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8th Annual Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE) Graduate Research Symposium

The Eighth Annual Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education (SLATE) Graduate Research Symposium was held on Thursday, May 5, 2016 (9:00 am – 5:30 pm) in the Foreign Languages Building.


This symposium featured lectures by two distinguished scholars in the area of Second Language Acquisition: Prof. Charlene Polio (Michigan State University) and Prof. Mark Dressman (Illinois, Curriculum & Instruction). There were also two poster sessions during which graduate students in SLATE presented their current research.

The schedule for the day’s events appears below.

9:00 Welcome and opening remarks (Coffee will be served)
9:15 Prof. Mark Dressman: "An invisible university: Investigating the rise of English among Moroccan youth" (Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 FLB)
10:30 Poster session I (FLB Atrium)
12:30 Lunch reception (Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 FLB)
1:30 Poster session II (FLB Atrium)
3:30 Coffee break
4:00 Prof. Charlene Polio: " Linguistic development in second language writing" (Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 FLB)
5:00 Concluding remarks