[Edling] Edling Digest, Vol 11, Issue 73

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Sun Oct 29 15:57:22 EDT 2017


Mightn't English teacher be simpler and clearer?
Bernard

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>    1. Re: "ESL" Job Title- Please Critique! (Ann S Gavriel Perry)
>    2. CFP: International Conference on Literacy, Culture, and
>       Language Education (ICLCLE) (Francis Hult)
>    3. CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT Early Language Learning: Multiple
>       perspectives ? Diverse voices. (Janet Enever)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2017 12:37:52 +0100
> From: "Ann S Gavriel Perry" <sense07 at waitrose.com>
> To: "'The Educational Linguistics List'" <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>
> Subject: Re: [Edling] "ESL" Job Title- Please Critique!
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> Pity the poor learner who has to 'take on board' these awful
> initials/acronyms
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> = EB?  emergent?  bilingual?  What if they are already bilingual (in two
> non-English languages)
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> and wish to 'develop their English' as an additional language... What's
> wrong with
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> EAL (English as an additional language)?  = it's been around a decade or so
> and
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> no-one has noticed perhaps.
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> From: Edling [mailto:edling-bounces at bunner.geol.lu.se] On Behalf Of
> Margaret
> van Naerssen
> Sent: 28 October 2017 02:22
> To: The Educational Linguistics List
> Subject: Re: [Edling] "ESL" Job Title- Please Critique!
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> Looking at second/other language learning,
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> I've preferred English language development instead of ESL/EFL,
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> and more generally "language development" though I have never had
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> to use a professional title for myself.
>
> Margaret van Naerssen
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> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 12:41 PM, Raquel Sanchez <raqsan at gmail.com> wrote:
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> LAUSD used to use the title Language Development Specialist.
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> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 7:21 AM, Deborah Palmer <debpalmer at colorado.edu>
> wrote:
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> Then in the bilingual education field we are moving toward "emergent
> bilingual" (EB) as the term for the learners, and we are hearing more and
> more English Language Development (ELD) in place of ESL or ESOL in many
> states. It still varies lots though!
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> Deb Palmer, Ph.D.
> Professor, Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity
> School of Education | UCB 249 | Room 205
> University of Colorado Boulder
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> (303) 492-7695 <tel:(303)%20492-7695>
> debpalmer at colorado.edu
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> On Oct 26, 2017, at 5:07 AM, Curry, MJ <mjcurry at Warner.Rochester.edu>
> wrote:
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> Current terminology has replaced ESL with "ESOL" for teachers of English to
> Speakers of Other Languages-and terminology for the learners themselves, at
> least in the US, has moved quickly from ESL students to English learners to
> English as a new language learners. The term 'English as an additional
> language learner' is perhaps the most accurate but a bit clunkier from the
> acronym use perspective!
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> All the best,
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> MJ Curry
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> From: Edling <edling-bounces at bunner.geol.lu
> <mailto:edling-bounces at bunner.geol.lu.se> .se> on behalf of Myrna
> Goldstein
> <myrnaenglishfile at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: Educational List <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>
> Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 4:58 AM
> To: Educational List <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>
> Subject: Re: [Edling] "ESL" Job Title- Please Critique!
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> Hi Chelsea,
>
>
>
> How about ESL Educator?
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> After all, education is what we all do and is holistic.
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> Myrna Goldstein, MATESL
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> Are You in Your English File?
>
> Eilat, Israel
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> On Oct 12, 2017 11:00 AM, "Chelsea Walter" <cwalter at coloradocollege.edu>
> wrote:
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> Hello,
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> My name is Chelsea Walter and I am the "ESL Specialist" at Colorado
> College.
> I am looking for input regarding my title, as I feel that it may be out of
> date with current terminology.
>
> A brief description of my work: I provide academic support to culturally
> and
> linguistically diverse (CLD) students via coursework and individual
> consultations, as well as consult with faculty on best practices (those
> that
> are particularly culturally responsive) for working with CLD students.
>
> Might any of you have an idea on a more holistic title? I feel that "ESL
> Specialist" conveys a remedial and deficient nature and does not encompass
> the CLD student and educational experience itself, but rather focuses on
> the
> "ESL" label.
>
> Any feedback is greatly appreciated!
>
> CHELSEA WALTER, PH.D.
> ESL Specialist
> Colket Center for Academic Excellence
> Tutt Library 214
> chelsea.walter at coloradocollege <mailto:chelsea.walter at coloradocollege.edu>
> .edu
> o (719) 227-8288
> COLORADO COLLEGE
> 14 E. Cache La Poudre St.
> Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903
> www.coloradocollege.edu
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> From: Francis Hult <francis.hult at englund.lu.se>
> To: Edling Edling <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>
> Subject: [Edling] CFP: International Conference on Literacy, Culture,
>         and Language Education (ICLCLE)
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> First International Conference on Literacy, Culture, and Language
> Education (ICLCLE) in October 5-7, 2018 at Indiana University-Bloomington
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> https://lcleconference.indiana.edu/index.html
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>  The Department of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education (LCLE) in the
> School of Education at Indiana University Bloomington invites proposals for
> panels, individual papers, round table discussions, interactive workshops
> and poster sessions to be presented at the First International Conference
> on Literacy, Culture, and Language Education (ICLCLE) in October 5-7, 2018
> at Indiana University-Bloomington, USA.
>
> The First International Conference in Literacy, Culture, and Language
> Education (ICLCLE) is a multi-, inter- and trans-disciplinary event that
> will bring together researchers, educators, scholars, instructors,
> practitioners, activists and graduate students from around the world. This
> international conference includes research, pedagogy and practice about
> diverse issues in language, literacy and culture in education. The
> participants in this conference will be involved in a local and global
> dialogue and exchange of ideas, research and experiences on the themes of
> the event.
> Selected articles will be published in a book and also in the new
> electronic peer-reviewed International Journal of Literacy, Culture, and
> Language Education (IJLCLE).
> The deadline for receipt of proposals is February 28, 2018.
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> Beth Lewis Samuelson
> Associate Professor
> Literacy, Culture and Language Education (LCLE)
> W.W. Wright School of Education
> Educ. Bldg. #3044
> Indiana University
> Bloomington, IN  47405
> Tel. 812-856-8256, Fax 812-856-8287
> Skype: beth.lewis.samuelson
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> Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2017 18:55:10 +0000
> From: Janet Enever <janet.enever at umu.se>
> To: "edling at bunner.geol.lu.se" <edling at bunner.geol.lu.se>
> Subject: [Edling] CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT Early Language Learning:
>         Multiple perspectives ? Diverse voices.
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> CONFERENCE: Early Language Learning: Multiple perspectives ? Diverse
> voices.
> June 13-15, 2018. Reykjavik, Iceland
> The Vigd?s Finnbogad?ttir Institute of Foreign Languages and the School of
> Education, University of Iceland are pleased to announce the third
> international conference on Early Language Learning 2018.
> In association with the AILA Research Network on Early Language Learning,
> we would like to invite you to experience the ?bright nights? of Reykjav?k
> and to explore and discuss issues surrounding multilingualism and young
> language learners. The conference will focus on early second and foreign
> language learning in preschool and primary education contexts across the
> globe. With this conference we hope to provide opportunities for colleagues
> from a range of professional backgrounds (e.g., researchers, teachers,
> policy makers) to establish links and expand the work in the fields of
> multilingualism, linguistic diversity and early language learning.
> We invite the submission of abstracts on any research- or
> practice-oriented topic relating to the learning of foreign, second or
> additional languages by learners of primary school age or younger (ages
> 3-12). Topics relating to younger or older learners (up to age 15) will
> also be considered.
> We welcome proposals for individual papers, colloquia and posters.
> Plenary speakers
> Roma Chumak-Horbatsch, Ryerson University in Toronto (Canada)
> Victoria Murphy, University of Oxford (UK)
> Francis Hult, Lund University (Sweden)
> Abstract submission deadline: December 1, 2017
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> For further details, please visit:
> http://vigdis.hi.is/early_language_learning_conference_2018.
> ________________________________
> Janet Enever/ Professor emerita / Umea University / Sweden / Email:
> janet.enever at umu.se<mailto:janet.enever at umu.se>
> Visiting professor University of Reading /  email:
> j.h.enever at reading.ac.uk<mailto:j.h.enever at reading.ac.uk>/
> UK mob. +44 7812 42 82 82
> http://www.reading.ac.uk/english-language-and-applied-
> linguistics/Aboutus/Staff/j-h-enever.aspx
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> Janet Enever and Eva Lindgren introduce "Early Language Learning?
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KidH0NVrtY
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> AILA Early Language Learning Network Convenor 2015-2017 www.ell-ren.org<
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