Practicing Applied Linguistics: Toward a New Vision of Language Policy

2:00 - 5:00pm

Public Garden

Presented at: American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2012 Conference

Featuring national and local perspectives on the dynamics of practicing applied linguistics in real-world social and political contexts, presenters outline a new vision of language policy in which institutionalized concepts of achievement, accountability, performance, and improvement are related to current research, particular policy-making processes, and historical movements in the field.