Sydney School of Education and Social Work events – 2017 Archive

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TESOL Research Network Workshops and Colloquium 2017

8 & 9 September 2017Register online for colloquium



Presented in conjunction with Centre for English Teaching, University of Sydney and Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University.



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 17.

Free pre-colloquium workshops – Friday, September 8

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Workshop 1
"Examining intertextuality in second-language writing"

9am–noon

Professor Diane Pecorari, Department of English, City University of Hong Kong

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[deadline is August 25, 2017]

Workshop 2
"Multilingualism and TESOL"

1–4pm

Dr Marie Stevenson, Sydney School of Education and Social Work

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 Huizhong Shen
    Sydney School of Education and Social Work
    T: +61 2 9351 6288 | E: hui-zhong.shen@sydney.edu.au

  • Keynote speakers: Diane Pecorari – "How unique is plagiarism?" – is professor and head of the Department of English at City University of Hong Kong. She works within the area of English applied linguistics. Professor Pecorari's research has investigated aspects of English for academic purposes and second-language writing, (including source use and plagiarism), and the widespread and growing phenomenon of English-medium instruction. She has taught courses in linguistics, academic writing and professional communication. In addition, Professor Pecorari has designed and taught professional-skills-development courses for university teachers who want to work pedagogically with questions such as how to work against plagiarism, how to promote students' writing skills and how to teach effectively in the English-medium classroom.

    Ji Peiying – "English curriculum in transition: moving beyond general English to English for specific purposes in China" – is professor and associate dean in the College of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Fudan University, China. Her research interests are second-language acquisition, pedagogy, textbook compilation and pragmatics. Professor Peiying teaches undergraduate courses in English; English listening; and practical English for oral communication; as well as a postgraduate program in sociolinguistics. She has written dozens of academic papers, more than 10 text books and a monograph.

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

TESOL Research Network workshops and colloquium 2017

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

When

9 September 2017


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