CALL FOR PAPERS. “Teaching Kazakh: Inovative methods & Practices” seminar

Feb 7, 2013

Dear Colleagues!

 The Republican scientific and methodical seminar «Teaching Kazakh: Inovative methods & Practices» will be held on March 5th, 2013 in Nazarbayev University.

The seminar is devoted to problems in teaching Kazakh language as a second and foreign language in higher education of Kazakhstan.

Facilitators:

• The Kazakh language, literature and culture department, Nazarbayev University, Astana

• Language Center, KIMEP University, Astana.

 Major sections of the seminar:

1.      Cognitive and communicative basis in teaching Kazakh language;

2.      Development of students’ critical thinking skills;

3.      Innovative methods of teaching;

4.      The use of information technology in teaching Kazakh language;

5.      New trends in working with Kazakh films;

6.      Modeling in teaching professional Kazakh language;

7.      The problem of transition to Latin script.

Professionals from Nazarbayev University and KIMEP will be involved the seminar, which is to be held in the form of a series of workshops and master classes. Faculty members and specialists are welcome to the seminar. Each participant will be given a certificate. Business trip expenses are to be covered by the participants.

Volunteers should register in advance and send their registration forms to zhanina08@mail.ru.

Deadline for registration is February 22nd, 2013. Unregistered participants cannot receive a certificate.

You can find full information about the seminar on the Nazarbayev University website.

Please follow the link to download Application 

Contact information: The Kazakh language, literature and culture department, 8th block, 53, Kabanbay batyr Ave., Astana, 010000, Republic of Kazakhstan.

Office: 8219, 8208

Contacts: 8(7172) 70-59-35; 8(7172) 70-59-37;  Fax: 8 (7172) 70-60-54

For additional information contact: Kussainova Meiramgul (mkussainova@nu.edu.kz), Baiteliyeva Zhanar (zhbaiteliyeva@nu.edu.kz)