2018 Conference Presentations by SLS Graduate Students and Faculty

Hawai’i TESOL Spring 2018 Conference, Hawai’i Tokai International College, Kapolei, HI; February 17, 2018

Carrie Bach, George Smith, Hoa Le, Huy Phung, & Nicole Ziegler
What are good tasks? Designing TBLT materials for the classroom

Graham Crookes
Multilingual multicultural initiative

Richard Day (plenary)

Priscilla Faucette
Our Evolving Jobs: English Language Program Administrators’ Round Table Discussion – Workshop

Uy-Di Nancy Le
Developing ESL Students’ Personal Narrative Writing Skills through Memory Activity – Workshop

Anna Mendoza
Fundamentals of ESL/ENG100 course design

Huy Phung
Humanizing the Digital Classroom: Is it the Next of TESOL?

Huy Phung, Hye Young Jung, Amy Marquard, Raquel Renagel, Jing Crystal Zhong, Jing Zhou
Scaffolding Academic Reading: Teaching Strategies that Work

The Georgetown University Round Table (GURT) 2018, Washington DC; March 9–11, 2018

Ann Tai Choe & Elizabeth Reddington (Teachers College, Columbia University)
But-prefacing as a refocusing device in questioning and answering (colloquium)

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) 2018 Conference, Chicago, IL; March 24–27, 2018

Betsy Gilliland & Priscilla Leal
‘I Wanna Know What You’re Gonna Do to Help Them’: Adolescent Micronesian Girls Representing Conflicting Worldviews in Personal Writing

Junichi Yagi
Enacting culture outside of the classroom: A case of microgenetic learning in Japanese as a foreign language

TESOL 2018 International Convention & English Language Expo, Chicago, IL; March 27–30, 2018

Betsy Gilliland
From Student of Writing to Writing Teacher: Successful Transitions (colloquium chair, presenter, and organizer)

Hoa Le
Developing Learner Confidence in English Oral Communication Through Anime: An Ecological Approach (Electronic Village Technology Fairs)

The 6th Business Chinese Workshop in Conjunction with the 2nd International Conference on Business Chinese Education, Honolulu, HI; March 30–31, 2018

J. D. Brown
Doing business Chinese curriculum development 商务汉语课程设置 (workshop)
Why should we seriously consider teaching Chinese for specific purposes? (plenary)

22nd Annual Graduate Student Conference, College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature, UHM, Honolulu, HI; April 7, 2018

Wenyi Ling
The Processing of Mandarin Tone by Second Language Speakers (featured speaker)

Chulalongkorn University Language Institute (CULI) International Research Seminar, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand; July 6, 2018

Betsy Gilliland
When teachers research their work: Action research as connector between theory and practice (keynote speaker)