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Archived Content from Conference Held in May 2015
LTE 2015: Changes and Challenges in Language Teacher Education

Seesion in Progress
Program Schedule*


Thursday, May 14, 2015

8 am—6 pm Registration
9 am—11:30 am Pre-Conference Workshops (see abstracts and presenters)
  • How, When, and Why Technology Facilitates SLA: What Language Teacher Educators Need to Know
  • Pedagogical Approaches and Classroom Applications for Teaching Heritage Language Learners
  • Program Evaluation for Language Teacher Educators
  • Using Multimedia Case Studies in Teacher Preparation
1:30—4:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops (see abstracts and presenters)
  • Considering Identities and the Language/Culture/Power Nexus: Drama-Based Tools for Bilingual and ESL Teacher Preparation
  • New Realities in Preparing Teachers of Adult Language Learners
  • Integrating Digital Literacies and New Technologies into Language Teacher Education and Professional Development
  • Investigating and Interpreting the Professional Learning of Teachers of Languages: Case Studies of Diverse Teachers, Languages and Contexts
  • 'Post-Communicative' College-Level Foreign Language Instruction and Teacher Training: Changing Teacher Expectations, Student Behaviors, and Classroom Practices
  • Technology for Language Teacher Educators
5 pm Conference Opening
Welcome and Opening Remarks

Opening Plenary:

Stories of Linguistic and Cultural Resilience:  What Heritage Language and ESL Teachers Need to Know
   Maria Carreira
6:30 pm Reception and Cash Bar

Friday, May 15, 2015

8:00 am Discussion Sessions
9:00 am Morning Plenary:
Living Critical Sociocultural Theory in Classroom Practice
   Annela Teemant
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10:15 am Breakout Sessions
12:30 pm Lunch - Meet the Authors Lunch
2:00 pm Afternoon Plenary:
Sharing the Destination: The Role of Assessment in Student and Teacher Development

   Fernando Rubio

3:15 pm

Breakout Sessions


Saturday, May 16, 2015

8:00 am Discussion Sessions
9:15 am Breakout Sessions
11:30 am Lunch - Hot Topics
1:00 pm Breakout Sessions
3:15 pm Closing Plenary:
Mediating the Learning of Teachers of Languages: Towards an Interpretive, Reflective Orientation
   Angela Scarino
4:15 pm Adjourn

* Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

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