18th European Conference on Reading

18th European Conference on Reading

Welcome to the 18th European Conference on Reading!
In Jönköping, Sweden, August 6-9, 2013

The Conference 2013 is held at the University of Jönköping. The university is located in the city centre with a walking distance to the rail station and the city centre.

The conference is arranged by SCIRA (Swedish Council of International Reading Association), in cooperation with School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University,  IDEC (International Reading Association’s International Development in Europe Committee) and FELA (Federation of European Literacy Associations)

Venue: School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University
Registration fee before 15 May 2013 1350 SEK (160 €), after 15 May 2013 1550 SEK (180 €)
Accompanying person:  650 SEK (82 €)
Deadline for Proposals: 1 November 2012
Detailed information at www.destinationjonkoping.se/scira or  www.scira.nu

Conference Theme: New Challenges – New Literacies

Plenary speakers

Donald Leu, University of Connecticut, USA
Jackie Marsh, Sheffield University, UK
Elsie Anderberg, Jönköping University, Sweden
Stefan Samuelsson, Linköping University, Sweden

Literacy and the social media/Digital literacy
Learning to teach literacy/teacher education
Second language literacy/ Reading and writing in a foreign language
Reading comprehension
Content area reading
Early literacy and literacy development
Engagement in reading
Family literacy
Adult literacy
The struggling reader/reading and writing difficulties

Main conference language is English.
Presentations are welcome in any European language.
There will be a Scandinavian language strand.

Abstracts should contain no more than 250 words. Please, note that abstracts have to be written in the language of presentation.
Submission of abstracts at www.scira.nu or www.destinationjonkoping.se/scira
Deadline for submission of abstracts is 1 November 2012
Confirmation by e-mail: 1 February 2013

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