TELT
55.3K views | +10 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Shona Whyte
onto TELT
Scoop.it!

How To Find Open Education Resources - Edudemic

How To Find Open Education Resources - Edudemic | TELT | Scoop.it
Free and open educational resources are aplenty and teachers around the world are adding to the repository every day.
more...
No comment yet.
TELT
Teacher Education for Languages with Technology / Formation des enseignants de langue avec les TICE
Curated by Shona Whyte
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Reporting ELT research through comics: Darren Elliott

Elliott: "There is an undeniable element of gimmickry in publishing research in comic form. This may be helpful in getting your work actually read; in such a crowded field it is good to stand out. However, it remains to be seen whether such work can be taken seriously. Sousani s (2015) demonstrated how an entire doctoral thesis in philosophy and visual communication could be produced in graphic form to great effect, but are comics welcome in language education research?
Shona Whyte's insight:
From a special Issue of ELTED: Innovative Writing in English Language Teacher Education and Development
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Classroom-based research for professional development

Our sponsors The following associations are officially supporting this EVO: All-India Network of English Teachers (AINET) ; English Language Professionals' Association (ELPA) - Ethiopia
Shona Whyte's insight:
Online course for language teachers
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Conference 2017 | BETA

Conference 2017 | BETA | TELT | Scoop.it
1st FIPLV East European Regional Congress 26th BETA-IATEFL Annual International Conference Learning and teaching languages: Creating bridges to the
Shona Whyte's insight:
Upcoming IATEFL conference in Bulgaria
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

GERAS Global ESP News Update

GERAS Global ESP News Update | TELT | Scoop.it
This is the first issue of Global ESP News Update, our bimonthly newsletter on global ESP news and events. You will find below various calls and announcements that were recently sent to us by our members. Please, feel free to feed our updates with information. Our GERAS and GIC network now totals close to 200 members all over the world.
Shona Whyte's insight:
English for Specific Purposes research
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

AILA-Europe Junior Researcher Meeting in Applied Linguistics

Universität Wien
Shona Whyte's insight:
CFP January 2017
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Shona Whyte from Learning technologies for EFL
Scoop.it!

The Font | A Literary Journal for Language Teachers

The Font | A Literary Journal for Language Teachers | TELT | Scoop.it
The Font – A Literary Journal for Language Teachers is an online journal of quality writing on the theme of teaching and learning languages at home and abroad.
more...
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

#TBLTChat 6 – Special – Misconceptions 

#TBLTChat 6 – Special – Misconceptions  | TELT | Scoop.it
Hello again. It has been a while, hasn't it? The next #TBLTChat on Twitter is scheduled for Tuesday 13th December from 0:00 GMT until 0:00 GMT on the 14th.  This topic was suggested by Mura Nava, and there is a bit of pre-reading, too.  What are some misconceptions about TBLT you have encountered? Do you think you…
Shona Whyte's insight:
Twitter discussion of misconceptions in task-based language teaching on now.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Corpus Linguistics in the South #cls13

Corpus Linguistics in the South #cls13 | TELT | Scoop.it
University of Suffolk, Ipswich, Sat Nov 26
Shona Whyte's insight:
And one more use of Padlet
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Pearson’s Grand Vision: Standardised Everything!

Pearson’s Grand Vision: Standardised Everything! | TELT | Scoop.it
Pearson PLC is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. It's the largest education company and the largest book publisher in the world. It generates total revenues of $10 billion. It's a key player in the ELT world and in the last couple of months, Pearson has stepped up its promotional campaign for its Global Scale of English (GSE). Here’s what…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Teaching phonology for reading comprehension: Catherine Walter

__________________________________________________________________________________ My research has shown that intermediate second language (L2) learners can understand each sentence of a text without being able to build a mental representation of the overall text. This failur e is linked to the development of L2 processing abilities. My latest study (2008) shows that a factor in poor L2 processing of written text is, counter -intuitively, an unreliable L2 phonological inventory. This suggests strongly that teaching phonology w ill help L2 learners read better.
Shona Whyte's insight:
IATEFL newsletter article about the link between phonological representations and reading comprehension (based on 2008 study of recall of word lists in L1 and L2)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

ITILT: Interactive Teaching In Language with Technologies

ITILT: Interactive Teaching In Language with Technologies | TELT | Scoop.it
We present iTILT’s currently available resources in teacher education and continuing professional development (Koenraad et al., 2013) and report on the interim results of the new project, including examples of technology-mediated language tasks.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

9èmes Journées Internationales de la Linguistique de corpus : Grenoble 3-6 juillet 2017

9èmes Journées Internationales de la Linguistique de corpus : Grenoble 3-6 juillet 2017 | TELT | Scoop.it

Les JLC’17 ont pour vocation de rassembler une communauté autour d'approches variées, aussi bien du point de vue méthodologique que disciplinaire et de promouvoir la linguistique de corpus et contribuer à l'évolution des pratiques scientifiques dans ce domaine. Elles visent ainsi à créer des passerelles entre différentes approches des corpus numériques. Les participant.e.s sont invité.e.s à confronter leurs outils et leurs expériences et à présenter leurs résultats. Dans la lignée des précédentes conférences, les JLC de Grenoble proposeront, durant trois jours, des présentations scientifiques, des conférences invitées et des sessions de discussion entre les participants. Par ailleurs, une journée et demie de formation aux outils et aux méthodes sera organisée. Autour de corpus écrits, oraux ou multimodaux, les contributions attendues pourront concerner, de manière non exhaustive :

- Approches linguistiques et corpus

- Méthodes et outils Variations, genres, discours

- Applications et usages des corpus : didactique, traduction, terminologie...


Pour contacter le comité d'organisation : jlc2017[at]univ-grenoble-alpes.fr

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Remove Line Breaks Online Tool

Online tool for removing line breaks from text and html. It automatically removes line breaks and preserves paragraph breaks.
Shona Whyte's insight:
If you ever got stuck copying and pasting from PDF
more...
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2017

Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2017 | TELT | Scoop.it
by Jeffrey Beall, January 3, 2017. Each year at this time I formally announce my updated list of predatory publishers. Because the publisher list is now very large, and because I now publish four, continuously-updated lists, the annual releases do not include the actual lists but instead include statistical and explanatory data about the lists…
Shona Whyte's insight:
Increasing numbers of predatory journals and tips on detecting them.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

CFP formulaic language: TESL Canada Journal


Call for Papers 2017 Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal Formulaic Language in English language acquisition and teaching Guest Editor: David Wood, PhD

Formulaic language is a linguistic phenomenon which is basic to human communication. The term refers to multiword units, which may be continuous or not, which have a single meaning or function in communication, and which are probably prefabricated or stored and retrieved mentally as if a single word . Learners struggle with formulaic sequences and, for example, often fail to interpret their meanings accurately, even when given ample contextual clues .

While the body of research on formulaic language is large and growing in areas such as psycholinguistic processing, analysis of the role of formulaic language in specific genres and registers of language, and extraction from texts using corpus analysis tools, there are a number of issues yet to be addressed fully in researching the teaching and acquisition of formulaic language. For example, how can we be sure that acquisition of specific formulaic sequences is adequate in causing general language gain? Are there particular strategies which learners can be taught which will help them to be more readily capable of perceiving and integrating formulaic sequences in their own language repertoire without explicit teaching? Similarly, how can we be sure that our instructional techniques have lasting effects? Clearly, the teaching of formulaic language is an area still ripe for investigation by researchers and teachers alike.

This Special Issue of TESL Canada Journal will include papers sharing a focus on the teaching and acquisition of formulaic language, and may present empirical studies or literature reviews with fresh and practical conclusions. Book reviews and practical “In the classroom” short papers will also be included.

To review Author Guidelines and the three categories of Research, In the Classroom, and Perspectives articles, please refer to http://www.teslcanadajournal.ca/index.php/tesl/about/submissions.

As part of the submission process, authors are required to download the TESL Canada Journal Submission Form on that page and to send it to teslcan@ualberta.ca as an attachment, along with their manuscript.

Questions regarding this special issue should be directed to teslcan@ualberta.ca. Deadline:

Full manuscripts are due June 1, 2017.
Shona Whyte's insight:
Full papers due June 2017
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

ACEDLE 2017 Bordeaux: programme définitif

ACEDLE 2017 Bordeaux: programme définitif | TELT | Scoop.it
Site du Colloque ACEDLE 2017, les 19,20 et 21 janvier à l'Université Bordeaux Montaigne. La médiation en didactique des langues.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Recherches en didactique des langues et des cultures - Les cahiers de l'Acedle

Recherches en didactique des langues et des cultures - Les cahiers de l'Acedle | TELT | Scoop.it
Revue consacrée aux pratiques, représentations et modalités d'appropriation des langues/cultures,Journal focused on practices and cognitions pertaining to the appropriation of languages and cultures
Shona Whyte's insight:
Les Cahiers de l'Acedle, d├ęsormais Recherches en didactique des langues et des cultures, arrive sur revue.org
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Shona Whyte
Scoop.it!

Apprentissage des Langues et Cultures en Tandem dans l’Enseignement Supérieur (ALCTES)

Organizers/Organisatrices :
Claire Tardieu et Céline Horgues EA 4398 - Langues, Textes, Arts et Cultures du Monde Anglophone (PRISMES)

Plenary speakers/Conférencier.e.s plénier.e.s :
Karin Kleppin (Bochum, Allemagne)
Lars Schmelter (Wuppertal, Allemagne)
José Maria Tejedor Cabrera (Sevilla, Espagne)

In partnership with/En partenariat avec : La Cité Universitaire Internationale de Paris (CIUP) (Collège Franco-Britannique, Fondation Biermans-Lapôtre, Colegio de España) L’Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, Université Paris Est, IDEA, UPLEGESS EA 4398 - Langues, Textes, Arts et Cultures du Monde Anglophone (PRISMES) Call for papers/Appel à communication :

New: Abstract submission before October, 8th, 2016/Soumission des propositions avant le 8 octobre 2016 The submission Web page for ALCTES 2017 is/Pour soumettre un résumé, cliquez sur ce lien: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=alctes2017 Contacts : claire.tardieu@univ-paris3.fr celine.horgues@univ-paris3.fr

 The ALCTES International Conference will address the issue of how Tandem language and culture learning can be integrated in higher education environments and how the founding principles of autonomy and reciprocity are adapted according to various learning contexts and objectives. (See Call for papers)

Le Colloque International ALCTES s’intéresse aux modalités d’institutionnalisation de l’apprentissage des langues et des cultures en Tandem dans l’enseignement supérieur et en particulier à la manière dont les principes fondateurs d’autonomie et de réciprocité sont déclinés en fonction des différents contextes et objectifs d’apprentissage. (Voir l’appel à communicati