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11/15/2015
When: 11/15/2015
Where: Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel
Miami, Florida 
United States

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR THE 2016 AATSP CONFERENCE 
   

 

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July 8-11, 2016
 Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel
Miami, Florida

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  • Proposal Deadline: Sunday, November 15, 2015
  • Conference dates. The conference will take place July 8-11, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Please check your personal calendar and ensure you are available to present during these dates and in the conference city before you submit your proposal.
  • Proposal types. The AATSP Conference consists of a variety of session and workshop types. Before submitting a proposal, please read the descriptions of the proposal types outlined below.
  • StrandsThe AATSP 2016 Conference will address four conference strands. Please read the descriptions of the strands outlined below.
  • Acceptance date. The AATSP will inform presenters in January 2016 whether or not their proposal has been accepted.
  • Scheduling date. Presenters will be notified of the date and time of their presentation by March 2016.

    CONFERENCE STRANDS AND DESCRIPTIONS


    1. Graduate Student/Graduate Programs 
        Proposals that fit this strand may address one or more of the following topics:
        a) Mentoring PhD candidates; introduction to the profession
        b) Preparing PhD candidates for the jobs of the 21st century
        c) Innovative courses and programs that go beyond traditional literature/linguistics courses

    2. Heritage Learners 
        
    Proposals that fit this strand may address one or more of the following topics:
        
    a) Specific courses for heritage learners
        b) Assessment of heritage learners
        c) Individualized instruction for heritage learners

    3. Language for Specific Purposes (LSP) 
        
    Proposals that fit this strand may address one or more of the following topics:
        
    a) Spanish and Portuguese for the professions: medical, business, law enforcement
        b) Content-related courses and programs: K-12 and/or post-secondary
        c) Translation and interpretation programs


    4.  
    Teaching Culture
        
    Proposals that fit this strand may address one or more of the following topics:
        
    a) Integration of language and culture; culture as course content
        b) Development of cultural sensitivity through language learning
        c) Standards-based cultural units

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