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.
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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.
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