Presentations


Speaker Co-presenter(s) Date(YYYY-MM) Presentation Title Conference Name Location
Suki S. LEUNG 2018-04 “Examining EAP learners’ metacognitive control and self-regulation in L2 writing – a pre-post-control experiment with automated essay evaluation software ‘Grammarly’” 2018 International Conference on Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching (ALLT) Taipei, Taiwan
Kevin MAHER 2018-03 “Teaching EFL Narrative Writing through Literature” 1st International ASEAN-ELT Conference Melaka, Malaysia
Suki S. LEUNG 2018-03 “A practical example of using Instagram to facilitate language learning: from a sociocultural perspective” CTLE Mini-Talks: Social Media in the Classroom Macao
Kevin MAHER 2017-12 “Creating a supportive classroom atmosphere for teaching public speaking” 2017 PALT Conference Manila, Philippines
Kevin MAHER 2017-11 “The mechanics of self-publishing: Usage of a tool to motivate students’ L2 creative writing work” International EFL in Creative Writing Instruction Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2017-10 “Self-Publishing: Then and now” Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Conference (APWT 2017) Bali, Indonesia
Kevin MAHER 2017-06 “An EFL creative writing activity: Plot development with writing circles” MAELT English Language Teaching Conference 2017 Macao
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE 2017-06 “Improving student engagement through observations” Macao English Language Teaching Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2017-05 “Setting up EFL creative writing circles for narrative prose” Writing Roundtable 2017 Hong Kong
Kevin MAHER 2017-05 “How Neuroscience can help teachers teach” (Plenary Speaker) FAB-11 KOTESOL Conference Seoul, South Korea
Kevin MAHER 2017-04 “Connecting with an Audience” (Invited Speaker & Contest Judge) Hong Kong Baptist University 15th Annual Speaking Contest Hong Kong
Sean GRANT 2017-02 “Impacts of an intensive English in-residence programme on student willingness to communicate” The 13th Annual CamTESOL Conference Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Kevin MAHER 2016-11 “Writing and New Media” (Panel Discussion) Asia Pacific Writers & Translators (APWT China 2016) Guangzhou, China
Kevin MAHER 2016-11 “Connecting the synapses: From brain studies to acquiring language” (Plenary Speaker) International NeuroELT Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2016-11 “How educational neuroscience can help teachers teach” International NeuroELT Conference Macao
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA 2016-11 “Migration and the Macanese Diaspora” Hong Kong Political Science Association (HKPSA) Annual Conference Hong Kong
Kevin MAHER 2016-08 “Intersections in Mind, Brain and Education: Studies that make you say ‘wow’” NeuroELT/FAB9 Conference Cebu, Philippines
Sean GRANT 2016-08 “Digital Natives’ language learning technology usage and perceived effectiveness” TESOL Indonesia International Conference Lombok, Indonesia
Sean GRANT 2016-06 “Encouraging student autonomy through project-based learning in an EAP writing course” MICOLLAC 2016 Penang, Malaysia
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA 2016-06  “Incorporating Case Study Research on Community Engagement through Service Learning into the General Education Curriculum” The 7th Living Knowledge Conference Dublin, Ireland
Alice S. LEE Matilda WONG 2016-04 “Reflective practice in action: Secondary teachers developing their identities” 2016 TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo Baltimore, MD, USA
Kevin MAHER 2016-04 “Enhancing language students’ speaking skills through Neuroscience awareness” 30th Annual APPI Conference Averio, Portugal
Suki S. LEUNG 2016-03 “Understanding Macao university’s ESL learners’ attitudes towards the use of social networking sites for English language learning: a mixed-methods study” Wolfson Research Event 2016 Cambridge, UK
Miranda SIN I MA 2015-Spring “Defining and redefining student success: Building assessment around the process of student learning” CTLE’s Workshop Series Macao
Miranda SIN I MA 2015-Fall “Effective student engagement: Group work and projects” CTLE’s Workshop Series Macao
Kevin MAHER 2015-12 “An Audience Involvement Approach to Teaching EFL Presentation Skills” TESOL Regional International Conference 2015 Singapore
Sean GRANT 2015-12 “A correlational study of person-based creativity and second language performance via written modality” Linguistics Society of New Zealand Conference Dunedin, New Zealand
Sean GRANT 2015-12 “Divergent ideas and written language performance within two groups: A study of creative ideas within open-ended writing tasks with and without pre-writing group discussion tasks” AWC 2015 Conference Chiang Mai, Thailand
Kevin MAHER 2015-09 “Neuro-Connectors: A Focus on Selective Attention” FAB 8/NeuroELT Conference 2015 Kyoto, Japan
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA 2015-08  “Involve me, and I will understand” Reflective Writing for Experiential and Service Learning in the context of ESP (English for Specific Purposes) and ED (English for Disciplines) The 14th Annual International TESOL Conference Clark, Philippines
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and I. CHAPLIN 2015-07 ‘The Implementation of the Residential College System’s “4-in-1 Model” at the University of Macau: Moon Chun Memorial College, W11’ HKICSS Hong Kong International Conference of Social Science Hong Kong
Kevin MAHER 2015-07 “Creating memories: Applying neuroscience principles to teach language and presentation skills” The European Conference on Language Learning 2015 Brighton, UK
Alice S. LEE Genevieve LEUNG, Shumin LIN, Dana NG, and Tina TAN 2015-06 “Chineses across the Sinospheres in a contemporary era of globalization: Resistance, empowerment, and change” The Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)Centring and (de)standardization Hong Kong
Kevin MAHER 2015-06 “An audience-involvement approach to teaching public speaking” CAES International Conference Hong Kong
Kevin MAHER 2015-06 “For the sake of student speeches: Sculpting the perfect audience” The 5th International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication Macao and Urumqi
Vivian CHAPLIN I. CHAPLIN 2015-06 “Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles” – A Tribute to Ken Takakura and his Contribution to China-Japan Intercultural Communication” The 5th International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication Macau and Urumqi Macao
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and I. CHAPLIN 2015-06 “English as Anomaly: The ‘Unofficial’ Language of Macau SAR China” The 5th International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication Macau and Urumqi Macao
Kevin MAHER 2015-05 “Applying community-based learning to oral presentations” The 2nd International Conference on Teaching English for Specific Purposes and New Language Learning Technologies Niš, Serbia
Kevin MAHER 2015-05 “Dynamic speakers: Student collaboration to enhance student speeches” 13th ELTA Serbia Conference Belgrade, Serbia
Kevin MAHER 2015-05 “Collaborating language through literature circles” 5th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (FLTAL’15) Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Sean GRANT 2015-05 “How can we provide models and utilize group activities without stifling creativity?” The 3rd ELC Writing Roundtable Hong Kong
Alice S. LEE Teresa LACUNA, Miranda MA, Eve Elizabeth SMITH, and Kathleen VACEK 2015-03 “Plagiarism: A bridge to learning? Creating meaningful academic integrity activities” TESOL 2015 International Convention & English Language Expo Toronto, Canada
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE, Teresa LACUNA, Eve SMITH, and Kathleen VACEK 2015-03 “Plagiarism: A bridge to learning? Creating meaningful academic integrity activities” The 2015 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo Toronto, Ontanrio, Canada
Sean GRANT 2015-03 “A-peer-ance is everything: Utilizing student ideas for improving a sequence of online peer-review activities” The 11th Annual CamTESOL Conference Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Alice S. LEE Miranda MA, and Amanda GATES 2015-02 “The co-construction of teacher response to student writing: Secondary and tertiary instructors in Macao” The 11th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Mark H. WONG 2015-02 “Helping Low-Intermediate Level Students Achieve Reading Fluency and Confidence: Readers Theatre” (Workshop) 11th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Miranda SIN I MA 2015-02 “The co-construction of teacher response to student writing: Secondary and tertiary instructors in Macau” The 11th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Miranda SIN I MA Caroline FERREE 2015-02 “‘I see your point, but’ not really: Teaching meaningful discussion strategies” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Sean GRANT 2015-02 “Utilizing technology to encourage communicative competence: How to develop task-based multimedia materials for the language classroom” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Joan LEONG 2015-01 “Personalization and Project-based Learning” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2015-01 “A Neuro-based approach to teaching oral presentations” International NeuroELT Conference Manila, Philippines
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA 2015-01 “Uninterrupted: Evolution and Innovation in Teaching and Learning Using MALL” ELT International Conference – Departing from Tradition: Innovations in English Language Teaching and Learning Macao
Miranda SIN I MA 2014-Fall “Writing as a learning tool: Incorporating student-led written response and feedback into the curriculum” CTLE’s Workshop Series Macao
Sean GRANT 2014-12 “Motivating students through creativity in the classroom” (Poster Presentation) Centre for Language Studies International Conference Singapore
Alice S. LEE Miranda MA 2014-11 “Connecting classroom English to reality and students’ lives” The 23rd International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching Taipei, Taiwan
Kevin MAHER 2014-11 “No more Zzz’s! Audience engagement for student speeches” JALT (Japan Association of Language Teachers) National Conference Tsukuba, Japan
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE 2014-11 “Connecting classroom English to reality and students’ lives” The 23rd International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching Taipei, Taiwan
Kevin MAHER 2014-10 “EFL Literature Circles: Assessment & Implementation” KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference Seoul, South Korea
Kevin MAHER 2014-10 “The 5-minute Speech: Student Preparation & Assessment” KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference Seoul, South Korea
Alice S. LEE Miranda MA, and Eve SMITH 2014-07 “Professionalizing writing center peer support from the periphery: Collaboration between Macau and Ukraine” EWCA Conference 2014 Frankfurt, Germany
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE, and Eve SMITH 2014-07 “Professionalizing writing center peer support from the periphery: Collaboration between Macau and Ukraine” EWCA Conference 2014 Frankfurt, Germany
Alice S. LEE 2014-06 “A community of practice approach to academic publishing” (Plenary) 10th Yakut TESOL Conference Yakutsk, Sakha Republic, Russia
Joan LEONG 2014-06 “How the use of project-based learning and personalized course materials can help motivate students in English Learning” (Poster) The MATSA/University of Liverpool 2014 Conference Liverpool, UK
Miranda SIN I MA 2014-05 “The construction of the identities of beginner writers: Using peer review for deeper engagement and text ownership” The 31st International Conference on English Teaching and Learning Zhongli, Taiwan
Alice S. LEE 2014-03 “A linguistic landscape of Macao’s street signage: Challenging the dominant bilingual paradigm” American Association of Applied Linguistics Portland, OR, USA
Azita KUOK 2014-03 “Advantages and disadvantages of avoiding controversial topics in English language teaching and strategies to manage hot moments of class discussion” English Language Teaching Conference 2014 Macao
Joan LEONG 2014-03 “How to supplement and enrich a course with online resources: BBC Learning English” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Joan LEONG Teresa LAM, and E. NEELY 2014-03 “How flexibility and accommodation in classroom instruction and assessment can make a difference” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2014-03 “Student Speeches – Involve the Audience!” ELC 2013 English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Mark H. WONG 2014-03 “Readers Theatre:  Helping students achieve reading fluency and confidence” (Workshop/Presentation) English Language Teaching International Conference 2014 Macao
Miranda SIN I MA Miho HAMAMOTO 2014-03 “A phenomenological study of the lived experiences of 3 multilingual ESL teachers in the U.S.” 2014 Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics Portland, Oregon, USA
Miranda SIN I MA Joshua LEE 2014-03 “Student speech contests: What do they mean and why do they matter for student  identities?” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE, Amanda GATES, Rebeca LOU Weng In, Wilson HONG Cheong Hin, and Esther CHOI Mio Iong 2014-03 “A dialogue among writing teachers: What are our expectations from student writing?” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Sean GRANT 2014-03 “More than language: Incorporating higher order thinking into the language classroom” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Teresa LAM N. U. LEONG, and E. NEELY 2014-03 “How flexibility and accommodation in classroom instruction and assessment can make a difference” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2014-02 “Interconnections: Teaching language and culture through literature circles” Hawaii TESOL Spring Conference Honolulu, Hawaii
Alice S. LEE Miranda MA 2014-01 “Promoting global citizenry, ownership, and learner autonomy through project-based learning” The 34th Thailand TESOL International Conference Chiang Mai, Thailand
Kevin MAHER 2014-01 “Activate! Audience involvement during student speeches” NileTESOL Conference XVIII Cairo, Egypt
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE 2014-01 “Promoting global citizenry, ownership, and learner autonomy through project-based learning” The 34th Thailand TESOL International Conference Chiang Mai, Thailand
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE, and Evelyn DOMAN 2013-Fall “Authentic assessment: Understanding what students really know and can do beyond multiple-choice tests” CTLE’s Workshop Series Macao
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE and Eve SMITH 2013-10 “Giving voice to the marginalized: The construction of a Ukrainian university writing center” The Symposium on Second Language Writing 2013 Shandong, China
Kevin MAHER 2013-09 “The 250-page novel: Literature circles and assessment for an EFL Classroom” The 3rd Annual Language Arts & Linguistics (LAL3) Conference Hong Kong
Kevin MAHER 2013-09 “Literature circles: Acquiring language through collaboration” 2nd Extensive Reading World Congress Conference Seoul, South Korea
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and S. ITO 2013-08 “Nurturing and Managing Creative Capital: Educational Strategy for the Social Sciences” ICSSAM 2013 International Conference on Social Science and Management Bali, Indonesia
Kevin MAHER 2013-07 “Connections: Neuroplasticity and language acquisition for adult learners” NeuroELT/FAB 4 Conference Nagoya, Japan
Kevin MAHER 2013-05 “Literature circles: Collaboration and community” JALT PanSIG 2013 Nagoya, Japan
Miranda SIN I MA 2013-05 “Multimodality and assignments that allow students to take ownership of their work” The CELC Symposium Singapore
Teresa LAM 2013-05 “Use of gamification in vocabulary learning: A case study in Macau” Centre for English Language Communication (CELC) Symposium Singapore
Miranda SIN I MA 2013-04 “The next step in tutor development: Encouraging praxis, ownership, and reflection ‘PRO.'” The Fifth Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia Tokyo, Japan
Alice S. LEE Miranda MA 2013-03 “A three step approach to teaching common knowledge and avoiding plagiarism” TESOL 2013 International Convention & English Language Expo Dallas, TX USA
Alice S. LEE Ann AMICUCCI, Melissa LEE, Gloria PARK, and Kathleen VACEK 2013-03 “Negotiating the language of a globalized academy: Preparing multilingual writers and teachers to embrace the World Englishes paradigm” American Association of Applied Linguistics Dallas, TX USA
Kevin MAHER 2013-03 “Teaching authentic text through literature circles” TESOL Arabia, Dubai United Arab Emirates
Miranda SIN I MA Alice LEE 2013-03 “A three-step approach to teaching common knowledge and avoiding plagiarism” TESOL 2013 International Convention & English Language Expo Dallas, TX USA
Miranda SIN I MA 2013-02 “Handling difficult texts through collaborative visualization” The 9th Annual CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Joan LEONG Teresa LAM 2013-01 “Teaching with Animations” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Kevin MAHER 2013-01 “Structuring literature circles” The 2nd Kansai Gaidai Class Activity Research Forum Hirakata, Japan
Mark H. WONG 2013-01 “Help!  I’m an English Teacher! – Issues, Concerns and Practical Considerations” (Presenter and Facilitator, Panel Discussion) English Language Teaching International Conference 2013 Macao
Miranda SIN I MA Barbara WEISSMANN 2013-01 “Better ways of journal and assignment marking” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Miranda SIN I MA Jiao LIU and Yuebin LIN 2013-01 “Helping students adjust to university writing” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Sean GRANT 2013-01 “Developing mechanics in student writing” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Teresa LAM N. U. LEONG 2013-01 “Teaching with Animations” The English Language Teaching International Conference Macao
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and S. ITO 2013-01 “E-Teaching and E-Learning: Exposure to New Technologies for Teaching English” Working Towards a Common Core in Macau: Many Voices, One Vision Macao
Kevin MAHER 2012-10 “Connecting neuroplasticity to SLA Theory” JALT (Japan Association of Language Teachers) National Conference Hamamatsu, Japan
Kevin MAHER 2012-07 “Neuroplasticity in the SLA classroom: Connecting brain research to language learning” FAB3 Conference: Connecting Neuroscience with ELT Kitakyushu, Japan
Teresa LAM J. GARDNER, J. TIBBETTS, and K.H. WILHELM 2012-04 “Stress and ‘learning curve’ issues: Student reactions to GE (General Education) and CALL, Innovation and Integration” English Language Teaching (IIELT) Conference Shantou, China
Teresa LAM 2012-03 “Promoting Vocabulary Learning Through Flash Games” The 46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition Philadelphia, PA, USA
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and S. ITO 2012-03 “Data-Mining for an E-Consultation Process to Design a Domain-Specific Portal for Reflection on Work-Integrated and Service Learning” 2012 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology Hong Kong
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and S. ITO 2012-03 “The Application and Effectiveness of an E-Learning Platform for Teaching English to Law Enforcement Officers in Macau” 2012 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, e-Education, and e-Technology Hong Kong
Miranda SIN I MA 2012-02 “Practical ways to handle grammar requests from multilingual writers in EFL settings” The 4th Symposium on Writing Centers in Asia Tokyo, Japan
Kevin MAHER 2012-01 “Presenting public speaking: Organizing, preparing and assessing student speeches” The 1st Kansai Gaidai Class Activity Research Forum Hirakata, Japan
Kevin MAHER 2011-10 “Understanding cultural starting points, understanding each other” Peace as a Global Language Conference Hyogo-ken, Japan
Kevin MAHER 2011-10 “Japanese and Westerners in Japan:  Differences in reactions to the 3/11/11 earthquake, subsequent aftershocks, and ensuing Fukushima Nuclear Disaster” Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association Conference Kyoto, Japan
Vivian CHAPLIN 2011-10 “Researching The Strategic Planning Of Internship Experience And Its Incorporation Into The Design Of Academic Programs In Higher Education Institutions In Macau” International Symposium on Strategic Planning and Professional & Vocational Training in Higher Education Macao
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA 2011-08 “Inculcating the Appropriate Use of Conventions and Management Terminology for Portfolio Assessment” Shanghai International Conference on Social Science Shanghai, China
Kevin MAHER 2011-07 “The study of language in the brain: Implications for language acquisition” FAB1 Conference: Connecting Neuroscience with ELT Hyogo-ken, Japan
Miranda SIN I MA Qishu LIU 2011-06 “Integrating portfolios in the ESP-business course” The 3rd International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication (Part II) Xinjiang, China
Miranda SIN I MA Qishu LIU 2011-06 “Don’t overwhelm me with errors!” Improving writing grammar accuracy through a self-generated error log’ The Symposium on Second Language Writing 2011 Taipei, Taiwan
Kevin MAHER 2011-05 “Exploring pair work in a communicative classroom” North-East Asia Regional Conference Niigata-ken, Japan
Kevin MAHER 2011-03 “Thinking about pair work – Teacher preferences and student feedback” Japanese Association of Language Teachers-Niigata Japan
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA 2010-11 “Business Studies Glossaries, Specialized Dictionaries, and Text Corpora: Their Application to the Teaching of Language and Translation for Academic and Professional Purposes” FIT 6th Asian Translators’ Forum Macao
Miranda SIN I MA 2009-11 “Web-blogging in ESL writing: weaving a class into a community” The Symposium on Second Language Writing 2009 Tempe, Arizona, USA
Mark H. WONG 2009-02 “Enhancing Students’ Communicative and Critical Thinking Skills” (Workshop) 5th CamTESOL Conference on English Language Teaching Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Mark H. WONG M. NORONHA, V. CHAPLIN, and S. ITO 2009-01 “The Application of Technological Aids in the Language Classroom:  Video and the Internet” The 2009 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society, and e-Education (e-CASE 2009) Singapore
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, S. ITO, and M. WONG 2009-01 “A Multimedia Approach to Integrating English Language Teaching and Learning” The 2009 International Conference on e-Commerce, e-Administration, e-Society,  and e-Education Singapore
Mark H. WONG M. NORONHA, and V. CHAPLIN 2007-07 “The Use of New Media Technological Aids in the Language Classroom:  Video and the Internet” 1st International Conference on English, Discourse and Intercultural Communication Macao
Vivian CHAPLIN M. NORONHA, and M. WONG 2007-07 “The Use of New Media Technological Aids in the Language Classroom:  Video and the Internet” English Discourse and Intercultural Communication Macao