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2017 QUFP International Conference Schedule      

Day 1

18.01.17

 

Ibn Khaldoon Hall

 

 

8.30 – 9.00

 

Coffee, juice and snacks

 

 

 

 

 

9.00 -10.30

 

Welcome address by the President, Qatar University

Keynote address by the Director, Foundation Program, Qatar University

Video message by the President, IATEFL

Message by the Chair, TEFL Qatar

Video message by the President, TESOL International Association

 

Plenary by Peter Grundy

Meaningful face-to-face communication

 

 

Library

 

 

New Library - 117

 

New Library -110

 

New Library - 203

 

New Library - 230

 

New Library - 303

 

 

10.45 – 11.10

Featured Speaker

 

Critical thinking classroom experience

 

Dr Sufian Abu – Rmaileh

TT

Standing room only

 

Charles Fullerton

 

WKS

Producing tasks for the classroom

 

Dr Tony Waterman

WKS

Building creative writers using the 6 traits

 

 

Rouba Saba

WKS

Test items: Learning objectives & specifications

 

Dr Sahbi Hidri

 

 

11.10 – 11.35

Technology

5 websites to engage your students

 

Jessica Westbrook

 

 

11.50 -12.15

Panel Discussion

 

Promoting learner confidence in the language classroom

 

Ms Shaikha Al Remaihi

Dr Fatma Jalalah

Dr Enita Barrett

Dr Sufian Abu – Rmaileh

Dr Okon Effiong (Moderator)

TT 

 

Innovative language learning via effective preparatory courses

Claire Murphy

WKS

 

Features of connected speech

 

Justin Kernot

WKS  

 

Gender equity in ELT: Teachers’ guide

 

Wafa Satrawi

WKS

 

Teaching 21st century skills through ELT

 

Kirsty Kors

 

 

12.15 -12.40

TT

 Getting the most out of test washback

 

Marwa Elshafie

 

 

 

12.40 -14.00

 

 

Lunch

New Library Exhibition Hall 134

 

 

 

 

 

14.00 – 14.25

Research

 

ESL, EFL or EMI? The Gulf decides

 

Dr Mouhamad Mouhanna

&

Dr Mick King

 

Technology/TT  

 

Gamification and critical thinking: Mutual Impact

 

Marwa ElDeeb

WKS

 

 

Is anyone listening?

 

 

Peter Grundy

Technology/WKS

 

 

 

Online classroom tools and review games

 

Wendy Brendzy

&

Ryan Brendzy

WKS  

 

 

 

 

Corpus tools in the ESL classroom

 

Mastoor

Al Kaboody

 

 

 

 

14.25 – 14.50

Technology

Research

 

Integrating social media for enhancing students’ writing

 

Ahmed Shallouf

 

 

Technology

 

Teaching vocabulary using a blended-learning approach

 

Dr Randa Abdelmagid

 

 

15.05 – 15.30

Research

 

Study habits: Gifts or curses?

 

Dr Sabah Sabbah

Technology/WKS

 

The project-based classroom: Tapping towards empowerment

 

Jesse Conway

 

Invited

WKS

 

Assessing and testing

 

Fannie Daou

WKS

 

Engaging Technical EFL students in college settings

 

 

Sandee Thompson

&

 Dean Even

WKS

 

Tech-powered collaborative EFL classroom

 

Ahmed Ra’ef

 

 

 

15.30 – 15.55

 

Research

 

The TESOL professional in the Arabian Gulf

 

Sortira Vogli

 

 

15.55 – 16.10

 

Coffee break

 

New Library Exhibition Hall 134

 

 

 

 

 

16.10 – 16.35

Research

 

Arab students’ writing, teacher feedback and motivation

 

Kashif Raza, Dr Lilian Olarinko

&

Zekariya Ozsevik

 

TT  

 

Helping students with vocabulary acquisition

 

Colin Michell

Technology/WKS

 

 

Using animation videos for differentiated instruction

 

 

 

Fasil Yitbarek

 

 

WKS

 

 

Tackling speaking as a skill through TBL

 

 

Alejandro Cespedes

WKS

 

 

Early reading intervention: Evidence-based teaching strategies

 

Elsayed Hassanein

 

 

 

 

16.35 – 17.00

Research

 

Dialogue Journals: Challenges and opportunities

 

Dr Radi Abouelhassan

TT

 

Assessing Assessment Literacy: Opening Pandora’s box

 

Seyyed Bagher Mirshojaee

 

 

 

 
Day 2
19.01.17
 
 
New Library - 117
 
New Library - 
110
 
New Library - 203
 
New Library
204
 
New Library - 230
 
New Library – 303
 
 
 
8.00 – 9.00
 
 
Coffee, juice and snacks
New Library Exhibition Hall 134
 
 
 
 
 
9.00 – 9.25
Research
 
Widespread myth about teaching and learning
 
Dr John Rogers
 
 
 
TT
 
Paving the way to successful writing
 
Farzana Lone
WKS
 
 
 
Encouraging extensive reading
 
Susan Britton
Research
 
TESOL staff performance and motivational factor
Dr Sireen Al Radi
WKS
 
 
 
Accelerate lexical acquisition with mobile learning
 
Jeff Maggard
WKS
 
 
 
Concordancing and language learning using COCA
 
Alaeddin Halwani
 
9.25 – 9.50
Research
 
Categorizing, understanding and reducing written grammatical errors
 
Shaimaa Shemeis
 
 
 
 
Technology
TT
 
Tips for using
 
WhatsApp with Foundation English students
 
Hashmi Hamadi
TT
 
Get more out of
online video
 
 
John Allan
10.05 – 10.30
TT
 
Curriculum quality in TESOL: What could it mean to teachers?
 
Dr Abir Ahmed
TT
 
ESL for tertiary Mathematics
 
 teachers: A journey through 4 continents
 
Dr Sammani Abdullahi
WKS
 
Error correction techniques
 
Sahar Rizk
WKS
Making lemonade: Making the best of non-academic visual resources
 
Manal Bassyony-Cooper
&
Hardie Cooper, Jr.
WKS
 
Strategies and tips that facilitate vocabulary learning
 
Zadjia Zahi
WKS
 
Extre-meme-ly engaging: Memes for classroom interaction
 
 
Neil Morris
&
Andrea Banicki
10.30 – 10.55
TT
 
ER in HE: Teacher beliefs and practices
 
Dr Mick King
TT
 
Using Artwork for
pre-reading
 
Ryan Brendzy
11.10 – 11.35
TT
 
 
Interactive activities that help students activate schemata
 
Roy Briones
Technology / WKS
 
 
Word clouds: 21st century teaching tools
 
Alaeddin Halwani
 
Dr Fatma Jalalah
 
&
 
Fatma Alyan
WKS
 
 
Promoting English language for early childhood classrooms
 
Patti Tatum
 
&
 
Dr Mohamed
 
Abdelkader
       TT        
Scaffolding reading transactional metacognitive comprehension strategies
 
Adel Yousef
Technology/WKS
 
How to use Quizlet Live
 
Andrew Imrie
&
Jerry Brewington
WKS
 
 
Creating motivated speakers
 
Raeesa Mohammedin
11.35 – 12.00
Technology
TT
 
Flipped classroom using Office mixed tools
 
Atef Elbatal
Research
 
Collaborative e-Learning environment of an English course
 
Huda Saleem

 
WKS Workshop, TT Teaching Tip