9 results for month: 05/2017


Call for Papers: Symposium in Coventry, June 2017

Keep the dates and call for papers, 29th and 30th June British Council ELTRA (English Language Teaching Research Award)-supported International Symposium on ‘Flipping the Blend through MALL (Mobile Assisted Language Learning), MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and BOIL (Blended Online Intercultural Learning): New Directions in CALL’ Coventry University George Eliot Building and Alan Berry Building Conference organiser: Dr Marina Orsini-Jones (m.orsini@coventry.ac.uk) Confirmed plenary speakers: Dr Stephen Bax(Open University): ‘MOOCS as a new technology: Approaches to normalising the MOOCS experience for our learners’ ...

SCU College lecturer position in English language for international students at SCU College

SCU College at Southern Cross University is seeking a Lecturer (Teaching Scholar) to join their team based at the Gold Coast. SCU College is a tertiary pathways College and is responsible for Southern Cross University’s pre-degree, award and English Language Programs for Australian and international students. The aim of SCU College is to provide quality higher education offerings to domestic and International students in a supportive transition environment. The College is seeking to appoint a continuing Lecturer at the Gold Coast campus. This role is a teaching focused position and will teach into and assist with the academic oversight of the ...

Call for papers: International Colloquium on “Language Skills for Economic and Social Inclusion” – Berlin, 12-13 October 2017

International Colloquium on “Language Skills for Economic and Social Inclusion” Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany 12-13 October 2017 https://www.projekte.hu-berlin.de/en/okonomie-und-sprache/conferences/upcoming?set_language=en General goals This conference aims at exploring the relationship between individual language skills and people’s integration in the economy and in society in general with a special focus on the labour market. Language skills can be viewed as human capital having a positive influence on people’s income, employability and social inclusion. This holds for immigrants, refugees and mobile people who can ...

Free webinar: Eye Tracking for Translation Process Research

Join Webinar "Eye Tracking for Translation Process Research" The application of eye tracking technology for Translation Process Research enables researchers to assess the translator’s performance, cognitive processes and attention allocation during source text (ST) understanding and/or target text (TT) production. The purpose of the webinar is to provide attendees with a set of guidelines on how to setup a study with eye tracking paradigms in Translation Process Research. We will learn what parameters we should pay particular attention to when designing a study and how eye tracking statistics from fixation-based metrics, pupillometry to ...

Invite to free London conference: Video Enhanced Observation Europa

As PI for the Erasmus Plus-funded Video Enhanced Observation (VEO) Europa research project, I would like to invite you to our free showcase conference at Europe House in London on Thursday 13th July 2017. You are welcome to drop in and join us any time between noon and 7pm in order to learn about our project. Europe House is 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU and contact information is on the attached invitation. Free food and drink will be available at 1 and 3pm and a wine and canapés reception from 5pm. We would appreciate you registering in advance at https://veoeuropa.eventbrite.co.uk to help us plan for catering. The showcase conference is ...

TIRF’s 2018 Alatis Prize Competition

TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education – established the TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts to honor the contributions of our outstanding educator and association founder and leader to the field. With this message, we are inviting nominations for the 2018 TIRF Alatis Prize competition. For this year’s prize, we invite nominations of outstanding articles or chapters that were published during calendar years of 2016 or 2017. TIRF will only consider publications nominated by someone other than the author(s) of the published work. Individuals may ...

MA in Applied Linguistics at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Ireland

The Masters in Applied Linguistics aims to provide a broad-based course of study in language description (language systems: grammar, lexis and phonology), theories of Applied Linguistics, theories of Second Language Acquisition, frameworks for the study of discourse, sociolinguistics, as well as specialist research skills for the empirical analysis of language in context. While its main focus is on the use and teaching of the English language in a global context, it will address a national and international need for professional development among language teachers and language professionals. To offer the optimum flexibility, the course is offered ...

BAAL 2017 – 3rd and Final Call for Papers

The 50th Anniversary Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics will be hosted by the Centre for Language Education Research, University of Leeds, on 31 August - 2 September 2017. CALL FOR PAPERS Conference theme: Diversity in Applied Linguistics: Opportunities, Challenges, Questions 2017 is the 50th anniversary of the first annual meeting of BAAL. The theme of the conference – Diversity and Applied Linguistics – will enable us to engage with the notion of diversity both of and in Applied Linguistics, in a diversifying world, in this anniversary year. What opportunities are enabled? What challenges are presented? What are ...

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: THE 16TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TRANSLATION

8-10th AUGUST 2017, CRYSTAL CROWN HOTEL, MALAYSIA This 16th International Translation Conference will be held at Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia from the 8th to the 10th of August, 2017. The Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the Academy of Malay Studies, University of Malaya will co-host this conference with the support of the following co-organizers: Malaysian Translators Association (MTA), the Institute of Language and Literature (DBP), Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books (ITBM) and Perbadanan Kota Buku (PKB). CONFERENCE THEME: THE VALUE OF TRANSLATION IN SOCIETY This conference focuses on the value of transla...