Publicado el 16 de septiembre del 2022 - Actualizado el 16 de septiembre del 2022


Maestría en Lingüística Aplicada a la Enseñanza del Inglés - MLAEI

Call for Presentation Proposals                                                


The MA in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of English Language (MLAEI by its initials in Spanish) of Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas is glad to invite submissions of presentation proposals for its XVIII International Symposium on Research in Applied Linguistics. The purpose of this event is to attain some practical realizations of the MLAEI research areas: Literacy Studies and Local Pedagogies for Social Transformation, Discourse Studies within Educational Contexts, and Processes of Teacher Education and Development. It includes thought-provoking plenary sessions and concurrent sessions.


Important Dates:


Deadline for submissions: October 10th, 2022

Communication of acceptance: October 21st, 2022

Date of the event: November 3rd and 4th, 2022


Topics for presentations:              


Presentations can be about but not limited to the following topics:



•             Fostering connections between home, community, and school to facilitate students ́  language and literacy  learning

•             Local literacies as resources for learning and teaching

•             Social, cultural, linguistic realities of students and their communities in literacy and language learning

•             Critical literacies and place-based pedagogies

•             Community-Based Approaches to Foreign Language    Education

•             The role of students ́ first language and literacy in the school curriculum

•             Educating learners within a perspective of equity, access, and social justice

•             Minority languages made invisible in the educational system in Colombia

•             A Multiliteracies approach to language and literacy education

•             Self-Study of Language and Literacy Teacher Education Practices

•             Literacies for the digital age



•             The    discursive    character    of education

•             Educational policy as discourse

•             The    unraveling    of    ideology

•             Gender issues in language education

•             Interpreting the semiotics of the classroom

•             The  discursive  construction  of the self

•             Power issues in language education

•             Domination and resistance

•             Narratives of becoming and experiencing

•             The concept of voice in language education



•             Language Teachers' Identity

•             Teachers' Beliefs

•             Teachers' Life Stories

•             Teachers' Empowerment

•             Teacher Education Programs

•             Teachers'  Reflective practice

•             Teacher Communities or Communities of Practice


Presentation types:

Proposals are invited for research reports and workshops.

Research reports are formal presentations on finished or ongoing research studies that show a relevant balance between theory and practice. Time limit: 20 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A

Workshops entail interaction with the attendees, helping them to develop a specific teaching and learning technique or a hands-on activity. The emphasis is on the participants’ activity which is carefully structured by the presenter. Time limit: 20 minutes + 5 minutes Q&A





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Fuente de información: Maestría en Lingüística Aplicada a la Enseñanza del Inglés
Facultad de ciencias y educación
Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas