Conference Presentations (2017-2018)

Burch, A.R. (2018) Panel: EMCA Approaches to Study Abroad Research. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Chicago, IL.

Burch, A.R. & Ozaki, N. (2018) Responding (or not) to other’s talk: Changes in recipiency practices during a Japanese Study Abroad program. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Chicago, IL.

Emami, M. (2018) From the classroom to Study Abroad: Intercultural Communication for the Everyday. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.Lexington, Kentucky.

Fleck, J., Salaberry, M.R., Scutti-Santos, H. (2017) Corpora-in-Action: Pedagogical Mediation of Corpus Data for Guided Induction in Portuguese for Spanish Speakers. Bringing together research and practice: Language teaching, language learning and teacher training in Portuguese and Spanish International Conference. Lisbon, Portugal.

Furman, Michael and Kate White. (2017). Confident openings and competent closings: Interactional competence in the L2 Russian classroom. Second Language Research Forum. Columbus, OH.

Garcia-Cruz, Kevin & Lilja, Niina.  (2017).  Experiential learning in action: L2 learners reflecting on their language use experiences. Interactional Competence and Practices in a Second Language International Conference (ICOP-L2). University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Kley, K. &  Chalhoub-Deville, M. (2017). Challenges of designing classroom IC testing tools, Interactional Competence and Practices in a Second Language International Conference (ICOP-L2). University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Kley, K. (March, 2018). Shifting identities: How a student’s identities change in interaction with his host during a study abroad program. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Chicago, IL.

Kley, K. (March, 2018). Incorporating conversation analytic and CA-SLA research findings in language testing for purposes of construct definition and rating scale development. Language Assessment Research Conference. Ames, IA.

Kunitz, S. and Yeh, M. (2017).  Teaching Interactional Competence: Preliminary findings from the Chinese classroom. Interactional Competence and Practices in a Second Language International Conference (ICOP-L2), University of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Lee, J. & Song, J. (2017). Group compositions and task designs of mobile-based intercultural communications. Second Language Research Forum (SLRF). Columbus, OH.

Pineda Turi, L. (2018)More than Words: Intercultural Communication for Medical Spanish. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.Lexington, Kentucky.

Salaberry, M.R., Emami, M., and and Pineda-Turi, L. (2017) Bridging Research and Practice in Second Language Teacher Education. Tenth International Conference on Language Teacher Education. Los Angeles, CA.

Scutti Santos, H. (2018) Say ‘no’ like a pro: Developing Intercultural Communication in Portuguese. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.Lexington, Kentucky.

Song, J. & Fu, L. (2018). Developing intercultural competence through a mobile-based or a study-abroad program. International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence. Tucson, AZ.

Song, J. (2017). Design, implementation, and student benefits of Rice-in-Korea study abroad program. American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Nashville, TN.

Song, J. (2018). Immersive language learning with virtual reality. To be presented at the American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). New Orleans, Louisiana.

Song, J. (2018). A comparison of ESL students’ performance in face-to-face and virtual-world group oral tests. Presented at Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC). Auckland, New Zealand.

Song, J. & W-L, H. (2018). Using virtual reality (VR) for language assessment. Presented at
Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC). Auckland, New Zealand.

Stasevicius, L. (2018) What’s bulls have to do with it? Challenges of promoting Intercultural Competence as a Language Skill in Spanish Language classrooms. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference.Lexington, Kentucky.

White, Kate. (2018). Methods for Modeling Changes in Cognitive Fluency During Study Abroad. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Chicago, IL.

White, Kate. (2017). Digging into study abroad: Combining qualitative and quantitative methods to better understand the study abroad experience. Second Language Research Forum. Columbus, OH.

White, Kate. (2017). Measuring study abroad: Combining quantitative and qualitative methods in order to understand the study abroad experience.” American Association for Applied Linguistics. Portland, OR.

White, Kate and Michael Furman. (2017). Challenges of designing IC lesson plans for Russian. Panel: L2 Interactional Competence as the institutional target of instruction: Challenges in designing, implementing and maintaining innovation. Interactional Competence and Practices in a Second Language International Conference (ICOP-L2). University of Neuchatel,  Neuchatel, Switzerland.

Yeh, M. (2017). Assessing Interactional Competence, Central States of Conference on the Teaching Foreign Languages. Chicago, IL.

Yeh, M. (2017). Effects of Using Natural Conversations in First-Year Chinese Curriculum, Third International Conference on Spoken Chinese Corpora. Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing, China.

Yeh, M. (2017). Invited speaker, AP Chinese: Developing Conversational and Presentational Skill, Chinese Language Teachers’ Association in Texas, St. Thomas University.

Yeh, M. (2017). Invited speaker, Developing Critical Thinking: Analyzing Authentic Language Uses, Chinese Language Teacher Workshop, Confucius Institute, Texas A&M University.

Yeh, M. (2017). Invited speaker, Character Acquisition and Literacy Development in Chinese, a full-day workshop, Confucius Institute, University of Toledo.

Yeh, M. (2017). Keynote speaker, From Character Acquisition to Literacy Development, National Conference On K-12 Chinese Immersion Program, Confucius Institute, Alfred University.

Yeh, M. (2017). Developing Inferential Reading Comprehension Skill in Chinese, with Claudia Ross and Pei-chia Chen, ACTFL, Nashville.