Delphi scoping workshop

In January 2020, we convened a workshop bringing together experts in bilingualism and language background questionnaires, as well as teachers and speech & language therapists who specialise in working with bilingual children. The aim was to inform the creation of the list of statements to be used in the survey.

DAY 1 (with researchers): 20 JANUARY

09:00-09:30  Welcome and introduction (Cécile De Cat)

09:30-10:00  Quantifying bilingual experience: State-of-the-art (Draško Kašćelan)

10:30-11:30  Reflections on existing practice (Sharon Unsworth)

11:45-12:45  Learning from other fields: Developing a robust and practicable questionnaire (Kate Harvey)

14:00-14:30  Comparing alternative measures of language experience (Cécile De Cat)

14:30-15:00  Mentimeter activity (Draško Kašćelan)

15:30-16:30  General discussion (Ludovica Serratrice)

DAY 2 (with researchers): 21 JANUARY

09:00-10:00  Taking stock from Day 1 (Sharon Unsworth)

10:00-10:45  Capturing the diversity of the linguistic environment (Ianthi Tsimpli)

11:15-12:00  Measuring family socioeconomic status in studies of bilingual development (Erika Hoff)

12:00-12:45  Language mixing (Elma Blom)

13:45-14:30  Using language experience data to inform the assessment of risk of ATD (Sharon Armon-Lotem)

14:30-15:15  Input quality in relation to input quantity (Johanne Paradis)

15:45-16:30  Statements for the Delphi (Philippe Prévost)

16:30-16:45  Next steps (Cécile De Cat)

DAY 3 (with practitioners): 21 JANUARY

13:30-13:45  Introduction to the aims of the workshop (Ludovica Serratrice)

13:45-14:15  Current practice among SLTs and in schools

15:00-15:45  Mentimeter activity: Understanding needs of practitioners

15.45-16:30  Delphi consensus