Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Filipino as Global Language

Filipino as a Global Language:

Future Directions and Prospects

1st International Conference
Filipino and Philippine Literature Program
Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literature
University of Hawai`i at Manoa
March 17-19, 2008


The conference will be an avenue for bringing together scholars, writers, language teachers, researchers and other practitioners from around the world to discuss issues pertaining the role of Filipino as a global language. Participants can be teachers, researchers, program administrators/coordinators and other practitioners who are directly involved in the promotion and nurturing of the Filipino language, literature and culture. This first conference is geared towards establishing a tradition of scholarly meetings of this kind among practitioners in the field of Filipino language, literature and culture studies. Its goal is to provide a venue for the exchange of ideas among teachers, researchers, program administrators, writers, and other agencies involved in the promotion and nurturing of the Filipino language and culture for the purpose of:

    1. describing/sharing existing state-of-the-art programs
    2. identifying program needs as well as available resources
    3. sharing ideas, research results, resources, assessment tools, and practices on teaching, program administration, and language promotion
    4. fostering cooperation, and collaboration in doing research
    5. raising consciousness on the importance of the national language to minimize regionalism and
    6. advocacy
Topic: Papers will need to directly focus on one or more of the following

        Curriculum Development, Needs Analysis and Syllabus Design
        Program Development, Administration and Coordination
        Translation, Interpretation and Dubbing
        Teacher Training and Professional Development
        Language and Politics
        Heritage Language Learners: Needs Assessment and Curriculum Development
        Materials Development
        Research Funding and Grant Sourcing
        Teaching Culture
        Filipino Linguistics: An Overview and Directions
        Language Teaching Approaches
        Service Learning, Community Sourcing, Student Organizations
        Articulation, Assessment and Implementation of Standards
        Language Teacher Certification
        Program Evaluation Methods and Practices
        Teaching Literature
        Filipino in the Media and Diplomacy
        Poster Sessions will be on Filipino Programs Outside the Philippines

SECOND DEADLINE: October 5, 2008

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Blogger The Nashman said...

Why is there a "Second Deadline"? That's so Pinoy....:D

5:58 PM  
Blogger frank cimatu said...

Aloha! Well you can talk about: Redefining Einsteinian Time: Pinoys and the Second Deadline

6:01 PM  
Blogger frank cimatu said...

Ay hindi! The second deadline is for the 2nd International Conference

6:02 PM  
Blogger The Nashman said...

still, so even if we have ONE year to prepare, they know better to give us a second deadline...;D

5:33 AM  
Blogger frank cimatu said...

so are we seeing Nashman in Hawaii?

11:10 AM  
Blogger The Nashman said...

um, i'm not really fluent in tagalog.

4:40 PM  
Blogger frank cimatu said...

well, then! propose that ilocano be the base of global filipino considering the nomadic ilocanos as illustrated by hawaii

4:58 PM  

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