2021 Fall Conference Program

Conference Program

Conference Schedule at a Glance and Slides

8:00-8:45 amYoga for Connection
8:45-9:00amOpening Remarks
9:00-9:50 amConcurrent Sessions:

Implementing Hyflex Teaching in EAP Programs: Challenges and Solutions 
Miguel King, Dalhousie University
Tony Rusinak, Dalhousie University

Building partnerships and increasing capacity with TESL Basics for Language Volunteers (TBLV)
Marijke Geurts, New Language Solutions
Matthias Sturm, New Language Solutions, Simon Fraser University
10:00-10:30 amTESL NS AGM
10:40-11:30 amConcurrent Sessions:

Multisensory Learning in an Online Context
Jessica Leslie, ISANS

Literacy Portfolio Expectations
Rana Ashkar, Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks
Setsu Kawahara, Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks
11:30-12:00 pm Lunch
12:00-12:50 pmConcurrent Sessions:

Graduate Student Perspective of an English for Academic Purposes program
Christine Doe, MSVU
Tim Neufeld, MSVU

Using Tutela H5Ps on Avenue.ca
Diane Ramanathan, Tutela
Kathy Hughes, Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks
1:00-1:50 pmConcurrent Sessions:

Remote Proctoring Technology and Student Anxiety
Tony Rusinak, Dalhousie University

Social Emotional Learning and Language Learning among Refugee Youth
Jordan Remedios, MSVU
Joel Murphy, Acadia University
2:00-2:50Discussion Groups:

1.   Cultivating Community Connections
Krista Royal, Acadia University

2.   Professional Collaboration for Adaptation and Innovation
Susan Ziemba, Educational Consultant, ABCs of the Mind

3.   Using Learning Strategies as a Means to Goal Setting
Krista Welsh, ISANS  

4.   Self-Care
Lauren McKenzie, SMU

5.   Mentorship in TESL
Jessica Crabill, HLIC

6. TESL NS General Discussion & Networking
Julie MacDonald, ISANS
2:50-3:00Closing Remarks