CoNFERENCE Programme

THURSDAY, MARCH 8:
8:10 - 8:50 Registration
8:50 - 9:00 Opening
9:00 - 10:00 Plenary 1: Rosa Manchón (Universidad de Murcia)
10:05 - 11:35 Session 1

10.05 - 10.35 - The effect of collaborative writing on individual writing strategies - Monika Geist and Angela Hahn (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen)

10.35 - 11.05 - Syntactic Mechanisms in the Transition from Academic Written to Oral Discourses in an EAP class in Colombia - Ricardo Nausa (Universidad de los Andes/ University of Birmingham)

11.05 - 11.35 - EFL oral and written lexical development across contexts and tasks - Victoria Zaytseva, Inma Miralpeix and Carmen Pérez-Vidal (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)

11:35 - 12:15 Coffee break
12:15 - 13:15 Plenary 2: John Bitchener (Auckland University of Technology)
13:15 - 15:00 Lunch break
15:00 - 16:30 Session 2

15.00 - 15.30 - The use of task repetition (TR) by low-proficiency high school EFL learners: The role of modality and written corrective feedback (WRC) - Alberto J. Sánchez (Universidad de Murcia)

15.30 - 16.00 - The effects of individual vs. collaborative written products for a problem-solving task - Mª Belén Moreno Fernández and Mª Lourdes Cerezo García (Universidad de Murcia)

16.00 - 16.30 - The impact of the focused corrective feedback and the absence of feedback on L2 Russian low proficiency learners - Elena Doludenko (Indiana University) 

15.00 - 15.30 - The use of task repetition (TR) by low-proficiency high school EFL learners: The role of modality and written corrective feedback (WRC) - Alberto J. Sánchez (Universidad de Murcia)

15.30 - 16.00 - The effects of individual vs. collaborative written products for a problem-solving task - Mª Belén Moreno Fernández and Mª Lourdes Cerezo García (Universidad de Murcia)

16.00 - 16.30 - The impact of the focused corrective feedback and the absence of feedback on L2 Russian low proficiency learners - Elena Doludenko (Indiana University) 

16:45 - 17:45 Plenary 3: Parvaneh Tavakoli (University of Reading)
18:30 Social event: WALKING TOUR & PINTXO-POTE
FRIDAY, MARCH 9:
9:00 - 10:00 Plenary 4: Neomy Storch (The University of Melbourne)
10:05 - 11:35 Session 3

10.05 - 10.35 - What exactly is mutuality? An analysis of mixed-age and peer interactions in secondary school classrooms in Germany - Tomas Kos (Lancaster University)

10.35 - 11.05 - Collaboration: An asset for language learning among young EFL learners - Miren Munarriz and Izaskun Villarreal (Public University of Navarra UPNA-NUP)

11.05 - 11.35 - Why haven't we solved form-focused peer interaction? A sociocognitive account - Paul D. Toth (Temple University) and Kara Moranski (University of Cincinatti)

11:35 - 12:05 Coffee break
12:05 - 13:35 Session 4

12.05 - 12.35 - Learning German in an MMOG: Focus on Form and meaning of two-way prepositions - Donald Vosburg (Pennsylvania State University)

12.35 - 13.05 - Language-related episodes in synchronous computer-mediated collaborative L2 writing - Franz Steinberger (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen)

13.05 - 13.35 - EFL teacher candidates' reflections involving primary and middle school students' focus on EFL grammatical forms in online communication in English - Oleksandr Kapranov (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences)

13:35 - 15:15 Lunch break
15:15 - 16:15 Plenary 5: Judit Kormos (Lancaster University)
16:15 - 16:30 Closing