About the Speaker
  • Profession
    Professor Roy Lyster McGill University
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    Faculty of Education 3700 McTavish Street Montreal, QC H3A 1Y2

–  Research perspectives on integrating language and content
– Corrective feedback in second language learning and teaching

Roy Lyster is Professor of Second Language Education in the Department of Integrated Studies Education at McGill University. His research examines content-based second language instruction and the effects of instructional interventions designed to counterbalance form-focused and content-based approaches. His research interests also include professional development and collaboration among teachers for the purpose of integrated language learning and biliteracy development. He was co-recipient with colleague Leila Ranta of the 1998 Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education for their article “Corrective feedback and learner uptake: Negotiation of form in communicative classrooms.” He was co-president then president of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics from 2004 to 2008 and serves on the Editorial Boards of Studies in Second Language Acquisition, Language Teaching ResearchJournal of Instructed Second Language Acquisition Research, and the Journal of Immersion and Content-Based Language Education. He is author of two books:Learning and Teaching Languages Through Contentpublished by Benjamins in 2007 and Vers une approche intégrée en immersion published by Les Éditions CEC in 2016.        https://mcgill.ca/dise/roy-lyster