2014 Interior Regional Conference at Selkirk College

October 4, 2014

Block Timeframe Room Event
Registration 8.00-11.00 TBD ****Tentative Schedule*** Check back for updates

Visit registration to pick up your name tag and conference materials. You may also register on site.

Exhibitors' Display 8.00-16.00 TBD Exhibitors' Display

Visit the exhibitors and other publishers to see the latest offerings for EAL instructors.

Welcoming Address 8.45-9.00 TBD Welcoming Address

Join the conference co-chair and the BC TEAL president for welcoming remarks to open the first ever BC TEAL Interior Regional conference in Nelson, BC.

Opening PechaKucha* 9.00-10.00 TBD Opening PechaKucha*

Let us know if you’d like to be added to the PechaKucha lineup!

Coffee Break 10.00-10.20 TBD Coffee Break

Take a break to plan the rest of your day, network with colleagues, and enjoy coffee sponsored by Oso Negro Coffee.

Keynote Speaker 10.20-11.20 TBD Plenary Presentation

Scott Roy Douglas, Ph.D., from UBC Okanagan. Interior Design: Leveraging Content to Support Academic English Language Acquisition

Session A Workshops 11.25-12.10 TBD Teaching and Learning in Small Communities in Southern Alberta

Cari-Ann Roberts

Using Music to Improve Pronunciation

Kay Coburn

5 Trusty Techniques for Reinforcing Vocabulary

John-Paul Baker

Lunch 12.10-13.10 TBD Lunch

Lunch is included in your registration.

Session B Workshops 13.10-13.55 TBD The 5 Cs: An Alternate Look at Language Learning

Annette Aarts

Vowel Stretches: Breathing and Stretching Techniques for Teaching Vowels

Emma Hatfield

Building an Integrated Skills EAP Program

Karen Rauser

Session C Workshops 14.00-14.45 TBD Action Oriented Feedback

Shawna Williams

Literature Circles and Metanoia in the English Foundation Program

Samantha Ranson

Making Sure Target Vocabulary Sticks Long After the Class

Tom Jensen

Roundtable Discussion 15.00-15.30 TBD Roundtable Discussions

Join conference attendees for tea and conversation.
Table Topics: Bridging the Cultural Gap in a College Classroom | Transitioning from Learning to Read to Reading to Learn | Student Voices | Acquiring Soft Skills through Volunteering | Picking up on Ideas Generated During the Conference | LINC Home Study: A New Opportunity for Permanent Residents in BC

Concluding Remarks 15.30-15.45 TBD Concluding Remarks

Concluding remarks from the President of Selkirk College.

Closing Social 15.45-16.30 TBD Closing Social

Enjoy fresh tea and cakes and music at the Closing Social.


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