Collaborate with others and share your love of language!
Learn effective classroom techniques and strategies!
Discover innovative ways to inform your instructional design!
Join us at Binghamton University on Saturday, September 28, 2013 for our 1st Annual Binghamton University Conference on Foreign Language Teaching!
Paul D. Toth, Ph.D.
Making Grammar Instruction "Relevant" for Linguistic Development:
Applying L2 Theories to the Real World of Language Teaching
Download abstract (.pdf, 193kb)
To be included in the program, educators of all levels and graduate students are invited to submit a proposal (not to exceed more than one page) to the conference chair no later than June 1, 2013.
Sessions should include strategies and approaches that can be incorporated into any foreign language program. Language-specific examples, individual research studies, and "hands on" participation may be used in the sessions. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to: Assessment, cognitive approaches to SLA, discourse, feedback, interaction, language processing, motivation, sociocultural approaches to SLA, and technology integration.
Time slots for presentations are 40 minutes, with 5 minutes between sessions to allow for conference attendees to move between talks. Presentations should be timed to last 30 minutes, allowing 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
Download proposal submission form (.pdf, 152kb)
Registration fee includes:
Early-bird registration fee ($10 discount off of regular registration fee).
Send completed registration form and full payment by July 15, 2013:
Regular registration fee: send completed registration form and full payment by August 26, 2013.
Make checks payable to: SUNY – Binghamton Foundation. When we receive your registration fee, we will send you a letter of confirmation via email. Absolutely no refunds/cancellations after September 1, 2013.
Download registration procedures and form (.pdf, 214kb)
For special conference lodging rates, download lodging information (.pdf, 98kb)
For Binghamton travel information (directions, more lodging options, etc.) visit the University maps and directions page.
Sponsored by Binghamton University's Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Graduate School of Education, and Center for Korean Studies.
Last Updated: 4/8/13