Symposium 2021 Schedule and Video Links

 TimeFriday, June 11, 2021Video Links 
 8:30-9:00   AM Joining, registration & virtual coffee 
 9:00-9:15Welcome and Symposium Opening
 9:15-10:30

Plenary Speaker: Prof. Farahnaz Faez

Faculty of Education -Western University (London, ON) 

Teacher language proficiency and teacher efficacy: Exploring relationships and impacting factors Abstract

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10:30-11:00Coffee break and poster session  


11:00-12:30




Presentation Session-1A

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11:00-11:20 1. Mitra Rabiee Productive Learning Environment: Students’ Engagement Leads to Transformative Learning Output Abstract

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11:20-11:40 2. Reza Shalizar & Amir Rezaei

Examining the differential effects of focused vs. unfocused ZPD and explicit feedback on the accuracy and the development of second language writing Abstract

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11:40-12:00 3. Rebeca Capanema

Peer Scaffolding in EAP Classrooms and their Socio-material Relations Abstract

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12:00-12:20 4. Katherine Rehner, John Ippolito, Mohamed Dahir, Gabrielle Forget, Ivan Lasan & Carmela Mattina

Adult Migrants’ (In)formal Language Learning Experiences: Collecting Data while in Pandemic Lockdown Abstract

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11:00-12:30



Presentation Session-1B

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11:00-11:201. Ju Huang & Haojun Guo

The Identity Construction of Language Teachers in Online Teaching in Ontario Abstract

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11:20-11:40 2. Yasmeen Hakooz

An Investigation of Identity Negotiations of Second Generation Canadian-Born Muslim Students at the Post-Secondary Level Abstract

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11:40-12:00 3. Iskhak Said & Mursid Saleh

Readers’ Promoting Self Identity through Responding to Local Literary Works: EFL Teacher Trainees’ Perspectives Abstract

 
12:00-12:20

 4. Katherine E. Entigar

To Choose to not be Included is to Belong: A Dialogue About Representation and Agency in Research With Adult Immigrants Abstract

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11:00-12:30



Presentation Session-1C

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11:00-11:201. Gahyun Son

Gentrification on YouTube: How English Comments wields Power over Non-English-Speaking Users Abstract

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11:20-11:40 2. Songchen Zhang

How Tiktok is Used as an English Language Learner Education Tool Abstract

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11:40-12:00 3. Anna Bartosik

The Power of Weak Links and Why Ties Matter: A Social Network Analysis of Two English Language Teachers’ Twitter Chats Abstract

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12:00-12:20

 4. Ana García-Allen, Dewi Sekar Sariningrum Heru

The Impact of Teacher Presence in Online Foreign Language Courses Abstract

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      12:30-1:30
 Lunch Break & Poster Session

 

1:30-3:00


Presentation Session-2A

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01:30-01:50 1. Noah Khan, Zoe Kourtis & Saskia Van Viegen

Reflecting Diversity in Multilingual Assessment Abstract

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01:50-02:10 2. Stefan Merchant, Laura Hermans-Nymark & David Jack

French-Language Proficiency Assessment – Practices of Faculties of Education and School Districts When Preparing and Hiring FSL Teachers Abstract

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02:10-02:30

 3. Hamidreza Moeiniasl & Laura Taylor

Assessing the Critical Thinking Skills of English Language Learners in a First-Year Psychology Course Abstract

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02:30-2:50 4. Michael Koslowski & Rebecca Schmor

Language Integration Through E-portfolio (LITE): A Plurilingual, Action-Oriented and Pedagogically Innovative Online Tool for Language Learning and Reflection Abstract

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1:30-3:00


Presentation Session-2B
                 Presenter Title 
01:30-01:50 1. Le Chen & Enrica Piccardo

Connecting the dots: An empirical inquiry on plurilingual pedagogy in language teacher education Abstract

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01:50-02:10 2. Paul J. Meighan

The Worldviewer: Heritage Language Pedagogy as a Means to Embrace Linguistic and Epistemic Diversity in English Language Learning Abstract

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02:10-02:30

 3. Adriana Ortiz & Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio

Integrating Digitally Mediated Action-Oriented Projects as a Pathway to Community-Engaged Spanish Language Learning Abstract

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02:30-2:50 4. Sharuare Siddick & Saskia Van ViegenTranslingual reading processes and strategy use among post-secondary students Abstract

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1:30-3:00


Presentation Session-2C

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01:30-01:50

 1. Leanne Rempel, Laurine Dalle, Emmanuelle Le Pichon, Nathalie Auger, Jérémi Sauvage, Carole Fleuret  & Antoinette Gagné

Teaching, Research, and a Pandemic: Some Teachers and Students’ Perspectives on the Issue Abstract

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01:50-02:10 2. Jennifer Walsh Marr

Course Design Alignment for Academic Literacy and Collaboration Abstract

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02:10-02:30 3. Andréannne Langevin

Quebec’s Educational Language Policies: Parents’ Opinions and Experiences Abstract

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02:30-2:50 4. Rajab Esfandiari & Mohammad Ahmadi

Phrasal Complexification in Academic Texts: A Corpus-informed Analysis of Disciplinary Writing Variations

Abstract

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Time Saturday, June 12, 2021


 Zoom Links
 9:00-9:15 AM

 Joining & virtual coffee

 
 9:15-10:30 

Plenary Speaker: 

Prof. Ajit Mohanty

Jawaharial Nehru University (New Delhi)

Changing contours of multilingualism: challenges and chances for multilingual education Abstract

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 10:30-11.00 Coffee break & Poster Session 
 

11:00-12:30

Presentation Session-3A 





 Presenter   Title 
11:00-11:20 1. Elizabeth Bolton

How to Use Writing for Empowerment Without Revisiting Trauma Abstract

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11:20-11:402. Irene Correa Neri

Critical Literacy in Children and Adolescents in Shelter Situations in Mexicali B.C Abstract

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11:40-12:00 3. Yuliya Desyatova

Standardizing Language Teaching and Learning in the Settlement Context in Canada: Aspirations and Empirical Findings Abstract

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12:00-12:20  4. Danielle Freitas

Teaching doesn’t mean learning? Reconceptualizing the activities of teaching and learning in Language Teacher Education Abstract

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11:00-12:30

Presentation Session-3B

 

  Presenter Title 

11:00-11:20 

1. Kate Roussel & Susan Orchard

Intercultural Rhetoric Abstract

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11:20-11:40 2. Emi Iwaizumi

To What Extent Does Productive Derivational Knowledge of Adult L1 Speakers and L2 Learners at Two Educational Levels Differ? Abstract

 

11:40-12:00 3. Mai Naji, Dania Wattar, Emmanuelle Le Pichon & Jim Cummins

Supporting English Language Learners in STEM Subjects: Towards a Way of Adjusting Curricula to Promote Inclusion Abstract

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12:00-12:20 4. Mandy Lau

STEPs to English Proficiency for Secondary English Language Learners: Classroom Strategies Towards a Plurilingual, Multimodal, and Responsive Learning Environment Abstract

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11:00-12:30

Presentation Session-3C

  Presenter Title 

11:00-11:20 

1. Wales Wong & Yecid Ortega

Anti-Racist Approaches to ESL: Challenges and Opportunities Abstract

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11:20-11:40 2. Mili Saha

Power politics in teaching English through English (TETE): Transforming pedagogy to achieve global goals Abstract

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11:40-12:00 3. Angelica Galante, Lana Zeaiter, John Wayne dela Cruz, Nour Mass, Joel Aronson, Ludmila Lee, Debora Sales Almeida de Oliveira, Jose Andre Teodoro-Torres

Plurilingual Education in “Foreign Language” Programs: Decolonizing Mindsets and Empowering Plurilingual Speakers Abstract

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 12:00-12:20 4. Wenmin Liang, Emerald Schreier, Raina Ritchie, Bapujee Biswabandan & Shelley K. Taylor

Showcasing Youth Refugees’ Authorial Voice Through Creative Products Abstract

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 12:30-1:30

Sharing, reflecting and future possibilities (virtual wine & cheese)