Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing

Country: USA

City: Durham

Abstr. due: 15.02.2018

Dates: 23.07.18 — 25.07.18

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Pedagogy;

Organizing comittee e-mail: jessica.dougherty@duke.edu

Organizers: The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center

 

The Duke Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center will host a summer workshop from July 23 to July 25, 2018 on Language Pedagogy, Research & Proficiency Testing.

There is an additional session devoted exclusively to Russian language proficiency testing training and certification in CEFR proficiency testing from July 26-29, 2018.

Topics of presentations at previous workshops have included:
- Neuroimaging and multilingualism
- Teaching language and culture through film
- Language proficiency testing
- Specialized language instruction at the advanced and superior levels
- The use of technology in the language classroom
- Integrating heritage students in the language classroom
- Addressing the needs of differently-abled students
- Using computer technologies to create pedagogical materials
- The role of grammar in proficiency-based instruction
- Popular culture and language instruction
- Web resources for language teachers

Conference Web-Site: http://linguistlist.org/callconf/browse-conf-action.cfm?ConfID=306356