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 XXII Sociocultural Theory & Second Language Learning Research Working Group Meeting

We are pleased to announce that the XXII annual SCT & SLL Research Working Group Meeting will be sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures of Rutgers University, Camden (New Jersey).

We welcome proposals for presentation in second language learning, heritage language learning, and bilingualism from a Sociocultural Theory perspective.


Multipurpose Room, Campus Center. Rutgers University, Camden (New Jersey)

Meeting Dates:

From Thursday, October 1st to Saturday October 3rd, 2015



2nd MAT Lecture Series in Applied Linguistics:

Engaging Learners in Peer Collaboration to Promote Individual Mediation in the Foreign Language Classroom
Presented by Dr. Kara Moranski (University of Pennsylvania)               Monday, November 17th, 2014 @ ATG Faculty Lounge (6:00pm)











1st MAT Lecture Series in Applied Linguistics:

A Sociocultural Perspective on Teaching and Developing Literacy in the L2 Classroom
Presented by Kimberly Buescher (PennState University)               Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 @ 212 Armitage Hall (6:00pm)

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EMIT Conference: The Ethos of Eros
October 22-24, 2014

Emit Conference  


2nd  MAT Webinar on Pedagogy Series:

Sociocultural Theory in the Spanish Language Classroom
Presented by Dr. Eduardo Negueruela-Azarola                                (University of Miami)                                                                           Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 @ Faculty Lounge, Armitage (6:00pm)

Negueruela MAT Webinar



5th Getting to Work Series Roundtable: Teaching History with Film

El elefante blanco:  Celebrity, Slums and Religion. Reflections on the Other Argentina.
Presented by: Dr. Beatriz Urraca (Univerity of Michigan, Ann Arbor).

Getting to Work Series













4th Getting to Work Series Roundtable:

Shifting trends in the Assessment of Classroom Interaction
Presented by Dr. Marta Antón                                                                         (Indiana University-Purdue U. Indianapolis)                                                  Tuesday March 4th, 2014 @ West A Conference Room – Free period

Marta Anton_4thgetting to work series



3rd Getting to Work Series Roundtable: Languages in the Professional World
Presented by Dr. Celinés Villalba (Rutgers, New Brunswick)                 February 18, 2014 @ the Faculty Lounge during the free period

roundtable MAT languages in prof world