Sydney School of Education and Social Work events – 2016 Archive

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TESOL Research Network Workshops and Colloquium 2016

9 & 10 September 2016Register online for colloquium



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. Proposals are invited for:


  • 25-minute research paper presentations (20-minute presentations followed by five minutes for questions and discussion

  • 90-minute symposia (80-minute presentations; 10 minutes for questions and discussion).

Instructions for submissions


  • Individual papers must include: a title; a 250-word abstract; 50-word summary of the abstract; author's name, institution, email and telephone number

  • Symposia proposals must include: a title; a 500-word abstract; 200-word summary of the abstract; author's name, institution, email and telephone number

  • Submit a research paper or symposium proposal [deadline is June 30].

  • Successful applicants for presenting papers and/or symposia will be notified on or before Monday, July 18.

Free pre-colloquium workshops – Friday, September 9

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Workshop 1
"An overview of narrative methods in language teaching and learning research"

9am–noon

Professor Gary Barkhuizen, School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics, University of Auckland, New Zealand

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[deadline is August 26, 2016]

Workshop 2
"Learning grammar through writing"

1–4pm

Dr Natsuko Shintani, Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Event details

  • When: 8.30am–5pm

  • Where: Education Building A35, Manning Rd, University of Sydney
    Education Building A35
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  • Cost: FREE

  • Contact: Associate Professor David Hirsh
    Sydney School of Education and Social Work
    T: +61 2 9351 6417 | E: david.hirsh@sydney.edu.au

  • Keynote speakers: Gary Barkhuizen – "Using narrative frames in language teaching and learning research" – is head of the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He has taught courses in research methodology, formal linguistics, sociolinguistics, TESOL, SLA and language education. His most recent research has involved in a number of projects that use a narrative-inquiry approach to explore language teaching, language learning and identity; including in study abroad and migrant contexts. Broadly, Professor Barkhuizen's research activities are in the areas of language-teacher education and sociolinguistics. His research methods typically follow those associated with narrative research and other qualitative traditions.

    Dr Natsuko Shintani – "Explicit grammar instruction for second-language writing" – is a senior lecturer for the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. She obtained her PhD in Language Teaching and Learning from the University of Auckland in 2011. Her research interests encompass roles of interaction in second-language acquisition; task-based language teaching; and the role/s that explicit instruction has in second-language learning. She has also worked on several meta-analysis studies. Dr Shintani has written the book Input-based Tasks in Foreign Language Instruction for Young Learners (John Benjamins, 2016), and published articles in Applied Linguistics, Language Learning, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Language Teaching Research, TESOL Quarterly and the Journal of Second Language Writing.

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

TESOL Research Network Workshops and Colloquium 2016

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

When

9 & 10 September 2016


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