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CALL FOR PAPERS

Preparing Language Teachers for the 21st Century:
Sixth Language Teacher Educator Conference

May 28 - 30, 2009 at The George Washington University, Washington, DC

Designed for practitioners and researchers involved in the preparation and ongoing professional development of language teachers, LTE 2009 will address the education of teachers of all languages, at all instructional and institutional levels, and in many national and international contexts in which this takes place including: English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) instruction; foreign/modern/world language teaching; bilingual education; immersion education; indigenous and minority language education; and the teaching of less commonly taught languages.

Themes | Fees | Hotel Information | Online Registration | Pre-Conference Workshops | General Schedule

The presentation schedule will be announced when completed; estimated date is mid-April.

Schedule

Thursday, May 28, 2009

8 am - 4 pm Registration
9 am - Noon Pre-Conference Workshops See details here
1pm - 4 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
5:00 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks: Second Language Teacher Education in Times of Change; Jack Richards, The Regional Language Centre
6:30 pm Reception and Cash Bar

Friday, May 29, 2009

8:00 am Discussion Sessions
9:15 am Morning Plenary: The Moral Lives of Teacher Educators; Bill Johnston, Indiana University
10:30 am Breakout Sessions & Symposia: For a detailed listing of sessions and locations, please click here
12:30 pm Lunch/Exhibits
2:00 pm Afternoon Plenary: A Sociocultural Perspective on Language Teacher Education; Karen E. Johnson, The Pennsylvania State University
3:15 - 5:15 pm Breakout Sessions & Symposia: For a detailed listing of sessions and locations, please click here

Saturday, May 30, 2009

8:00 am Discussion Sessions
9:35 - 11:30 am Breakout Sessions & Symposia: For a detailed listing of sessions and locations, please click here
11:30 am Lunch and Exhibits
1:00 - 3:30 pm Breakout Sessions & Symposia: For a detailed listing of sessions and locations, please click here
3:45 pm Closing Plenary: Teacher Cognition and Communicative Language Teaching; Simon Borg, University of Leeds
5:00 pm Adjourn

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