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Attendance

Registration Form

All attendees must register by sending in the registration form available above. Pre-registration is completed only when accompanied by a payment (address on form) by the designated deadline. Pre-registration ends on Friday, January 23, 2016.

January 23, 2016

Pre-Registration Deadline
ECU Community: $20.00
All other attendees: $30.00

February 13, 2016

Registration at the Door
ECU Community: $30.00
All other attendees: $40.00

Send registration to:

Dr. Mark Johnson
Mailstop 555
Bate 2150
English Department
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
NOTE: Teachers will receive Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for attending TALGS.

8:00-9:00

Check in and Registration
Main Entrance, Bate Building

Paper Presentations

Bate 1029

Bate 1030

 

9:00-9:30

Cultural and Pedagogical Challenges to Communicative TEFL in Japan

Gregory Anthony, Hachinohe Gakuin University, Aomori, Japan

Morphosyntactic Variation in an Emerging Dialect of Spanish in Eastern North Carolina

Anna Lawrence, Ashley Meehan, & Stephen Fafulas, East Carolina University

9:35-10:05

Japan's Elementary School EFL Endeavor: Observations and Issues

Gregory Anthony, Hachinohe Gakuin University, Aomori, Japan

Updating Curricular Practices for Effective Oral Communications Instruction

Rai d'Honore & Christina Moore, East Carolina University

10:05-10:20

Coffee Break

10:20-10:50

Investigating Perceived Oral Fluency Using Temporal Measurements in International Teaching Assistant Speech

Burcu Gokgoz-Kurt, University of South Carolina

Can Students Develop a Growth Mindset?

Christine Sawyer, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Bate 1031

11:00-12:00

Plenary: A Language-Based Approach to Content Instruction (LACI): Six Cs of Support for Scaffolding

Luciana de Oliveira, University of Miami

12:00-1:00

Lunch

Practical Workshops

Bate 1029

Bate 1030

1:00-1:40

UDL and ELLs: What are the Barriers?

Leslie S. Cook, Appalachian State University

Incorporating LGBTQ Issues in Adult ESOL

James Coda, University of Georgia 

1:45-2:25

School-wide Differentiation Thanks to Job Embedded Professional Development

Dawn Bagwell & Leslie Amistad, Orange County Schools, NC

Mobile Devices as a Tool to Enhance Parental Involvement

Xatlí Zuleta, Greensboro College

2:25-2:40

Coffee Break

Bate 1029

Bate 1030

2:40-3:20

ECRIF: A Framework for Understanding Student Learning and Planning Lessons

Sarah Love, Interlink at University of North Carolina Greensboro

Pre-K-2 Co-teaching to Anchor Language Development in Mathematics 

Lena Abed, Jennifer Parker, & Angela Howell: Orange County Schools, NC

Bate 1031

3:30-4:30

Plenary Workshop: Six Cs of Support for Scaffolding: Planning Instruction at Various Levels

Luciana de Oliveira, University of Miami

4:30-5:00

Award Presentations and Closing Remarks

East Carolina University

This year, the TALGS Conference will be held in the Bate Building on the ECU campus. For a map of the campus, the location of the Bate Building, and parking, click here.

From the North or South via I-95

  1. Take I-95 to Wilson.
  2. Take 264 East to Greenville.
  3. 264 East intersects Memorial Dr.
  4. Continue straight across Memorial Dr (The name changes Farmville Blvd.).
  5. Continue on Farmville Blvd. to 14th St.
  6. Turn right onto 14th St. (At a T-intersection)
  7. Turn left onto Charles Blvd.
  8. Charles Blvd. becomes Cotanche St.
  9. Cross through 10th Street.
  10. Turn right onto Reade Circle.
  11. Turn right onto 5th St.
  12. Continue six blocks to the first light.
  13. Turn right onto campus.
  14. Stay straight through 2 stop signs.
  15. The Bate Building is immediately on the left.

From the West via 264

  1. Take 264 East to Greenville.
  2. 264 East intersects Memorial Dr.
  3. Continue straight across Memorial Dr (The name changes Farmville Blvd.).
  4. Continue on Farmville Blvd. to 14th St.
  5. Turn right onto 14th St. (At a T-intersection)
  6. Turn left onto Charles Blvd.
  7. Charles Blvd. becomes Cotanche St.
  8. Cross through 10th Street.
  9. Turn right onto Reade Circle.
  10. Turn right onto 5th St.
  11. Continue six blocks to the first light.
  12. Turn right onto campus.
  13. Stay straight through 2 stop signs.
  14. The Bate Building is immediately on the left.

From the South via 11

  1. 11 North intersects 264 Alternate.
  2. Turn right onto Greenville Blvd.
  3. Continue to Charles Blvd.
  4. Turn left onto Charles Blvd.
  5. Charles Blvd. becomes Cotanche St.
  6. Cross through 10th Street.
  7. Turn right onto Reade Circle.
  8. Turn right onto 5th St.
  9. Continue six blocks to the first light.
  10. Turn right onto campus.
  11. Stay straight through 2 stop signs.
  12. The Bate Building is immediately on the left.

From the North via 11

  1. 11 South intersects 264.
  2. Bear right onto 264 (Look for a large plant named "Catalytica".)
  3. Continue straight to 10th St.
  4. Turn right onto 10th St.
  5. Turn right onto Cotanche St.
  6. Charles Blvd. becomes Cotanche St.
  7. Cross through 10th Street.
  8. Turn right onto Reade Circle.
  9. Turn right onto 5th St.
  10. Continue six blocks to the first light.
  11. Turn right onto campus.
  12. Stay straight through 2 stop signs.
  13. The Bate Building is immediately on the left.

Nearby hotels include: Best Western, Quality Inn, Days Inn, Holiday Inn-Express, Super 8, and Courtyard Greenville.

Link to Google map showing nearby hotels.

Greenville Taxi Services

Aladdin Cab
252-830-5466

City Cab Co.
252-758-2161

Dupree's Transportation and Shuttle Services
252-341-0109

AAA Taxi Service
252-361-8525

K&M Cab Company
252-702-0693

Public Transportation

Greenville's Public Transportation page.

Airport 

Pitt Greenville Airport

* Last updated February 4, 2011