Skip to content

Apply to Attend a Workshop on Language, Culture, and Literacy for African-American Students in STEM Classes

March 16, 2013

Interested in the Impact of Language, Culture, and Literacy on African-American Students in STEM Classes?

Apply to participate in an NSF sponsored research workshop on language, culture, and literacy in STEM classrooms at the College William and Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, Virginia or the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland. We will focus on the academic experiences of African-American students. Space is limited to 10 participants per workshop to allow for true interaction and discussion, so please sign up now!

You can find out more about the project through the links below:

http://www.wm.edu/as/english/news/professor-receives-nsf-grant-to-study-language-patterns-in-stem-classrooms-123.php

http://nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1051056

If selected for a workshop, in addition to breakfast and lunch, you will receive $50 and a copy of Dr. Anne Charity Hudley and Dr. Christine Mallinson’s first book, Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools.

Please fill out the following survey by April 15th to apply and to select or to suggest workshop dates and locations that would work for you.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NSFLangaugeandSTEMWorkshops2013PreSurvey

If you have other questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call for more information!

The project has been approved by the William and Mary Human Subjects Committee and the UMBC Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Linguistics Colloquium at George Mason University

February 27, 2013

On Friday, March 1 at 3 pm, I will be giving a talk as part of the Linguistics Colloquium Series at George Mason University. The talk is entitled “Promoting Linguistic Awareness and Meeting Educational Challenges through Collaborative Research, Teaching, and Community Engagement”. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, click here!

Apply for a Language & Literacy in STEM Classrooms Workshop and Get Paid for Your Input!

January 31, 2013

Interested in the Impact of Language and Literacy in STEM classes?

Apply to participate in an NSF sponsored research workshop on language, culture, and literacy in STEM classrooms at the College of William and Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, Virginia. Space is limited to 10 participants per workshop to allow for true interaction and discussion, so please sign up now!

You can find out more about the project through the links below:

http://www.wm.edu/news/stories/2011/professor-receives-nsf-grant-to-study-language-patterns-in-stem-classrooms-123.php

http://nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1051056

If selected for a workshop, in addition to lunch, you will receive a $50 honorarium and a copy of Dr. Anne Charity Hudley and Dr. Christine Mallinson’s first book, Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools.

Please fill out the following survey by April 1st to apply and to select workshop dates that would work for you.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NSFLangaugeandSTEMWorkshops2013PreSurvey

If you have other questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call for more information!

The project has been approved by the William and Mary Human Subjects Committee and the UMBC Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Now Available for Pre-Order!

January 24, 2013

Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications is now available for pre-order on Amazon. For more information about this volume, see our website http://sociolinguisticdatacollection.com.

 

DCiS Cover

Registration Now Open for Our Workshop at American University

January 7, 2013

Registration is now open for our workshop at American University on January 26: “Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students.” To register, click here!

Happy New Year! 2012 Year in Review

December 31, 2012

Happy New Year!

This blog got about 2,700 views in 2012. The busiest day of the year was February 19th with 32 views. The most popular post that day was Understanding Linguistic and Cultural Diversity to Promote Academic Success for all Students.

Click here to see the complete report.

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: Workshop at American University

December 7, 2012

Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, at American University, Anne & Christine will give a workshop on “Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students through Professional Development, Student Community Engagement, and Research.” This event is open to the public and requires registration (begins Jan 3, 2013). Location: 6th Floor Boardroom, Butler Pavilion on the campus of AU.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.