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2011 Presentations

Plenary/Invited Keynote Presentations

Webinar for the Pearson Tertiary Week of English, 23 February, 2011.
Presentation Title: Investigating classroom practices through teacher action research.

TESOL Arabia Conference, Dubai, 10-12 March, 2011.
Presentation Title: Rethinking language teacher education: Recent developments, Current trends and future perspectives.

Taichung, Taiwan, 14-15 May, 2011.
Presentation Title: Trends, directions and challenges in second language teacher education and research. 28th International Conference on English Teaching and Learning.

Aston, 7-8 July, 2011.
Presentation Title: Investigating local pedagogies. BAAL Learning and Teaching SIG Conference. Theorising practice and practising theory: Developing local pedagogies in language teaching.

Plenary Presentation at 9th Asia TEFL International Conference, Seoul, 27-29 July, 2011.
Presentation Title: Teaching speaking: Trends and directions.

1st Persia TESOL Conference, Tehran, Iran, 31 October-1 November, 2011.
Presentation Title: Action research: What is it and what has it got to do with classroom practice?


2010 Presentations

Plenary/Invited Keynote Presentations

NSW AMES Professional Development Forum, Sydney, 11-12 May, 2010.
Presentation Title: Looking back to look forward: Communicative language teaching and innovation in the AMEP classroom.

2nd International Colloquium in Research in Foreign Languages. Bogota, Colombia, 27-29, May, 2010.
Presentation Title: The teacher as researcher in ELT research. Plenary presentation.

2nd International Colloquium in Research in Foreign Languages. Bogota, Colombia, 27-29, May, 2010.
Presentation Title: Doing action research in your classroom. Invited workshop.


2009 Presentations

Plenary/Invited Keynote Presentations

Nordic Second Language Conference, Helsingor, Denmark, 11-13 June 2009.
Presentation Title: Trends, directions and challenges in SL teacher education and research.

26th International Conference, ROC-TEFL, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, 16-17 May 2009.
Presentation Title: Becoming a holistic teacher: Discovering our practices through action research.

CAMTESOL Conference, Phnom Penh, 21-22 February 2009.
Presentation Title: Grammar and comunicative language teaching: Why, when and how to teach it?

Other Presentations

TESOL Convention, Denver, USA, 26-28 March
Standing Committee for Research Pre-Convention Event
Presenters: Anne Burns, Michael Legutke, David Olsher
Presentation Title: TESOL research: What, why, how?

TESOL Convention, Denver, USA, 26-28 March
Standing Committee for Research, 2009 TESOL Research Fair
Presenters: Anne Burns, Christopher Candlin, Michael Legutke, Constant Leung, David Olsher
Presentation Title: Charting pathways in research methodology


2008 Presentations

Plenary/Invited Keynote Presentations

28th Thailand TESOL International Conference, Khon Kaen, 24-26 January.
Presentation Title: Progress, policy and practice: Exploring teaching through action research.

Other Presentations

Chulalongkorn Unviersity Language Institute National Seminar, Bangkok, 25 November.    (* New *)
Workshop Presenters: Anne Burns and Stephanie Clair
Presentation Title: Clearly speaking: Pronunciation in action in the classroom.

42nd International IATEFL Conference, Exeter, 7 April.    (* New *)
Presentation Title: Good Practice in Teaching English to Migrants and Refugees.

TESOL 2008 Convention, New York, 3 April.    (* New *)
Presentation Title: Creativity, Challengability and Sustainability in Action Research.
Affiliate Colloquium: Classroom-Based Action Research - Trends, Successes and Debates.


2007 presentations

Plenary/Invited Keynote Presentations

55th Teachers of English as a Foreign Language in Indonesia (TEFLIN) Conference, Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic University, Jakarta, 4-6 December.
Presentation Title: Empowering teachers through collaborative action research.

1st International Free Linguistics Conference, Sydney, University of Sydney, 5-6 October 2007.
Presentation Title: Demythologising communicative language teaching.

2nd Biennial International Conference on the Teaching and Learning of English in Aisa (TLEiA2), Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, 14-16 June, 2007. (Organised by Univeristi Utara Malaysia)
Presentation Title: Grammar and communicative language teaching – why, when and how to teach it?

ELT-Con 2007, Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association (PELLTA), Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 11-13 April, 2007.
Presentation Title: Scaffolding learning in the English language classroom.

Other presentations

5th International ANUPI Conference, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 27-30 September
Presentation Title: Applying concepts of scaffolding to the teaching of reading.

2nd TESOL Research Network Colloquium, University of Sydney, Sydney, 4 August, 2007 (with Stephen Moore)
Presentation Title: Unpacking 'trouble' in simulated accountant-client interactions.

AMEP National Forum:, Learners in Transition, Adelaide, 17-18 May, 2007 (with Helen de Silva Joyce).
Presentation Title: Learner-centred syllabus design and communicative language teaching.

41st Annual IATEFL Conference, Aberdeen, 18-22 April, 2007 (with Helen de Silva Joyce).
Presentation Title: Reading practices of adult ESL learners and implications for teaching. Selected for IATEFL Research Special Interest Group.

ELT-Con 2007, Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association (PELLTA), Georgetown, Penang, 11-13 April, 2007.
Presentation Title: Reading: The power and the practice. Invited Workshop.

41st Annual TESOL Convention, 2007, Seattle, Washington State, 20-24 March, 2007.
Presentation Title: So you want to know more about research...? Invited Chair, TESOL Research Standing Committee Research Panel Presentation and Discussion. Download overview of session format, presenters and topics

41st Annual TESOL Convention, 2007, Seattle, Washington State, 20-24 March, 2007.
Presentation Title: Planning and teaching creatively within a required curriculum for adult learners. Invited Colloquium: Curriculum Innovation in TESOL.

41st Annual TESOL Convention, 2007, Seattle, Washington State, 20-24 March, 2007 (with Simon Borg).
Presentation Title: Integrating grammar in adult TESOL classrooms: An international survey. Invited Research Colloquium.

41st Annual TESOL Convention, 2007, Seattle, Washington State, 20-24 March, 2007 (with Simon Borg).
Presentation Title: Research as transformation of knowledge, practice and policy. Invited Research Spotlight Session.

PPRISEAL Conference, La Laguna, Tenerife, 11-13 January, 2007. Presentation Title: Professional-client spoken interaction in accounting: Implications for ESP teaching.


2006 presentations

Plenary/Invited Keynote Presentations

9-11 November 2006: First Latin American Congress of Foreign Language Teacher Education. Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Presentation title: Developing as a language teacher: A personal and professional journey

19-21 October 2006: TESL Canada 2006, Landmarks and Landscapes. Winnipeg, Manitoba
Presentation title: Teaching speaking from a discourse-based perspective

7-9 June 2006: Malaysian International Conference on Academic Strategies in English Language Teaching (My-CASELT) Conference, Passion and Preferences in English Language Teaching, Learning and Research, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Presentation title: Understanding action research: What are the issues?

24-26 April 2006: RELC International Seminar, Teacher Education in Language Teaching, Regional Language Centre, Singapore
Presentation title: Teacher education: Developing as a teacher    

Other presentations

19-21 October 2006: TESL Canada 2006, Landmarks and Landscapes. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Workshop: Supporting and scaffolding learning in immigrant classes
Breakfast with the Stars: Text-based syllabus design
Themed Discussion Lunch: What's working in your class? (an informal discussion on action research/classroom research)

21-23 September 2006: Applied Linguistics and Language in Education (ALLE) Research Group, Diversity and Community in Applied Linguistics. Macquarie University, Sydney
Presentation title: Analysing professional-client spoken interaction in accounting: Implications for teaching (with Stephen Moore).

17 March 2006: 40th TESOL Convention, Tampa, Florida, USA
Presentation title: Researching scaffolded reading and writing instruction.

23-24 June 2006: The Third Inter-Varietal Applied Corpus Studies (IVACS) Group International Conference, Language at the Interface. University of Nottingham, UK
Presentation title: Scaffolding learning in the adult migrant classroom

15 March 2006: 40th TESOL Convention, Tampa, Florida, USA
Open discussion session
Presentation title: Teachers developing teacher research.

15 March 2006: 40th TESOL Convention, Tampa, Florida, USA
Spotlight session on family literacy.
Presentation title: Reading outside and inside the classroom.

13 March 2006: Presentation at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
Presentation title: Conducting research in the language classroom