[lg policy] Linguist List Issue: CoDesigns. Envisioning Multi-sited Language Education Policies

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Message1: CoDesigns. Envisioning Multi-sited Language Education Policies
Date:20-Oct-2015
From:Maija Lappalainen maija.j.lappalainen at jyu.fi
LINGUIST List issue http://linguistlist.org/issues/26/26-4670.html

 



Full Title: CoDesigns. Envisioning Multi-sited Language Education Policies 
Short Title: Multisited2016 

Date: 20-Jun-2016 - 22-Jun-2016
Location: Jyvaskyla, Finland 
Contact Person: Taina Saarinen
Meeting Email: multisited2016 at jyu.fi
Web Site: https://www.jyu.fi/multisited2016 

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

Call Deadline: 17-Jan-2016

Meeting Description:

The conference encourages the participants to submit innovative panels, workshops and other presentations that aim at promoting empowering designs and approaches to language education policy. Hence the theme of co-designs: rather than focus on "producers" and "users" of language education policy, we would like to turn our attention towards policy formation as a two-way co-operative process. The conference will among other things focus on:

- Bi-/multilingual education
- Classroom contexts
- Migrants and language education
- Language education and the working life
- Second/foreign languages
- Policy approaches

In addition to the talks delivered by plenary speakers, the programme will consist of panel discussions, paper and poster sessions, colloquia and workshops.

Talks by plenary speakers:

- Professor (emerita) Marilyn Martin-Jones, University of Birmingham, UK
- Associate Professor Feliciano Chimbutane, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique
- T.B.A 

Call for Papers:

The Conference is aimed at all language and education researchers and professionals who wish to deepen their expertise in questions addressed at the conference: academic researchers, graduate and PhD students, language teachers, and special education teachers.

The submission of proposals opens on October 30, 2015, and closes on January 17, 2016. This is done by filling out an online form: https://congress.cc.jyu.fi/summerschool2016/cgi-bin/contact.cgi

Types of presentations: 1) paper, 2) poster, 3) colloquium (with thematically related papers, discussion and audience participation), and 4) workshop (with hands-on  activities based on some data or a specific topic)

Length of abstracts: paper, poster or workshop (500 words, max., including references), colloquium (500 words, max., including titles of papers but no mention of presenters by name; and if a proposal is accepted, an abstract will be requested for each paper, 300 words, max.)

Length of presentations in the conference: paper (20 min. and 10 min. for questions and answers), poster (size AO, max.), colloquium (90 or 180 min.), workshop (90 min.)

Language policy: The language of the conference is English. If a presentation is based on data in any other language, use of multilingual material (e.g. in Power Point slides, handouts) is recommended.

Presentation acceptances will be sent out in February 2016.

For any queries, please email: multisited2016 at jyu.fi
Conference website: www.jyu.fi/multisited2016

Link to presentation submission is https://congress.cc.jyu.fi/summerschool2016


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