Taylor Named Convenor of Research Network

Dr. Shelley Taylor was recently named convenor of a Research Network (ReN) within AILA (the International Association of Applied Linguistics).

The multinational network includes scholars from Canada, Denmark and Ireland: Dr. Shelley Taylor and Dr. Farahnaz Faez from Western; Dr. Jim Cummins – CRC at OISE/UT; Dr. Geoff Lawrence from UT & Ryerson; Dr. Anne Holmen from the University of Copenhagen, & Dr. David Little from Trinity College-Dublin. They will hold the ReN for cross-disciplinary research in applied linguistics for three years and will present an invited symposium at the upcoming AILA World Congress in Australia in 2014. Their research focus is on L2/FL educators’ PD within supportive communities of practice.

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