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Bridging Contexts, Making connections

Program Schedule

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Thursday, May 31, 2007


9 am – 6 pm


10 am – Noon

Pre-Conference Workshops


1:30 – 3:30 pm

Pre-Conference Workshops


5:00 pm

Opening Plenary: Equipping Teachers to be Language Explorers
Elaine Tarone, University of Minnesota


6:30 pm

Reception / Cash Bar


Friday, June 1, 2007

8:00 am

Discussion Sessions

9:00 am

Morning Plenary: A Functional Linguistic View of Formative Classroom Assessment of Learning through Language
Bernard Mohan, University of British Columbia


10:15 am

Breakout Sessions

12:30 pm

Lunch / Exhibits

2:00 pm

Afternoon Plenary: Language Immersion Teacher Education and Hawaiian Medium Schools:A Story of Innovation and Collaboration
William H. “Pila” Wilson, & Keiki Kawai'ae'a, University of Hawai’i Hilo


3:15 pm

Breakout Sessions

5:30 pm

Optional Dinner Groups


Saturday, June 2, 2007

8:00 am

Discussion and Breakout Sessions

9:15 am

Breakout Sessions

9:55 am

Breakout Sessions

10:35 am

Breakout Sessions

11:30 am

Lunch / Exhibits

1:00 pm

Breakout Sessions

1:40 pm

Breakout Sessions

2:20 pm

Breakout Sessions

3:15 pm

Closing Plenary: The future of foreign language educators: Are we on our way to becoming dodos?
Timothy G. Reagan, Central Connecticut State University


4:15 pm


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