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Schedule Overview

8:00-8:45 Registration & Breakfast 
8:30-8:45 Welcome Address from Gold Sponsor
8:45-9:00 President's welcome & Intro to Keynote 
9:00-9:45 Keynote: Dr. Joel Gomez
10-10:45 Concurrent Session #1 
11-11:45 Concurrent Session #2 
12-1:15 Lunch 
1:30-2:15 Concurrent Session #3
2:30-3:15 Concurrent Session #4
3:30-4:00
Poster Sessions, Exhibitors, Refreshments
4:15-5:00
Concurrent Session #5 
5:00-5:30Closing and Raffle
5:45

Happy Hour: Murphy's Grill, 1st Floor Pryzbyla Center


Highlights

Stay tuned for a detailed list of sessions by mid-August! 

Keynote
Dr. Joel Gomez, President and CEO 
Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)

Fostering Multi-Literacies
Among English Language Learners

Invited Speakers

  • A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Why and How?, by Dr. Polina Vinogradova, American University 
  • Academic Literacy for ELs: What Teachers Need to Know, Panel Discussion Led by Dr. Roberta Miceli, CAL 
  • Advocacy in Your Community: Key Takeaways from TESOL's 2019 Advocacy Policy and Summit, Presented by WATESOL's Advocacy Committee
  • Getting Started as an Entrepreneur in ESL, by Amber Gallup Rodriguez and Karen Taylor



Conference Presentations

Note: This list of sessions is in draft form and subject to change.

Session 1 - 10:00-10:45 

Type

Burlington English

Exhibitor

Jon Malone & Louise Godley: The How of Meaningful Vocabulary Teaching

Heather Weger & Julie Lake: Focusing on Complexity: Teaching Grammatical Accuracy to Enhance Reading and Writing Skills

Higher Ed

HIgher Ed

Dmitri Stanchevici & Megan M. Siczek: A Comparative Analysis of a Face- to-Face and an Online Version of a Graduate-Level EAP Course

Higher Ed

Becky Miskell: Strategies and Scaffolds for Secondary English Learners Across the Curriculum

K-12

Elizabeth Pandya: Edu-Sketchnoting: Foundational Skills to Make Sketchnoting Accessible for All

 K-12

Roberta Miceli, Senior Director, Language and Education, CAL: Academic Literacy for ELs: What Teachers Need to Know

 Program Administration


Session 2 - 11:00-11:45



Type

Cambridge University Press

Exhibitor

Polina Vinogradova: A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Why and How? 

Invited Speaker

Eda Aladagli Yoon & Heather Mehrtens: Bridging the Gap: Using Asian-American Literature to Foster Cross-Cultural Understanding

Higher Ed

Albert VanLanduyt: The Role of Information Literacy and Reading Skills in Class Discussions

Higher Ed

Andrea Todd: Inspire Critical Thinking Using Creative Questions and Resources From the National Gallery of Art

K-12

Julie Lake & Andrew Screen: Making Learning Stick

 Higher Ed

Betsy Lindeman Wong: Standards-Based Activities in Meaningful Contexts for Adult Literacy Learners

Adult Ed


Session 3 - 1:30-2:15



Type

U.S. Department of State: Teach Abroad with the English Language Fellows Program 

Exhibitor

William Woodard: Using History to Teach Reading, Writing, and Research Skills to ELLs

Higher Ed

Tabitha Kidwell & Luis Pentón- Herrera: Activating culturally sustaining pedagogy: Practical applications to support student learning

K-12

Heather G Zitlau & Andrew Screen: Many Uses for Youglish: Teaching Vocabulary, Grammar, and Pronunciation While Building Student Autonomy

Higher Ed

Sessions 3 and 4 Workshops, 1:30-3:15           (Workshops span 2 sessions) 

Type

Jacqueline E. Whitney & Amanda E. Brunson: Supporting ESL Students with Disabilities

Kevin Martin & Glen R. Habbershaw:Using and Revising Rubrics for Project- Based Writing Tasks

Robin C. Barr & Tessa Leon: Tables, Directions, and Maps, Oh My!: Scaffolding Functional Literacy 

Advocacy

 Adult Ed

Curriculum/Materials Development

 

Session 4 - 2:30-3:15



Type

Karen Taylor & Amber Gallup-Rodriguez: Getting Started as an Entrepreneur in ESL

Invited Speakers

(Graduate student presentation, 20 min.) Zijun Qin: The “Dark Side” of Using Humor in Second Language Classes       

(Graduate student presentation, 20 min.) Meng Li: Exploring an L2 Learner’s Motivations and Beliefs about Using Google Translate in English Writing       

Polina Vinogradova, Allison Crolla, Mariana Hernandes Grassi, Melissa Krut, and Xinxin Wang: Multiliteracies and Digital Multimodal Composing as Part of TESOL  

Megan Fullarton: Practical Applications for Task-Based and Task-Supported Language Teaching in TESOL

Teacher Training


Higher Ed


Technology


Higher Ed


Margaret Megan & Darcy Scott: Targeted Strategies for Teaching Academic Vocabulary

K-12


Afternoon Snack and Posters - 3:30-4:00 - Pryzbyla B (Ballroom)



Type

Dalia Reda Mahmoud: Using Kagan Strategies to Apply Cooperative Learning Inside the Classroom

K-12

Wynter K. Oshiberu & Kaitlin Lucas: Communicative English Language e-Learning During Humanitarian Emergencies

Curriculum/Materials Development

Greer Mancuso: Teachers of Students with Interrupted Schooling: An Action Research Study

K-12

Islam Medhat Farag: Fairness of GRE Issue Writing Prompts: A Critical Discourse Analysis

Assessment

Amirreza Karami & Freddie A. Bowles: Schematic Information-Processing Model of Reading Comprehension

Adult Ed

Krisztina Domjan: Bringing Transparency to the Classroom: Creating an Inclusive Learning Environment

Higher Ed

Mijanur Rahman: From Cultural to Colonial: Exploring Differential Genre Values in School Letters

Higher Ed

Yacoub Aljaffery: The Effectiveness of Theater Use in ESL Classes

Teacher Training

Adam McConnell: Enhancing ESL Pronunciation Instruction with Web Applications to Promote Collaboration

Technology

Session 5 - 4:15-5:00                   

                            


Type

Advocacy Committee: Reporting from the TESOL Summit (Panel Discussion)

Advocacy

(Graduate student presentation, 20 min.) Thuy Thi Minh Tu: Voices from English as a Second Language Teacher Candidates: Assessment Literacy to Support Student Learning          

(Graduate student presentation, 20 min.) Tracey Ryan: How Elementary Teacher Perceptions and Backgrounds Affect the Strategies They Use With SLIFE 

                           

Assessment


K-12

Tiara Smith: Vocabulary Learning Ideas Directly From Low Literacy Learners

Adult Ed

Melissa Krut: Identity Café: Cooking Up Community in the ESL Classroom

Adult Ed

Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas & Donette Brantner-Artenie: Tapping into Students’ Critical Thinking and Writing Skills through Online Platforms

Curriculum/Materials Development


 Glen R. Habbershaw: Adult English as a Second Language

 Adult Ed



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