Workshops & Presentations

Title: Kumar, Swapna (2008, July). Online Course Development – Where do we start? Paper presented at the Work Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Vienna, Austria.
Professor: Swapna Kumar, Educational Media & Technology Program
Date: July 2008

Title: Kumar, Swapna (2008, July). Strategies for integrating and evaluating online discussions in face-to-face courses. Paper presented at the Work Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia, and Telecommunications, Vienna, Austria.
Professor: Swapna Kumar, Educational Media & Technology Program
Date: July 2008

Title: Hughes, M. & Allen, S.E.M. (2008, July). A developmental study of subject omission in child English. Paper presented at the 11th International Congress on the Study of Child Language, Edinburgh, UK.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language, Counseling & Development Program
Date: July 2008

Title: Skarabela, B., Hughes, M. & Allen, S.E.M. (2008, July). Developmental effects of discourse-pragmatics and social cognition on argument realization: A comparison of child English and child Inuktitut. Paper presented at the 11th International Congress on the Study of Child Language, Edinburgh, UK.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language, Counseling & Development Program
Date: July 2008

Title: “Cross-linguistic and cross-methodological approaches to argument realization.” Symposium organized at the 11th International Congress on the Study of Child Language, Edinburgh, UK.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy& Language, Counseling & Development Program
Date: July 2008

Title: Keynote presentation, “Symbiosis as a speciation mechanism.” Plant-Microbe Interactions Conference, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Sponsored by the Phytochemical Society of Europe.
Professor: Douglas Zook, Science Education Program
Date: July 2008

Title: “Turning Your Learners into Better Communicators: Strategies for Offering Feedback on Pronunciation.” Part of second annual combined professional development day, “Educators’ Exchange,” for two local institutions: Cambridge Community Learning Center and Project SCALE of Somerville.
Professor: Marnie Reed, Literacy & Language Program
Date: March 2008

Title: “Documenting Children’s Scientific Understandings Through Discourse and Drawings.” National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Boston, MA.
Professor: Marcia Edson, Early Childhood Education Program
Date: March 2008

Title: A Principled Approach to Correcting Pronunciation Errors. Co-authored with Christina Michaud. TESOL Conference 2007. The 41st Annual TESOL Convention, Seattle, Washington.
Professor: Marnie Reed, TESOL Program
Date: 2007

Title: Hughes, M. & Allen, S. (2007, November). A developmental study of subject omission and referential choice in child English. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, MA.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language, Counseling & Development Program
Date: November 2007

Title: Cyberethics: Thoughts on Civilizing Cyberspace. Seminar Series. Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
Professor: David Whitter, Educational Media & Technology Program
Date: November 2007

Title: The Escazu/Boston connection: a professional development model that links Costa Rican Early Childhood teachers, assistants, and administrators with Boston University faculty in a long term comprehensive revitalization of practice and program development, National Assocation for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Chicago, IL.
Professor: Marcia Edson and Jane Lannak, Early Childhood Education Program
Date: November 2007

Title: Boston University Conference of Language Development, Boston, MA.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language Education Program
Date: November 2007

Title: “Adolescent Intelligences and Self-Reflection,” Learning and Brain Conference, Cambridge, MA.
Professor: Thomas Cottle, Human Development & Education Program
Date: November 2007

Title: “Cyberethics: Thoughts on Civilizing Cyberspace,” Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Speech in Seminar Series for Children’s Advocacy Center of Suffolk County.
Professor: David Whittier, Educational Media Program
Date: November 2007

Title: Massachusetts Association for Occupational Therapy Conference, Westford Regency Hotel, Westford, MA, Keynote speech.
Professor: Thomas Cottle, Human Development & Education Program
Date: October 2007

Title: Swiss Linguistics Society, Basel, Summer School teaching.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language Education Program
Date: September 2007

Title: “Is educational leadership measurable? What do these measures mean for policy?” European Commission, Madrid, Spain.
Professor: Charles Glenn, Dean ad interim, Policy, Planning & Administration Program, and Cara Stillings, Instructor
Date: September 2007

Title: Allen, S.E.M., Ozyurek, A., Kita, S., Furman, R., Brown, A. & Ishizuka, T. (2007, July). Cross-linguistic developmental differences in the expression of Manner and Path: Evidence from speech and gesture. Invited paper presented at the Third Annual Symposium of the Interdisciplinary Center for Cognitive Language Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language Education Program
Date: July 2007

Title: Ozyurek, A., Goldin-Meadow, S., Furman, R., Kita, S. & Allen, S. (2007, June). Representing motion events in gestures with and without speech across languages. Paper presented at the International Society for Gesture Studies, Evanston, IL.
Professor: Shanley Allen, Literacy & Language Education Program
Date: June 2007

Title: “New Ways of Looking at Critical Thinking in Graduate Students: Methodological and Theoretical Issues,” Eastern Nursing Research Society annual meeting, Providence, RI.
Professor: William McMullen, Language & Literacy, Counseling & Development
Date: April 2007

Title: “The Myth of the Common School,” Public Hall of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, Italy.
Professor: Charles Glenn, Dean ad interim, Policy, Planning & Administration Program
Date: March 2007

Title: “Severe Emotional Disturbance and Change Over Time in the Construction of Hope and Despair During Adolescence,” presentation at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
Professor: William McMullen, Language & Literacy, Counseling & Development
Date: March 2007

Title: “Appreciating Our Teachers,” Southwest Branch of the International Dyslexia Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Professor: Thomas Cottle, Human Development & Education Program
Date: February 2007

Title: “Language and Education Reform in Europe and North America,” Central Institute for English and Foreign Languages, Hyderabad, India.
Professor: Charles Glenn, Dean ad interim, Policy, Planning & Administration Program
Date: January 2007

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