Saturday, November 10 Afternoon Sessions at a Glance

ROOM

1:30-2:15

2:30-3:15

Jefferson

Transformative Teacher Education

Mark A. Clarke

TE/AR, GA

A Model of Instruction for Adult Learners?

Angela Bell, Meredith Roach, Leslie Grant

AE, TE/AR, IEP/HE

Boulder

Developing Oral Language through Interactive Activities

Mary Weber, Eileen Conroy

EE, SE, IEP/HE

Portraiture Methodology and Second-language Teacher Identity

Denchai Prabjandee

TE/AR, BE, CA, EE

Cherry/Plum

Understanding the Refugee Students in Your Classroom

Sharon McCreary, Slavica Park

AE, EE, SE

Identity: Interactions of Culture, Language, and Community

Sara Vandenberg

AE, SE, IEP/HE

Conifer

Travel and Teach: What to Expect When You Teach Abroad

Evelyn Kaye, Russell Moon, Kathleen Michel, Kate Rebecca Furze, Barbara Ulrich

AE, BE, CA, GA

Using Learner-generated Corpora to Develop Writing Materials

Wayne Walker

IEP/HE, SE

Evergreen

Immigration Issues for Educators

Lee Ann Gott, Kathy Bougher

GA, EE, SE

Golden

Engaging Adult L2 Learners with Limited/Interrupted Education

Andrea DeCapua,   Helaine W. Marshall

 AE

Reserved

Parker

Using Poetry to Teach Figurative Language

Alison Wilson

AE, EE, SE, IEP/HE

Spruce

Online Tools That Support Language Learning

Boni Hamilton

EE, SE, GA

Language Learning Through Interreligious Dialogue

Daniel M. Schweissing, Meredith Folley

AE, SE, IEP/HE

West A

21st Century Teaching and Learning with ELLs

Chris Moore, Nicolette Vander Velde

EE, SE, GA

West B

Bridging the Gap in Graduate Writing and Speaking

Cheyne Kirkpatrick, Julie Thornton

BE, CA, SE, IEP/HE

Understanding and Using Appropriate Support for Academic Essays

Karen Duncan

SE, IEP/HE

West C

Improving Critical Thinking by Asking Better Questions

Renee L. Feather

TE/AR. IEP/HE

Activating Reading Skills Through Online Simulation Games

Maryanna Brunkhorst, Erin Strickland

IEP/HE

West D

Reserved

West E

Increase the Tempo Using Academic Controversy

Patricia Johnson

SE, IEP/HE

Willow

 Reserved

 Reserved

Adult Education (AE), Bilingual Education (BE), Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL),  Elementary Education (EE), Program Administration (PA) , Secondary Education (SE), General Audience (GA), Intensive English Programs / Higher Education (IEP / HE), Teacher Education / Action Research (TE / AR), Content Area (CA)

 

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CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO CoTESOL CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER

 

This year CoTESOL conference attendees have the opportunity to register for one of three credit options through UC Denver’s School of Education & Human Development. The options are:

* Attend both conference days; register for/earn a 1.5 CEU (Continuing Education Unit); cost of $48

* Attend one conference day; register for/earn .5 CEU; cost of $20;

* Attend both conference days, register for and earn one (1) University Graduate credit; cost of $75

 

Any of the options can be applied towards re-certification or other credentials or programs, depending on the individual attendee’s specific district/program requirements (e.g., for Highly Qualified Teacher). Teachers are encouraged to check with their respective district's policy in making their choice. Some advising/assistance will also be available on site at the conference.

 

Contact CPE@ucdenver.edu or call 303-315-4985 for more information after September 1.

 

CONVENTION AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

 

CoTESOL offers a number of awards and scholarships at its annual conventions.  Application information is available from the CoTESOL website: www.colorado.edu/iec/cotesol


·          The Virginia French Allen Award for Excellence in Teaching

·          The Gladys Doty Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession

·          The Howard Morarie Memorial Scholarship

·          Convention Travel Grants

·          Convention Registration Scholarships

·          D. Scott Enright Professional Development Grant

·          Student Scholarship Support Grant