy that may facilitate keeping balance between fostering communication skills and developing human capitals in various branches of economy. Hence, the conference has been designed as a forum of interdisciplinary academic dialogue on CLIL methodologies as well as purely practical consequences of implementing CLIL pedagogies in institutional educational practices, human resources management, labour market modelling, and multilateral political cooperation.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Discourse Analysis; Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Sociolinguistics; Applied Linguistics|
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