The University of Sydney TESOL Research Network aims to provide an opportunity for TESOL researchers, educators, students and practitioners to talk to each other about their research and to explore possible future research collaborations. This network hosts an annual colloquium, an academic journal (University of Sydney Papers in TESOL) and TESOL seminars.
9th University of Sydney TESOL Research Network Colloquium
The 9th University of Sydney TESOL Research Network was a very successful event with more than 150 participants involved. There were three keynote presentations by Professor Ken Hyland, Professor Phil Benson and Professor Jack Richards, two symposia and 26 individual papers. There were two pre-colloquium workshops on action research by Professor Anne Burns and publishing research by Professor Brian Paltridge and Professor Ken Hyland. Congratuations to Dr Marie Stevenson, Dr Lesley Harbon and Dr Phil Chappell for convening the colloquium this year. We look forward to our 10th University of Sydney TESOL Research Colloquium in 2015.
9th University of Sydney TESOL
Research Network Colloquium
in conjunction with Macquarie University
Faculty of Education and Social Work and The Centre for English Teaching, The
University of Sydney, Australia
Saturday August 23, 2014
CALL FOR PAPERS
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 the
area. The Colloquium is a place for networking for both established and new
TESOL researchers. The Colloquium includes presentations and symposia on a wide
range of TESOL and TESOL-related research, both in progress and completed.
of Hong Kong:“Working with writing: Understanding texts, writers and readers”
Philip Benson, Macquarie
University: “Language learning and teaching: In and out of the classroom”
Proposals are invited for:
paper presentations (20-minute presentations followed by 5-minutes for questions/discussion)
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
·Symposia: A title, a 500-word abstract plus a 200-word
summary of the abstract (plus presenters’ names, institutions, emails and telephones).