Tuesday, 30 April 2013

8th University of Sydney TESOL Research Network Colloquium

8th University of Sydney
TESOL Research Network Colloquium
in conjunction with Macquarie University
A Free Colloquium
Sponsored by
The Faculty of Education and Social Work and The Centre for English Teaching, The University of Sydney, Australia
Saturday September 7, 2013

The University of Sydney TESOL Research Network Colloquium aims to provide a forum to discuss and share research in the area of TESOL as well as explore possible future research collaborations in this area. The Colloquium is a place for networking, for both established and new TESOL researchers. The Colloquium includes presentation sessions on a wide range of TESOL and TESOL-related research, both in progress and completed. It also includes a networking session for people working in the area of TESOL research. The aim of this is to provide the opportunity for TESOL researchers to talk to each other about their research and to explore possible future research collaborations.

Keynote Speakers:

John Macalister, Victoria University of Wellington: Teaching Reading: What’s hot, what’s not

Anne Burns, University of New South Wales: “Investigating teacher cognition: Methodological considerations

Proposals are invited for:

25-minute paper presentations (20-minute presentations followed by 5-minutes for questions/discussion)

90-minute symposia (80-minutes for presentations followed by 10-minutes for questions/discussion)

Instructions for submissions:

Individual papers: A title, a 250-word abstract plus a 50-word summary of the abstract (plus your name, institution, email and telephone number)

Symposia: A title, a 500-word abstract plus a 200-word summary of the abstract (plus presenters’ names, institutions, emails and telephones).

Submit your abstract at (If this link does not work when you click, please copy and paste it in a new web browser. Please make sure this link is in one line): http://sydney.edu.au/education_social_work/research/centres_and_networks/tesol/colloquium-submissions.php

Submission deadline: Wednesday July 31, 2013

Contact Aek Phakiti (aek.phakiti@sydney.edu.au) for further inquiries about abstract submissions.

Free Pre-Colloquium Workshops (Friday September 6, 2013):

Workshop 1 (9.00 am - 12.00 pm): Mehdi Riazi, Macquarie University: “Doing mixed-methods research in applied linguistics”

 Workshop 2 (1.00 pm - 4.00 pm):  John Macalister, Victoria University of Wellington: “Language curriculum design: Designing courses, making changes

Registration for the workshops (by Friday August 16, 2012): http://sydney.edu.au/education_social_work/research/centres_and_networks/tesol/workshop-apply.php

Contact Phil Chappell (philip.chappell@mq.edu.au) for further inquiries about the workshops.
Registration for the Colloquium (by Friday August 16, 2013, for catering purposes): 


Contact Marie Stevenson (marie.stevenson@sydney.edu.au) for general inquiries about the Colloquium.