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SEASREP Grants for M.A., Ph.D. Post-Doc

September 30, 2011 By: supyan Category: A. Announcements

SEASREP Foundation has resumed its grants program for postgraduate fellowship for the year 2012-2013. M.A. or Ph.D. graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in the social sciences, humanities and the arts can apply for postgraduate fellowship in Southeast Asian studies.

Southeast Asian Studies Regional Exchange Program

Call for Applications

Postgraduate Fellowship


The fellowship aims to encourage the study of a Southeast Asian country other than one’s own or a comparative study across the region by M.A. or Ph.D. graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. The fellowship supports:

• M.A. or Ph.D. course work and/or thesis research (documentary research and field work) and thesis writing; and

• Postdoctoral research.

Fellowships are awarded for projects that are considered likely to reinforce cross-national or regional identity and promote mutual understanding in the region.

Who may apply:

• M.A. or Ph.D. fellowship: Southeast Asian nationals residing in the region under the age of 40 and enrolled in social science or humanities graduate programs in a Southeast Asian university

• Postdoctoral research: Southeast Asian nationals residing in the region affiliated to a university or research institute in Southeast Asia and who obtained doctorate degree in social science or humanities within three years prior to the date of grant application Scope of research:

Research projects must focus on a Southeast Asian country (or countries) other than the researcher’s own and may involve cross-national comparisons (which may include the researcher’s own country), or examine a regional theme, issue or problem. The research must include library (or archival) research and/or field work in the country or countries being studied.

• For M.A./Ph.D. students, the research findings must be used in the preparation of the M.A. thesis or Ph.D. dissertation.

• For postdoctoral fellows, the research must lead to the publication of a journal article, book chapter, or book.

Deadline for Applications: 4 January 2012


The SEASREP Foundation

Unit 612-613 Residencia de Regina

94 Xavierville Avenue

Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108


Tel. No. 632-7090854

Fax No. 632-7090891



CALICO updates

September 01, 2011 By: supyan Category: A. Announcements

CALICO is pleased to announce the publication of Vol. 29, No. 1, of the
CALICO Journal (September 2011)

CALICO members and CALICO Journal subscribers can see the complete text
of the articles in the Journal, and nonmembers/nonsubscribers can see
the abstracts of the articles.  (The complete text of the software
reviews are freely viewable by anyone in the software review section
of the website.)


Quantitative, Notional, and Comprehensive Evaluations of Spontaneous
Engaged Speech.  Garry Molholt, Maria Jose Cabrera, V. K. Kumar,
& Philip Thompsen

Virtual Social Network Communities: An Investigation of Language
Learners’ Development of Sociopragmatic Awareness and Multiliteracy
Skills.  Geraldine Blattner & Melissa Fiori

Development and Evaluation of English Listening Study Materials for
Business People Who Use Mobile Devices: A Case Study.  Masamori Yamada,
Satoshi Kitamura, Noriko Shimada, Takafumi Utashiro, Katsusuke Shigeta,
Etsuji Yamaguchi, et al.

Towards a Research Agenda for the Use of Three-Dimensional Virtual
Worlds in Language Learning.  Mark Peterson

Exploring Egyptian EFL Students’ Learning Styles and Satisfaction
with Web-Based Materials.  Ahmed Mahmoud Aliweh

Blended Learning in an ESL Class: A Case Study.  Maja Grgurovic

Comparison of the Effectiveness of a CALL-Based Approach and
a Card-Based Approach to Vocabulary Acquisition and Retention.
Andrew Oberg

Communicating Grammatically: Evaluating a Learner Strategy Website
for Spanish Grammar.  Andrew D. Cohen, Angela Pinilla-Herrera,
Jonathan R. Thompson, & Lance E. Witzig

Book Review

Review of Teaching Literature and Language Online.  Izabela Uscinski

Software Reviews

Review of Rosetta Stone Portuguese (Brazil) levels 1, 2, & 3 Personal
Edition Version 4 (TOTALe).  Victor D. O. Santos

Review of En una palabra, Puebla, Mexico: A CD-ROM for Exploring
Culture in Spanish.  Stasie C. Harrington