Conference Schedule

 
The following is the provisional schedule for the Conference:

 THURSDAY - 27 SEPTEMBER 2018
 9:00-9:45  Registration
10:00-11:00
3Ws Pavillion
Keynote Session
Dr. Jane Arnold, University of Seville, Spain
Language Learning: Affective and Effective
 11:00-11:25 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00
3Ws Pavilion
Workshops
Ms. Lisa Eversley, Ms. Neekaie Beckles-Clarke, Queen´s College, Barbados

"Encouraging the Use of the Target Language in the Foreign Language Classroom"

Ms. Beatriz de la Poza, Independent Coach, Spain-Netherlands-Luxembourg-Barbados

"How Coaching Can Help Teachers in Dealing and Resolving Problems in a Foreign Language Classroom"
 13:00-14:25 Lunch Break
 14:30- 16:00
 
3Ws Pavillion
Workshops 
Dr. Jason SiegelCave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados
"Dictionary Skills for Teachers of Second Languages"

Mr. Paul BlackmanCentre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados

"Remix and Reuse: Creative Commons and OER in Language Teaching"
 16:00-17:00
 
 3Ws Pavillion  
Research Papers
Prof. Juan Carlos Rocha Osornio, University of Toronto, Canada
"Connecting the Classroom with the Local Spanish-Speaking Community of Toronto: The Effects of Community Service Learning in an Advanced Spanish Course"
 
Dr. Erskine Padmore, The Lodge School, Barbados

"Technology as a Tool in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in Barbados"
17:00-18:30
3Ws Pavillion
Workshops
Dr. Rosana Herrero-Martin, Cave Hil Campus, UWI, Barbados
DIY: Creating Curriculum-Relevant, Skill-Stimulating, Topical and Culturally Sustainable Didactic Material for your Spanish-as-Foreing-Language Advanced Class
 
Prof. Yareira Puig-Pernas, School of Spanish as a Foreign Language, University of Havana, Cuba

"Didactic Interrelated Use of Language, Literature and Film in the Teaching and Learning of Spanish as a Second (E/L2) and as a Foreign Language (E/LE)"
 18:30-19:30
3Ws Pavillion
Round Table
“A Foreign Language - An Asset to Any Career”

Chair:
Dr. Ian Craig, Head of the Department of Language, Linguistics and Literature at Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados

Participants:

Mr. Kimald Smith, Cultural and Commercial Assistant
Embassy of Argentina in Barbados

Ms. Floris Vermeulen, European Investment Bank, European Union in Barbados

Dr. Yves Remy, Deputy Director, Sheridath Ramphal Centre

Mr. Kelal More, Planing Administrator, Glindan

Dr. Yanique Hume, Lecturer in Cultural Studies at Cave Hill Campus,UWI, Barbados
 

 FRIDAY - 28 SEPTEMBER 2018
 
9:30-10:30
3Ws Pavillion

Keynote Session

Prof. Yareira Puig-Pernas, School of Spanish as a Foreign Language, University of Havana
"The Teaching of Spanish as a Second and as a Foreign Language in Cuba"
 
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
11:00- 12:30
Language Lab
Workshops
Ms. Paula González, Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados
Mr. Marco A. Schaumloeffel, Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados


"VoiceThread: How to Use an Online Educative Tool When Teaching a Foreign Language."
"Foreign Language Teaching Experiences/Experiments with VoiceThread at UWI-Cave Hill."


Ms. Paula González, Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados
Ms. Carmen Céspedes, Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados


"Kahoot: An Innovative Tool to Learn through Play"
12:30- 13:50 Lunch Break
 14:00- 15:30
3Ws Pavillion
Research Papers

Dr. Yanhua Li, Confucius Institute at Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados

"Foreign Language Education Policy in the Commonwealth Caribbean and Proposals on Chinese Language Teaching"

Dr. Jamile Forcelini, Florida State University, USA
Dr. Raquel Prieta, Oakland University, USA


"Promoting Richer and More Cognitively Accessible Lexico-Semantic Representation in L2 Spanish Through a Cognate Driven and Meaning-Oriented Instruction Practice"

Ms. Chunxue Zhang, Confucius Institute at Cave Hill Campus, UWI, Barbados

"Curricular Analysis of Chinese Language Courses Offered by the Confucius Institute"
15:30-16:30
3Ws Pavilion
Workshop

Dr. Jane Arnold, University of Seville, Spain
The Interpersonal Dimension in the Language Classroom
16:30-16:55
3Ws Pavilion
Coffee Break
17:00-18:00
3Ws Pavilion
Keynote Session

H.E. Dr. Gustavo Martínez-Pandiani, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Barbados

Global Citizenship and Public Diplomacy: Broader Contexts for the Modern Languages Classroom
18:00- 19:00
3Ws Pavillion
Informative Session

Confucius Institute, Instituto Venezolano de Cultura y Cooperación, Instituto Cervantes, Alliance Francaise, British Council, Argentinian Embassy, Cave Hill Centre of English Language Teaching.

Mission & Vision Statements
19:30-21:00
3Ws Pavillion
Closing Multikulti-Fête & Goodbye Cocktail

Instituto Venezolano de Cultura y Cooperación, Spanish Embassy, Alliance Française, Argentine Embassy, Embassy of Brazil, Confucius Institute, Students of the Language Department.
 











 

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