NATE | Umbrella NATE Conference «Redefining ELT in the Context of National Educational Reforms and Institutional Changes» (September 28-29, 2018, Moscow)
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Umbrella NATE Conference «Redefining ELT in the Context of National Educational Reforms and Institutional Changes» (September 28-29, 2018, Moscow)

 
National Association of Teachers of English in Russia
Moscow Metropolitan Governance University
English Language Office of the US Embassy, Moscow

UMBRELLA NATE 2018
«Redefining ELT in the Context of National Educational Reforms
and Institutional Changes»
28-29 September, 2018

Professionals and scholars from all English language teaching (ELT) contexts and all related fields and content areas —  NATE Affiliate leaders and members

are invited to take part and share their best practices in the Umbrella NATE Conference 2018

Conference Content Areas
● Classroom research
● On-line education
● Writing for publication
● Blended learning
● Testing and assessment
● Inclusive education

The conference includes: keynote address, plenary presentations, workshops, and project group work presentations, poster sessions.
Registration Deadline:
September 17, 2018
Conference Venue:
Moscow Metropolitan Governance University,

Zoya and Alexander Kosmodemyanski str. 3/2 (Voykovskaya subway station);

Sretenka str. 28 (Sukharevskaya subway station).

All participants will be awarded with certificates.

Questions about the event can be addressed to Members of the Organizing Committee:

Natalia Komissarova -natalie_komis@mail.ru  and Aida Rodomanchenko — a.rodomanchenko@gmail.com
If you have questions about your membership or want to become a NATE member, please contact secretarynate@gmail.com
TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, FILL IN THE REGISTRATION FORM 

 

UMBRELLA NATE 2018 PROGRAM
Redefining ELT in the Context of National Educational Reforms
and Institutional Changes

28-29 September 2018, MGUU, Moscow

MGUU, Moscow, 

Zoya and Alexander Kosmodemyanski str. 3/2 (Voykovskaya subway station);

Sretenka str. 28 (Sukharevskaya subway station).

September 28, Friday  Zoya and Alexander Kosmodemyanski str. 3/2 (Voykovskaya subway station)

08.30 — 09.00   Conference registration

09.00 — 09.10   Opening ceremony, greetings from Vasiliy Fiveyskiy, Rector of MGUU; Natalia Komissarova, Chair of CC NATE Russia

09.10 — 10.00   Keynote address:    Kelli Odhuu, ELO Officer, U.S. Embassy, Moscow    “Learning English: Professional Development and Just for the Fun of It”

Kelli Odhuu is the Regional English Language Officer covering Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia and Belarus. Her bachelor’s degree is in secondary education with an emphasis on English; her master’s is in linguistics; and her doctorate degree is in teaching English as a second language. She has taught English for 20 years in the United States, Bulgaria, Romania, and Mongolia. In 2011, she joined the Department of State and has served in Washington, D.C., Beijing, and is currently in Tallinn. While serving in Washington, D.C., Kelli managed the E-Teacher program and the Materials grant. In Beijing, she covered China, Mongolia, and Hong Kong.

 

 

10.00 – 10.45   Keynote address:    Rachel Koch, English Language Fellow     “Start to Finish: My Process for Designing, Submitting, and Presenting an Action Research Project for TESOL 2018”

Rachel Koch has taught first-year/academic writing at Northern Arizona University since 2010. In 2012, she created the Intensive Writing Lab: English 107, a developmental writing program. This is a work-study program designed to match “at risk” students with undergraduate peer instructor/mentors. Each year, the program sees approximately 200 students and 25 peer instructors.She has a BA in English and an MA in TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) with an emphasis in Applied Linguistics from Northern Arizona University (NAU).Her professional areas of interest include the following: academic writing, first-year writing, collaborative learning, blended learning, peer education, writing center research, basic/developmental writing, ESL/international programs and curriculum, first-generation students, education leadership, teacher training, faculty professional development, scientific writing, mentoring/mentoring programs (especially of women), etc.

10.45 — 11.00   Coffee-break

11.00 — 12.00   Keynote address:   prof. Maria V. Verbitskaya, Head of EGE and OGE Development Commission, FIPI

12.00 — 13.00   Keynote address:   Prof. Elena N. Solovova, Head of School of Foreign Languages, HSE

13.00 — 14.00   Lunch

14.00 — 16.00   Concurrent networking sessions: NATE Affiliates’ Best Practices

16.00 — 16.30   Coffee-break

16.30 — 17.00   NATE meeting

17.00 — 18.00   Group work

18.30 — 18.30    Group work presentation. Wrap-up

September 29, Saturday Sretenka str. 28 (Sukharevskaya subway station)

08.30 — 09.00   Conference registration

09.00 — 11.00   Concurrent workshops from NATE Russia experts

11.00 — 11.15   Coffee-break

11.15 — 12.00   Concurrent workshops from NATE Russia experts

12.00 — 13.00   SIGs’ project work

13.00 — 14.00    Lunch

14.00 — 16.45   SIGs’ project work presentation

16.45 — 17.30   Closing ceremony

 

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