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30th Annual National Convention - Program at a Glance

30th Annual National Convention - Program at a Glance

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30th Annual National Convention "An Affirmation of Excellence", May 25-26, 2012 - Program at a Glance.
30th Annual National Convention "An Affirmation of Excellence", May 25-26, 2012 - Program at a Glance.

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30th VENTESOL ANNUAL CONVENTION: “AN AFFIRMATION OF EXCELLENCE”, MAY 25TH AND 26TH, 2012 – PROGRAM AT A GLANCE TIME

FRIDAY - MAY 25TH, 2012
08:0005:00 09:0009:30 9:30 – 10:30 10:3010:45
Sessions

Registration

Welcoming Session to the Annual Convention and the 1st International English Book Fair Opening Plenary: “Teacher Effectiveness in ELT: Empirical and Practical Perspectives” – Christine Coombe
Coffee Break
Room M3 Room M4 Room M14-M15 Room M18 Room M19 Room M20 Room M21 Room M22 Auditorium Orinoco and Miño

10:4511:30

Welcome Aboard First Timers! ALL Johannes Rojas

English in Common: Finding Direction and Purpose AE-ALL Maria Victoria Saumell CPPearson

English Songs and Nursery Rhymes ALL

Carolyn Payne

Teaching English to LD Children through ICT ALL-TE Ana Pacheco and Evelyn Urbina Smart Phones: Mobile Telephones in Teaching Environmen ts HE-TECH Joibel Gimenez

Teaching Journalists how to Write HE-RS Enriqueta Sanz

Encouraging Student Engagement with Web 2.0 Tools ALL-TECH Kate Van Roekel

Teaching English to Youth with Special Learning Needs SE-MW

Elena De Freitas

Improving Speaking by Using Pair Work Successfully! ALL-TE Marina Majonica

English for 21st Century Citizens. Backgroun d and Trends ALL-RS-TEPA Andres Ramos

11:35– 12:20

Introducing Technology to Your Classroom with Cool Kids EE-TECH
Darragh O’Grady

The Use of L1 in the ESL Classroom ALL-RS Jained Pernia

CPRichmond 12:25– 01:25 01:2502:45 02:4503:45 03:4504:00

What is VENTESOL? ALL-TE Luisa Cristina Alvarez, Evelin Ojeda and Waleska Ruiz

Strategies for Complete Vocabulary Comprehen sion ALL-TE Angel Miller

Critical Thinking and Written Argumentatio n in EFL

ALL Claudia Pozzobon

Plenary: “Once Upon a Time” Angela Llanas
Lunch Break

Plenary: “3Fs: Foster Fluency – Faster!” Paul Seligson
Coffee Break

Sessions

Room M3 21 Century Skills and ICT Competenci es for EFL
st

Room M4

Room M14-M15

Room M18 Pronunciatio n Research: Realizations of English Palatoalveol ar Affricate Voiced Phoneme

Room M19

Room M20

Room M21

Room M22

Auditorium Orinoco and Miño

04:0004:45

AE-TETECH-PATEST

What can RELO Andes do for you? ALL

Personal and Professiona l Growth

RS Elio Salcedo

Wikis: Promoting Professiona l Developme

TEA program and the ESL American Teaching Practice

Academic writing in a Virtual Learning Environment

Humour in a TEFL Literature Syllabus – Why not?

Teachers Investigatin g English: Teacher Learning

through Life Satisfaction ALL Andres Ramos Marcela Raffo Christine Coombe

ELF / EST Reading University Teacher Developme nt and Updating: A Proposal HE Carlos Torrealba

nt in EFL Teaching HE-TECH

AE-TE

(IPCEVA) HE-TECH

ALL-TE

that Matters

ALL Jorge Aguilar CPNational Geographic Learning

Elvina Castillo and Teadira Perez

Maria Silva And Fanny Sequera

Aurimar Barrientos

David Duran

5:00 – 6:00 My Place in the World 2012 ALL Nadia Reina

Plenary: “Critical Thinking in ELT: The Big Picture” Deanna Hochstein
Developing Reading Strategies EE-TE Angela Llanas Understand ing Good Teaching: The Contributio n of MicroAnalysis of Classroom Interaction ALL Richard Kiely Improving Oral Skills: Speaking vs. Communica ting SE-HE-TE Josefina Espinoza Using ICT in Language Teacher Education HE-TE Victor Rojas Changing the Way we Teach ESP (PRODINPAUNEFM) HE-RS Maricarmen Gamero and Yohimar Sivira Engaging Adults in a Foreign Language AE Carol Tuitt Podcasting for the ESL/EFL Classroom ALL-TECH Evelyn Izquierdo and Miguel Mendoza
ICTs in the EFL Classroom: Some Consideratio ns

6:0506:50

ALL Audy Castañeda

CPNational Geographic Learning

7:00 – 8:00 8:00 – 10:00

Plenary: “Pronunciation: The Castaway” Jurate Kukanauza CULTURAL ACTIVITY - VENTESOL Toast

30th VENTESOL ANNUAL CONVENTION: “AN AFFIRMATION OF EXCELLENCE”, MAY 25TH AND 26TH, 2012 – PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
TIME 08:3009:30 09:3009:45
Sessions

SATURDAY - MAY 26TH, 2012 Plenary: “Teachers Working Collaboratively: Teacher Learning that Supports Student Learning” - Jorge Aguilar
Coffee Break
Room M3 Room M4 Room M14-M15 Room M18 Room M19 Room M20 Room M21 Room M22 Auditorium Orinoco and Miño

9:45 – 10:30

Teacher Developme nt Interactive

ALL Janec Paredes Pearson

Oral Correction: From Traumatic to Motivating ALL–TE Aura Valera and Jessica Padrón A New Concept in Teaching English to Primary School Children: Bounce Now

Ongoing Professiona l Developme nt for Teachers: Does a Teacher’s Education Ever Stop? AE Victor Cruz

Motivating Students toward an Intercultura l Literature Approach ALL-TE Daniel Castillo, Freddy Vanegas and Evelyn Urbina

Task-based Learning through Contextuali zed Texts AE–MW

Writing Good VenTESOL Proposals: Tips and Tricks ALL Mary Allegra and Evelin Ojeda

Manage a Mixed Classroom and Go Beyond! ALL-TE

Reading Research Articles in the ESP Classroom HE-AL Ingrid Castell

Belkys Moncada and Vladimir Alvarez

Beatriz Ojeda de Pape

Foreign/Seco nd Language Teacher Assessment Literacy: Issues, Challenges and Recommenda tions

ALL

10:3511:20

Brain Gym to Improve Language Learning in Children SE Andreina Baroni

Teaching Vocabulary Acquisition Strategies ALL Audy Castañeda

What’s a VenTESOL State Representativ e?

21st Century Learning and Teaching ALL Alfieri Avilan

Christine Coombe

ALL-TE Ernesto Lisboa and

EE-MW Angela Llanas 11:2512:25 12:25– 01:45 01:45– 02:45 02:4503:00

Grazibel Nani

Plenary: “The Learning of New Teachers in TESOL” Richard Kiely
Lunch Break

Plenary: “Guided Discovery for Language Instruction: An Implementation Framework” - Maria Victoria Saumell
Coffee Break

Sessions

Room M3

Room M4

Room M14-M15

Room M18

Room M19
Hello: Linking Different Cultures, Sharing the Same Language ALL-AL Marco Hernandez
Foreign and Second Language Learning

Room M20

Room M21

Room M22

Auditoriu m Orinoco and Miño

03:0003:45

Corpus Linguistics in TEFL: Uses and Benefits HE-TE Chinger Zapata

Habits and Discipline PE-EE Deepening Inquiry in Teaching and Learning ALL Deanna Hochstein Alfieri Avilan
Teaching without Electricity: Successful Techniques in Colombian Towns SE-TE

Developing YouTube Channels for Supporting Lagging Students HE-TE Fernando Patacho
Extracurricula r Insights: The Controlling

Using Authentic Materials in ELT ALL-TE

Integrating Learning Styles ALL-TE

03:5004:35

Education Opportuniti es in the US for English

4Fs: Follow-up to Fostering Fluency – Faster! ALL Paul Seligson

Teaching Methodology

Mauricio

Ernesto Lisboa

Patrick Shortt

Teachers

ALL Angel Garcia US Embassy 04:40– 05:40 05:4006:40 06:4007:00

in the English Classroom

Arango

ALL Alexis Maizo

through the use of Communicati ve Strategies

and Motivating Students Tool

CPRichmond

ALL-AL Mariangeles Salazar

EE-HE-SE-TE Ruben Rodriguez and Johannes Rojas

Plenary “Work Ethics: The Path to a Promising Career” – Past Presidents : Nitzie de Sanley, Olga Galarraga, Ilse Chemaly, and Julio Prin CULTURAL ACTIVITY CLOSING CEREMONY AND RAFFLES
EE – Elementary HE – Higher Education ALL – All interested Topic of Interest: MW – Materials Writers RS – Research TE – Teacher Education TECH – Technology in ESL/EFL TEST – Testing and Assessment PA - Program Administration AL – Applied Linguistics

Intended Audience : PE – Preschool Education Education SE – Secondary Education AE – Adult Education persons CP – Commercial Presentation

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