Professor Dr. Wong Su Luan
Wong Su Luan is a Professor at the Faculty of Educational Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM).
Plenary Presentation: ICT in Malaysian Education: Trends and Challenges
I will share some insights on the latest ICT trends and development
in Malaysian schools and higher learning institutions
Professor Dr. Deborah Healey
Deborah Healey was the 2019-2020 President of TESOL’s Board of Directors
Plenary Presentation: Growing up Digital: Intelligent Use of Technology
This talk will explore why and how teachers can enhance their own and their students’
21st Century skills, with a focus on technology use in
four major areas: critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity.
Workshop: Digital Storytelling
This workshop will show examples of digital storytelling, provide a framework
for creating digital stories and encourage teachers to work in small groups
to find ways to incorporate digital storytelling into their own classes.
Associate Professor Dr Mark Pegrum
Mark Pegrum is a Lecturer in Digital Learning in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia in Perth
Plenary Presentation: Going Global, Going Local, Going Mobile
In this plenary, we will explore mobile learning at the intersection of the global and the local,
examining it from two distinct angles.
Workshop: Framing MALL Activities
In this workshop, participants are invited to bring along their existing
mobile-assisted language learning (MALL) activities and/or their ideas for MALL
activities. We will analyse these activities carefully in light of major
digital and mobile learning frameworks, and consider how to enhance them in
light of those same frameworks.
Professor Dr. Gordon Bateson
Gordon Bateson is Professor at Kochi University of Technology in Japan.
Plenary Presentation: Testing 4-skills online: What is possible?
The presenter will detail the development of the plugins for the Moodle LMS,
reveal the preliminary version of the test, and explain how the reliability
of the test is verified by comparing students' scores with human-ratings and widely used tests.
Workshop: Creating a 4-skills online assessment tool using the Moodle LMS
In this workshop, participants will learn how to build an online tool that can
automatically assess an individual’s ability to read, write, listen and speak
Professor Dr. Thomas Robb
Thomas Robb, Ph.D., University of Hawaii, is Professor Emeritus, Kyoto Sangyo University.
Plenary Presentation: Can badges encourage students to do more online work?
Once the target amount of online work has been accomplished, students often feel no need to do any more.
Badges, however, bring the promise of encouraging students to ‘go the extra mile’ and do more than the minimum.
Dr. Vance Stevens
Vance Stevens is the founder and coordinator of Webheads in Action and Learning2gether.net, and is editor of the Internet Section of TESL-EJ.
Plenary Presentation: An analysis of two decades of EVO moderators’ decisions on platforms facilitating online distributed learning
This presentation analyses decisions made by EVO moderators over the 20 years that EVO has been in existence,
and the choices they have made in coming up with serviceable tools despite the occasional sudden loss of many of these platforms.