Cultural Diversity & Language Education Conference - September 17-19, 2004

Imin International Conference Center

University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

The final evaluation report of this conference is available as a pdf file. Click here to download: nflrc.hawaii.edu/networks/NW39.pdf

This conference focuses on theories, policies, and practices associated with cultural and language diversity in educational contexts.    The conference provides a forum for examining a broad range of issues concerned with the potential and challenges of education that builds on diversity.   The primary strands for exploring diversity in language education are:

Conference highlights will include keynote speeches (Sonia Nieto, Glynda Hull, and more), colloquia and paper presentations, and hands-on workshops, plus a variety of planned social events (including a fabulous ticketed reception at the Waikiki Aquarium).

Both the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC) and the Center for Second Language Research (CSLR) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa are pleased to be organizers and sponsors of this special event.

 

Attention, Hawaii DOE teachers: You can earn 2 Professional Development credits by signing up for SLS 520 (part of the course requirements include attending this conference, attending a follow-up weekend workshop, and completing a portfolio). For more details, click here.

 

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