ACTA International Conference 2018

PROGRAM

Tuesday 2 October 2018

10:00am - 4:00pm
Pre-Conference Workshops

BYOD Digital Pre-Conference Workshop
Associate Professor Yu-Chuan Joni Chao

Multilingual Pedagogies Across The Curriculum
Professor Constant Leung

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Speaker Prep Room Open

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Registration and Welcome Function
Panorama Ballroom

Wednesday 3 October 2018

9:00am - 10:30am
Opening Keynote: Professor Ester J De Jong
Title: EAL Expertise and Taking a Multilingual Stance

1:30pm – 2:30pm
In Conversation: (Dis-)invention of languages, translanguaging, multilingualism, English as Lingua Franca – how relevant are these for TESOL and teaching in English across the curriculum?
Professor Constant Leung and Associate Professor Kathleen Heugh

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Social Function
Drinks and Canapes at 2KW

Thursday 4 October 2018

7:30am - 8:15am
Breakfast Session with Professor Ester J De Jong
* Pre-registrations only

8:30am - 9:30am
Keynote: Professor Phan Le-Ha
Title: English and English as a medium of instruction (EMI) in broader Asia: Why, How, For Whom, By Whom, and So?

1:30pm - 2:30pm
In Conversation: Can authentic use of mobile technologies promote accurate and elaborated learning of English?
Associate Professor Yu-Chuan Joni Chao and Associate Professor Wan Ng

Friday 5 October 2018

7:30am - 8:15am
Breakfast Session with Professor Phan Le Ha
* Pre-registrations only

8:30am - 9:30am
Title: Indigenous learning in remote Australia: translanguaging, mobility and the role of digitisation
Keynote: Professor Gillian Wigglesworth

2:45pm - 3:40pm
Closing Panel
Professor Phan Le Ha
Professor Ester J. de Jong
Professor Constant Leung


3:40pm - 4:00pm
Concluding Comments Dr Michael Michell, ACTA President (Panorama Ballroom)

Breakout Session Agenda

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