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MA Project Symposia 2016

LTS Summer 2016 MA Project Presentations

All presentations are in Pacific Hall 119

Wednesday, August 3

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.    Javid Rasooly  Building academic writing and research skills by integrating learner autonomy into a university EFL academic writing course in Afghanistan.

11:35 – 12:05 p.m.    Sara Li   English goes graphic – Using graphic novels in college EFL in Taiwan: A teaching/materials portfolio.  

12:10 – 12:40 p.m.    Sasha Deng  Teaching basic Business Chinese to CFL learners in US colleges: A course design.

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.      Anna Torkkola  Task-based language teaching in low- and high-technology contexts in Southeast Asia.

1:20 – 1:40 p.m.       Maggie Mitteis  A teaching portfolio for Ukrainian pedagogical colleges.

Friday, August 5

11:35 – 12:05 p.m.    Annelise Marshall  Engaging international students in the U.S. university experience: a teaching portfolio.

12:10 – 12:40 p.m.   Ava Swanson  Using children’s literature with adult ESL learners to foster individual and family literacy.

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.      Kateland Johnson  Academic writing through blogging: A project-based EAP course.

1:20 – 1:40 p.m.       John Wagner  Effective and efficient form-focused instruction using CLT for German as a foreign language: A course design.

Monday, August 8

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.    Christopher Daradics   An emergent ecological curriculum for study abroad.

11:35 – 12:05 p.m.    Emily Letcher   Teaching interlanguage pragmatics of disagreement in a secondary EFL context using film and TV shows.

12:10 – 12:40 p.m.    Siri Sitthiwong   Improving oral/aural skills and pragmatics through films: A materials portfolio for military learners in Thailand.

12:45 – 1:15 p.m.      Keisuke Musashino  Success for everyone: Differentiated instruction for middle school Japanese immersion students.

1:20 – 1:40 p.m.       Kathryn Carpenter  Differentiated instruction based on individual motivating factors for language learners.


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