FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BILINGUAL EDUCATION IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD:
COMPARISON BETWEEN SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES
Alcalá de Henares, May 9-11, 2013
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Instituto Franklin - UAH will be hosting this International Conference in order to create an open forum for debate among specialists and people interested in education, bilingualism and its relationship with other social, cultural, political, economic, linguistic and pedagogical issues.
TOPICS: Each paper presentation will last 20 minutes and must be related to the following topics:
Economic aspects: how are bilingual programs financed in the US and Spain; governmental institutions that participate and how; how will bilingualism be financed in the future?
Political aspects: the politics of bilingualism in the US and Spain, election campaigns and bilingualism, immigration and bilingualism.
Social and cultural aspects: changes in the American and Spanish societies due to bilingualism; the challenges that families face and how they are dealing with them.
Linguistic aspects: teaching American - British English in Spain; teaching Peninsular and Latin American Spanish in the US. Spanglish.
Psychopedagogical aspects: methods of bilingual education; new technologies; quality seals, learning psychology, methods and models of learning new languages.
Deadline for proposals submission:JANUARY 30TH, 2013
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