Conference Presentations

Huang, L.-S. (2019, November). A game-based approach to teaching Chinese. ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) 2019, Washington, DC. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2019, October). A game-based approach to teaching beginner Chinese. BCATML Conference, Victoria, BC.

Huang, L.-S. (2019, June). No one-size-fits-all? The language-learning needs of learners with refugee experience. ACLA-CAAL 2019, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Vancouver, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2018, March). A call for critical dialogue: EAP assessment from the practitioner’s perspective in Canada. The AAAL 2018 Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

Douglas, S. R., Anderson, T., Huang, L.-S., Zappa-Hollman, S., & Murphy, M. (2017, May). Panel: Canadian research perspectives on EAL teaching, learning, and assessment. The 50th BC-TEAL Annual Conference. Vancouver, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2017, May). EAP Assessment Practices from the Practitioners’ Perspective: Issues, discoveries, challenges, and opportunities. Colloquium: Mapping the Landscape: Language in the Canadian University. Vancouver, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2017, March). Reappraising the use of learners’ own-languages in English-language teaching. TESOL 2017 Convention, Seattle, WA.

 

Hartse, J. H., Huang, L.-S., Kielstra, N., Marr, J. W. (2016, April). Panel: Approaches to supporting second language writers across BC university contexts. The 48th BC-TEAL Annual Conference, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S., & Qian, X. (2016, April). Reappraising the use of translation/learners' L1s in English-language teaching. The 48th BC-TEAL Annual Conference, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015, May). Program evaluation: Are we having the effect we want? 2015 BC-TEAL Annual Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2015, March). Assessing graduate English-as-an-additional-language students’ academic language-learning needs across disciplines. AAAL 2015, Toronto, ON.

 

Botelho, C., Alkutbi, D., & Huang, L.-S. (2015, February). Assessing EAL needs. BC-TEAL Regional Conference 2015, Victoria, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2014, August). Academic English is no one’s mother tongue: Students’ academic-communication challenges and pedagogical strategies for addressing them. Let’s Talk About Teaching 2014, University of Victoria.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013, June). Organized Paper Session: Reflect for the best: Best practices for fostering learners’ reflection across disciplines. Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education 2013, Victoria, BC. (with Susan E. Elliott-Johns and Xiaojuan Qian)

 

Huang, L.-S., Hill, C., Zhou, J., Guo, X, Qian, X., & Cai, K., (2013, June). Research Symposium: Researching strategies in speaking, reading, writing, translation, and vocabulary-learning: Issues, discoveries, challenges, and opportunities. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics conference (CAAL 2013), Victoria, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2013, April). Cognitive processes involved in second-language speaking: Respondents’ strategic behaviours in testing and non-testing contexts. AERA (American Educational Research Association) 2013, San Francisco, CA.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2012, April). A multi-component approach to conducting outcomes assessments of English language-support units. AERA 2012, Vancouver, BC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2012, March). Second-language oral production and strategic behaviours mediated by spoken reflection. AAAL 2012, Boston, MA.

 

Huang, L.-S., Hannigan, P., & X. Guo. (2012, March). Researching L2 speaking and writing strategies: Issues, challenges, and opportunities. TESOL 2012 Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2012, March). Field-tested strategies for teaching small talk to graduate students. TESOL 2012 Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2011, March). Are we having the effect we want? Implementing outcomes assessment in an academic English language-support unit using a multi-component approach. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL 2011) Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2009, October). The acquisition of grammatical knowledge and usage using a corpus-aided discovery approach. Paper presented at the American Association of Corpus Linguistics (AACL 2009) Conference, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2009, March). Academic communication needs of graduate and undergraduate students. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual TESOL Convention, Denver, CO.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2009, March). Languaging grammatical concepts using a corpus-based approach. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL 2009) Conference, Denver, CO.

 

Huang, L-S., & Steffanick, A. (2008, June). Do different modalities of reflection matter? The effects of awareness raising on adult second-language learners’ oral production and strategy use. Paper presented at the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics conference (CAAL 2008), Vancouver, BC. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2007, April). The Next Generation TOEFL® Academic Speaking Test: Test-Takers' Strategic Behaviours. Paper presented at 2007 AAAL Conference, Costa Mesa, CA.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2006, April). Facilitating success in academic writing and speaking through research-based pedagogy. Paper presented at the Teaching and the Teaching Stream at the University of Toronto: A Conference on Scholarship, Leadership, and Innovation, Toronto, ON. (co-presenters: J. Freeman and A. Clifford)

 

Huang, L.-S. (2005, November). Destablizing the construct of competence. Paper presented at the TESL Ontario Conference, Toronto, ON. (co-presenter: J. Freeman)

 

Huang, L.-S. (2004, March). Raising learners’ awareness of strategy use: Is it enough? Paper presented at TESOL 2004, Long Beach, CA.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2003, June). Integrating sociocultural theory and systemic functional linguistics in the investigation of adult second language learners' development of oral discourse and strategy use. Paper presented at 2003 CAAL, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Halifax, NS. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2003, May). (Co-presenter). Fostering self-regulated learning: Technologies for improving the writing/speaking of non-native speakers of English. Paper presented at The Nexus Conference: Connecting Teaching, Technology and Inclusive Learning. Toronto, ON. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2002, October). Examining the effects of heightening awareness of strategy use. Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) 2002, Toronto, ON. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2002, September). Don’t know what to say? Aristotle will help! Demonstration session presented at the First International Congress on Teaching English at the University Level, The Benemirita Universidad Autsnoma de Puebla, Mexico. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2002, September). Teaching speaking for academic purposes at the graduate level. Paper presented at the First International Congress on Teaching English at the University Level, The Benemirita Universidad Autsnoma de Puebla, Mexico. 

 

Huang, L.-S. (2002, May). Self-reflection, strategy use, and individual adult learners’ development in language learning. Paper presented at the Annual UWO Applied Linguistics Conference, London, ON.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2001, December). Pathway to oral communication competence. Paper presented at the 2001 International Language in Education Conference (ILEC), The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong, PRC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2000, December). Computer-mediated learning activity. Paper presented at the 16th annual International Language in Education Conference (ILEC), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC.

 

Huang, L.-S. (2000, June). An investigation of learners' and instructors' approaches to lexical learning and instruction in a Chinese as a foreign language classroom. Paper presented at the 12th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL), San Diego State University, San Diego, CA.

 

Huang, L.-S. (1999, December). Is native-like competency an attainable goal? Paper presented at the 1999 International Language in Education Conference (ILEC), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, PRC.

 

 

Conference Presentations