{interesting webinar} Ask Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter about Introducing Linguistics

Ask Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter about Introducing Linguistics Time: Thu, Feb 4, 2021 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM GMT Show in My Time Zone Join Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter as they talk about their book Introducing Linguistics: Theoretical and Applied Approaches.  To register: http://Ask Joyce Bruhn de Garavito and John Schwieter about Introducing Linguistic […]

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{Call for abstract} Important Update for 2021 March Workshop and Conference Information

Important Update for 2021 March Workshop and Conference Information We would like to inform all potential participants for this conference that the two-day event with a workshop on 20th March 2021 and an international conference day on 21st March 2021 will be run online on the same days, due to the current epidemic situation. Please notice the following changes: The workshop and conference will be run FREE for ALL […]

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{Conceptualising} Intercultural Personhood

Introduction (by Zhuo ‘Min’ Huang) The concept Intercultural personhood was first coined by Kim (2008, 2015) in her work of the globalised way of being. I have adopted the concept and further expanded it in my doctoral study (Huang, 2019) and in my on-going work (e.g. Huang, 2020) about ‘intercultural personhood: an non-essentialist conception of individuals for intercultural research‘). My […]

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{Interesting book} The essential guide to doing your research project

The Essential Guide to Doing Your Research Project FOURTH EDITION Zina O’Leary – The Australia and New Zealand School of Government The new edition of Zina O’Leary’s practical book is filled with guidance for tackling research in the real world, taking the reader through how to approach every stage of the research project. The new edition includes: Print and online […]

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{Useful definitions} Types of Research Gaps

Facebook group Applied Linguistics Research Methods–Discussion shared a post: Types of Research Gaps Miles (2017) proposed a taxonomy of research gaps, built on the two previous models. It consist of seven core research gaps: (a) Evidence Gap; (b) Knowledge Gap; (c) Practical-Knowledge Conflict Gap; (d) Methodological Gap; (e) Empirical Gap; and (f) Theoretical Gap; (g) Population Gap.Source: Miles, D. A. (2017). […]

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{Interesting article} From Journal of Teaching in higher education

Professional learning for educators teaching in English-medium-instruction in higher education: a systematic review Journal: Teaching in Higher Education ABSTRACT The growing phenomenon of university courses designated as English-medium-instruction (EMI) worldwide presents new demands for non-native-English-speaking educators. However, adequate preparation and professional learning support for them to teach academic subjects in English remain a challenge. An understanding of their challenges and professional […]

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{online event} CERA Webinar Series 2020/21: Educational Research During the Covid – 19 Pandemic

CERA Webinar Series 2020/21: Educational Research During the Covid – 19 Pandemic Register here. Event Webinar 3: Virtual Academic Writing Retreat Event Date  29 Jan 2021 9:00 am – 13:00 pm About the seminar: This virtual writing retreat will be a half day event. Druing this event, we will also have some discussions around ‘personalities, strengths and motivations’ for pursuing a academic career which will […]

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Newsletter #10 (January 2021)

A (belated) Happy New Year to everyone – may it end more kindly than it began. Things to look forward to this year include: a steady stream of researchers moving, at slightly different speeds, towards the finish line (e.g. Ivy, Felix, Sue, Helen, and Huran) a new series of LANTERN alumni/associate talks (see below) further work developing the idea of […]

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{CONCEPTUALISING} Interthinking and the Value of Collaboration

Although the Researching Multilingually at Borders project ended back in 2017, the work from it continues to inform my work with colleagues (e.g. Jane Andrews) both in terms of: content (e.g. the value of a translingual researcher mindset, and modality (e.g. the value placed on collaboration, especially interdisciplinary, interpractitionary, intercultural, and multilingual collaboration). This blog posting is mainly concerned with […]

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{useful resources}Mapping Applied Linguistics 2nd Edition

Facebook group Applied Linguistics Research Methods–Discussion shared a Website Mapping Applied Linguistics: “A good map just got better. The first edition of this book gave real coherence to the field of applied linguistics. Now we see the terrain even more clearly through a wealth of good examples. It’s a map that truly facilitates exploration and discovery.” James Paul Gee, Arizona State University, US Website Mapping […]

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{Panel discussion} hybrid learning in language teaching organisations

Sophia Mavridi is our MA alumna and she will hold a free panel discussion on hybrid learning in language teaching organisations on Tuesday 12 Jan 16.00 UK time with Thom Kiddle (NILE), Chris Farrell (CES), and John Glew-O’Leary (IH Manchester).    If you are interested in hybrid learning, please book your place here.   If you want to download and […]

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{Special Issue} “Recent Developments in Language Testing and Assessment”

Special Issue “Recent Developments in Language Testing and Assessment” Print Special Issue Flyer Special Issue Editors Special Issue Information Keywords Published Papers A special issue of Languages (ISSN 2226-471X). Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 September 2021. Special Issue Editors                               Prof. Dina Tsagari Website  Guest Editor Department of Primary and Secondary Teacher […]

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{Call for lightening talks} The Intercultural Communication Interest Section (ICIS) of #tesol International

TESOL Intercultural Communication Interest Section The Intercultural Communication Interest Section (ICIS) of #tesol International opens our 2021 call for Lightening Talks. Doctoral students are encouraged to submit a 200-word abstract describing their work in progress for the upcoming Lightening Talks hosted by ICIS on February 24, 2021. Send Submissions to: Jennifer Lacroix, Co-Chair (Elect) lacroixj@bu.edu

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{call for chapters} Contemporary Perspectives on English as a Medium of Instruction

Call for Chapters   Contemporary Perspectives on English as a Medium of Instruction New Volume in book series: Contemporary Perspectives on Learning Environments Publisher: Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, USA Volume Editor Paul Chamness Iida, Akita International University (pchamness@gmail.com) About the Theme English Medium Instruction (EMI) is the use of English to teach academic content in countries where English is not […]

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{job} Intercultural job opportunity from Durham University

Job opportunity Please find below a job opportunity – assistant professor in international  and comparative education – in the School of Education at Durham university. Researchers/teachers in the field of languages and intercultural communication are encouraged to apply. Closing date: 03-Feb-2021, 11:59:00 PM Link:  https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000009&tz=GMT%2B00%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon  

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