Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo Japan Title: A Modular Approach for the Systematic Development of 2nd Language Vocabulary This presentation will briefly introduce 5 open-source, corpus-derived high frequency vocabulary word lists that the presenter helped to create for second language learners of English, and then move on to introduce a large and growing number of free, pedagogically-driven online tools apps and resources for helping to utilize these lists for teaching, learning, assessment, materials creation as well as research and analysis. The tools include interactive flashcards, diagnostic tests, games, vocabulary profiling apps, text creation tools, and more.
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland Ph.D. in CALL, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, D.Litt. in CALL/teacher training, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland Associate Professor and Head of Division of Applied Linguistics, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Poland Editor-in-Chief of Teaching English with Technology journal Title: Cultures of learning in the classroom – on challenges of teaching multicultural classes Globalization, increasing European and international integration, as well as other social processes have resulted in some degree of uniformity of educational approaches. Methods, concepts and procedures proposed in one part of the world are often promoted as universally applicable in many others. This
International Black Sea University, Georgia Natela Doghonadze, Ph.D. in Education Sciences Program Coordinator, Professor, Doctor. Scientific supervisor of 39 defended Ph.D. dissertations, author of 9 books in ELT and Education, and more than 200 articles. Teaching and research interests cover education, educational psychology, sociology and management, ELT and literature. Title: How viral is distance learning? By distance learning, we understand an educational situation in which a teacher and his/her students are not placed in one physical environment. It is characterized by both advantages and challenges, and, correspondingly, in normal situations is used by adults for additional education or at any level