Events Description

The following descriptions are for the live events of the conference. Please note that you should watch the pre-recorded presentations before attending the live events. These recordings will be available starting November 23rd. The pre-recorded presentations can be found here.

Event Description
Meet & Greet Come see old and new friends to kick off our reunion conference!
Keynote Speakers Current (Carol Chapelle, John Levis) and former (Dan Douglas, Viviana Cortes) faculty will present live talks on topics related to our program.
Panel Discussions 12 different 30 minute discussion sessions on different topics from the presentations. Come ask questions to the presenters and discuss the topics you’re interested in.
Open House Visit with conference attendees informally in an open room and in faculty individual offices.

Live Sessions

The World Clock Meeting Planner

December 3, 2020

Time (CST)Event

9:00 am - 9:15 am

Opening Address
Welcome from the department chair (Volker Hegelheimer)

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Keynote Speech
Carol Chapelle & Dan Douglas

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Meet & Greet
(moderated by Denise Coberley)

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Live Panel Discussion on Implementing CALL
Lea Johannsen, Erik Voss, Monica Ghosh (moderated by Mahdi Duris)

11:15 am - 11:45 am

Live Panel Discussion on CALL and Professional Development
Sarah Huffman, Adolfo Carrillo Cabello (moderated by Mahdi Duris)

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Live Panel Discussion on NLP in CALL
Hyejin Yang, Stephanie Link (moderated by Reza Neiriz)

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Live Panel Discussion on Research on Technology Use
Moonyoung Park, Hong Ma & Zhi Li (moderated by Kristin Terrill)

December 4, 2020

Time (CST)Event

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Live Panel Discussion on Assessing Grammatical Complexity
Aysel Saricaoglu, Hyunwoo Kim & Yongkook Won (moderated by Roz Hirch)

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Live Panel Discussion on Corpus-Assisted Research
Hong Ma, Yongkook Won (moderated by Kimberly Becker)

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Live Panel Discussion on Construct Research in Language Assessment
Ruslan Suvorov, Sonca Vo (moderated by Sebnem Kurt)

9:30 am - 10:00 am

Live Panel Discussion on Technology in Speaking Assessment
Hye-won Lee, Jing Xu (moderated by Agata Guskaroska)

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Keynote Speech
Viviana Cortes


Open House

December 5, 2020

Time (CST)Event

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Live Panel Discussion on Assessing Multi-modal Competence
YunDeok Choi, Jinrong Li (moderated by Shireen Baghestani)

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Live Panel Discussion on Pronunciation Research and Practice
Rania Mohammed, Shannon McCrocklin, Edna F. Lima (moderated by Sondoss Elnegahy)

9:30 am -10:30 am

Keynote Speech
John Levis

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Live Panel Discussion on Professional Life in Academia
Elena Cotos, Jordan Smith (moderated by Ali Garib)

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Live Panel Discussion on Varied Opportunities in Applied Linguistics
Anne O’Bryan, Jooyoung Lee (moderated by Ali Garib)

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

(moderated by Fatemeh Bordbarjavidi and Zoe Zawadzki)