CFP || Academic Writing and English Language Learners Conference, Halifax

2nd Annual
Academic Writing and English Language Learners conference
April 29-30 | Saint Mary’s University | Halifax, NS
Global Methods – Local Practice
ELL Writing Pedagogy and Practice for Global Citizenship
April 29-30, 2016 | Saint Mary’s University | Halifax, Nova Scotia

Call for paper  | Topics related to Academic Writing & English Language Learners welcome. Successful submissions will include immediate and practical applications with pedagogical and theoretical foundations that conference attendees can use within their academic communities. Sessions will be in a 30-min paper and 1-hour workshop format. Please indicate preference in your submission.

Questions for consideration may include, but are not limited to:

Pedagogy and practice for multilingual classrooms
ELL pedagogy relating to globalized students
Learning community writing practice
Technology in writing practice relating to ELLs
Multimodal approaches to ELL writing instruction and practice
Considerations of general teaching and learning practice to ELLs
Please submit your 250 word proposals by March 7, 2016 via e-mail: writing@smu.ca

We encourage participation from all academic fields and disciplines.

#AWELL16 is a two-day conference designed for faculty, instructors, and writing centre professionals who teach and tutor ELL students. The goal of the conference is to provide tools and approaches in a workshop format that may be used directly in the classroom and tutoring sessions.

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