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Last updated: February 21, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Venue 9:30-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-11:15 11:15-12:00 12:00-12:45 12:45-1:30 1:30-2:15 2:15-3:00 3:00-3:30 3:30-4:00 4:00-4:15 4:15-5:00 5:00-6:00
Samaya Ballroom A
(400)
Opening Ceremony


Plenary
Advancing as an ELT Professional

Dudley Reynolds
Networking Break


Featured Speaker
Complexity in Writing
David Palfreyman
Specialization and the 21st Century Workplace
Painter
Advancing the ELT Profession:Revisiting Classroom Discussion
Salah El-Din
Investigating EFL teachers’ Negotiated Identities: Sociocultural Perspective
Hossam Eldin
Are you ready? The Future Is Now!
Roshay
Plenary Speaker
Head, Heart & Hands: The Important Mission of English Teachers
Helena Curtain
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Networking Break


Featured Speaker
Effective Communication through Defective: Errors in the EFL Classroom
Jihad Hamdan
Plenary
Advancing the Profession through Reflective Practice

Tom Farrell
Samaya Ballroom B
(200)
Critical Thinking in the Language Classroom
Harrison
The 21st Century Learning Designer
Ghazel
Stories of Sand and Change
Gajer, Trinh
Discussion 1

>>>

Coaching for Effective Teaching and Learning
Elhaj , Azaza
>>>

Understanding Culture’s Impact on Emerging Languages
Fowler
Samaya Ballroom C
(200)
Reading the Happiness Meter for UAE Teachers
Warner, Cedro
Identity Matters: Non-Native-English-Teachers’ Pronunciation and Accent
Ashraf
Feeding the BEAST: Online Assessment websites
Kormpas
The Role of ER in the Classroom
Abu-Rmaileh
Helping Students Develop Research Skills
Coombe, Hiasat
Career Readiness Forum

Career Readiness Forum

Career Readiness Forum

Sahab 1
(50)
Online peer assessment to enhance writing skills
Jordan
Holistic Rubric: Assessing Academic Writing Tasks
Ponce De Leon-Yu
Effective Teaching of Reading Comprehension
Azu'bi
The role of podcasts in language teaching
Sargsyan
Listening Summary: A Challenging Skill
El Shawarby, Helmy
Joint Projects in EFL Contexts.
Al Alami
Working in partnership to achieve world-class education
Holuj, Constancia
Flipping Academic Writing: Impact on Students’ Engagement
Gasmi
Sahab 2
(50)
Using TAPs to investigate students' reading strategies
Endley
Textual borrowing in source-based academic writing
Gebril
Differentiating Learning Goals and Lesson Activities
Warwick
Teaching for Knowledge vs Teaching for Use
Armstrong
Honestly and Openly about Classroom Management
Toth
Enhancing formative assessment through technology.
Escott
Critical Aspects of Curriculum in the UAE
Cullinan, Borecki
Exe-learning: an educational interactive web content creator.
Medina
Hospitality Suite
(30)
Negative Transfer of L1 on English Writing
Edilyan
Traditional Vocabulary Records in a Digital Age
Candel
The Five Love Languages in Teaching Teens
Chaibeddra
Do Rubrics Provide Ideal Feedback for Students?
Mitchell
Audio-recorded Feedback and the Use of Technology
Cherif, Mansour
Prospective ESL teachers’ writing strategies and difficulties
Ismail
Eclecticism in Foreign Language Teaching
Khalil
Learner Autonomy: CSRE Approach- the launching pad
Ansari
Salon 1
(60)
In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

The Native Speaker Fallacy: International Perspectives
Hopkyns
IPad tasking on Facebook and Trip Advisor
Gabarre, Gabarre
20 x 20

Salon 2
(60)
Using online resources to differentiate and maximize-instruction
Pexos
A Framework for Testing Vocabulary
Davidson
Measuring and Contributing to our Students' Happiness
Mosaddegh, Coombe
Teaching Blind Learners: Challenges, Solutions and Benefits
Marek
SMART Objectives for Smart Teachers
Mayor
Enhancing Young Learners With Positive Parental Motivation
Jimmy
Using Alternative Media in the CLIL Classroom
Rabbini
Artificial Intelligence: Panacea or Pandora's Box?
Avtandilyan
Salon 3
(60)
The Growing Role of Video in Education
Muncil
New methods, new materials: vocabulary, IELTS, grammar
Pathare
IDP Support Products for IELTS test takers
Hasper
Differential Effects and Student Perceptions of Three-Types-of-Pre-writing-Tasks
Kassabgy
Teacher-Care and Motivation: A New Gulf Narrative
Shammas, James
Cook and Learn English
Avetiyan
Implementing Extensive Reading in ELC
Thabet
Beyond Words: Visual Stimuli for Speaking
Attwood
Salon 4
(20)
English Course for Beginning Young Learners
Yeghiazaryan
Food translation and translation hunger in Lebanon
Nasr
Understanding Saudi Preparatory-Year Students’ English-learning Motivation
Wick
Rhetorical Negotiations of Relative Clauses in Metadiscourse
Clachar
Cultural Challenges to Teaching in the UAE
Thorne
An evaluation of Culture in Prospect Series
Damavandi Kamali, Samadi, Sheikhi
The professional identity of teacher educators
Thorne
Inferencing strategies towards unknown words during reading
Al-Ahmadi
Salon 5
(30)
ESL, EFL or EMI? The Gulf decides…
Mouhanna, King
Behaviour Management: Locus of Control
Flahive
Promoting ESL Learners’ Writing Using Short Movies
Al Okla
Scaffolding Reading, Transactional Metacognitive Comprehension Strategies
Youssef Abdelhakim, Chebbi
Enjenese in spase: Young ELLs’ Invented spellings
Ghosn
Observing classes with a 'theme'
Taqi Esfahani
Literature a Springboard, the World Argument’s Playground
Kotby
Data: the view from the water cooler...
Howard, Traish, McMurray
Salon 6
(50)
Language attitudes, perceptions and identity in Qatar
Hillman
Examining Writers’ Intentions to Improve Instruction
Rasmussen
Choosing Software for your Classroom Needs
McDonald, Greene
Giving Back: Corporate Social Responsibility through EFL
March
Teach Your Students how to Drive Their Brains
Steedman
Teaching Vocabulary and Grammar with World Literature
Hovhannisyan
Attitudes and use of ICT
Öztürk
Selecting, completing and using an ESOL course.
Waterman
Salon 7
(50)
Group Therapy: Collaborative Solutions for ESL Teachers
Lewis, Smith
Vocabulary: Making it or Breaking it
McGeary, Schofield
Expat teacher, what’s your story?
Desai
Mixed Methods Research in the EFL Context
Hidri, Labassi, Azaza
Enhancing Online Teaching: Innovative Resources and Strategies
Mahmoud
IELTS and GPA in UAE Higher Education
Schoepp, Garinger
The National Archives: Treasury of Authentic Materials
Ross, Kiburz
Improving Literacy with ESL Learners using ReadingA-Z
Brownson
Salon 8
(50)
Teaching Specialist Subjects Through English Language Immersion
Fitzgibbon
Integrating Mobile Technology in the Classroom
Thagia
Supporting the development of subject specific literacy
Hartley
Impacting the Audience
DSouza
Defining a Framework for Academic Writing
Wright
Teaching English through Crafts to Young Learners
Deh Bashian Hazar Jaribi
Ready, Set, Blend: Perspectives on Blended Classrooms
Hojeij, Ayber
Challenges facing CLIL implementation in the UAE
Brettell, Hubert-Smith
Junior Suite 1
(25)
Conceptualising EMI in an International UK University
Al-Hasnawi
Who’s Afraid of Bring Your Own Device?
Edwards
Interactive Activities Key to Promote Students Speaking
Bayburdyan
Success in Reading via Different Modes
Stepanyan
Classroom assessment techniques
Jalal
Competition model and ESP: Introducing an application
Cheraghpour Samvati
Examining ‘vowel blindness’ among Arabic EFL learners
Alhazmi
PowToon is The Answer
Hojeij, Radwan
Junior Suite 2
(25)
Language Learning Through Metaphors
Poteet
A new Take on Selecting Teacher Candidates
Torosyan, Madyarov, Grigorian
Making meaning of our work as educators
Hayes
The impact of games on learning vocabulary
Arakelyan
The Effective IELTS Reading Strategies
Nafa
Declined Reading Habits amongst Pakistan Undergraduate Students
Omar
Evaluating language assessment courses in Iran
Marandi, Babei, Janatifar
Diversity in Academic Faculty: Benefits and Challenges
Al Rushaidi
Junior Suite 3
(25)
Scenario-based Learning for EFL Teacher Education
Abdullah
THINK! Developing Language Skills Through Thinking Routines
Hernandez Naufal
Teaching Literature\Teaching Ecology, A CLIL-based Workshop
Hasabelnaby, Said
5 practical steps to ensure test validity
Pronoza
Motivating Young Learners: ICT Magic
Rayhan
UPP Efficacy from Students and Teachers Perspectives
Yousif
Contribution of learning style to language Performance
Bazrafshan
Schoology: Teacher’s Best friend
Yousif
Executive Suite 1
(20)
Reading strategies for Young EFL Learners
Dunne
Engage Minds With Socrative
Al Alawi
How to Teach with Rigor
Cook
Mobile Learning Activities and Accelerated Vocabulary Development
Maggard
Embracing Smartphones in the Language Classroom
Baran
Using SNSs in Learning English language
Almarwaey
TESOL Motivation Keys for Middle Eastern Youth
Chahine
Do We Know enough about Teacher Repeats?
Khemakhem
Executive Suite 2
(20)
Translanguaging Practices in a College Writing Course
Fincham-Louis
Practical Transitions from Theories to Integrated Activities
Darwish, Rajab
Student Engagement in English: Walking and Talking
Tatz
Integrating IL through PBL for EAP course
Fernandes, Mussleman, Bendriss, Saliba
Extre-meme-ly Engaging: Memes for Classroom Interaction
Banicki, Morris
Planned/Incidental Focus on Form and Grammatical Accuracy
gerami
Analyzing data using thematic narrative analysis
Cavalcanti
Promoting Reading Skills with Mobile Technology
Tucker
Executive Suite 3
(20)
Can “brain training” help Saudi English-Language Learners?
Malaibari
Thinking: Fake It Till You Make It
Zaki Ahmed
Is Teacher Evaluation Important?
Alamoudi
Organizational Metaphors: Insights for educational change
van den Hoven, Litz
Some Practical Ideas for ESP Writing
Ibrahim
Male Beauty Cream Advertisements:A Critical Discourse Analysis
Soheim
Effective strategies to empower EFL teacher motivation
Tsutsumi Harada
Fulfilling Workplace-Writing Demands: Blessing or Curse?
Al Hinai
Executive Suite 4
(20)
Teachers’ Perceptions Towards their Professional Development
Atwi
Features of Connected Speech
Kernot
Ten Effective Steps to Teach Reading
Hamdan, Al-Sayed
Teaching between pleasure and pressure
aladawy
The Right Way to Teach Grammar
El Zamil
Effectiveness of Iranian EFL teacher training courses
Ghanbari, Damavandi Kamali
Overcoming the Negativity Bias
Hoffman
Advanced Observation with a Twist!
Samadian, Ghassemi Tari

Friday, March 10, 2017

Venue 9:00-10:00 10:00-10:15 10:15-11:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:45 12:45-1:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:00 3:00-3:30 3:30-4:00 4:00-4:15 4:15-5:00 5:00-6:00
Samaya Ballroom A
(400)
Plenary
Teacher Development Over Time

Kathleen Graves
Networking Break


The age of DIY professional development
Rezaei
Featured Speaker
Co-constructing English Teaching and Learning through Glocalization
Yilin Sun
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Smartfeet: A Gamification Platform to Motivate Learners
Gobert
Networking Break


AGM + Posters


Plenary Speaker
Teaching Writing Across Elementary, Secondary and University Levels
Luciana de Oliveira
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Plenary Speaker
Content and Language Integrated Learning: A Continuum
Myriam Met
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Networking Break


Featured Speaker
Onwards and upwards in your profession: so what's stopping you?
Kathy O'Sullivan
Plenary
Putting the 'teaching' back into task-based language teaching (TBLT)

Jonathan Newton
Samaya Ballroom B
(200)
In-Conference Course (3)

In-Conference Course (3)

In-Conference Course (3)

Leadership in Publishing Research
Shehadeh
Discussion 2

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TESOL Arabia TOASTMASTERS

TESOL Arabia TOASTMASTERS

Tame the Teacher Talk
Bloss
Samaya Ballroom C
(200)
In-Conference Course (3)

In-Conference Course (3)

In-Conference Course (3)

Lunch & Learn

Teacher-Generated Materials: Oil and Gas ESP Context
Taha, Ben Mohamed
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The Cambridge English Corpus in ELT publishing
Lucantoni
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Developing Students’ Extensive Listening Skills
Ali
Sahab 1
(50)
Engaging Students in Novels through Dramatic Arts
Koushki
          Advancing Entrepreneurship Competences in ELT Context
Onat
>>>

Assisting Students to Become More Culturally Empathetic
McGrath
Sahab 2
(50)
Helping EFL Students Fare Better in Exams
Binayan
      Language Needs in the Content Classroom
Zeidan
>>>

Teaching Civic Engagement through Literature
Abdel Hafeez
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Teacher Preparation: From ‘Foreign’ to ‘International’ English
O'Dowd, Arani
Hospitality Suite
(30)
Implementing PBL in ESP Teaching/ Learning
Zarrouk
Critical Thinking and Gamification: Mutual Impact
ElDeeb, Abdelaziz
Multimodal Literacy; student and teacher practice
Gilmartin
Grammar Strategies for Academic Reading Comprehension
Amer, Edwards
“Apprenticeship of Observation”: Beliefs and Practices
AlAleeli
Write to Right:Using Documentaries in ESL Classroom
Shahid, Waqar
Listening strategy Performance in Iranian EFL learners
Arabi Zanjani
Lecture Comprehension Difficulties in English-Medium Programmes
Ali
Phonics Made Easy: the Seven Secrets
Moloudi
Salon 1
(60)
In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

Read/Write Forum

Read/Write Forum

Read/Write Forum

Read/Write Forum

Read/Write Forum

Salon 2
(60)
In-Conference Course (2)

In-Conference Course (2)

In-Conference Course (2)

In-Conference Course (2)

Academic Reading Skills: Going Beyond Basic Comprehension
Wrzesinska
>>>

Designing Teacher-Centered Training Sessions
Obeid
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Enhancing effective teaching of IELTS Academic Reading
Hasper
Salon 3
(60)
Practical literacy: laying foundations for learner success
Pathare, Pathare
Global Literacy,Intercultural Communicative Competence and Using Facebook
Rahmani
EFL Virtual Learning Environment:Concerns and Challenges
Dayag
Students as test creators: Assessment as learning
Jabr
Flip! Just Make Sure You Assess Learning
Sabieh
Learning about language and learning through language
Hartley
>>>

Student Performance: Background Markers Versus Student Success
Baker, Brookshire
Using Social Media to Improve Vocabulary Recall
Dansie
Salon 4
(20)
Effectiveness of Pre-assessment to Differentiate Reading Tasks
Bukhari
Supervisors: Friends or Foes?
Saeedie Sarcheshmeh
Recording Read Aloud to Develop Speaking Accuracy
Burkett
Engaged 21st Century learning with social media
Feghali
intercultural connotations of Islamic terms in English
Almarwaey
School Leaders' Perceptions of English for Change
Alwadi
Authentic Materials in Oral and Written Communication
Al-Habbash
>>>

Plagiarism Rife Among UAE Students, Why?
Manoukian, Al Mansoori
Salon 5
(30)
Formative Feedback in Writing: support or burden?
Ismail
Covert Processes Involved in Written Academic Genres
Ameri, Pourniksefat
Turning Ideas into Action with MindMeister
Taylor
(PBL) as an Alternative Based Assessment
El Kahla, Babenko
Promoting collaboration in Middle Eastern classrooms
Abdollahzadeh
Are English THE and Arabic AL equivalent?
tryzna, Ivanov
Test Anxiet and FCE Learners’ Speaking Performance
Estaji, Jannati
English corner: all you need to know
Ganji
Are university gatekeeping tests really fit for-purpose?
Murray
Salon 6
(50)
Advancing Profession: From Face-to-face to Online Training
Rashidi Pourfard
Using corpora to inform curriculum and teaching
Michell , Prior
Mainstream vs. International English: voices from classrooms
Alhassan
UAE teachers’ views of student academic plagiarism.
Farah
Web Development for the EFL Classroom
Pennington
Challenges and Strategies for Teaching Autistic Children
Shariati
Games, Competition and Online Vocabulary Learning
Mallek Bahloul
One minute presentation to reduce stage fright
Hammad
Going Green! Tech Tools for Paperless Classrooms
Nomaan
Salon 7
(50)
Small Steps to Big Achievements in EAP
Ostrowska
Using Classroom Debates To Engage The Students
Rauf
Positive psychology in English language teaching
Etherington
Graded Readers: crucial elements of language learning
Cowle
Creative Vocabulary Learning through WhatsApp
Roy
Testing: Online Readability Tools for Classroom Purpose
Villar, Al-Maskari
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Wow your students with an interactive quiz!
Colwell
Streaming through encoders to produce innovative materials
Stevens
Salon 8
(50)
The Power of Stories
Palin
Creating Podcast for Beginning EFL Learners
Khcheyan, Arakelyan
Exploring Novice Teachers’ Professional Development through Mentoring
Senom
20 x 20

The Use of Music in ELT
Abdallah
Identifying Major Flaws in Teachers’ Teaching Practice
Hamed Barghi
>>>

Use of Interactional MDMs in NETs/NNETs’ Speech
Sharifi
The Web as a Research Tool
Ajšić
Junior Suite 1
(25)
Effect of Different Types of Written CF
Alkhawajah
A Course of English through Citizenship
Gevorgyan
Saudi Skills-mismatch: English and Professional Training Adaptations
Miller
On your desk, get set, create!
Al-Ali
Evaluating ELT Professionals' Research
Sadeghi
Technology: Not a classroom's magic wand
Cheema
Washback Effects in Military English-Language Testing
Shin
>>>

The effectiveness of explicit pronunciation teaching
Algethami
Junior Suite 2
(25)
Effect of reflection on self-efficacy and stress
Yousefifard, Fathi
Critical pedagogy-opportunities for the ELT profession
Chirciu
Ethnolinguistic Digital Storytelling
Dalbani
Smart Devices in English Classrooms
Nasraldeen
On our way to better listening
Rezaei
Peer Feedback Made Interesting and Beneficial
Al Maawali, Al-Harthy
Impacts of Reflective teaching on Teacher autonomy
Mollaee
>>>

Effect of CSI on acquisition/retention of collocations
Mehrabi
Junior Suite 3
(25)
Accents and Intelligibility: Native/Non-native Teacher Differences
Alhusban, Belvadi
Who Cares About Socio-Affective Language Learning Strategies?
Gürman Kahraman
ESP in police academies: Challenges and solutions
Al.Sabbagh
Student team projects: maintaining focus and engagement
Kershaw
A Valid Placement Test for RAKBank Employees
Amirova
Another Step toward Independent Learners: Reading Circles
Tajik, Maleki
Strategies and Activities for Teaching English Online
Davtyan
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The Lingua Franca Core:Implications for Teaching
Aullad Thani
Executive Suite 1
(20)
Integrating Marzano etal.'s Instructional Strategies With Technology
Abul Magd
Creative Grammar Teaching: Connecting the Seemingly Unconnected
Jemili
Pragmatic competence among EFL teachers
Bohlool Kheibari
Teacher's Feedback: Automated Versus Handwritten
Halwani
Task and Content Based ESP Vocabulary Teaching
Shirvani
Reflective Teaching Diary
Chua
Transition from Teacher’s Authority to Learner’s Autonomy
Moslehi
>>>

Motivating the Reluctant Learner
Kilgore
Executive Suite 2
(20)
Dynamic Assessment of Writing Ability through e-mail
Imani Machke Poshti
Arab EFL Instructors’ Attitudes Towards Code Switching
Alamri, Alamri
Learning English Dhofari Style
Crosbie, Crosbie
Four Engaging Activities for All Writing Classes
Brown
Experiential learning in writing a research proposal
Nikolayeva
To correct or not to correct?
Bachir
Using Simple Math to Write English sentences
Mirza
>>>

Reading for Meaning through Classroom Discussion
Gheorghe
Executive Suite 3
(20)
Teaching Literary Essays to EFL Students
Bacha
Multimodal System: Boon or Bane?
Manuel
Acquisition of Arabic Relative Pronouns Gender Agreement
AL Harrasi
Continuous Professional Development (CPD): Growing as Teachers
Palmer
Students’ voices in exam results
Eissa
Students 'Satisfication of English Remedial Course .
AlSarraf
Gamification in EFL Classroom: Engaging Learners
Ra'ef
>>>

Using images to boost speaking in classroom
Medghalchi
Executive Suite 4
(20)
New media Literacy Why Should be Implemented?
Al-Ghamdi
So you want your students to read?
Toriida
Effects of Strategy Training on Vocabulary Knowledge
Seffar
Exploring The Hidden Treasures of CLIL
Rajab
Promoting Students’ Divergent Thinking through Creativity
Alanazi
Enhancing Cognitive Skills for ESL Academic Writers
Abouelhassan
Fun Vocabulary / forming questions games
Abdu, Mahmoud
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Tips for using WhatsApp with English-foundation students
Hamadi

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Venue 9:00-10:00 10:00-10:15 10:15-11:00 11:00-11:30 11:30-12:00 12:00-12:30 12:30-1:00 1:00-1:45 1:45-2:00 2:00-2:30 2:30-3:00 3:00-3:30 3:30-4:00 4:00-5:00 5:00-5:15
Samaya Ballroom A
(400)
Plenary
Making Lessons Memorable

Marjorie Rosenberg
Networking Break


In-Conference Course (3)

Featured Speaker
It's a Many Splendored Thing: Reconceptualising Teacher Creativity
Daniel Xerri
>>>

Plenary Speaker
Reimagining Language for Advancing the ELT Professions
Ahmar Mahboob
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The EFL Profession – Advance and Retreat
McBeath
Networking Break


MENA Writing Centers: What, why and how
Lefort, Whitehouse, McDonald, Wilson
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Featured Speaker
Hiring Professionals to Do the Job: A Critical Account of the Selection Criteria of Becoming an English Language Teacher in a Gulf Country
Ali Al-Issa
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Plenary
ELT Career Path Development for the 21st Century

Liz England
Closing Ceremony


Samaya Ballroom B
(200)
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In-Conference Course (3)

In-Conference Course (3)

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In-Conference Course (3)

Practical Scaffolding Strategies for Teaching Writing
Alshamsi, Alna'imi, Abuhattab, Alsireidi, Elkhayyat, Aljanahi, Alsheikh
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Samaya Ballroom C
(200)
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In-Conference Course (3)

In-Conference Course (3)

SEIs: Perceptions of College Writing Instructors
Hanafy, Zaki
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Lunch & Learn

       
Sahab 1
(50)
  Linking Digital Storyelling to 21st Century Skills
Abrahamyan, Levonyan
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          Translanguaging: Students’ linguistic repertoire & academic language
Bohning, Thornquist
 
Sahab 2
(50)
                Influence of Syllabus on Retrievers’ Writing Performance
Makovskaya, Radjabzade
 
Hospitality Suite
(30)
Ensuring Fair and Accurate Assessment Using Rubrics
Conway
Battling with evaluation in mobile learning
Gabarre, Gabarre
Strategies for tackling IELTS writing task 1
Khudhair
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Education policies are not written in stone
Islam
Systematic publishing approaches for EFL educators
Miller
An Exploration of ELT Managers’ Professional Identity
mokhtarnia
Role Play in Early Childhood Second Language
Aldhanhani
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Salon 1
(60)
In-Conference Course (1)

>>>

TeachMEET

TeachMEET

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In-Conference Course (1)

>>>

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In-Conference Course (1)

In-Conference Course (1)

Salon 2
(60)
  Scaffolding in Teaching Writing Skills
Younis
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Is handwriting no more a critical skill?
Mohammad
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Affiliate Partners

Effective Techniques for Effective Reading
Khalifa
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Ten Minutes to a Happier You.
Kampman
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Salon 3
(60)
M-Reader and Extensive Reading Program
Bozetarnik
Playing Sports in the Classroom
Hashim
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Student-ing 101: Learner Training for GCC ELCs
Cuddie
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L1 in EMI: What Do Teachers Do?
Riddlebarger, Kennetz
Grammar Teaching with Board Games
Rajput
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The Effect of Focused Written Corrective Feedback
Endley, Karim
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Salon 4
(20)
LPM learning outcomes for EAP learner autonomy
Cobb-Zygadlo
Advancing approaches to teach Grammar visually
Al-Shlowiy
Written corrective feedback in an EFL context
Trabelsi
Praise: what, when, how, and why?
Davoodi
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Using Gesture: Helping to Make Prepositions Easier
Jacobs
How reliable is your writing test marking?
Thompson
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Evaluating EFL Teacher Training Programmes, Case Study-Egypt
Ahmed
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Salon 5
(30)
Teacher development networks: case of SPELT, Pakistan
Zakia, Shamim
Implementing Translanguaging Pedagogy in English Composition Classes
Steinhagen, Zoghbor
7 ways to combat increased contact hours
King
Learner autonomy: towards a new collaborative approach
Saeed
Facebook in EFL writing classroom
Al Khoudary
Latent Profiles of English Language Skills Levels
Dimitrov, Al-Shamrani
Infusing Etiquette into EFL Curriculum
Petrosyan
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Student Engagement in the ESL Classroom
Elyas
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Salon 6
(50)
Feedback on IELTS Writing Task 2 compositions
Pearson
EL teachers’ use of ELT websites
Libdeh, Bulkhair
Flipquiz: a Game for Revising and Motivating
Jamal
Transfer of Learning in Digital Storytelling
Abrahamyan, Galoyan
Professional Learning Community (PLC): EFL Context
Alrahaili
Speaking for Homework with VoiceThread
Bollas
Expectations and Approaches: Teaching in Refugee Camps
Abu-Hassan
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Motivating Large EFL Classes: Challenges and Solutions
Farrag
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Salon 7
(50)
Teaching Paired Arabian and Western Literary Texts
Risse
Using online tools for elementary ESL learners
Abdelmagid
5000 Years of History in 30 Minutes
Wheeler
How I merged Technology with Active Learning
Essam Mizher
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Inshallah: Advancing Cross-Cultural Understanding in ELT
Arnesen
Teaching Reading, Vocabulary and Grammar with Technology
Spuskanyuk
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Salon 8
(50)
Student Produced Reverse Outlines for Academic Writing
Murray
Critical thinking and problem-solving in EFL
Rear
A TOEFL® MOOC to Explore in Class
Corley
Mobile-: Whatsapp for Enhanced Pedagogical Instructions
Sarhandi, Awan
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Productive Learning Activities for the AWL
Penner
Making Smart Choices in the Classroom
Badr
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Junior Suite 1
(25)
English for Research Publication Purposes in STEM
Riddlebarger
Scaffolding EFL/ESL Writing Skills through Feedback
Khalil
Future Selves and Agency in Academic Study
Hann
Acquisition of English Tenses among Arabic-English Language-Learners
Al Qadhibi
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Training Teachers on Constructivist Teaching of Grammar
Ibrahim
Is Teaching Vocabulary in Context Enough?
Al-Rashid
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The Benefits of ESP for Engineering Students
Irudayasamy
 
Junior Suite 2
(25)
  Fostering teachers' critical awareness about questioning practices
Mohammadi, Ghanbar
Omani trainee teacher perceptions of coeducational microteaching
MacKenzie
Decoding medical terminology for lesson planning.
Yusuf
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A Teacher’s Approach to Using Corpus Linguistics
Jones
Educational Technology practiced for real world use
Nightingale
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Teaching Vocabulary via Virtual Learning Environment
Aloufi
 
Junior Suite 3
(25)
Learning Idioms via Facebook: an Interactive Approach
Al Bajalani, Muhealddin
Saudi Snappers and their Speaking Fluency
Gulnaz, Alnefaie
  Dictation or Dictatorship
Abuyusuf
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Teaching Reflective Thinking for Reflective Writing Tasks
Abdul-Mateen, Barnes
Facebook Community of Practice: Exploring Teacher Identity
Shah
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Teachers’ Backgrounds vs Learner Expectations in Japan.
Kitamura, Ritchie
Writing Attitudes of Bilingual Adult Students
Bustamante
Executive Suite 1
(20)
Content-and-English Integrated Learning (CEIL): Impact and Implementation
Abedi
Increasing Students’ Motivation Through Smartphone Presentation Apps
Patterson
Reflective learning and low language proficiency
Tezcan-Unal , Littlewood
Error Correction Techniques
Rizk
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  Focusing on Form and Upgrading Learner Uptake
Ahmadi
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  Harnessing Musical Intelligence: A Saudi Context
Villas-Boas
Executive Suite 2
(20)
Role of Rhymes in Oral language Development
Baig, Baig
Continuing Professional Development model for EFL Teachers
Moradi, Mohammadi
  Helping Students Improve Their Academic Writing Skills
Piric Mesic
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Moodle or Canvas: Which is for you?
Nelson
Joys of writing, invoking learner’s interest
Khatoon
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Executive Suite 3
(20)
Teacher- Leaders: The various faces of leadership
Helal, Younis
Social Pressure and EFL Learners’ Beliefs
Alhamami
  Engage ELL with Words Clouds
Dougherty
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Incorporating Differentiation in Writing Class with Padlet
John
Video Gaming and Language Learning
Sage
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Educating the Whole Class: A Differentiation Strategy
Abdul-Aziz
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Executive Suite 4
(20)
Exploring Voice in EFL Academic Writing
Al Ajmi
Empowerment for Better Academic Achievement
Ferjani, Ben Elouidhnine
Consonant Gemination in Foreign Language Acquisition
Abu Guba
Using Authentic Materials / {Reading & Speaking}
AL Shibli
Curriculum Quality in TESOL: A Different Perspective.
G. Ahmed
Blogging to Enhance ESL teaching/learning
Osman Abdel Haliem
Quick and Simple Informal Assessment for All
Kinsley
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Integrating digital technology within and beyond classrooms
Valente
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