November 17, 2014
Save the Date! Dec. 5: The AL&TESOL's Annual Holiday Party!
Save the Date! You are cordially invited to the The Applied Linguistics and TESOL Program Annual Holiday Potluck Party! Join us in celebrating the end of the semester and all of your hard work. Please RSVP and remember to bring your favorite dish to share.Friday, December 5th
5:00 - 7:00 pm
More information/sign ups to come! Stay tuned!
The 36th Annual NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics Winter Conference: Call for Proposals NOW OPEN!
Call for Proposals
Integrating Theory & Practice
March 7, 2015
Teachers College, Columbia University | 525 W. 120th Street, New York, NY
Co-Sponsored by NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics SIG
and Teachers College AL/TESOL Program
Submission Deadline: Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Contemporary foreign and second language teaching is informed by theoretical developments in many fields such as language acquisition, psychology, and education. The practical and realistic application of theory is something that all educators aspire to in their classrooms.
For this conference, submissions that help expand our understanding of the integration of theory and practice will be given preference. Excellent proposals on other themes in the area of language teaching and learning including, but not limited to, curricula, theory, research, technology, assessment, and best practices will also be considered.
• 70-minute workshop/demonstrations: Provide participants with “hands-on” experience in developing methods and materials, analyzing research data, or solving a specific research/teaching problem.
• 35-minute paper presentations: Present original research or pedagogical practices related to applied linguistics (25-minute talk and 10-minute Q&A/discussion).
• Poster presentations: Present a work-in progress. Posters are displayed during a designated one-hour poster session.
• Contact and affiliation information
• 300-word presentation summary
• 50-word abstract for program materials
• List of technology requirements
Pre-registration and conference updates
General questions or information
Questions for the proposal chair
November 10, 2014
Friday! Nov 14: TESOL/AL Roundtable's Fall Research Forum
Join us for our first research forum of the year on Friday, November 14th from 4-6
! The event will be held in GDH 281
. This is a great opportunity to see what fellow students have been studying and to join in on the research conversation with your peers.
Here are our presenters!
Rongchan Lin - Unravelling the Nature of Flirting: A Single Case Analysis
Jeremy Lee - Joking Cultures: Affiliative Acts Across Different Levels of Intimacy
Jordan Van Horn - Language Use and Cognitive Flexibility
Allie Hope King - PGC: A Multimodal Floor-capturing Mechanism in Multi-party Social Interactions
Yuhan Lin - “Teacher”-Calling on the Teacher in the Second Language Classroom.
Save the date! Nov 18: Panel Discussion at International Education Week 2014
Teaching English in Other Cultures: Successes and Challenges
Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014
11:00am to 12:30pm
Horace Mann 152
***Refreshments will be provided.***
The Applied Linguistics and TESOL Program and TESOL/AL Roundtable co-present this panel discussion exploring the successes and challenges of teaching English in other cultures. The panel is made up of current AL & TESOL students with experiences teaching in diverse international settings. The panelists will discuss issues faced by teachers of English in other cultures, such as national policies, assessment implementation, and intercultural differences, as well as different strategies and pedagogical methods used to promote learning in these contexts.
Jorge Beltran (Ed.M. student)
Andrea Durkis (Ed.M. student)
SooHyoung Joo (M.A. student)
Yuhan Lin (Ed.M. student)
Michelle Stabler-Havener (Ed.D. student)
This event is organized in conjunction with the 2014 International Education Week and is co-sponsored by the Office of International Services.
Save the date! Nov. 18: TESOL/AL Web Journal Brown Bag Lunch Presentation
Teachers College, Columbia University Working Papers in TESOL and Applied Linguistics cordially invites you to our Brown Bag Lunch Presentation this semester.Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Time: 1:00-2:00 pm
Venue: 138 Horace Mann, Teachers College, Columbia University
We are delighted to have Dr. Beth Clark-Gareca
as the speaker, and title of the talk is:
“Sometimes a F+ is good”: Elementary English Language Learners and Classroom Content Tests”
In her presentation, Dr. Clark-Gareca will talk about her study on elementary ELLs’ perception of classroom content tests and grading practices. For the abstract and more
details, please refer to the attached flyer.
Dr. Clark-Gareca is a lecturer in the TESOL and Applied Linguistics program. She received her doctorate in TESOL in 2013 from New York University.
Her research interests include classroom assessment for ELLs, second language acquisition, and teacher education in K-12 contexts.
Presentation will be followed by time for questions and discussion.
Bring your own lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information, contact Yuna Seong at email@example.com