2011 Proceedings

The proceedings of LCNAU’s Inaugural Colloquium, held at The University of Melbourne, 26-28 September 2011, are available for purchase, and for download as individual chapters. This volume gathers many useful examples of current research and scholarship in the languages and cultures disciplines.

 

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Table of Contents

Colin NETTELBECK, John HAJEK and Anya WOODS
Introduction

Kerry DUNNE and Marko PAVLYSHYN
Swings and roundabouts: Changes in language offerings at Australian universities 2005–2011

Elisabetta FERRARI and John HAJEK
What place for sessionals in languages and cultures education in Australian universities? A first national report

Colin NETTELBECK, John HAJEK and Anya WOODS
Leadership and development versus casualization of language professionals in Australian universities: Mapping the present for our future

Anne MCLAREN
Teaching Chinese literature in the language classroom: Issues for Australian higher education

John GIACON and Jane SIMPSON
Teaching Indigenous languages at universities

Lesley HARBON, Ruth FIELDING, Robyn MOLONEY, Michelle KOHLER, Ann DASHWOOD, Margaret GEARON and Andrew SCRIMGEOUR
Longtime passing: Language teacher educators’ concerns in language teacher education

Doris SCHÜPBACH and John HAJEK
The network at work: The web presence of Italian as a case study for language program visibility in Australian universities

Mike LEVY and Caroline STEEL
The Brisbane Universities Languages Alliance (BULA): A collaborative framework for university languages provision in South-East Queensland

Michelle ROYER and Françoise GRAUBY
Collaborative teaching in language departments: Benefits and pitfalls

Kerry MULLAN, Susana CHAVES SOLIS, Guosheng CHEN, Malamatenia DEMIRAKI, Lynne LI and Barbara WHITE
Language mentoring programs at RMIT University

Jun OHASHI and Hiroko OHASHI
Humanistic dimensions in Japanese language education in Australia

Elliott FORSYTH
Why languages? Motivation and objectives in Australian education

Mario Daniel MARTIN and Louise JANSEN
Identifying possible causes for high and low retention rates in language and culture programs at the Australian National University: A characterization of three groups of students crucial for understanding student attrition

Gabriele SCHMIDT
The diversity of German Studies students in Australian universities

Marisa CORDELLA and Nadine NORMAND-MARCONNET
Enhancing motivation for writing in a foreign language: Blogging in Spanish and French

Martha FLOREZ
Language interface with technology, Web2.0-wikiloquial

Wenying JIANG
Use of a web-diary as a CALL task in teaching Chinese as a foreign language

Anne FREADMAN
The place of memory studies in rethinking the language-culture nexus

Adriana DÍAZ
Intercultural competence through language education in Australian higher education: Mission (im)possible?

Antonella STRAMBI and Colette MROWA-HOPKINS
Sideways looks, pursed hands and headshakes: Learning to interpret conflict signals in Italian as a second language

Joseph LO BIANCO
The sentinel disciplines: Languages in ERA

Richard CURTIS
Enriching outcomes by relaxing conventions and bridging divides in the teaching-research nexus

Kayoko ENOMOTO
Promoting deeper learning through a scaffolded language curriculum: Double tasking language-specific and research-skills development