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# of presentations: 188
Variables Affecting Clients' Canadian Language Benchmarks AlbertMaganaka
Needs Assessment to Task Assessment and Everything Between!AmandaPike
Incorporating Interaction into Speaking Test RubricsAmeliaHope
Let's Chat: Forums and Functions of Moodle in ESL AmyAbe
Sharing Common Space- Mentioning the UnmentionablesAncaRoman
Real World Pronunciation: Setting Up Speakers for Success Andrea Taylor
Settlement Language through an Essential Skills LensAndreaTaylor
Term Paper Writing for 1st year Academic English StudentsAndrewShort
Intercultural Sensitivity has Gone Digital AngelicaGalante
Finding Out what Really Works: Easy Classroom ResearchAnnaMorgan-Wold
Cultural Attitudes toward Grading Systems in EAP programsAnna/SophieMaier/Paish
Coping in Canada: Fostering Intercultural Awareness in LINCAnneCapune
Settlement Language Directions: Elevating Newcomer OutcomesAnneSenior
Widening the Scope of Canadian Language Benchmarks UsageAnneSenior
Using existing CLB assessment tools in a PBLA environmentAnneSenior
PQRs - Re-enforcing Reading StrategiesAnnetteAarts
The 5Cs - Teaching Language and Culture AnnetteAarts
From EAP to ESP--a curriculum development discussionAnthonyAppleby
ATESL AGMATESL AGMATESL AGM
Twitter 101, SOS, & LOL: For New, Lost, & Bemused UsersBonnieNicholas
Blended and Online Learning in LINC at NorQuest CollegeBonnie JeanNicholas
Reflecting on Settlement Language Priorities from the SectorBrendaLohrenz
Exemplars of using grammar effectively to be 'transfer-appropriate'BrendaChwyl
Training Trainers to Teach IELTS Classes EffectivelyBritish CouncilBritish Council
Tapping Interactional Competence in Video-Conferenced Tests CarlaHall
Educating our ESL Students about Canada's First PeoplesCarmenLarsen
Elevate Your Students' Vocabulary ProficiencyCarolSmyth
Online Teaching Practica: Issues & OpportunitiesCarolynKristjansson
Ten Year Retrospective: CELBAN™ Impact and WashbackCatherineLewis
Get Involved and Make a Difference: Student Stories Cathy Shi
Raising English Language Learner Self-awareness with iPadsChantalLafargue
E-learning: Elevating ESL in AlbertaChristineLand
Benchmarking Student SpeakingChyaBergman
EWP: Challenges and Successes of a Blended Learning Model Cindy Messaros
Looking Beyond the Summit: Teaching and Learning Language with TechnologyClosing PanelTeaching and Learning Language with Technology
Lexical Congruency: Getting all your ducks lined up in a rowCraytonWalker
Spiraling Language Throughout a Content-Based CurriculumCristinaPeralejo
English at Work in ManitobaDaleKlassen
I’ll make you a deal: Speech Acts from movies for ESL and EFLDanielle L. LegaultLegault
Creating Bridges for Newcomer/International Student SuccessDebbieGriffith
Learning English with CBCDeidreLake
The Evolution of MCAP DeidreLake
Scaling the Heights of Language, its Learning and its TeachingDianeLarsen-Freeman
Engage your Team Using Tutela GroupsDianeRamanathan
Tips for being a Successful Online Language TeacherDianne Tyers
Teaching EAP Students Academic BehavioursDianneTyers
Understanding Culture as a Complex Dynamic SystemDianneTyers
Literacy Engagement in Multi-lingual ClassroomsDoraFoscolos
Engaging Tasks and Methods for Teaching Business EnglishDora Di Lullo-Patten
Journey Through PatterningDoreenDean
Comparing EAP Writing Assessment Across Multiple FormatsDorteWeber
Complexity in L1 and L2 English Student Writing: The Development of Phrasal Discourse StylesDouglasBiber
Is Anybody Listening?ElsieJohnson
Meeting the Literacy Needs of Immigrant YouthEmilyAlbertsen
Training Learners to Provide Corrective Feedback to PeersEvaKartchava
Can computer software programs extract technical vocabulary? FarahnazFaez
Socialization into Academia through Multimodal MeaningMakingFatemeh MohammadianHaghighi
Examining International Telecollaboration in TESL Teacher EdGeoffLawrence
Exploring the Transformative Potential of Language EducationGregOgilvie
Advocating for Critical Pedagogy in ESLGregOgilvie
Promising Practices for Distributed Learning in ELLHanaImai
Creative ConnectionsHeatherFrayjo
Can't beat'em? Join 'em: Cell Phones in the ClassroomHeatherPerry
Upon Reflection: Taking a Closer LookHeatherMcIntosh
Corpus Linguistics Tools to Improve Teaching MaterialsHedyMcGarrell
Cultural Interfaces in Language Teaching and LearningHerlyUrbiztondo-Cervera
What's in the news? A read and share strategyHerlyUrbiztondo-Cervera
Open Educational Resources, A Challenge to Find Create ShareIwonaGniadek
Using a Template to Facilitate Writing about Literature Jacqueline Foster
Using Modules in Teaching CLB 5 Jana Ciobanu
A view from the Foothills: Exploring the Rationale for Task-Based Language TeachingJaneWillis
Designing a task sequence: from priming activities to target tasks and their implementationJane Willis
Building Block Listening ActivitiesJanetKan
A Demonstration of Strategies for Goal Setting in EAPJanineDeForge
Innovative Programming in Settlement LanguageJayneGeldart
Beyond the Five-Paragraph Essay in EAP WritingJennifer MacDonald
Personal Pronunciation Profiles through E-PortfoliosJenniferSt.John
Goals and Strategies for Advancing Online Language LearningJenniferTanudjaja
Self-Regulated Learning in the ESL ClassroomJennifer Cummins
Language Learning for Health: a collaborate effort between Ottawa Public Health (OPH) and the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) LINC/ESL programs.JenniferMcKay
Using smartphone and tablets for pronunciation instructionJenniferFoote
Making the Most of Blended Learning in the ClassroomJesperAndersen
The Impact of Early Inclusion on High School TransitionJoanMiles
PBLA in ESL Literacy Classes: Using the CCLBs 'ESL for ALL'JoannePettis
It's all Good in Theory - 10 Tips for Using TechnologyJoeDobson
On "PAR": Pedagogy, Advocacy, & Resilience in ESL TeachingJoelJudd
Providing quality feed BACK and FORWARDJoerdisWeilandt
Getting Real About Paraphrasing/Antiplagiarism InstructionJohnSivell
Three Strategies for Fostering Excellence in WritingJohn-PaulBaker
The Six-Point Model for Spoken EnglishJudyThompson
Draw Me a Picture: Pronunciation Aids for Visual LearnersJudyThompson
English Language and Literature: An Uneasy Alliance?JuliaWilliams
Mapping Home: Memories, Culture and Lived LiteraciesJulianneBurgess
Another Boring Writing Assignment? Take it up with Tech! JulieClements
Out and about with English for Academic PurposesJustineLight
Shadowing Training for EFL Learners and Their Brain ImagingKaorukoTakechi
Language Support for Reaching Success in Health ProgramsKarenEnglander
Using Task-based, Cooperative, Active Learning KathleenWebster
Affirming Identity Through the Creation of Bilingual BooksKathyWhynot
Ten Ways to Read: Engaging Learners with Academic EnglishKenBeatty
Elevating ELLs' Disciplinary and Linguistic Knowledge KentLee
Committed but Disconnected: The Politics of TeachingKerri VanDam
Navigating the InterviewKerry Louw
Working towards generative dialogue in ESL group tasks. KimMacDonald
Intro to the new CLB ESL for Adult Literacy Learners (ALL) KristaWalsh-Murray
Building Rapport with Students Through First Year StoriesLauraTaylor
Nothing More Practical than Good Research 2015LeilaRanta
Debating - effective approaches for the language classroomLenaSchuett
How Differentiated Instruction Leads to Learner SuccessLietteWilson
Parallels between ESL Instructors and Ultramarathoners LinhHuynh
Skill-Building Toward CLB Tasks in a Multilevel LINC ClassLisaHerrera
A Skill-Building Refresher for LINCLisaHerrera
Web 2.0 connections: teacher trainees & Chinese studentsLouiseGreen
Textual Knowledge Discovery for Better Reading ComprehensionLouiseGreen
Designing multi-device language practice for learnersLouise Lee
Strategies for Teaching Multi-level ClassesLuisaToteda
Intercultural Issues: Obstacles to a Student's Smooth AscentM. JoyceWhite
Student input and curriculum alignment in EAPMarcia Kim
Professional Reading Groups: Enhancing Teaching and LearningMarianRossiter
How to get published in TESLMarianRossiter
Connecting EAP to University Disciplines (e.g. STEM)MarianHolley
Linking the CLBs to Task-based Frameworks MarilynAbbott
Folktales: Promoting Communication and Intercultural SharingMarleneToews-Janzen
Using the Computer to Teach Language AuthenticallyMarthaUrquhart
Adapting Authentic Computer Tasks to Different CLB LevelsMarthaUrquhart
Renewal in ESL Programs: Towards Outcomes-Based CurriculaMartinGuardado
Validity of MCDCT for Measuring Pragmatics Mohammad MehdiSoleimani
How to keep learners motivated/engaged in online courses?MuhammadNawaz
Self-directed Strategies for Adult English Language LearnersMylanNguyen
Not Just Setting Goals! Elevate and Integrate Goal SettingNaomiRobins
E-learning - Embracing Tech in Class to Personalize LearningNaomiRobins
Task-Based Learning with Academic Skills Development in PBLANaqaa Abbas
Medium and message: Best practices of educational technologyNathanHall
I Learned More about Language Teaching by Designing CostumesNicholasBonnie
Does Peer Reviewing Benefit Writing Skills Development?NorikoKurihara
Unveiling the Hidden Power of Metaphors in Academic EnglishOksanaShkurska
CELPIP Information Session - Get the Facts! Paragon TestingParagon Testing
Integrating PBLA into your everyday classroomPat Marilley-Bodner
The Application of Embodied Facilitator Vulnerability (EFV)Patricia Sadurska
Designing Well for Blended LearningPatriciaFahrni
Elevating Assessment to New Heights: Toward Learner Autonomy PaulaKristmanson
Vocabulary Development of Elementary School Students Across Three L1sRandiReppen
Building L2 Writing Skills Using Vocabulary and Grammar ResourcesRandi Reppen
Bringing Mindfulness to the PageRanjiniGeorge Philip
Music in Language TeachingRicCervera
Online Language Learning Enhanced via Educational TechnologyRitaZuba Prokopetz
Elevating Student and School Interest in Business EnglishRobertTurnbull
Moving your ESL life to the CloudRonBelisle
Pronunciation teaching: Word based or sound based?RonThomson
Your profession, your TESL Canada: A president's view.RonThomson
Peer Observation: Becoming Part of a Learning CommunityRosa Maria Funderburk Razo
Non-Native and Novice: Writing the Literature ReviewRosa Maria Funderburk Razo
LINC Instructor HandbookRosalea (Rose)Elliot
Interview Tips for LINC StudentsRosannaQuintieri
Personalized Learning: Good News for ELLsRuthanne Tobin
Learners' Perspectives on a Portfolio-Based Assessment Model RyanDrew
Creating CLB Level Appropriate Speaking Assessment TasksSabineRicioppo
Your career as a successful independent TESL professionalSarahEaton
PBLA and Literacy: What WorksSetsuCrawford- Kawahara
Quartz: Online curriculum builder for adult ESL in OntarioSharonRajabi
Feedback that Feeds ForwardShawnaWilliams
The LISTN Classroom-Assessment Toolkit (CATK)ShawnaWilliams
Big Bang Theory: Lessons in Connected Speech and IdiomsShawna Shulman
Visuals and ESL Literacy LearningShelleyMcConnell
Generating 1000 Words: Using Images in the ClassroomSheriRhodes
Generating 1000 Words: Using Images in the ClassroomSheriRhodes
The Thought Group Pyramid: The Key to English RhythmSilviaRossi
ESL Students' Experiences with First Nations Culture SimoneHengen
What's Happening in the World of Englishes?SoniaMartin
Critical Literacies and the Challenge of Online LearningStephenDownes
Integrating Peer Collaborative Writing Into an EAP ClassroomSubrataBhowmik
Informed and Blended Learning in Adult ESL LiteracySvetlanaLupasco
Questions Critical Readers AskTaniaPattison
PBLA: Supporting Differentiated AssessmentTaraHolmes
Growing Intercultural Competence at your OrganizationTaslimDamji
Bringing Intercultural Competency into the LINC ClassroomTaslimDamji
Exploring Pre-service Teachers' Perception of L2 MotivationTayebehShalmani
AGM - TESL CanadaTESL CanadaTESL Canada
Working with Struggling Adult ELLsTheresaWall
Learning Centres in the ESL Literacy ClassroomValerieBaggaley
Writing Relevant and Effective Language Learning OutcomesWendy Chambers
What's Your Story? Digital Storytelling in the ESL ClassroomWendyChambers
Preposterous Prepositions: Practice with EnglishWilliamMoore
Quick-change English Consonant Repair WilliamActon
EAL Policies and Practices in Alberta, BC, and SaskatchewanYanGuo
Academic Paper Writing Following a Project-based ApproachYawAmoah-Gyampoh
Free Online Simulation Activities for Workplace Language UseYuji Abe
Raising Awareness of Identity in Intercultural CommunicationYuyueZeng