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Presentation Schedule

All presentations located in the Expo Hall

 

Thursday, 21 March

 

10:15 am         Reading is a Superpower! Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and ELL

Be an ELL superhero! Our programs use vocabulary instruction, creative writing, and related activities with our comic books to foster learning with ESL/ELL students. Field-tested!

Presenter: Dan Verdick, Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Reading is a Superpower! A division of ABDO Publishing

 

11:15 am         Ellevation: A Software Platform for Individualized ESL Instruction

Learn to use Ellevation to automatically generate individualized language instruction plans for ESL students and establish clear goals for student achievement.

Presenter: Teddy Rice, President and Co-founder of Ellevation
Ellevation, LLC

 

1:15 pm           Materials to Help Adults With Low Literacy Avoid Fraud

A new resource helps reinforce students’ reading, writing, and listening skills, while teaching students about money, credit, and avoiding scams. And everything is free.

Presenters: Deborah Kennedy, Associate Vice President, Adult English Language Education, Center for Applied Linguistics; Jennifer Leach, Consumer Education Specialist, Federal Trade Commission; Miriam Burt, Adult ESL Content Specialist, Center for Applied Linguistics
Federal Trade Commission

 

2:15 pm           SIT Graduate Institute Launches New Low-Residency MAT Program

Learn how SIT Graduate Institute’s new low-residency MAT program for practicing teachers brings new meaning to cohort based experiential learning and reflective practice.

Presenters: Leslie Turpin, Elizabeth Tannenbaum, Elka Todeva, SIT Faculty Members
SIT Graduate Institute

Friday, 22 March

 

9:15 am           Partnering With Technology

Technology resources allow educators to do much more in less time. Tell Me More extends the reach of lessons by providing quality language learning any time.

Presenter: Mani Minassian, Manager Strategic Alliances
Auralog – Tell Me More

 

10:15 am         The Professional Development Exchange

Learn to meet your professional development needs with our online catalogue of professional development videos and accompanying handouts that are available for purchase and download.

Presenter: Dianne Tyers, President

Advance Consulting for Education, Inc.

 

11:15 am         Fulbright and TEFL

This presentation covers Fulbright Scholar Program short- and long-term grant opportunities. Special attention is given to new Fulbright initiatives.

Presenter: Margo Cunniffe, Assistant Director, Global Programs
IIE/Council for International Exchange of Scholars

 

1:15 pm           Mobile English Learning in Asia

Overview, demonstration, and early results of cloud-based mobile spoken English learning and assessment services delivered by Qooco on Android and iOS devices in Asia.

Presenter: Victoria Mu, President and CTO

Qooco, Inc.

 

2:15 pm           Language Cloud: Next Generation LMS – Going Beyond Moodle

Introducing Language Cloud, a revolutionary web and mobile application designed to improve the way language teachers manage their courses and course materials.

Presenters: John Martyn, Co-CEO; Billy Martyn, Co-CEO
Language Cloud

 

3:15 pm           Value Added: Earning Your MA TESOL Degree at the Monterey Institute of             International Studies With a Specialization in CALL, LPA, IEM, or TFL

Learn about specializations in CALL, language program administration, international education administration, and teaching foreign languages that can be completed with the TESOL MA at MIIS.

Presenters: Lynn Goldstein, Professor and Program Chair, TESOL and TFL MA programs

Monterey Institute of International Studies

 
 

Saturday, 23 March

 

10:15 am         APST – A Pronunciation Screening Test

A discussion of Phonologics’ Intelligibility Assessment, fast, objective, and cost effective. A fully automated, web-scored test of understandability in American English.

Presenters: Rita MacAuslan, PhD, Director Customer Relations; Linda Ferrier-Reid, PhD, Chief Linguist
Phonologics, Inc.

 

11:15 am         Language Cloud: Next Generation LMS – Going Beyond Moodle

Introducing Language Cloud, a revolutionary web and mobile application designed to improve the way language teachers manage their courses and course materials.

Presenters: John Martyn, Co-CEO; Billy Martyn, Co-CEO
Language Cloud