Conference programme 2018

0930 – 1000 Registration, tea and coffee

1000 – 1015 Welcome

1015 – 1050 “On a Journey with Twitter: a Practitioner’s Tale into Microblogging for Language Learning, Oral Production and Students’ Engagement” – Ms Alessia Plutino, University of Southhampton – View abstract

1050 – 1125 “Boosting Vocational Orientation in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning Through Extracurricular Activities” – Mag Matthias Prikoszovits, University of Vienna View abstract

1125-1210 Parallel workshops round 1:

“A National Framework for Languages for teacher education” – Mrs Ingeborg Birnie, University of Strathclyde View abstract

“Engaging and Networking Language Learners at School with Universities, Businesses and the Wider Community- cross-sector initiatives to support the 1+ 2 agenda in Scotland” – Angela de Britos, University of Strathclyde/SCILT and Marion Spöring, University of Dundee/UCMLS View abstract

“Creative engagement: Der Fund by Veza Canetti – a German text transformation project” – Mag Elisabeth Koenigshofer, University of Reading View abstract

“CEC Modern Languages Collaborative Cluster Project 2017/18” – Bethan Owen, City of Edinburgh Council View abstract

“Teaching Activities to Engage Language Learners with Limited Literacy” – Ruth Teillard, Elrick Primary School View abstract

1210 – 1300 Lunch and networking

1300-1345 Parallel workshops round 2:

“Using video for innovative language assessment and feedback” – Carlos Soler Montes, University of Edinburgh View abstract

“Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Heritage and Language in Education” – Ann Robertson, East Lothian Council – View abstract

“Flow Theory and language-learner motivation: The benefits of cross-stage student research” – Dr Jean Conacher, University of Limerick View abstract

“Engaging University Language Learners: Diaries as a Pedagogical Tool for Exploring Metalinguistic Awareness” – Argyro Kanaki and Susana Carvajal, University of Dundee View abstract

“The Common European Framework of Reference for languages and its applications” – Thomas Chaurin, French Institute View abstract

1345-1420 “Language Learning in the Classroom: The View from Research” – Prof Antonella Sorace, University of Edinburgh and Bilingualism Matters View abstract

1420-1500 Discussion (Q&A, reflection and practical application)

1500-1510 Final thoughts and close.