22.05.2014 - 24.05.2014

Literacy in a changing world: new challenges in education

Time:22.05.2014 - 24.05.2014
Location:Rethymnon, Crete, Greece

The Laboratory of Pedagogical Research and Applications of the Department of Preschool Education of the University of Crete and the Hellenic Association for Language and Literacy invite you to participate in the 6th International Conference on Literacy: "Literacy in a changing world: new challenges in education".

The conference aims to present, discuss and analyze the latest research evidence on literacy in a world that is rapidly changing. Social and cultural changes, as well as new scientific data, invite us to reconsider issues of literacy in education. We believe that the results of this conference will contribute not only to the improvement of education, but also to the advancement of science.

The conference will be held on Campus at the University of Crete, in Rethymnon, Crete, Greece, May 22nd to 24th 2015.

Conference Themes

  •  The historical development of literacy
  • Emergent literacy in early childhood education
  • Literacy in education
  • Multiliteracies in education
  • Cross cultural approaches to literacy
  • Literacy, society and education
  • Literacy, new technologies and education
  • Literacy and educational policy
  • Literacy and foreign language learning
  • Literacy and teacher education
  • Home literacy

Invited Speakers

  • Vassilios Fthenakis, professor of University of Bolzano
  • William Teale, professor of the University of Illinois
  • Taffy Raphael, professor of the University of Illinois
  • Mary-Ann Evans, professor of the University of Guelph
  • Junko Yokota, professor of the National Louis University

Conference details will be available on the website of the Department of Preschool Education of the University of Crete  by the end of February 2014.

Contact

Mrs. Elissavet Chlapana
Tel.: 28310 77696 Fax: 28310 77891
Email: epee@edc.uoc.gr