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540. Educational Linguistics: Civility, Critical Pedagogy, Teacher Training

Wednesday, 7 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Ravenna A and B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on General Linguistics

Presiding: Marnie Jo Petray, California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo

Speakers: Lynn Burley, Univ. of Central Arkansas; Maite Correa, Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins; Gladys Vega Scott, William Paterson Univ.; Mary Wildner-Bassett, Univ. of Arizona

Responding: Seunghun J. Lee, Central Connecticut State Univ.

For abstracts, write to mpetray@calpoly.edu after 15 Dec.

Session Description:

This roundtable presents research and discussion on controversies in educational linguistics and teacher training, including educating stakeholders in civil discourse for transcultural societies, advocating critical pedagogies for teachers of Spanish as a heritage language, investigating K–12 second-language writing as a casualty of No Child Left Behind, and exploring innovations in the K–12 education curriculum.


Subject:

  • Linguistics – General

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