Lecture: Charles Goodwin
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library
Dr. Charles Goodwin, Professor of Applied Linguistics at UCLA, will present a lecture for the CLA Invited Speaker Series entitled:
"The Co-operative organization of human action"
Lecture: Michael Ullman
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Dr. Michael Ullman, Professor of Neuroscience, Linguistics and Psychology at Georgetown University, will present a CLA Invited Speaker lecture:
"Do we learn language in the same brain systems that rats use to learn a maze? Evidence from a multidisciplinary investigation of first and second language"
Spring 2014 Course Registration
Course registration for the Spring 2014 semester opens Friday, September 13, 2013.
ROUND TABLE SESSIONS
The Applied Linguistics Round Table is held during the fall and spring
semesters on Fridays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. in 124 Walker Building. For the
complete schedule, including topics and presenters, click here:
RESEARCH GROUP SESSIONS
CRELLT (Center for Research on English Language Learning and Teaching) Data Sessions
For event details please visit the CRELLT website: http://crellt.la.psu.edu/events
Director of CRELLT: Dr. Joan Kelly Hall, Applied Linguistics
September 26-28, 2013
The Pennsylvania State University
20th Annual Meeting of the Sociocultural (SCT) and Second Language Learning Research Working Group.
Center for Language Acquisition
For details consult 2013 Meeting
November 22, 2013
The Pennsylvania State University
Migration and Language
Migration Studies Project
For details contact: Daisuke Kimura, Ph.D. grad, Applied Linguistics
Migration Studies website
The Center for Advanced Language Proficiency Education and Research is very pleased to announce that our application for a new Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education was successful. CALPER will continue its work as a Language Resource Center. With the current grant, CALPER now enters its third funding cycle.
New Online Graduate Certificate in TESOL
Starting in the Spring 2011 semester, the Department of Applied Linguistics is offering its new Online Graduate Certificate Program in TESOL for candidates seeking entry-level English language teaching credentials. The program offers a flexible four-course schedule (12 credits), an interactive online setting, access to Penn State’s vast academic resources, as well as the opportunity to transfer earned credits to the MA TESL program. For admissions information, contact the TESOL program. Find out more information and apply today!
Welcome to the Department of Applied Linguistics at Penn State University
The Department of Applied Linguistics at Penn State's University Park campus is part of the College of the Liberal Arts. In teaching, research and service, our mission is to advance understandings of language use and language learning from a range of anthropological, sociological, and psychological perspectives.
Our outstanding faculty are committed to teaching and mentoring students. They are recognized world wide for their topically and geographically diverse research involving a broad spectrum of languages and settings. Areas of specialization include classroom discourse and learning; corpus linguistics; discourse analysis; language and cognition; language, health, and aging; second and foreign language and literacy teaching and learning; sociocultural theory; technology and language learning; teacher education and world Englishes.