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CALL-IS Hot Topics 


3:30 - 4:45 am EDT

Thursday, March 13

Technology Showcase, Expo Hall - Booth 1111

Live broadcast link: http://tinyurl.com/call-is-youtube



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These sessions focus on the latest trending topics in CALL, such as “Communities of Practice”, “Online Teacher Training”, “Digital Writing”, “Teaching Reading Online”, “Augmented Reality”, “Social Media” and “Game-Based Learning.”



Time  Speakers  Title  Summary  Materials 

Roslyn Billy, Des Moines Public Schools, USA 

Carmen Medina, Higher Technology College, UAE

Pablo Ortega, Des Moines Public Schools, USA

A Comparison of Three Dual Language Frameworks from United States, Middle East and Europe  The classrooms of 2050 will include diverse and a unique blend of learners. In order to prepare teachers and school districts to accommodate a wide range of learners, which would include the implementation of Dual Language programs. These presenters have researched and developed a Combined Dual Language Framework that works.   
  Mimi Li, Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA  Digital Multimodal Writing in ESL Classes  Digital multimodal writing offers rich opportunities for learners to deploy multiple resources to make meaning, construct knowledge, and express self-identity. This presenter will discuss varied ways to implement multimodal writing in ESL classes. The presentation will highlight effective use of multiple technology tools and provide pedagogical recommendation.   TESOL 2019 mimi li2.pptx  
  Ahdab Saaty, University of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  Successful Online Collaborative Writing Requirements  Do you think successful collaborative writing is possible? This presentation illustrates several successful collaboration requirements to avoid failure in online collaborative writing projects. It shows how it is important in collaborative writing projects to consider task design, participants’ readiness for collaboration, and the way collaboration will be organized and delegated.   


Name and Email  Biography 

Roslyn Billy - drrozbilly@gmail.com


Carmen Medina - carmen.medinasa@gmail.com


Pablo Ortega - pablo.ortega@dmschools.org


Mimi Li, Texas A&M University-Commerce - USA mimi.li@tamuc.edu




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