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Graduate student forum [clear filter]
Friday, November 18

11:40am PST

Breaking through the Digital Landscape: Second Language Acquisition through the Use of Video Game Technology
The use of gaming platforms are altering the ways in which students look at and understand the world, problem-solve, and communicate. This session examines secondary research on the use of 1stGen (single player), 2ndGen (multiplayer) and 3rdGen (massively multiplayer online games) video games to support second language acquisition.

Friday November 18, 2016 11:40am - 11:55am PST
Saturday, November 19

8:50am PST

A Holistic Framework for Evaluating Intercultural Communicative Competence in Business English Textbooks
English for Specific Business Purposes (ESBP) is a continuously maturing sub-field of ESP. In an effort to illuminate where and how current ESBP pedagogy addresses Intercultural Communicative Competence (ICC) in BE contexts, this presentation will explicate a preliminary holistic framework for analyzing the intercultural components found in recent BE textbooks.

Saturday November 19, 2016 8:50am - 9:05am PST