Presentations & Talks

AdvancingLearning2014-Aga Palalas

Recent Conference Presentations

  • The eLearning Guild’s mLearnCon 2015 Conference & Expo, (2015, June). Austin, Texas. Co-presenter: Component-based Architecture for mLearning with the xAPI.
  • TESOL 2015 International Convention and English Language Expo (2015, March). Toronto, Ontario. Invited talk: Blended Learning: What Does Research Say?
  • The 3rd Technology for Teachers (T4T) Conference – TESL Toronto. (2015, January). Toronto, Ontario. Presentation 1 (co-presenter): Mobile scavenger hunt games for language teaching. Presentation 2 (co-presenter): From handouts through QR codes to iBeacons.
  • The 13th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning – mLearn2014 (2014, November); Istanbul, Turkey. Paper: Challenges for mobile learning in developing countries: CUC Physician Assistant Program in Ghana.
  • AILA World Congress 2014 (2014, August); Brisbane, Australia. Panel: Adopting mobile learning technology for English: Benefits and challenges.
  • The mLearnCon 2013 Conference & Expo – The eLearning Guild. (2013, June).  San Jose, USA. DemoFest presenter: MinimalPairs: The Pronunciation App.
  • Advancing Learning Conference 2014. (2014, May). Barrie, Canada. Paper: Mobile learning done right.
  • The 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning – mLearn2013 (2013, October); Doha, Qatar, (1) Workshop: Getting ready for mobile learning research, & (2) Presentation: Preparing Mobile Learning Strategy for Your Institution.
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium – CALICO 2013 (2013, May). Hawaii, USA. (1) Discussion panel: Design-Based Research in CALL, & (2) Presentation: Listening with Mobile Devices: An Ecological Approach to Context-Embedded Learning (co-presented with Debra Hoven).
  • App for Health and Education 2013. (2013, May); Hamilton, Canada. Panel presentation: Technology in The Health Studies Classroom: Mobile Learning.
  • International Conference on Computer Education 2012 (ICCE2012). (2012, November); Singapore.  Paper: Design Principles for a Pedagogically-Sound Mobile-Enabled Language Learning System.
  • The 11th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn2012). (2012, October); Helsinki, Finland, Paper: Mobile-Enabled Language Learning Eco-System.
  • 2012 AU FGS Graduate Student Conference: Research & the Knowledge Frontier in an Online Environment. (September, 2012). Virtual presentation. Researching the Design of a Mobile-enabled Language Learning System.
  • CSTD (Canadian Society for Training and Development) Conference and Trade Show. (2011, November). Trading post session: The state of mobile learning in Canada.
  • CNIE 2011: Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference. (2011, May). Hamilton, Canada. Paper: Pedagogically sound cross-platform designs for mobile language learning.
  • The 5th Annual Great Learning Curriculum Conference. (2010, November). Niagara Falls, Canada. Panel: Blended Learning – Alternate Delivery.
  • The 9th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn2010). (2010, October); Valletta, Malta, Paper: Investigating design principles for Mobile-Assisted Language Learning objects: Design-Based Research. & Poster: Mobile device usage patterns and their impact on instructional design.
  • The 38th Annual TESL Ontario Conference (2010, October). Toronto, Canada. Workshop: Interactive ESL tasks for your students’ mobile devices.
  • College Association for Language and Literacy 2010 Conference. (2010, June). Toronto, Canada. Paper: Teaching oral communication using mobile devices.
  • CNIE 2010: Canadian Network for Innovation in Education Conference. (2010, May). Saint John, Canada. Paper: Mobile-Assisted Language Learning: From context-independent to contextualized instruction.
  • TESL Toronto Spring Conference 2010. (2010, May). Toronto, Canada. Panel: Seduced by technology.
  • The Oral Dimensions of Language Teaching: New Tools, New Practices. McGill University. (2010, March). Montreal, Canada. Paper: Taking language learning outside the classroom: Listening tasks for mobile devices.
  • The 37th Annual TESL Ontario Conference (2009, December). Toronto, Canada. Paper: ESL on the Move: Effective Use of iPod Touches and Other Mobile Devices for Language Learning.
  • The 8th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (2009, October). Orlando, USA. Paper: Using mobile devices to extend English language learning outside the classroom.
  • EUROCALL 2009. (2009, September). Gandia, Spain. Paper: ESP for busy college students: Is the blend of mobile and online learning the answer.
  • The International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) 2009 Annual Conference. (2009, May). Atlanta, USA. Paper:  ESP for busy college students: Is the blend of mobile and online learning the answer.
  • TESL Toronto Spring Conference 2009. (2009, May). Toronto, Canada. Paper: Mobile language learning: From theory to practice.
  • This is IT: Advancing Learning Conference 2009. (2009, May). Toronto, Canada. Paper: Effective audio and video podcasts for mobile learning.
  • The 36th Annual TESL Ontario Conference (October, 2008). Toronto, Canada. Paper: Benchmarks research in workplace communication and how it can inform the college curriculum. Co-presented with Scovill, V.

 

Recent Attended ConferencesTESL_102910_0438

  • The mLearnCon 2013 Conference & Expo – The eLearning Guild. (2013, June).  San Jose, USA.
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium – CALICO 2011 (2011, June). Victoria, Canada.
  • The mLearnCon 2010 Conference & Expo – The eLearning Guild. (2010, June).  San Diego, USA.
  • Ed-Media 2010 World Conference on Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications. (2010, June). Toronto, Canada.
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium – CALICO 2010 (2010, June). Amherst, USA.
  • Professional Development Conference for Higher Level Employment Related Language Programs in Ontario. (2009, June). Niagara Falls, Canada.
  • Educational Design Research Conference: Design Based Research in Education. (2010, March). Athens, USA.
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium – CALICO 2009. (2009, May). Phoenix, USA.
  • The 2009 Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE) International Conference. (2009, May). Ottawa, Canada.
  • IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2009. (2009, Feb). Barcelona, Spain.
  • This is IT: Advancing Learning Conference 2008. (2008, May). Hamilton, Canada.
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium – CALICO 2005 (2005, May); East Lansing, USA.
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium – CALICO 2003 (2003, May); Ottawa, Canada.