BU Wheelock Cohort Takes TESOL 2019 International Convention & English Language Expo in Atlanta

A group of BU Wheelock students and faculty members will be flying down to Atlanta, Georgia this week to present at the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) International Association’s annual International Convention & English Language Expo.

This convention offers professional development opportunities to English language educators at all levels from around the world. There are expected to be 6,500 attendees and nearly 1,000 sessions.

Our cohort, led by Dr. Yasuko Kanno and Dr. Marnie Reed, will include recent alumni Dr. Di  Liu along with current students:  Jennifer Lacroix,  Siyi Fan, Kuang Li, and Nick David. Below is a schedule of their presentations:

Bottoms Up: Reconceptualizing Academic Listening Pedagogy
Speaker: Jennifer Lacroix
1:00PM Wednesday March 13th, 2019

Research Trends, Practices, and Trajectories in TESOL
Speaker: Dr. Yasuko Kanno
2:00PM Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

AERA at TESOL: Policy Impacts on TESOL Endorsements and Certifications
Speaker: Dr. Yasuko Kanno
3:00PM Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Six Instrumental Strategies to Revolutionize Academic Listening Pedagogy
Speaker: Jennifer Lacroix
3:00PM Thursday March 13th, 2019

Using the WeChat App for English Learning
Speaker: Siyi Fan
10:30AM Friday March 15th, 2019

Adult English Language Learners’ Attitudes, Learning Purposes and Beliefs of Effectiveness towards English Learning through WeChat Add-ons
Speaker: Siyi Fan
12:15PM Friday March 15th, 2019

Triangulating L2 Listening Teaching with Technology
Speakers: Dr. Marnie Reed, Di Liu
12:30PM Friday, March 15th, 2019

Improving Community College EL Outcomes: From Placement to Transfer
Speaker: Kuang Li, Nick David
5:00PM, Friday March 15th, 2019

The TESOL 2019 International Convention & English Language Expo will take place March 12-15th, at the Georgia World Congress Center. For further program information, click here. Stay tuned for a conference recap, with interviews from presenters, once the event has concluded.