Join the SLA Program for an evening to recognize the achievements of three 2014-15 graduates, Alice Astarita, Isil Erduyan, and Sandra Elena Terra, and to wrap up a another year and say goodbye to friends and colleagues for the summer. Refreshments will be served!
Dianna Murphy, Language Institute; Catherine Stafford, Spanish and Portuguese; Richard Young, English
In this workshop, faculty and academic staff with the SLA PhD Program will discuss strategies for writing successful abstracts to conferences such as AAAL, AATSEEL, ACTFL, AILA,SLA Graduate Student Symposium, SLRF, and the Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language. The presenters will share advice for preparing abstracts for specific conferences, as well as tips for preparing abstracts for academic conferences in SLA and related fields more generally. They will also share examples of abstracts that they have submitted to recent or upcoming conferences
Join us for a panel discussion featuring the student perspective on technology-mediated language learning!:
Anna Borovskaya (Polish)
Nichole Francois (French)
Emma Hornsby (Swahili)
Christian Moberg (Japanese)
1418 Van Hise Hall
Student panelists will discuss their experiences with distance learning and using multimedia technology, in and out of the classroom, including apps, online materials and applications, and more, to facilitate and enhance language learning. This event concludes the SLA program's year-long series "Technology-Mediated Language Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice." All are welcome!
Keynote speaker: Celeste Kinninger, Penn State University
The SLA Graduate Student Symposium, co-sponsored by the UW-Madison SLA Program, is hosted this year by the University of Iowa Second Language Acquisition Program. The theme of the 2015 symposium is Language Learning: A Social Adventure. Submissions may address the conference theme or any area related to current and future trends in SLA research including, but not limited to: generative, psycholinguistic, and social approaches;technology in language teaching and learning; and implications of SLA research for instruction.