TALGS 2019

TESOL & Applied Linguistics Graduate Student Conference

February 9, 2019

Cowan Humanities


Proctor Hall

Greensboro College

815 West Market Street 

Greensboro, NC 27401

About Us

The TESOL and Linguistics students and faculty of the English Department at East Carolina University in cooperation with the TESOL students and faculty of the English Department at Greensboro College are proud to present the TALGS (TESOL/Applied Linguistics Graduate Students) Conference, to be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019, on the Greensboro College campus. The conference aims to provide a serious yet relaxed forum for professional discourse on a variety of topics relevant to the study of language, granting a comfortable environment for discussion between students, researchers, and teachers.

Deborah J. Short

Keynote Speaker

Deborah J. Short, Ph. D., directs Academic Language Research & Training, LLC and provides professional development on academic literacy, content-based ESL, and sheltered instruction worldwide. As a former Division Director at the Center for Applied Linguistics, she co-developed the SIOP Model for sheltered instruction. She has directed research and program evaluations for the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Rockefeller Foundation, The U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Justice. Publications include SIOP Model books, ESL textbooks for National Geographic/Cengage, and professional journal articles. She taught ESL/EFL in New York, California, Virginia, and DR Congo. She recently led TESOL's 6 Principles writing team and served on TESOL's Board of Directors.

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