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Overview of Sessions 1997



Overview of sessions

Overview of sessions, clustered by theme of the session and type of session

Themes Workshops and demonstrations Symposia Round Table sessions Poster session
  • Mary Healy & Patricia Mc Grath: Connecting the Local Community and Culture to an Academic Program for At-Risk Students 29
  • Rijlaarsdam, Couzijn & Braaksma: Observing as effective learning activity in writing and reading lessons 15
  • Victoria De Rijke, Margaret Preston, Lex Jones, Val Halstead, Rebecca Sinker, Richard Andrews: How can we improve learning/teaching about reading in English? 45
  • Victor Froese: National Assessment in Reading and Writing: The Canadian experience 23
  • Alicja Maurer: Oculomotor Movements and central processes: implications for diagnosis and improvement of reading skills 36
  • Margaret Preston: A best practice programma of reading in London primary schools 43
  • Wim Nieuwenboom: Reading activities and achievement of children of Retoromanic mother tongue 41
  • Huub van den Bergh, Attitudes & Achievement 52


  • Cor Vlasman: A Writing Practicum: teach and learn to write better texts in a different way 53
  • Consolacion Alaras: Writing as Covenant for social change 5
  • Christa Doil-Hartmann, Ton Koet, Willy Weijdema: Communicative Language Learning thanks to Information Technology 19
  • Hanna Ezer I: "Throwing out the pen, using the key-board":Process, meaning and implications for the teaching of writing and for teacher-writers. 21 (Cancelled)
  • Richard Andrews: The emergence of writing ability: relations between various media 7
  • Hanna Ezer II: The power of professional written narratives in teacher education 20 (cancelled)
  • Marie-Claude Javerzat: Ecrie ensemble avant d'ecrie tout seule 32
  • Jean-Paul Bernie: Competence de communication 9
  • Martine Alcorta: Le rôle du brouillon dans le développement des capacités d’ écrit des élèves 6
  • Sue Brindley II: A visual representation of the development of writing strategies using IT 12
  • Anna Camps, Teresa Ribas, Marta Milian, Xavier Gutiérrez: Language Projects in Mother Tongue: An Alternative Approach 13


  • Tice: Physical Linguistics (demonstration) 50
  • Rosalind Horowitz: Talk about text: Creating community through text study 30
  • Sue Brindley: Oracy A comparative study of approaches to speaking and listening in Europe. 11
  • Mohan: Understanding his mother tongue is best; understanding his foreign language better 39
  • Tice: A Standard of English 51
  • David Westgate: Identifying qualitative differences between "scaffolding" strategies used by teachers in talking pupils or groups 57


  • Ken Watson: Using Picture Books with Older Children 55
  • Valerie Halstead: Teaching Literature in the National curriculum 28 (cancelled)
  • Lily J.L. Coenen & Brechtine Detmar: Organising crosscurricular literature projects 14
  • Beate Vogel & Brigitte Vater: The Bremen Town Musicians". Task-based, autonomous and creative approaches to dealing with a fairy tale in secondary education 54
  • Christa Doil & Renate Reimers: working with Robinson Crusoe and advanced databases 18
  • Simon Sweeney: Drama and language teaching 49
  • Yvette Bénayoun-Schmidt, Rabiane Redouane, Najib Redouane: Enseignement de literature Maghrebine 44
  • Sean Farren: Literature and cultural division in conflict situations such as Northern Ireland 22
  • Florentine Samaihaian; A new paradigm of teaching and learning literature in Romanian lower sec. educ. 46A
  • Mary Kooy with respondents Johan Aitken and Tanja Janssen: Declaring Understanding Through the Literary essay: The Effects of Writing Tasks During the Reading of Novels 33
  • Jo Aitken & Mary Kooy: Uncovering Assumptions: To What Extent Does Preservice Education and Teaching Experience Influence the Teaching of Literature?" 4
  • Ronald Soetaert & André Mottart: Literature in mother tongue education: border conflicts 40
  • L. Austin: Coleridge's Circle and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Proposal 8
  • Metka Kordigel: Children need kitsch: so we need fairy tales in curriculum 34
  • Tanja Janssen: What every literature teacher would like to know 31
  • Andy Goodwyn: Mother tongue or other media? The convergence of media and information technologies and its impact on mother tongue teaching 25
  • Joze Lipnik: World literature in mother tongue education: Slovenia 35


Language awareness and language teaching
  • Lana White: Grammar a Major Rhetorial Element 58
  • Anthony Adams and Witold Tulesiewicz: Language awareness programmes in UK and Canada 2
  • Florentine Samahaian & A. Crisan II: Textbook unit MTE 46
  • Liz Savage & Regina Piontek: Teaching Foreign Languages to Bilingual Pupils 47
  • E. Czykwin: The identity of Bialorussian majority group in Poland. The problem of preserving 17
  • Bryant Griffith, George Labercane, John McNeil, Grace Feuerverger and others: Doing Language Research 27
  • John Williamson & Frank Hardman: Non-standard English dialects and Pupils’ Writing 59
  • Amos van Gelderen & M. Van Dijk: Language Awareness in Dutch elementary education 24



Educational policy

  • Regina Piontek, Michel Couzijn & Gert Rijlaarsdam: Learning to learn. Reconstructing text books 42
  • Anthony Adams Witold Tulesiewicz, Friedirch Kron & Loysos Sofos: Teaching Mother Tongue in multicultural Europe 3
  • Mohan: Formulating of text books in underdeveloped countries 38
  • A. Crisan: Romanian in Minorities' Classrooms 16
  • Jim Ackers: Arab pupils’ linguistic and cultural orientations in English medium international schools 1
  • Naftali Stern: Learning to teach learning. A language and its instruction as a mother tongue. 48
  • Bruce Maylath: Floods of foreign words: the teaching of vocabulary 37
  • Andrew Goodwyn II: English teachers’ theories of good English teaching and their theories in action 26
  • Jack Thomson and Ken Watson: Developments in English Teaching in Australia, 1966-1996. 56

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