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LINGUIST List 20.3876

Thu Nov 12 2009

Calls: Applied Ling, Lang Acquisition/USA

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Katie Angus, 9th Annual SLAT Roundtable

Message 1: 9th Annual SLAT Roundtable
Date: 12-Nov-2009
From: Katie Angus <angusemail.arizona.edu>
Subject: 9th Annual SLAT Roundtable
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Full Title: 9th Annual SLAT Roundtable

Date: 19-Feb-2010 - 20-Feb-2010
Location: Tucson, AZ, USA
Contact Person: Autumn Witt
Meeting Email: slatsaemail.arizona.edu
Web Site: http://www.coh.arizona.edu/slatroundtable/

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2009

Meeting Description:

Intersections in Second Language Acquisition
In the field of SLA, we are situated in the fluid intersection of theory and
practice, teaching and learning, researching and being researched. Our life
experiences shape our research interests and perspectives. This year's
Roundtable theme invites participants to explore their place in these

Call for Papers

Keynote Speaker: Paul Kei Matsuda

Important Dates
Roundtable Dates: February 19-20, 2010
Submission Deadline: December 1, 2009
Notification Schedule: Early January

Presentations of Research in Progress: 45 min (30 min talk/15 min Q&A) These
talks will address small audiences of up to 30 participants. Papers representing
the strands of the SLAT Program (language pedagogy, assessment, language program
administration, language use, language processes, or language analysis) as well
as those that bridge these areas are welcome.

Panels: 75 min (15 min ea / 30 min Q&A)
Students (especially pre-dissertation students) are encouraged to create panels
of 3 to discuss different perspectives on complicated issues in SLA. Possible
topics include: high tech/low tech/no tech, Native/Non-native Teachers, Language
Standards/World English, Teaching grammar/Teaching culture,
functionalism/structuralism, top-down/ bottom-up strategies, Whole
Language/Phonics. These are only examples, if you can build a panel around
another topic, feel free! Panel speakers should establish a brief theoretical
framework before beginning discussions about real-life scenario.

Workshops: 30 min teaching demonstration sharing innovative language pedagogy.
Applicants should provide a specific lesson plan outlining the teaching
objective and activities that the audience will participate in.

Posters: A visual representation of research. Proposals for Presentation,
Panels, & Workshops can choose to also apply to the poster session. Posters will
be judged by faculty and awards will be given at the end of the Roundtable!

All proposals should be submitted electronically.
Please see our website for submission instructions:
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