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6th International Conference onChinese as a Second Language Research

Short Title: CASLAR-6

August 5-7, 2020

The George Washington University, USA

 

Call for papers

Location: George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA Conference website:  https://eall.columbian.gwu.edu/caslar-6-2020

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CASLAR website: www.caslarcenter.com Subject Language(s): Chinese, English

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission Deadline

 15 February 2020

Acceptance Notification (by email)

 15 March 2020

Early Bird Registration Deadline

Registration Deadline                                                                    

 15 May 2020

 30 June 2020

Conference Dates

 5-7 August 2020

Conference Formats:

This conference will offer keynote speeches, breakout sessions, panel presentations, poster presentations, workshops, publisher exhibitions, etc. to promote collaboration, provide new knowledge, support peer-to-peer learning, and deepen communications between researchers and Chinese language practitioners at all levels.  

Meeting Description:

CASLAR is a biennial conference with the goal to bring together scholars from all over the world whose research focuses on the acquisition, development and use of Chinese as a second language to survey available knowledge in the field, exchange ideas and initiate research projects. The conference is a part of the CASLAR movement that aims to transform a field from a primarily experienced-and practice-based discipline into a discipline based on and supported by research and theory. The first CASLAR conference was held at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou in 2010, the second one was in Taipei, Taiwan in 2012, the third conference was held in Parma, Italy in 2014 , CASLAR-4 was held at East China Normal University, China in 2016, and CASLAR-5 was held at University of Hong Kong in 2018. Another means supporting the CASLAR movement is a bilingual journal Chinese as a Second Language Research 漢語作為第二語言研究 published by De Gruyter Mouton; Berlin/New York. Copies of the journal will be available at the conference. Website of the journal: http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/caslar

 The CASLAR-6 conference is co-organized by the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (EALL), and East Asian National Resource Center (NRC), the George Washington University (GWU). The GWU Foggy Bottom campus is conveniently located in the heart of Washington, D.C., close to the White House, the Kennedy Center and a number of federal and international agencies.

 The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (EALL) at the George Washington University focuses on the teaching and research of the Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages and cultures, both classical and modern. The department offers majors and minors in all three East Asian languages and the MA program in Chinese Language and Culture. A major in EALL will achieve an advanced competence in one of the three languages and a deep knowledge of the literary and cultural tradition of the region represented by the language.

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The CASLAR Association is planning to launch a research initiative (CASRI) in order to promote the development of research projects and publications on topics that are expected to significantly support Chinese language learning and teaching. CASRI aims to bring together scholars from all over the world to work together on these projects. Special efforts will be made by CASLAR to bring Chinese and non-Chinese scholars together to work on join projects. We will start CASRI with recommending to set up six research groups headed by scholars who are internationally recognized in their respective field of study. For details, please go to the drop down menu under ‘Projects 研究项目’ (http://www.caslarcenter.com/projects/casri)

 

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CIFLTE Online Information Session 
June 2nd, 8am-10am, 2018 
Online via Zoom (a meeting ID number will be sent to registrants)
 
 
The Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College is holding an information session to introduce three Chinese/English teacher training programs, namely a one-year program in TCSOL at Teachers College and a TCSOL/TESOL summer program in Beijing and Osaka. This will be a great opportunity for attendees to interact directly with our faculty members, current student and alumni. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.
 
 
Please click here to sign up for the event. 

 

 

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Scholarship for a Master’s Degree in TESOL while teaching Chinese at a High School (American South)


ALLEX [www.allex.org/cn] has a scholarship/teaching assistantship available for an M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) or Linguistics at a large state university in the American South. The successful candidate will teach Chinese every day for two hours at a nearby high school while pursuing a fully funded master’s degree by taking TESOL/Linguistics classes in the afternoons and evenings at the sponsoring university.

Candidate must fulfill the following requirements:

  • 1. Must have TOEFL of 80 or above (IELTS 6.5).
  • 2. Must have a current GRE score (Analytical Writing score of 3.0 preferred.)
  • 3. Must have B.A. degree with GPA of 3.0.
  • 4. Must have a high school or middle school teaching license in their home country or from a U.S. state.
  • 5. Must have a driver’s license and experience driving a car.
  • 6. Must be willing and able to purchase a car.
  • 7. Be available to join the ALLEX program from the middle of June, 2018. For more information the ALLEX program, and costs and required training, please see: www.allex.org/cn

The successful candidate will receive:

  • 1. A full tuition waiver for 2 years to get a M.A. in TESL or Linguistics.
  • 2. A stipend of $13,000 each year for two years.
  • 3. A 50% subsidy toward the purchase of health insurance.

For more details on the ALLEX Teaching Associate Program please visit: https://www.allex.org/cn

Interested candidates should upload their resume to immediately: https://allex.egnyte.com/ul/g0h7SrMCpW

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