CATESOL State Conference Graduate Student Forum

MIIS TESOL students are invited and encouraged to apply for this year’s CATESOL State Graduate Student Forum taking place at the CATESOL state conference on April 7–11 2011 in Long Beach, CA.

The forum seeks papers which focus on existing or developing ESOL classroom practices or investigate research topics with implications for ESOL teaching and theory. Each student can submit only one proposal for the Forum. Up to three co-authors are allowed per proposal. The proposal submission deadline is Friday, December 4, 2010. The Graduate Forum’s organizing committee will blindly review all proposals. Notification follows by January 8, 2011. Each presentation is 15 minutes with a five-minute Q & A. They will take place on Friday the 8th and Saturday the 9th of the conference and will be identified in the program booklet.  Please note, all presenters must register for the conference.

This is a great experience and professional development opportunity for MATESOL students.  Submission guidelines can be found on the CATESOL website.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Christina Lorimer at studentrep [at] catesol [dot] org.

For more information (including selection criteria) about the Graduate Student Forum, please see the CATESOL website.

Location: Long Beach Convention Center & Hyatt Regency

Dates: April 7-10, 2011

Deadline for submissions: December 4, 2010

Please e-mail your proposals to Christina Lorimer at studentrep [at] catesol [dot] org

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