2013 Lower Mainland Regional Conference at Columbia College

November 23, 2013

Block Timeframe Room Event
Registration 8.00-9.00 TBD Registration

Please visit the registration desk to check in and receive your conference program. You can also register on site.

Workshops A 9.00-10.30 Room 316 Using Technology to Foster a Community of Practice

Andrea Szakos and Theresa K. Howell

Room 346 Implementing and facilitating a technology-based community resource network

Nathan Hall

9.30-10.30 Room 344 Curriculum Innovation in the BC ESL Pathways Project

Jonathan Baylis and Tanis Sawkins

Room 314 Using Authentic Web-based Resources with Higher Levels

Kristina Olujic

Room 348 Consolidating learning through fluency writing

Janice Penner

Coffee Break 10.30-11.00 Room 310 Coffee Break

Enjoy coffee while perusing the publishers’ tables.

Plenary Presentation 11.00-12.15 Room 320 / 330 Plenary Presentation

Dr. William Acton, Trinity Western University
e-Motional methods: cognitively complex, hands-on teaching and learning

Lunch 12.15-13.15 TBD Lunch

Lunch is not provided. Please see the conference book for a list of suggested restaurants or bring your bagged lunch.

Workshops B 13.30-14.30 Room 314 20 Ways to be an Agent of Change in ESOL

Heather McGuire and Fiona Shaw

Room 316 Perspectives on TESOL Professional Development Trajectories

Cynthia Caswell

Room 344 Expanding Schools Internationally: A Libyan Case Study

Dave Henderson

Room 346 Teaching linking in speaking with touch and Taichi

JaeHwa Hong, Olya Kliuyeva and William Acton

Room 348 A Cognitive Meta-theory for TESOL

Lorin Friesen

Coffee Break 14.30-15.00 Room 310 Coffee Break

Enjoy a coffee while perusing the publishers’ tables

Workshops C 15.00-16.00 Room 314 Use of collaborative online writing to promote intercultural awareness in ESL settings

Natalie Balyasnikava

Room 316 Coaching for Reflection in Effective Practicum Mentoring

Laurel Mathew and Dr. Carolyn Kristjansson

Room 344 Field Testing Curriculum in the BC ESL Pathways Project

Jonathan Baylis and Tanis Sawkins

Room 346 Immigrant Students' Social Identity and Language Use Patterns in Public Schools

Naghmeh Babaee

Room 348 Applications of Pragmatics Research to Beginning Oral Skills Teaching

Angelina Van Dyke


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