Language Matters is a series of presentations and discussions on issues regarding second language teaching and learning. The goal of Language Matters is for faculty, staff, and students to share their experiences, expertise, and knowledge.
All faculty, staff, and students interested in language teaching and learning are welcome!
URSCA Poster Making Workshop
Monday, March 10, 20144:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Located: Orange Lab, Davee Library
Join us for this interactive workshop to create, improve, and modify your URSCA poster, step-by-step, using PowerPoint. This workshop, presented by Conan Kmiecik. For more information please visit the URSC website.
Educated in Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, Dr. Pavlov teaches in the English Department TESOL Program. His research interests lie in TESOL, Lexicology, and Applied Linguistics, and he has more than 20 years of experience of teaching English overseas and about 30 years of working in ESL/EFL teacher training programs
More information on the topic Dr. Pavlov will be speaking will follow shortly.
Academic Posters for Newbies: A Step-by-step Walkthrough Using PowerPoint
Presented by Conan Kmiecik, UW-River Falls Associate Lecturer and ESL and Cultural Summer Program Coordinator for the ELT Program
The 21st Century Classroom: Communication, Collaboration, Assessment & Technology
Presented by Magara Maeda, UW-River Falls Instructor of Japanese
The TESOL Program's Taiwan Teach Abroad Program (TTAP)
Presentated by TTAP Coordinator Doug Margolis and TTAP Participants Diane Jacboson, Helen Watts, and Mai Moua
Academic Success and International Students at UWRF
Presented by Rhonda Petree, UW-River Falls Director, ELT Program and Associate Lecturer, and Charlie Lavin, UW-River Falls ESL Instructor
Co-Teaching to Meet the Needs of English Learners
Presented by Diane Jacobson, UW-River Falls ELT Associate Lecturer
Lexicology: A Missing Link in Language Teacher Training
Presented by Dr. Vladimir Pavlov, UW-River Falls TESOL Associate Professor
Teaching English Abroad Panel Discussion
Presented by Rhonda Petree, UW-River Falls Director, ELT Program and Associate Lecturer; Charlie Lavin, UW-River Falls ESL Instructor; Justin Otto, ELT Program Graduate Assistant; and Mary Zoubek, ELT Program Graduate Assistant
Technology In The Classroom: Best Practices and Realistic Approaches
Presented by Anne Edvenson, Minnesota English Language Program ESL Instructor, U of M-Twin Cities
Error Correction in the Language Learning Classroom
Presented by Doug Margolis, UW-River Falls TESOL Visiting Professor
Lesson Planning: Warm-ups and Wrap-downs
Presented by Rhonda Petree, UW-River Falls Director, ELT Program and Associate Lecturer