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>CALL FOR PAPERS
>
>Pathways to Bilingualism:
>Evolving Perspectives on Immersion Education
>
>October 21-23, 2004
>Radisson-Metrodome Hotel
>Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
>
>Featured Speakers: Fred Genesee, Kathryn Lindholm-Leary, Roy Lyster,
>Myriam
>Met, Merrill Swain
>
>The Immersion Projects at the Center for Advanced Research on Language
>Acquisition (CARLA) at the University of Minnesota and conference
>planning
>committee members are seeking proposals for papers, discussion sessions,
>and
>symposia on all aspects of immersion education for Pathways to
>Bilingualism.
>This second international conference on immersion education will be held
>October 21-23, 2004 at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis,
>Minnesota, USA.  In addition to basic, applied and evaluation research,
>conference organizers welcome a range of practitioner perspectives
>including
>immersion teachers, administrators, curriculum coordinators, and
>specialists
>who work in immersion programs.  Papers, discussion sessions, and
>symposia
>may report on data-based research, theoretical and conceptual analyses,
>or
>best practices in language immersion education.
>
>This conference on immersion education aims to bring together immersion
>teachers, researchers, and other professionals to initiate and sustain
>meaningful dialogue across languages, levels, program models and
>sociopolitical contexts.  Targeted K-16 contexts include: foreign
>language
>immersion in the more commonly taught and less commonly taught
>languages,
>dual language immersion, and immersion for linguistic and cultural
>revitalization involving heritage and indigenous populations.  Each of
>these
>educational programs embraces the concept of additive bilingualism-- the
>acquisition of a second language while continuing to develop the first.
>
>The conference will focus on four broad themes:  Program Design and
>Development, Assessment and Program Evaluation, Immersion Pedagogy and
>Language Development, and Policy and Advocacy.
>
>The priority deadline for submission of proposals for papers and
>symposia is
>February 1, 2004.  Submission guidelines will soon be available on the
>CARLA
>website at: http://www.carla.umn.edu/conferences/immersion/index.html
>
>For further information, email the conference planning committee at:
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>Karin E. Larson
>Coordinator
>The Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
>University of Minnesota
>619 Heller Hall
>271 19th Ave So.
>Minneapolis, MN  55455
>
>CARLA Phone: (612) 626-8600
>Direct Phone: (612) 624-6022
>FAX: (612) 624-7514
>E-mail: [log in to unmask]
>Web: http://carla.acad.umn.edu

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