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The 12th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning was held at the University of Wollongong from 25-27 November, 2015.
AALL 2015 UOW, 'Critical Intersections', invited discussion about the critical intersections between a range of discourses and practices that circulate and combine in perplexing and often surprising ways in the broad field of academic language and learning. The conferencewas organised into six streams that invited consideration of the critical intersections between pairs of concepts, directives or topics. While some of these pairings might not, at first glance, seem conceptually distinct, they are often conceived of or programmed as separate by institutional operations. Presentations addressed one of the following six critical intersections:
Conference Website: www.aall2015uow.com
Keynote speakers: Emeritus Professor Ronald Barnett (University of London), Associate Professor Cath Ellis (University of New South Wales) and Dr Kate Bowles (University of Wollongong)
The 11th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning was held at RMIT University, Melbourne, on 14 & 15 November, 2013. More information at http://rmit.edu.au/aall2013
The recordings, slide presentations in PDF, as well as presentation abstracts and short bios of the presenters, are available in our AALL dropbox. To view and/or download these files, just click on the following link:
The 10th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning was held 24-25 November, in Adelaide, South Australia.
Download the 2011 Conference Book 'Forging new directions in ALL'
Organised by the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia and Flinders University.
The 9th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning was held at the University of Queensland, 26-27 November.
Refereed Proceedings: Special Issue: Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning, 26-27 November, Journal of Academic Language and Learning, Vol 3, No 2 (2009), David Rowland (Ed).
At the NSW/ ACT Professional Development Day (5 December) videos were made of the presentations:
These can be viewed in windows media movie if using a Windows PC.
Alternative for MAC users: Mac users can download "Flip4Mac" which allows them to play back the uploaded videos which are in a "Windows media". The player is free and can be downloaded here.
The 8th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning, How do we communicate? - Refereed Proceedings, 29-30 November, Journal of Academic Language and Learning, David Rowland and Jennie Lynch (Eds)
The 7th Biennial Conference of the Association for Academic Language and Learning, Critiquing and reflecting: LAS profession and practice. Refereed Proceedings - Language and Academic Skills in Higher Education Conference, Stephen Milnes (Ed), with Gail Craswell, Valli Rao and Annie Bartlett, The Australian National University
The 6th Biennial Conference, "In the future...", Language and Academic Skills in Higher Education, Flinders University, 24-25 November. Kate Deller-Evans and Peter Zeegers (Eds).
Addenda: Should have been included in the printed version of the Refereed Proceedings.
Challenges of graduate attributes movement: Kate Chanock, La Trobe University.
Email and the changing nature of the relationship and dialogue between staff and students. Robyn Thomas,
La Trobe University.
The 5th Biennial Conference, Changing identities. (Link currently broken - to be updated) Refereed Proceedings - Language and Academic Skills Conference, University of Wollongong, 29-20 November. Uta Fischer, Bronwyn James, Alisa Percy, Jan Skillen, Neil Trivett (Eds)
Conference, Language and learning: the learning dimensions of our work. (57.48MB) Refereed Proceedings of the National Language and Academic Skills Conference, Monash University, November 25-26, 1999. Glenda Grosling, Tim Moore & Sheila Vance (Eds).
Teaching communication skills in the disciplines (54.3MB). Proceedings of the Australian Communication Skills Conference. The University of Melbourne, October 1-2.
Selected Proceedings of the First National Conference on Tertiary Literacy: research and practice. Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne.
Part 1: Policy and Practice of Tertiary Literacy. (68.7 MB). Zofia Golebiowski (Ed.)
Part 2: Academic Communication Across Disciplines and Cultures. (59.64 MB). Zofia Golebiowski and Helen Borland (Eds.)
What do we learn from teaching one-to-one that informs our work with larger numbers? (50.7 MB) Proceedings of the Language and Academic Skills Conference, La Trobe University Bundoora, 18-19 November. Kate Chanock, Valerie Burley and Sheila Davies (Eds).
Integrating the teaching of academic discourse into the disciplines (64.4 MB). Proceedings of the Language and Academic Skills Conference, La Trobe University Bundoora, 21-22 November. Kate Chanock (Ed.) with assistance from Valerie Burley.
Learning to Learn: Language and Study Skills in Context. (23.5 MB). Proceedings of the 6th Annual Australasian Study Skills Conference, University of Adelaide, May. Neil Quintrell (Ed.)
Communication, Learning and Literacy at Tertiary Level. (33.6 MB) Annual National Conference on Learning Skills and Communication, May 17-20, St John's College, University of Queensland
Communication at University: Purpose, Process and Product (22.76 MB), La Trobe University