Date: Sun, 8 Jan 1995 15:02:57 -0500 From: GURT[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]GUVAX.BITNET Subject: GURT 1995 (long posting) GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY ROUND TABLE ON LANGUAGES AND LINGUISTICS 1995 Pre-sessions and Conference: March 6-11, 1995 "Linguistics and the Education of Second Language Teachers: Ethnolinguistic, Psycholinguistic, and Sociolinguistic Aspects" Main Conference Opening Session: Wednesday, March 8, 1995, 7:30 p.m., Georgetown Campus, Gaston Hall (registration required) Opening remarks: James E. Alatis, Dean Emeritus, School of Languages and Linguistics Chair, Georgetown University Round Table 1995 Honored Guest: Eugene Garcia, Director, OBEMLA, U.S. Department of Education Speaker: Steve Krashen, University of Southern California The Cause-Effect Confusion and the Time Issue in Education Opening reception to follow in ICC Galleria Admission to all sessions by badge only; registration materials and badges will not be mailed but may be picked up at registration center in Intercultural Center (ICC), exact location to be posted; registration materials for March 8 evening session available in Gaston Hall foyer from 6:30 p.m. All pre-sessions on March 6, 7, and 8 and main sessions on March 9, 10, and 11 will be held in Intercultural Center (rooms to be posted). Detailed program with abstracts included in registration packets. THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 1995 Intercultural Center Plenary speakers: Kathleen Bailey, Monterey Institute of International Studies What teachers say about teaching Bessie Dendrinos, University of Athens, Greece Foreign language textbook discourse and pedagogization of the learner Invited speakers: David R. Andrews, Georgetown University Standard versus non-standard: The intersection of sociolinguistics and language teaching Elsaid Badawi, American University in Cairo The use of Arabic in Egyptian T.V. commercials: A language simulator for the training of teachers of Arabic as a foreign language Kenneth Chastain, University of Virginia Knowledge, language, and communication Virginia P. Collier, George Mason University Language acquisition for school: Academic, cognitive, sociocultural, and linguistic processes JoAnn Crandall, University of Maryland Baltimore County Reinventing America's schools: The role of the applied linguist Nadine O'Connor Di Vito, University of Chicago Using native speech to formulate past tense rules in French Adam Jaworski, University of Wales, College of Cardiff Language awareness in applied linguistics students: Evidence from linguistic and cultural heritage essays Donna Lardiere, Georgetown University An update on transfer and transferability Donald J. Loritz, Georgetown University Unlearning learnability Yuling Pan, Georgetown University Addressee, setting, and verbal behavior: How relevant are they in foreign language teaching? Guy Spielmann, Georgetown University Multidisciplinary Integrated Language Education (MILE) and second/foreign language teaching G. Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University Developing a research component within a teacher education program Andrea Tyler, Georgetown University Patterns of lexis: How much can repetition tell us about discourse coherence? Bill VanPatten, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Is psycholinguistics relevant to language teaching? Shelley Wong, University of Maryland, College Park Curriculum transformation: A psycholinguistic course for prospective teachers of ESOL K 12 Elizabeth Zsiga, Georgetown University Phonology and phonetics in the education of second language teachers: The representation of some variable rules of English FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 1995 Intercultural Center Plenary speakers: Leslie M. Beebe, Teachers College, Columbia University Polite fictions: Instrumental rudeness as pragmatic competence Joan Morley, University of Michigan Maximizing learning Invited speakers: Vincent J. Cangiano, El Houcine Haichour, Stephanie J. Stauffer, Georgetown University Taming the electronic lion, or How to shape a language learning environment out of the chaos called the Internet Jeff Connor-Linton, Georgetown University Late night thoughts on complexity, linguistics, and language teaching Barbara A. Craig, Georgetown University Boundary discourse and the authority of knowledge in the second language classroom Madeline E. Ehrman, U.S. Department of State, FSI Personality, language learning aptitude, and program structure Aviva Freedman, Carleton University, Ottawa "Situating" learning to write for the L2 teacher William C. Hannas, Georgetown University Teaching Chinese teachers what constitutes "Chinese" Susan Huss-Lederman, Georgetown University "Wait wait wait wait!" A sociolinguistic analysis of repetition in the speech of adult beginning ESL learners using instructional software Kurt R. Jankowsky, Georgetown University On the need to unlearn in the foreign language learning process Ronald P. Leow, Georgetown University Teacher education and psycholinguistics: Making teachers psycholinguists Steven J. Loughrin-Sacco, Boise State University Research internships: Involving undergraduate foreign language secondary education majors in ethnographic research Anne Pakir, National University of Singapore Beginning at the end: "Bilingual education for all" in Singapore and teacher perception Sophia C. Papaefthymiou-Lytra, University of Athens, Greece Culture and the teaching of foreign languages: A case study Teresa Pica, University of Pennsylvania Teaching language and teaching language learners: The expanding role and expectations of language teachers in communicative content-based classrooms Peter Schmitter, Martin-Luther-Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg, Germany Structural or cognitive semantics as a topic in the linguistic education of second language teachers? Charles W. Stansfield, Second Language Testing, Inc. Considerations in the writing of SOPI prompts Monique Y. Wong, Hellenic American Union, Greece Using simulation to develop negotiation strategies in a foreign language SATURDAY, MARCH 11, 1995 Intercultural Center Plenary speakers: Marianne Celce-Murcia, University of California, Los Angeles The elaboration of sociolinguistic competence: Implications for teacher education Diane Larsen-Freeman, School for International Training On the changing role of linguistics in the education of second language teachers: Past, present, and future Invited speakers: Catherine N. Ball, Georgetown University Providing comprehensible input in a dead foreign language: Two text-based strategies Isolda E. Carranza, Georgetown University Multi-level analysis of two-way bilingual classroom discourse Anna Uhl Chamot, Georgetown University Learning strategies of elementary foreign language immersion students Mary El-Kadi, Old Dominion University Discourse analysis of classroom interaction and the training of ESL teachers Elaine K. Horwitz, University of Texas at Austin Foreign language anxiety and foreign language teachers: What can teacher educators do? Christina Kakava, Mary Washington College Directness and indirectness in professor student interaction: The intersection of contextual and cultural constraints David Nunan, University of Hong Kong Systemic-functional linguistics and the education of second language teachers: A case study Linju Ogasawara, Japanese Ministry of Education (ret.) Native cultural interference in Japanese English usage John J. Staczek, Georgetown University Metalinguistic talk in mature L2 adult-learner classroom discourse Stephanie J. Stauffer, Georgetown University Reap what you sow: In-service training for language teachers for computer-mediated communication Steven Sternfeld, University of Utah From Hirsch's Dystopia to Hakuta's Utopia: A call for multilingual alliance Weiping Wu, Center for Applied Linguistics Education of second language teachers: The link between linguistic theory and teaching practice Dolly J. Young, University of Tennessee Language anxiety in SL Acquisition: Using a wider angle of focus Raffaella Zanuttini, Georgetown University Dialectal variation as an insight into the structure of language Gen-Yuan Zhuang, Hangzhou University, PRC What they hear is not what they read: Speech perception and the training of English teachers in China ******************************************************** OTHER GEORGETOWN CONFERENCES: *Georgetown Linguistics Society, GLS 1995, Developments in Discourse Analysis, February 17-19, 1995. Plenary speakers: Frederick Erickson, Charles Goodwin, Heidi Hamilton, Deborah Schiffrin, Roger Shuy, and Deborah Tannen. Contact: GLS 1995, G.U. Dept. of Linguistics, ICC 479, Washington, DC 20057-1068; gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]; gls[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet; tel: 202/687-6166. *International Linguistics Association, ILA, Discourse and Text Analysis, March 10-12, 1995. Contact: Ruth Brend, 3363 Burbank Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105; Ruth.Brend[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]; Tel: 313/665-2787; Fax: 313/665-9743. *9th Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics, March 10-12, 1995. Contact G.U. Arabic Department, ICC 463, Washington, DC 20057-1082; solernoe[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]; Tel: 202/687- 5743. ******************************************************** PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS: March 6-8, 1995 The pre-conference sessions will be held in the Intercultural Center of Georgetown University. Please contact the individual organizers for more information on the content of the sessions only. To register, see registration form or contact GURT Coordinator. Preliminary schedule: MONDAY, MARCH 6, 1995 Spanish Linguistics I Organizers: Dr. Hector Campos, Mr. Eric Holt, and Ms. Norma Catalan G.U. Department of Spanish Washington, DC 20057-0989 (202) 687-6134 hcampos[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Issues in Slavic Linguistics Organizer: Dr. David R. Andrews G.U. Department of Russian Washington, DC 20057-0990 (202) 687-6108/6147 andrewsd[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] African Linguistics VI Organizer: Rev. Solomon Sara, S.J., Ph.D. G.U. Department of Linguistics Washington, DC 20057-1068 (202) 687-5956 ssara[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Discourse and Agency: Responsibility and Deception Organizer: Dr. Patricia E. O'Connor G.U. Department of English Washington, DC 20057-1048 (202) 687-7622; Fax: 687-5445 oconnorpe[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1995 Spanish Linguistics II Organizers: Dr. Hector Campos, Mr. Eric Holt, and Ms. Norma Catalan G.U. Department of Spanish Washington, DC 20057-0989 (202) 687-6134 hcampos[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Teaching and Learning Spoken Arabic Organizer: Dr. Margaret Nydell G.U. Department of Arabic Washington, DC 20057-1082 (202) 687-5743 History of Linguistics Organizer: Dr. Kurt R. Jankowsky G.U. Department of German Washington, DC 20057-0994 (202) 687-5812 Innovative Audio and Looking at Multimedia (two sessions) Organizer: Jackie M. Tanner, Director G.U. Language Learning Technology Washington, DC 20057-0987 (202) 687-5766 jtanner[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Issues in Foreign Language Program Direction I Organizer: Dr. Ronald P. Leow G.U. Department of Spanish Washington, DC 20057-0909 (202) 687-6134 rleow[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet rleow[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 1995 Computer-Mediated Discourse Analysis Organizer: Dr. Susan Herring Program in Linguistics University of Texas Arlington, TX 76019 (817) 273-3133 susan[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Celebration of Bilingual Immersion Programs Organizer: Prof. Dorothy B. Goodman Friends of International Education P.O. Box 4800 Washington, DC 20008 (202) 363-8510 Issues in Foreign Language Program Direction II Organizer: Dr. Ronald P. Leow G.U. Department of Spanish Washington, DC 20057-0989 (202) 687-6134 rleow[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]guvax.bitnet rleow[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] *********************************************************** TUTORIALS (for Connor-Linton and Spielmann tutorials, maximum of 20 participants; no participant limit for Krashen workshop): MONDAY, MARCH 6 "Criterion-referenced curriculum and test development for language teachers and administrators" Presenter: Dr. Jeff Connor-Linton, G.U. Dept of Linguistics, (202) 687-6156 Criterion-referenced measurement will first be explained and exemplified, especially in contrast to norm-referenced measurement. Next, the process of criterion-referenced language test development (CRLTD) and its benefits for language testing (increasing positive backwash and content validity) will be described. A hands-on workshop on criterion-referenced test specification will follow, which models the process teachers and administrators may use in their own classrooms and programs. Finally, ways in which criterion-referenced test specification process can be used to improve language curriculum coherence and articulation will be discussed. TUESDAY, MARCH 7 "Language acquisition and language education: A review of research and theory and current issues" Presenter: Dr. Steve Krashen, School of Education, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0031 This workshop will cover, and attempt to integrate, material presented at my GURT presentations since 1989. It will review evidence for and against the input hypothesis, the Reading Hypothesis, applications of the input hypothesis to beginning and intermediate language and literacy development, the role of light reading, and applications to bilingual education. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8 Authentic documents in the language class: Theoretical perspectives and didactic applications Presenter: Dr. Guy Spielmann, G.U. Department of French, (202) 687-5717 This workshop proposes to examine in detail the theoretical premises (based on elements from pragmatics, philosophy of language, and semiotics) which justify an extensive use of documents in elementary and intermediate language courses. It will also provide very concrete and actual examples of how this can be done to achieve optimal didactic impact. There is an apparent consensus today on the usefulness and value of authentic documents in teaching foreign languages. Such accord, however, only emphasizes the lack of theoretical grounding on the meaning and the role that documents should play from the very beginning of instruction. If we question why documents are so parsimoniously used in beginners' classes, and then mostly for illustrative purposes, we begin to expose some of the most glaring philosophical problems of language education today. Our point of departure will be to review the reasons (explicit or not) for which documents are so sparsely exploited, and trace their origin to both ideology a set of a priori beliefs about the nature of language an d a sense of practicality a set of beliefs about what can be done in class. I will then briefly introduce some basic concepts of Multidisciplinary Integrated Language Education (MILE), in order to provide new directions in thinking about the value of documents as primary evidence in the language complex (including Code, Content, Context, and Culture). Through a few very specific examples of activities, I will indicate how the theoretical premises of MILE can translate into an interdisciplinary, document-based language class even at the full beginners' level. I will then conduct a brainstorming session with participants in order to elicit further examples of activities reflecting the same fundamental principles. Finally, I will discuss some theoretical and practical considerations on the collection and selection of documents, as well as the limitations to their use. *************************************************************** GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY ROUND TABLE (GURT) 1995 **HOTELS** The following hotels have made special arrangements to reserve rooms for GURT '95 registrants at reduced rates. Please make all arrangements directly with the hotel, identifying yourself as attending the Georgetown University Round Table. Reservation office staff should be able to identify the group and group rate. However, should you experience difficulty in making reservations, we have provided the name of the hotel representative with whom the Round Table made the arrangements. The Round Table provides this list as a courtesy to registrants but does not express any preference for one facility over another. Of course, GURT registrants are welcome to select hotels which do not appear on this list. 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Special arrangements have been made with United Airlines, which will provide air fares to the Washington metropolitan area at a discount of 5% off already discounted fares and 10% off of all others. To make reservations, please call District Travel directly at 1-800-277-1050, (202) 659-9656, or contact by fax at (202) 872-8489. Please indicate to the District Travel staff that you are attending the Georgetown University meeting. If you experience any difficulties, please ask to speak to Ms. Meena Singh, President of District Travel, with whom these arrangements were made. *******************REGISTRATION********************* Registration form. Please snailMAIL a hard copy of this form and your check or money order (payable to GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY; no credit cards) to: Carolyn A. Straehle, Coordinator, GURT 1995, School of Languages and Linguistics, 303 Intercultural Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057-1067, USA. PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINE: (postmarked no later than) FEBRUARY 4, 1995. After this date, on-site fees apply. A 10% handling fee will be charged for refunds. Badges and registration material are not mailed, but will be available the days of the conference at the registration site in the Intercultural Center (ICC). ALL GEORGETOWN FACULTY/STUDENTS/STAFF: If you did not receive mailing with separate registration information, please contact GURT office. 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INDIVIDUAL DAYS OR COMBINATIONS: PRESESSIONS (Tutorials not included) Monday, March 6 ______ $ 35.00 Tuesday, March 7 ______ $ 35.00 Wednesday, March 8 (evening plenary/reception not included) ____ $ 35.00 MAIN SESSIONS (Tutorials not included) Wednesday, March 8: evening plenary/reception______ $ 40.00 Thursday, March 9 ______ $ 60.00 Friday, March 10 ______ $ 60.00 Saturday, March 11 ______ $ 60.00 TUTORIALS 1. Connor-Linton (March 6) ______ $ 80.00 2. Krashen (March 7) ______ $ 80.00 3. Spielmann (March 8) ______ $ 80.00 TOTAL ENCLOSED $ So that the University may provide reasonable accommodations, we ask that you notify the GURT 1995 Coordinator of any disability as soon as possible. All information you provide will be treated confidentially. *********************************** DRIVING DIRECTIONS to Georgetown University Campus: Call 202/687-4355) Parking. Discount parking rates are available to GURT attendees in Lot A, Leavey Parking Garage, and Lot 3. 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