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Day One – March 17, 2008

8:00 - 5:00 Registration and Coffee - Campus Center Ballroom Entrance
8:30 - 9:30 Opening Ceremony
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4  
9:30 - 12:30 Workshop 1:  Teaching Filipino as Heritage Language (Compton) Workshop 2:  Teaching of Grammar (Zamar) Workshop 3:  Translation (Batnag) Workshop 4:  Assessment for Language Teaching and Learning (Fonacier)  
12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH
1:30- 3:00 Plenary 1:  Filipino Literature from a Global Perspective: Challenge to the Teacher (Lumbera)
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4 Ballroom
3:10 - 3:50 Ang Ebanghelyo Ayon kay Ka Freddie: Filipino as a Medium in Teaching Culture (Domingo, E.) Integrating Culture in Language Teaching (Ramos) The Effect of Matrix Approach in the Multicultural Learning of Filipinos through Selected Short Stories (Suguran & Virtudazo) A Study on the Development of Tagalog Teaching Materials for Children in Japan (Yamoto) PANEL: The Filipino Heritage Curriculum:
A Collaborative Project
(Domingo, Paz, Pena & Nacu)
4:00 - 4:40 Rekindling the Fires of the Ator: The significance and revival of the Ifiallig Ub-Ufok   (Arboleda) Bayanihan Approach in Foreign Language Classroom (Nacu) A Discourse on the History and Culture behind the Etymologies of Filipino Words (Naval) Filipino Language, Feminist Community Activism, and Education Materials Development in an Urban Poor Community in Manila, Philippines (Orozco)
6:00 – 9:00 Welcome Dinner Reception (Ticket holders only)
Campus Center Ballroom


Day Two March 18, 2008

8:00 - 5:00 Registration and Coffee - Campus Center Ballroom Entrance
8:30 - 10:00 Plenary 2:  Language as a Historical Source (Ocampo)
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4
10:30 - 11:10 The Filipino Language in the Malaysian Linguistic Space (Jubilado) The Historic Passage of Assembly Bill 420 and the Filipino Language Movement (FiLM) in California (Castillo)

PANEL:  Strategic Spaces - Redefining the language classroom in teaching Filipino             
Chair:  Barrios

A Curriculum Unit on Filipino Food (Idos)

11:20 - 12:00 Challenges in Teaching Filipino: A Malaysian Experience (Manueli) Recent Philippine legislations on language policy: Reflections and perceptions (Delima) Science Teacher Training Via Radio (Punzalan)
12:10 - 12:50 Teaching Language and Culture Beyond the Classroom Advanced Filipino Abroad Program (AFAP) Method  (Encabo-Alvarez) Language and Philippine Politics (Yap) Tagalog-English Code Switching: Research Findings and Their Implications for Teaching Tagalog  (Galang) Filipino Placement Test (Idos & Leonard)
12:50 - 1:50 LUNCH
2:00 - 2:40 Using Creative Drama Scaffolding Strategies for Tagalog Language Learning (Bernardo) PANEL: Bayanihan Spirit and Four Poles of Service, Education, Research, and Advocacy Move Public Policy toward Social Justice for All (Cuaresma, Manzano, Colmenares, & Malate) Distance Education and Filipino Language Instruction (Savella) Reflections on the teaching, learning and use of Filipino in the Philippine Cordillera (Comom)
2:50 - 3:30 Globalizing Children’s Literature on the Web and Translation (Yap) Liwanag at Dilim (Light and Darkness):  A collaborative E-Zine for Filipino Language Learners in Five Universities in Southern California (Domingo & Andersson) Homo Universalis: History of General Education in the Philippines  (Salonga)
3:30 - 4:10 POSTERS
Innovating Filipino Language/Studies through Open & Distance Education (Mangahis)
Switching to TBLT: Issues and Problems (Gasmen & Fonacier)
The Philippines Linguistic Map (Yap)
4:30 - 6:30

INDAYOG NG WIKA: Poetry Reading + Light Merienda


Day Two – March 19, 2008

8:00 - 5:00 Registration and Coffee - Campus Center Ballroom Entrance
8:30 - 10:00 Plenary 3:  EMERGENCY AGENDA FOR THE FILIPINO LANGUAGE (Virgilio Almario)
  Room 1 Room 2 Room 3 Room 4
10:30 - 11:10 Translation:  Agenda for the Nation (Yap) Developing and Sustaining the Filipino Language Program (Idos) Grassroots Efforts in Heritage Language Maintenance: Do Filipino Languages Flourish in the Desert of the Phoenix Valley, Arizona   (Axel) Promoting the Use of Filipino Among Overseas Filipino Youth: Issues, Concerns, and Future Policy Direction (Valencia-Cabilao)
11:20 - 12:00 e-Wika: Philippine Connectivity through Language (Cheng) Program Development, Administration and Coordination:  AFAP Experience (Fortunato) From a Ripple to a Tsunami: Marshalling Resources and Building a Network to Transform Access to Filipino Language Instruction in California Public Schools  (Lyman-Hager)
12:10 -1:20 LUNCH
1:30 - 3:30

General Assembly:  Filipino as Global Language - Future Directions

Focus Groups: (A) Language teaching/materials  (B) Language Policy  (C) Advocacy and Activism

1:30- 5:00
Story telling  (Tanglao-Aguas, Visiting Artist) Poetry (Barrios, Visiting Artist) H208
Folk Dance (Torno)
5:00 - 6:00 Closing Ceremony
6:00 - 8:00 MERIENDA CENA/ Youth Track Presentation