Faculty of Education and Social Work events – 2014 Archive

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TESOL Research Network Colloquium 2014

23 August 2014

This popular annual colloquium provides a forum for discussing and sharing research in the area of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), as well as exploring possible future research collaborations.The event is a place for networking, for both established and new TESOL researchers, and includes presentation sessions on a wide range of TESOL and TESOL-related research – both in progress and completed – as well as opportunities for informal discussions among people working in the area of TESOL research.



Free pre-colloquium workshops – Friday, August 22

 PresenterApply online

Workshop 1
"Exploring action research for professional practice"

9am–noon

Professor Anne Burns, Honorary Professor, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney

applications closed

Workshop 2
"Advice from the editors – academic publishing in applied linguistics and TESOL journals"

1–4pm

Professor Ken Hyland, chair of applied linguistics and head of the Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong

and

Professor Brian Paltridge, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney



Colloquium overview – Saturday, August 23

SESSIONS PROGRAM

8.30am

Registration

register online

register

online


[deadline is August 16, 2014]

9am

Welcome to the colloquium, Professor Brian Paltridge

9.10am

Keynote: Working with writing – understanding texts, writers and readers
Speaker: Professor Ken Hyland, chair of applied linguistics and head of the Centre for Applied English Studies, The University of Hong Kong

10.05am

Individual research paper presentations

11.05am

Coffee break

11.30am

Individual research paper presentations

12.30pm

Lunch break, journal and book launches, presentation of Dean's Award for Most Outstanding MEd(TESOL) Dissertation submitted in 2013

1.30pm

Keynote address
Speaker: Professor Philip Benson, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University

2.35pm

Parallel symposia

3.30pm

Keynote: Curriculum approaches in language teaching – forward, central and backward design
Speaker: Professor Jack C Richards, Honorary Professor, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney

4.30pm

Closing and networking: food and drinks

5.30pm

Colloquium close


Event details

  • When: 8.30am–5pm
  • Where: Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney
    Education Building A35
    Click image for interactive map.

  • Cost: FREE

  • Contacts:

    Paper and symposium proposals

    Dr Marie Stevenson

    T +61 2 9351 4580 | E marie.stevenson@sydney.edu.au


    Pre-colloquium workshop enquiries

    Dr Philip Chappell

    T +61 2 9850 9603 | E philip.chappell@mq.edu.au


    General enquiries

    Dr Marie Stevenson

    T +61 2 9351 4580 | E marie.stevenson@sydney.edu.au


  • Speakers: Professor Ken Hyland, is chair of applied linguistics and head of the Centre for Applied English Studies at The University of Hong Kong. His primary research interests lie in written discourse analysis, particularly in academic context. These interests are closely connected with his work in developing the academic literacy of graduate students and in teacher education. He currently co-editor of Applied Linguistics, an honorary professor at the University of Warwick and a Foundation Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities. His most recent research interests are on academic identity and academic publishing.

    Professor Philip Benson is professor of applied linguistics with the Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University. He accepted his present post this year after more than 20 years as an academic in Hong Kong. His background is in TESOL and he has taught English in Japan, Malaysia, the Seychelles, Kuwait and Algeria. Professor Benson has postgraduate teaching and research supervision experience in many areas, including autonomy in language learning, life history and narrative research, vocabulary and dictionary studies, and qualitative research methods and design. His work on autonomy has won him an international reputation in the field of language teaching and learning. While working for The Hong Kong Institute of Education, he developed research interests in language-teacher development and popular culture in education.

    Professor Jack C Richards has had an active career in the Asia Pacific region and is currently an honorary professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney. He is a frequent presenter worldwide and has written over 150 books and articles on language teaching as well as many widely used classroom texts. Publications for 2014 include Key Issues in Language Teaching (Cambridge), Approaches and Methods in Language Teaching (3rd edition, Cambridge), and Language Learning Beyond the Classroom (with David Nunan, Routledge). Jack Richards has active interests in music and arts and supports a number of scholarship programs. In 2014 the Jack C Richards Decorative Arts Gallery was opened at the Tairawhiti Museum, Gisborne New Zealand. In 2011 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of literature by Victoria University, Wellington, for his services to education and the arts. In 2014 received the Award for Patronage from the Arts Foundation of New Zealand.

  • Blog: http://tesolresearchnetwork.blogspot.com.au/


TESOL Research Network Colloquium 2014

Where Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney
Education Building A35
Click image for interactive map.

When

23 August 2014


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