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    PROGRAM(pdf link) Arts Building, Room Art 386

    August 16, 2014

    8:30 - 9:00 Arrival and registration (Arts building, 3rd floor)

    9:00 - 9:05 Welcome and opening remarks

    9:05 - 10:00 Keynote (ARTS 386)

    Ramine Adl and Alwyn Spies (UBCO): Transforming the language classroom: creating and measuring the effectiveness of a blended learning environment for beginner-level language courses at UBC.

    10:00 - 10:15 Refreshments

    10:15 - 11:45 Session papers

    Session 1 ARTS 386

    Chair: Monica Good

    Wang & Navarro Ortega (UBC): Flexible learning in introductory Chinese language classes.

    Bruni & Yorke (Independent / Cobalt 9): Talk to Vern - Technology that puts you in the conversation.

    Lieblang (UBC): Foreign language learning in the classroom reimagined through freeware.

    11:45 - 1:00 Lunch in the ARTS Atrium (1st floor)

    1:00 - 2:30 Session papers

    Session 2 ARTS 386

    Chair: Diana Carter

    Kost (U of Alberta): Using technology to develop writing skills.

    Steinman (York): Feedback (and forth) in a university EAP classroom.

    Plaza (Mount Royal): Task based instruction in the language classroom: A change in the class dynamics. Workshop.

    2:30 - 2:45 Refreshments

    2:45 - 4:15 Session papers

    Session 3 ARTS 386

    Chair: Karen Rauser

    Navarro Ortega (UBC): Thinking outside the classroom for practicing Spanish.

    Legault (UBCO): Tell me what you see: Understanding seventeenth-century baroque and classical literary aesthetics.

    Pascetta (York): Exploring the speaking body in the performance of spoken language: English language learnings cultural imposition on the body. Workshop.

    4:15 - 4:20 Closing remarks

    UBCO Photo Flowers

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