Republican scientific-methodical seminar “Academic literacy and criteria for its evaluation”

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SCIENCE OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

KAZGUU UNIVERSITY

SCHOOL OF GENERAL EDUCATION AND LANGUAGE TRAINING

KAZAKH AND RUSSIAN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENT

INFORMATION LETTER

REPUBLICAN SCIENTIFIC-METHODICAL SEMINAR

ACADEMIC LITERACY AND CRITERIA FOR ITS EVALUATION

April 15, 2017

Dear colleagues!

We invite You to take part in the Republican scientific-methodical seminar “Academic literacy and the criteria for its evaluation”. The seminar will take place on  April15, 2017 in Astana at KAZGUU University.

The term “Academic literacy” is widely used in the global system of education. In this regard, Kazakhstani system of higher education aims to enhance academic literacy. Subjects “Academic writing” and “Academic honesty” are taught at KAZGUU University for several years.

Teachingdifferent skills such as: academic writing, research conducting, composition a scientific text;work with sources and informational resources, their classification, data processing, information evaluation from the point of critical thinking; bringing own ideas, preparing a professional textual documentation, is one of the main problems of the education system.Preservation the principles of academic honesty is also one of the main problems of the national education system.

 

The goal of the seminar:– discussion of current issues on methods of teaching academic literacy, in particular the drafting of academic texts and professional texts, identifying strategies indevelopingof academic literacy, as well as the problem of determining the criteria of assessment.

 

            Work directions of the seminar:

– Academic writing: composing an academic text and criteria for its evaluation (requirements of academism of Kazakhstani and Western system of education, writing research article, thesis, annotation, abstract, scientific project).

– Academic ethics and academic honesty.

– Academic literacy in professional activities: business correspondence.

– Creation of educational and methodical base for teaching academic literacy.

 

For the seminar participation, we invite employees of the Kazakhstani educational institutions that provide training in academic literacy and composing academic and professional texts, school teachers, high school faculty, representatives of public and private institutions and enterprises, civil servants, researchers and practitioners, students of higher educational institutions of our Republic, masters and doctoral students.

A platform “Young scientists” will operate during the workshop. Performances of participating students and young applicants will be listened to in a stand – format.

For detailed information visit:          www.kazguu.kz

 

Selected by editorial board papers will be published in the next issue or in a special (thematic) issue of the scientific journal “Bulletin of KazGUU University. A series of philological sciences. ”

            The seminar working languages: Kazakh, Russian, English

 

Location

Republican scientific-methodical seminar “Academic literacy and the criteria for its evaluation”will take place on  April15, 2017 in Astana, Korgalzhyn highway, 8; KAZGUU University.

 

            Requirements for abstracts

Text volume– 1-2 pages

  • font – Times New Roman; 12 pt., line spacing – 1,0;
  • margins: top – 2 cm, bottom – 2,5 cm, left / right – 2 cm;
  • indent – 1,25 cm;
  • page numbers are not put down;

Links to the sources should be specified after the quotation in square brackets (first the quote, then a comma-separated page number), e.g., [1, 98]. References are made in the end of the article as mentioned in the text under the heading “References.”

Electronic sources address must be specified.

The article must have an abstract and key words in Kazakh, Russian and English.

The application and thesis should be sent in separate files (application – Kassenova Z. S., thesis-Kassenova Z. S.) depending on the directions of the seminar in the following e-mails:

            E-mail:s_sapina@mail.ru, dbb-31.05.kz@inbox.ru,fatima_9@mail.ru

 

The seminar participants will receive certificates.

Organizational fee for participation in the seminar is 20 USD.

            Participation for students is free.

 

Requisites for the registration fee

JSC  “KAZGUU Consulting”

Korgalzhyn highway, 8.

BIN: 081240009314

KZ50826Z0KZTD2003101 JSC “ATF Bank”,  Astana,

BIC ALMNKZKA

Purpose of payment: for participation in the seminar.

 

Check in – 14 апреля 2017 года.

Registration: April 15, time 9.00-9.30.

 

Deadline for the submissionof applications and abstracts – March 15, 2017

 

Organizing committee