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Saturday, February 26
 

10:15am PST

The Metaverse for Education: Is it coming?
Two years ago, who would have imagined that our teaching would be via Zoom or Microsoft Teams using platforms such as Google Classroom, Blackboard, Canvas, etc. as well as educational apps like Quizlet, Kahoot, Nearpod? Is the Metaverse next? Join us for an informal presentation followed by discussion of this topic.

Speakers
avatar for Ron Belisle

Ron Belisle

Instructor/Conference Chair, Mukogawa U.S. Campus
Ron has been on the faculty at Mukogawa U.S. Campus in Spokane since its inception in 1990. He has also taught at both public high school and university in Japan as well as adjunct positions at WSU in Pullman, Gonzaga University, Kansas State University, and Moody Bible Institute... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 10:15am - 11:00am PST
Riverfront Park

11:15am PST

Promoting Digital Literacy via Online Interactive Platforms
In this session, the presenters will provide theoretical support and reasons why teachers may need to consider integrating three apps in their classrooms. Then, the presenters will highlight basic information, features of each app, and provide practical ways to utilize these apps in ESL classrooms.

Speakers
avatar for Ali Asiri

Ali Asiri

PhD student, Washington State University
With a background in Teaching English as a Second Language, Ali is pursuing a PhD degree in the Language, Literacy, and Technology program at Washington State University. Ali’s research interests include CALL Teacher Education, Educational Technology, and TESOL.
avatar for Mazen Alyobi

Mazen Alyobi

Ph.D Student, Washington State University
Mazen Alyobi is an EFL Instructor at King Saud bin Abdulaziz for Health Sciences University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Currently, he is a Ph.D. student at WSU in the Language, Literacy, and Technology program. Mazen is interested in Artificial Intelligent in Education, EduTech... Read More →
avatar for Hamzah S. Rajeh

Hamzah S. Rajeh

Washington State University
Hamzah S. Rajeh is a Ph.D. candidate in the Language, Literacy, and Technology program at Washington State University. His MA in TESOL from Gonzaga University. He is interested in Educational Technology, CALL, MALL, Flipped Learning approaches, and Teacher Education in EFL classe... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 11:15am - 12:00pm PST
Riverfront Park

1:00pm PST

Virtual Exchange Project for Japanese University Students
This presentation will discuss the uniqueness of a virtual exchange project between Japanese university students and elementary school students in Spokane. The presenter will highlight the special technological features used as well as the successes and challenges of a complex virtual exchange project.

Speakers
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Daisuke Aoki

Gonzaga University


Saturday February 26, 2022 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Riverfront Park

1:00pm PST

What can we learn from learners' spoken errors?
The presenters will demonstrate features of a free online platform for providing oral corrective feedback after communicative activities. Current developments include machine learning to detect errors automatically, a searchable error corpus, speech-to-text transcription, and integrated practice activities for students.

Speakers
avatar for James Hunter

James Hunter

Director, TESOL Programs, Gonzaga University
James Hunter has taught ESL/EFL for over 30 years and is the director of TESOL Programs at Gonzaga University. He has a PhD in Applied Linguistics from the University of Birmingham, UK, and his research interests include Second Language Acquisition, corpus linguistics, instructional... Read More →
avatar for Maria Elena Aviles-Baquero

Maria Elena Aviles-Baquero

Computer Science Student, Gonzaga University


Saturday February 26, 2022 1:00pm - 1:45pm PST
Comstock Park

2:00pm PST

Motion Media for Language Learners:Theory, Research and Practices
In this informational session, participants explore the many ways that Motion Media such as films, tv shows, and videos make language learning fun and productive. As the language classroom moves from Zoom and back, Motion Media enriches approaches, methods and materials to support instructional goals and objectives.

Speakers
avatar for Terry Knudsen

Terry Knudsen

Instructor of English, Mukogawa U.S. Campus


Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Mirabeau Park

2:00pm PST

Recruiting Diverse and English Learners to become Teachers
An overview of an online elementary education program that hopes to recruit more diverse and English Learners to become teachers will be provided. The challenges of the program will also be discussed. For example, ensuring that faculty are prepared to assist these students to be successful program completers.

Speakers
avatar for Teresa Carmack

Teresa Carmack

Assistant Professor, Lewis-Clark State College
Hi! My name is Teresa Carmack. I received my Ph. D. from New Mexico State University in Curriculum and Instruction with a major in Special Education and a minor in Bilingual Education. I currently live in Lewiston, ID, and I am the coordinator for the Online Elementary Education Program... Read More →


Saturday February 26, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm PST
Riverfront Park

3:00pm PST

Integrating Augmented Reality into the ESL Classroom
Have you as a teacher used AR in your classroom? If not, in this interactive, hands-on workshop, you will learn what AR is and how to utilize it in your ESL classroom. This workshop aims to provide you with guidelines and resources needed for this implementation.

Speakers
avatar for Ali Asiri

Ali Asiri

PhD student, Washington State University
With a background in Teaching English as a Second Language, Ali is pursuing a PhD degree in the Language, Literacy, and Technology program at Washington State University. Ali’s research interests include CALL Teacher Education, Educational Technology, and TESOL.
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Effah Morad

1st year Ph.D student, University of Delaware
Dedicated lecturer with excellent experience in academia for 4 years at Jazan University. KSA


Saturday February 26, 2022 3:00pm - 3:45pm PST
Riverfront Park
 
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