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CFP in Community-Based Learning and Second Language Instruction

Community-Based Learning and Second Language Instruction
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The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites abstracts on the connections between community engagement and foreign language instruction in higher education. This conference will provide scholars and professional educators a venue to discuss research, theories, and best practices in regards to language-focused Community-Based Learning (CBL).

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When: Mar 31 - Apr 1, 2017
Where: University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana 
United States

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The Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures at the University of Notre Dame invites abstracts on the connections between community engagement and foreign language instruction in higher education. This conference will provide scholars and professional educators a venue to discuss research, theories, and best practices in regards to language-focused Community-Based Learning (CBL). The organizers of this conference strongly encourage submissions from scholars and educators from various different language backgrounds.

Potential paper topics include but are not limited to:

  • Community-based learning and the 5Cs (Communication, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities)
  • Community-based learning as an alternative to study abroad
  • Establishing CBL courses in languages other than Spanish or ESL
  • The role of community engagement in students’ personal and professional journeys
  • CBL-informed foreign language curriculum
  • Theoretical and pedagogical issues in designing foreign language community-based courses
  • CBL and foreign language class enrollment
  • Building partnerships between a university/college and the foreign language community
  • Providing foreign language instruction in elementary and middle schools through community engagement
  • Language-focused CBL and the empowerment of minority cultures in the community

There will be a dedicated graduate student panel.

Abstracts should be 300-350 words and submitted by December 15, 2016.

 

For more information, please contact:

Azeb Haileselassie, Ph.D.
Assistant Professional Specialist
Department of Romances Languages and Literatures
French Language Courses Coordinator
ahailese@nd.edu

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