Conference, Seminar and other Presentations (2015-2016)

Boynton, S.D.

  • The appliance of Science: The challenges of undergraduate Science students writing Popular Science, HAAL 2016 Conference, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • (with Crosthwaite, P.R. and Cole, III S.F.) Combining quantitative and qualitative measures to validate a group speaking assessment test, Second International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies (ICLLS 2016), Hong Kong. 2016.
  • (with Hazell, A.A.L. and Lee, J.C.Y.) Managing and mentoring across cultures, CAES Retreat, Hong Kong. 2016.

Chan, A.C.K.

  • (with Zhang, W.) Dealing with turn-taking troubles: Managing turn-taking, repair and sequence organization in Chinese conversation, The 14th International Pragmatics Conference, 26-31 July 2015, Antwerp, Belgium. 2015.
  • (with Lee, F.K.C., Tse, L.K. and Wakeland, L.J.) “The floor is now open for discussion”: Questioning in Q&A sessions in academic presentations by professionals and students, The 14th International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, Belgium. 2015.

Chan, W.S.

  • Diachronic changes of academic writing development: The case of Engineering undergraduates, 6th Hong Kong Association for Applied Linguistics (HAAL) Conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • The study of specificity in novice and expert Engineering writing: A corpus-based comparison, International Conference on Corpus Linguistics, The University of Malaga, Spain. 2016.

Cheung, L.M.L.

  • (with Crosthwaite, P.R.) English in the Dentistry discipline: A learner corpus study of certainty and doubt, International Conference on English Across the Curriculum 2015, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. 2015.

Cole, III S.F.

  • (with Boynton, S.D. and Crosthwaite, P.R.) Combining quantitative and qualitative measures to validate a group speaking assessment test, Second International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies (ICLLS 2016), Hong Kong. 2016.

Crosthwaite, P.R.

  • A learner corpus study of Filipino L2 English definite article use: The way forward for language teachers, 14th Annual International TESOL Asia / Asian EFL Journal TESOL Conference, Pampanga, Philippines. 2015.
  • ‘Almost people’ – Quantificational NP use and misuse by Mandarin and Korean L2 English learners, 2015 PKETA/GETA Joint International Conference: L2 Literacy in the New Era of Communication, Pusan National University, Seoul, South Korea. 2015.
  • A longitudinal multidimensional analysis of EAP writing: Implications for pedagogy, International Conference on Corpus Linguistics and Technology Enhancement (CoLTA), Hong Kong. 2015.
  • Combining diagnostic and prescriptive corpus functions for ELT: The HKU-CAES Learner Corpus, iELT-Con 2015: 7th Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Conference (PELLTA), Penang, Malaysia. 2015.
  • L2 English article use: The good, the bad, and the implications, TESOL Regional Conference: Excellence in Language Instruction, Singapore. 2015.
  • Managing referential movement in Asian L2 writing: Implications for pedagogy, The 14th Symposium on Second Language Writing (SSLW), Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand. 2015.
  • (with Cheung, L.M.L.) English in the Dentistry discipline: A learner corpus study of certainty and doubt, International Conference on English Across the Curriculum 2015, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. 2015.
  • A longitudinal analysis of the effect of EAP instruction on the presentation of Stance in L2 writing, HAAL 2016 Conference, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • Assessing EAP course effectiveness via learner corpus analysis, ICAME37, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • (with Boynton, S.D. and Cole, III S.F.) Combining quantitative and qualitative measures to validate a group speaking assessment test, Second International Conference on Linguistics and Language Studies (ICLLS 2016), Hong Kong. 2016.

Desloge, P.D.

  • (with Smyth, P.D.) Supporting learning-oriented assessment in writing instruction with online video, Excellence in Language Instruction: Supporting Classroom Teaching & Learning, TESOL Regional Conference, Singapore. 2015.
  • (with Hazell, A.A.L. and Smyth, P.D.) CAES9920: The evolution of a course, Invited Lecture given at CLE, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. 2016.

Doyle, A.T.

  • Addressing declines in English majors’ motivation, The 10th International Symposium on Teaching English at Tertiary Level, Tsinghua University, China. 2015.
  • Divergent aspirations: exploring the language learning motivation of local and international English majors in China, The 4th International Conference on Language, Education and Diversity, The University of Auckland, New Zealand. 2015.
  • China as a destination for English majors, The 14th Asia TEFL International Conference and 11th FEELTA International Conference, Far Eastern Federal University, Russia. 2016.

Fong, N.S.N.

  • Developing sustainable learning through English-in-the-discipline, The 60th Annual Conference of the Comparative And International Education Society (CIES), “Six Decades of Comparative and International Education: Taking Stock And Looking Forward”, hosted by The Faculty of Education and Comparative Education Research Centre (CERC), The University of Hong Kong, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 2016.
  • Innovative feedback mechanism in learning English-in-the-discipline in Hong Kong, The 51st Regional Language Centre (RELC) International Conference, “Teaching Literacies: Emerging Pathways And Possibilities in Language Education”, Seameo Regional Language Centre, Singapore. 2016.
  • (with Yung, K.W.H.) Aligning peer assessment with academic English writing in higher education: Promoting collaborative learning inside and outside the classroom, The 2016 British Association for Applied Linguistics Special Interest Group Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Lancaster University, Lancaster. 2016.
  • (with Yung, K.W.H.) Internationalisation of higher education in Hong Kong through the use of English inside and outside the classroom, The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) Conference 2016: Mapping out new landscapes of higher education in Southeast Asia, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. 2016.

Hazell, A.A.L.

  • (with Boynton, S.D. and Lee, J.C.Y.) Managing and mentoring across cultures, CAES Retreat, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • (with Desloge, P.D. and Smyth, P.D.) CAES9920: The evolution of a course, Invited Lecture given at CLE, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. 2016.

Ho, K.L.

  • I believe that or it is argued that: A learner-corpus investigation of the usage and perception of authorial presence and reporting verbs in academic argument, 2nd International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. 2015.

Hui, J.S.Y.

  • Coupled or not coupled: The dilemma in ESP course design, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute International Conference 2015, ESP: Needs, Pedagogy, and Assessment, Bangkok, Thailand. 2015.
  • Designing ESP course to support discipline majors: Is closer better?, The Sixth Asian Conference on Language Learning, ACLL2016, Kobe, Japan. 2016.

Hyland, K.L.

  • English for specific purposes: Why is specificity important?, 6th International Language Learning Conference (ILLC), Malaysia. 2015.
  • Learning to write for academic purposes: Specificity and second language writing, 14th Symposium on Second Language Writing. AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. 2015.

Ip, N.M.

  • (with Lee, J.C.Y.) The royal road to great speeches: An evaluation of a public speaking course for ESL learners , Taiwan International Conference On Education And Psychology, Taiwan. 2016.
  • (with Lee, J.C.Y.) The encounter of two Asian dragons – Reflections on CAU-HKU collaborative project, CAU-HKU Global Capstone Design. 2016.

Lau, K.K.

  • Placement as a site of re-contextualisation: Implications for ESP teaching and learning, 2015 International Conference on English for Specific Purposes, Feng Chia University, Taiwan. 2015.
  • Roles and identities of reflective English learners: A corpus-driven discourse study, 2nd International Conference of English Language and Literary Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. 2015.
  • Once upon a time…but what about now? Academic English provisions and English learners in Hong Kong over the last 20 years, Genre SIG at CAES, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 2015.
  • What did I do wrong? An analysis of revision of manuscripts for scholarly publication, 3rd English Scholars Beyond Borders Conference, Providence University, Taiwan. 2016.
  • Empowering your writing with online resources, Invited talk at National Taipei University of Business, Taipei, Taiwan. 2016.
  • English across the curriculum: materials design, learner participation and resources, Invited workshop conducted at Central Taiwan Teaching/Learning Resource Center, Taichung, Taiwan. 2016.
  • English as a lingua franca in an internationalized university, Invited talk at National Taipei University of Business, Taipei, Taiwan. 2016.
  • Writing for scholarly publications: Learning from experience, Invited talk at Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. 2016.

Lee, F.K.C.

  • (with Chan, A.C.K., Tse, L.K. and Wakeland, L.J.) “The floor is now open for discussion”: Questioning in Q&A sessions in academic presentations by professionals and students, The 14th International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, Belgium. 2015.

Lee, J.C.Y.

  • (with Boynton, S.D. and Hazell, A.A.L.) Managing and mentoring across cultures, CAES Retreat, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • (with Ip, N.M.) The royal road to great speeches: An evaluation of a public speaking course for ESL learners , Taiwan International Conference On Education And Psychology, Taiwan. 2016.
  • (with Ip N.M.) The encounter of two Asian dragons – Reflections on CAU-HKU collaborative project, CAU-HKU Global Capstone Design. 2016.

Luo, N.

  • Chinese academics writing for publication: English teachers as text mediators, PRISEAL III (Researching, Teaching and Supporting Research Communication: Perspectives and Prospects), Coimbra, Portugal. 2015.

Ma, X.

  • Perspectives and practices of learning academic writing: Case studies of mainland Chinese postgraduate students in an English-medium university, The Conference on Writing Education Across Borders, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China. 2016.
  • Autonomous learning of English academic writing: Case studies of mainland Chinese postgraduate students, The HAAL 2016 Conference, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • From EFL to EAP context: Challenges and opportunities from student perspectives, The 2nd China EAP Association Annual Conference & the First International Symposium on EAP in Asia, Fudan University, China. 2016.

 Smyth, P.D.

  • Grading and moderation” How should we do it?, CAES Seminar, Hong Kong. 2015.
  • Promoting assessment for learning in primary classrooms, In-service Programme for Guandong English Teachers, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 2015.
  • (with Desloge, P.D.) Supporting learning-oriented assessment in writing instruction with online video, Excellence in Language Instruction: Supporting Classroom Teaching & Learning, TESOL Regional Conference, Singapore. 2015.
  • Promoting assessment for learning in primary classrooms, In-service Programme for Guandong English Teachers, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 2016.
  • (with Desloge, P.D. and Hazell, A.A.L.) CAES9920: The Evolution of a course, Invited Lecture given at CLE, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. 2016.

Wakeland, L.J.

  • (with Chan, A.C.K., Lee, F.K.C. and Tse, L.K.) “The floor is now open for discussion”: Questioning in Q&A sessions in academic presentations by professionals and students, The 14th International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, Belgium. 2015.

Wong, L.L.C.

  • English language curriculum innovation: Integrating experiential and reflective learning with e-portfolios. Invited plenary speaker at “English Language Innovation, Implementation, and Sustainability”, TESOL Symposium. University of Da Nang, Danang, Vietnam. 2015.
  • Exploring innovation and change in English language education: Curriculum innovation and teacher change, Invited plenary speaker at “English Language Innovation, Implementation, and Sustainability”, TESOL Symposium, University of Da Nang, Danang, Vietnam. 2015.
  • Curriculum innovation and teacher change in English language education, Invited speaker, School of Foreign Languages, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China. 2016.
  • Engaging students, enhancing teaching, and activating learning with information technology, Invited plenary speaker, International Conference on English Language Teaching “Excellence in Teaching: Engage, Enhance, Activate”, Qatar University and Qatar TESOL, Qatar. 2016.
  • Innovative English curriculum: Integrating experiential and reflective learning into an ESP programme, Invited speaker, School of Foreign Language Education, Jilin University, Changchun, China. 2016.
  • Innovative teaching and learning: Enhancing English language education using technology, Invited speaker, Jilin Agricultural University, Chang Chun, China. 2016.
  • Investigating teachers’ processes of change and adoption of innovation, Invited speaker, School of Foreign Languages, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China. 2016.

Yung, K.W.H.

  • Shadow education received by senior secondary students in Hong Kong: Learning experiences and perceptions of the effectiveness of English private tutoring, Comparative and International Education Society Annual Conference 2016, Comparative and International Education Society, Vancouver, B.C., Canada. 2016.
  • (with Fong, N.S.N.) Aligning peer assessment with academic English writing in higher education: Promoting collaborative learning inside and outside the classroom, The 2016 British Association for Applied Linguistics Special Interest Group Language Learning and Teaching Conference, Lancaster University, Lancaster. 2016.
  • (with Fong, N.S.N.) Internationalisation of higher education in Hong Kong through the use of English inside and outside the classroom, The Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL) Conference 2016: Mapping out new landscapes of higher education in Southeast Asia, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. 2016.

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