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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Symposium: Boundaries and Boundary Crossings in a Professional Development Program for Teachers in Indigenous (Dual) Immersion Program

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 10:15 AM–12:15 PM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Session Type

Symposium (2 hours)

Program Summary

Bringing together applied linguistics, literacy experts and Indigenous teacher-researchers this symposium reports on teacher action research conducted in a post secondary professional development program for Yup’ik (dual) immersion teachers. Using constructivist grounded theory we explored the collaboration across departments, disciplines and D/discourses, identifying tensions around boundaries and boundary crossing.

Lead Presenter/organizer

Sabine Siekmann, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Symposium Co-Presenters

Wendy Martelle, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Catherine Moses, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Leslie Patterson, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Sally Samson, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Joan Webster, University of Alaska Fairbanks