Invited Talks & Public Lectures

Huang, L.-S. (2019). Practical strategies for supporting English-as-an-additional-language (EAL) students. The University of Texas at Austin, February 6.

Huang, L.-S. (2019). Evidence-based strategies for implementing critical learner reflection. The University of Texas at Austin. January 23.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2018, October - November). Speaking strategies for academic purposes workshop series. Centre for Academic Communication, Divison of Learning and Teaching Support and Innovation, UVic, BC, Canada.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2018). Teachers' research toolkit for implementing critical learner reflection. Sooke Teachers' Association, Victoria, BC, Canada

 

Huang, L.-S. (2018). Navigating pedagogical choices by heightening awareness of linguistic preferences: Practical strategies for supporting EAL students. The Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Division, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2018). Teaching English-as-an-additional-language students: Dealing with learner reticence in speaking. The English Language  Centre, University of Victoria, BC, Canada.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2017). Teaching Chinese English-as-an-additional-language students. The English Language Centre, University of Victoria, BC, Canada.

Huang, L.-S. (2016). The what and how of teaching speaking to adult learners. The 48th BC-TEAL Annual Conference, Pre-conference Institute. Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015). SoTL Research. Educational Psychology: Apprenticeship in Teaching in Higher Education (ED-D 605). University of Victoria, November 2015.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015). Strategies for teaching EAL students. The Department of English, University of Victoria. October 2015.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015). Practitioner research. UVic Indigenous Language Revitalization Program. University of Victoria, July 2015.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015). Workshops: Practical tips for successful action research (1) and (2). 2015 BC-TEAL Annual Conference, Vancouver, BC, May 2015.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015). Plenary: Navigating pedagogical choices through heightened awareness of linguistic “deviations” from the perspective of language learners. NWLC 31, Victoria, BC, April 2015.

 

Stille, S., Huang, L.-S., Roumi, I., Bruce, R., Willians, J., Missere-Mihas, T., & Kinnear, P.  (2015). Colloquium: English for academic purposes across disciplines in the Canadian university. TESOL 2015, Toronto, ON, March 2015. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015). Teaching EAL students: Challenges, Perspectives, and Strategies. The Department of English, University of Victoria. February 2015.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2014). Keynote: Let’s break the cycle of non-transformative reflection: Field-tested tips on implementing critical learner reflection. TESL Nova Scotia Fall Conference 2014. Dalhousie University, October 2014.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2014). Field-tested strategies for teaching “casual talk” to L2 learners and helping them reduce anxiety in L2 speaking. TESL Nova Scotia Fall Conference 2014. Dalhousie University, October 2014.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Strategies for meeting challenges in teaching English-as-an-additional-language students. Let’s Talk about Teaching, University of Victoria, August 30, 2013.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Implementing language-learner reflection to enhance learner engagement and outcomes. Simon Fraser University 2013 Summer Institute: Engaging the Mosaic, July 11 -13, 2013.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Pointers on engaging in casual talk. English Language Centre, University of Victoria, June 2013.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Workshop series: Oral communication for academic purposes, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria, January to February, 2013.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Plenary: “You have to know the story in order to tell the story”: The steps, challenges, and opportunities presented by action research as a professional-development tool. BC TEAL Island Conference: Bringing Theory to Life: Ideas in Practice, February 2013

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Oral communication strategies for English-as-an-additional-language TAs. UVic ITA Conference, January 2013.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013). Strategies for teaching English-as-an-additional-language students. UVic TA Conference, January 2013.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2012). The why, what, and how of fostering learner reflection. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Lecture Series, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria, April 2012. 

 

Huang, L-S. (2012). Workshop series: Oral communication for academic purposes, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria, January to March, 2012. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011). Plenary: Breaking the cycle of non-transformative reflection. English Language Centre, University of Victoria, December 2011.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011). 10 field-tested strategies for helping learners reduce anxiety in speaking. English Language Centre, University of Victoria, December 2011.

 

Huang, L-S. (2011). Workshop series: Oral communication for academic purposes, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria, September to November, 2011. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011). Building rapport through casual talk. English Language Centre, University of Victoria, June 2011.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011). Top tips for teaching English-as-an-additional-language students. English 502 Panel, Department of English, University of Victoria, February 2011. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011). Workshop Series: Oral communication for academic purposes, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria, January to March, 2011.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011). Top seven tips for teaching speaking for academic purposes. Annual Applied Linguistics Information and Resource Fair 2011, University of Victoria, January 2011.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2010). Perceptions = realities? English 135 Workshop, Department of English, University of Victoria, November 2010.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2010). Assessing academic language-learning needs and outcomes using a multiple-component assessment strategy. Scholarship of Learning and Teaching Symposium: Innovation and Transformation in Post-Secondary Teaching, VIEDA SoTL 2010, Royal Roads University, May 2010.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2009). The perceived academic language-learning needs of graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Victoria from students’ and instructors’ perspectives. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Lecture Series, Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria, September 2009.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2009). Academic language-learning needs of graduate and undergraduate students at University of Victoria. English Language Proficiency Working Group Meeting, University of Victoria, April 2009.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2008). Wonder twin powers activate! Being part of an instructional team: Working effectively with your course instructor, University of Victoria, October 2008.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2008). Lost in translation? Working with EAL (English as an additional language) students, University of Victoria, September 2008.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2008). Leave the subtitles at the classroom door: Communication strategies for non-native English-speaking TAs, University of Victoria, September 2008.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2008). (Co-presenter). Languaging grammatical concepts using a corpus-based approach, Symposium of Teaching and Research Using Technology in the Humanities (TRUTH) 2008, University of Victoria, April 2008.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2008). Teaching speaking and writing for academic purposes. Applied Linguistics Seminar Series, University of Victoria, March 2008.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2007). Plenary: An investigation of L2 learners’ strategic behaviours in performing integrated and non-integrated speaking tasks. The 23rd Northwest Linguistics Conference (NWLC), University of Victoria, February 2007.

 

Huang, L. -S. (2006). Strategies for non-native English-speaking TAs. Teaching Assistants’ Training Certificate Program, Office of Teaching Advancement, University of Toronto, January 2006.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2005). Strategies for teaching to non-native speaking students. Teaching Assistants’ Training Certificate Program, Office of Teaching Advancement, University of Toronto, November 2005.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2005). Listening and speaking in the academic settings. A workshop presented at the Graduate Students’ Union Workshop Series, University of Toronto, November 2005.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2005). Working with ESL students. Faculty Workshop Series, University of Toronto, January 2005.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2004). Researching strategy use in second language acquisition and language testing fields. Modern Language Centre Research Colloquium Series, Department of Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning, OISE/UT, October 2004.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2003). (Co-presenter). Research Symposia: Focus on the learner: Language learning strategies for fostering self-regulated learning. TESL Ontario 2003 Research Symposium, November 2003. (with L. Vandergrift et al.)