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688Coming Events for the IATEFLComputer Sig

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  • Dede Teeler
    May 27, 2002
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      Just a reminder of the events we have coming up soon:
      1) in London, UK. Talking Computers - A One Day
      2) In Istanbul, Turkey. SIG Symposium 2002

      We are in the planning stages with several other events, including a
      pre-conference event in Brighton jointly with the Testing and Assessment
      SIG, and if you have any suggestions or proposals for future events,
      please get in contact with one of the committee – or feel free to
      propose them on this list :-)

      hope to see you there,
      Dede Teeler
      Deputy SIG Coordinator

      Details follow as html table below:

      Talking Computers - A One Day Conference/Workshop

      Start Date
      22 June 2002.

      End Date
      22 June 2002.

      Start Time
      Registration opens at 9 am, coffee from 9:30

      Finish Time
      about 5 pm

      Available Places

      Event Co-ordinator
      IATEFL Office – PronSIG Coordinator Michael Vaughan-Rees

      Event Organiser
      Computer and Pronunciation Special Interest Groups.

      The University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London.

      Price for Members

      Price for Non-Members

      Last booking Date

      This important event in the IATEFL year is to be devoted to the
      presentation, demonstration and discussion of ways of using computers
      for learning and teaching pronunciation. The day is being jointly
      organised by Tilly Warren, of the Computer SIG, and Michael Vaughan-Rees
      of the Pronunciation Special Interest Group. There will be opportunities
      to hear the thoughts of experts currently working in this field such as
      Martha Pennington, Peter Roach (University of Reading), Richard
      Cauldwell (University of Birmingham), Gunther Kaltenboeck (University of
      Vienna) and Gail Stankler (CELE, University of Nottingham). Papers
      presented by keynote speakers will be followed by hands-on sessions.
      These will provide concrete ideas for integrating pronunciation
      activities with the computer in the classroom, as well as the chance to
      see new software in action. In addition, you will have the chance to
      exchange ideas and explore wider issues and implications for self-study,
      classroom methodology and integration into institutional settings.
      Please contact the IATEFL office for a booking form or Michael
      Vaughan-Rees [MichaelVR@...] for more detailed information on
      the timetable.


      SIG Symposium 2002

      Start Date
      13 September 2002.

      End Date
      15 September 2002.

      Start Time

      Finish Time

      Available Places

      Event Co-ordinator

      Event Organiser
      IATEFL office/Sabanci University +90 216 483 9132.

      Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.

      Price for Members

      Price for Non-Members

      Last booking Date

      IATEFL`s Biennial SIG Symposium - Special Interests - Common Interests
      Keynote Speakers - Michael Byram, Chris Doye (Computer and GI SIGs),
      Robert Gibson, Deniz Kurtoglu Eken, Angela Hasslegren, Barry O`Sullivan,
      Ron White. For the 2002 SIG Symposium, the IATEFL Special Interest
      Groups have teamed up to highlight common interests. In the plenary
      sessions, each of our keynote speakers will discuss issues common to two
      Special Interest Groups (SIGs). In addition, a programme of workshops
      and discussions will be presented by each SIG. Business English,
      Computers, ELT Management, English for Specific Purposes, Global Issues,
      Learner Independence, Literature & Cultural Studies, Media,
      Pronunciation, Research, Teacher Development, Teacher Trainers &
      Educators, Testing, Evaluation & Assessment and Young Learners. Papers
      and workshops are invited for each of the SIG Programmes. These
      registration rates are applicable until 30th June. After this date, the
      fee will be IATEFL/INGED members £50, non-members £64. A day
      registration is available at £22..

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