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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Symposium: Transformative Language Teacher Education for Peacebuilding: International and Intercultural Insights

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 9:15 AM–11:15 AM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Session Type

Symposium (2 hours)

Program Summary

Four university faculty members from Argentina, the U.A.E., and the U.S. describe transformative language teacher education efforts that enable novice language teachers to develop instructional and peacebuilding skills simultaneously. Presenters share their experiences in using multiple transformative learning modes. Attendees discuss benefits and challenges of adopting transformative peacebuilding approaches.

Lead Presenter/organizer

María Matilde Olivero, National University of Rio Cuarto

Symposium Co-Presenters

Josephine Prado, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Tammy Gregersen, American University of Sharjah
Rebecca Oxford, University of Maryland