[Technology 822] Re: Suggestions for good blogs

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laferlazzo at aol.com laferlazzo at aol.com
Mon Jan 29 16:03:40 EST 2007



Hi, Everybody,

I was wondering if people had suggestions of blogs that are particularly good for ESL teachers and others that might relate ESL to technology.

One blog that I particularly like, even though it's not directly connected to ESL, is the Web Savvy Educator (http://www.techsavvyed.net/) . I've found a number of useful posts in it.

Larry Ferlazzo

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Subject: [Technology 816] National Reading Conference


Research Award Opportunity

National Reading Conference - J. Michael Parker Award

The National Reading Conference awards the J. Michael Parker Award to encourage
research in adult literacy. The award is given to graduate students and
untenured professors who present research on adult learning or education at the
annual conference. Recipients of the award will receive $300 towards their
conference expenses and will be recognized during a general session of the
conference. The award was established in 2001 in honor of J. Michael Parker,
winner of National Reading Conference’s Student Research Award.

The call for papers is available online now at www.nrconline.org. When
submitting your proposal please indicate that you will be applying for the J.
Michael Parker Award (noted at the bottom of the personal information page).
Applicants will be required to submit the full paper (25 pages or less)
electronically by October 1st, 2007. Committee members will rate the
submissions on the following criteria:

1. The research is capable of making a significant contribution to theory
and/or practice of adult learning and instruction.

2. The methodology is appropriate to the research question and of sufficient
rigor.

3. Implications of the research are of a scope needed to impact the field.

I encourage you to apply to the conference and for the award. If you have any
questions, please feel free to contact me at the address below.

Thank you.

Erik Jacobson, Chair
NRC J. Michael Parker Award
jacobsone at mail.montclair.edu

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