25.4058, Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Translation/Russia

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LINGUIST List: Vol-25-4058. Tue Oct 14 2014. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 25.4058, Calls: Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition, Translation/Russia

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Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:03:36
From: Anastasia Atabekova [aaatabekova at gmail.com]
Subject: LSP Teaching and Specialized Translation Skills Training in Higher Education Institutions

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Full Title: LSP Teaching and Specialized Translation Skills Training in Higher Education Institutions 
Short Title: LSP & STST 

Date: 15-Apr-2015 - 17-Apr-2015
Location: Moscow, Russia 
Contact Person: Anastasia Atabekova
Meeting Email: aaatabekova at gmail.com
Web Site: http://web-local.rudn.ru/web-local/kaf/rj/admin/panel.php?0x0=0x7&0x1=1812 

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Translation 

Call Deadline: 24-Dec-2014 

Meeting Description:

The Annual International Conference on Language for Specific Purposes Teaching and Specialised Translation Skills Training in Higher Education Institutions (LSP & STST) is pleased and honored to invite you to take part in the Conference to be held at Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow, on April 15-17, 2015.

Ways to Participate: N-line session, on-site participation, or publication of abstract/article in the conference proceedings book

Conference Focus:

The Annual International Conference on Language for Specific Purposes Teaching and Specialised Translation Skills Training in Higher Education Institutions will bring together teachers, researchers and professionals from all over the world to exchange, discuss and develop their ideas on the general topic of foreign language teaching and learning in a multicultural world. The conference program will offer many opportunities for contact between various professionals, specialists and practitioners. The event will consist of a three-day program with a large number of papers, workshops and panel discussions.

Conference fees: 100 euro

Call for Papers:

The conference will focus on a wide range of foreign language, mediation, translation and interpreting skills training within the plurilingual education and international labour market. 

Key Topics:

1. Global Issues in Foreign Language and Translation/Interpreting Skills Training

- Multilingualism and language education
- Barriers to foreign language learning (ethnicity, age, psychosocial factors, etc.)
- Government policy issues in respect of multilingualism in higher education, organizational, legal and financial aspects
- Digital divide
- Ethical issues in foreign language and translation/interpreting skills training
- Managing cultural diversity in foreign language classroom
- Language and mediation skills training to meet labour market and employers’ requirements

2. Foreign Language and Translation/Interpreting Skills Training: New Trends and Experiences

- Language education practice trends and issues
- CLIL present and future
- Experiences in university-based foreign language and translation/interpreting skills training
- Life-long language skills training
- Adult education and vocational training
- Transferring disciplines across foreign language and translation/interpreting skills training
- Assessment of foreign languages and translation/interpreting skills, examination, assessment policies and grading methods
- Student selection criteria in interdisciplinary approach to foreign language and translation/interpreting skills training
- Teaching foreign language for specific and academic purposes
- Training specialised translation skills 
- Language for specific purposes teaching: New paradigms, challenges and solutions, corpora and LSP/translation/interpreting skills training

3. New Challenges to Foreign Language and Translation/Interpreting Skills Training

- New challenges for the European higher education area, joint-degree programmes/university consortiums for foreign language and translation/interpreting skills training

4. Teacher Training

- Foreign language teacher training and experiences, translation/interpreting teacher training and experiences, in-service training and professional development of teachers

5. Curriculum Design

- Strategies, principles and challenges, integration of cross-cultural studies in curriculum, courses, tutorials and labs
- Course management

6. Academic Experiences, Quality Assurance and Best Practice Contributions in the Field of Foreign Language and Translation/Interpreting Skills Training

- Quality of language and mediation skills training: University-based and corporate training
- Language and mediation skills audit, evaluation and assessment
- University-industry cooperation
- University/Industry experiences
- Life-long learning experiences
- International projects
- New experiences for the international cooperation
- Joint education and research programmes
- University networks

7. Technology in Foreign Languages and Translation/Interpreting Skills Training

Important Dates:

Paper submission deadline: December 24, 2014
Information on paper acceptance: January 15, 2014
Paper requirements: Times New Roman, 14, margins 2,5, max. page limit-5 (2500 characters per page)

Further Contacts:

Full prof Anastasia Atabekova
aaatabekova at gmail.com
+7 903 133 39 07







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