Orlando Conference 2013

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Expanding Traditions: Merging Methodology & Technology

Orlando, FL
Thursday – Saturday, May 16-18, 2013

 

 

 

Guest Speakers

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Janet Zadina

Thursday, May 16th – 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Dr. Janet Zadina is an Educational Neuroscientist who sees brain research through the eyes of a teacher and teaching through the eyes of a researcher. After twenty years’ teaching experience at both high school and college levels she became a cognitive neuroscientist. She bridges the fields of education and neuroscience through her work as a researcher, teacher, author, and international speaker.

 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tim Collins

Friday, May 17th – 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Dr. Tim Collins, is associate professor, ESL and bilingual education, at National Louis University in Chicago, one of the oldest and most renown colleges of education in the U.S. The author of over 25 textbooks and media publications, Dr. Collins is the founder or co-founder of two technology in education companies, and an early mover in both e-publishing and mobile learning with cell phones. He has taught in Spain, Morocco, Taiwan, and the United States.

 

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Tom Cobb

Saturday, May 18th – 9:00am to 10:00am

Dr. Tom Cobb teaches Applied Linguistics at a French university in Montreal. His main interest is adapting the computer tools of linguists to the needs of language teachers through his website www.lextutor.ca, a website that receives over 1,000 individual users daily. Tom worked abroad for many years (Saudi Arabia, Oman, Hong Kong) before returning to North America, and continues to work as a consultant in both developed and developing countries (Japan, Niger, Benin). His many writings are available on Lextutor.

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