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B-MELTT: Flipping the Blend through MALL, MOOCs and BOIL – New Directions in CALL – SYMPOSIUM



DAY 1 29/6/2017 MALL/OIL Focus

Please note: registration, coffee, lunch in George Eliot Foyer

Talks: (change of venue) Alan Berry Building  AB107 (opposite the cathedral) and Round Table AB020 (also in AB)

9.30 – 10.00 Arrival, Registration and Coffee – Foyer GE Building

10.00 – 10.15 Welcome and housekeeping – Marina Orsini-Jones

10.15 – 11.15 Prof Agnes Kukulska-Hulme Open University

Keynote 1: Personal Learning on a Massive Scale

 11.15 – 11.45 Andrew Preshous Coventry University

OIL for English for Business: the International Intercultural Product Pitch

 11.45 – 12.15 Billy Brick and Tiziana Cervi-Wilson Coventry University

Gamifying Language Learning with MIT’s Taleblazer


12.15 – 13.30 LUNCH George Eliot Foyer (Optional Visit to the Herbert Gallery)


13.30 – 14.30 Prof Gary Hall Coventry University

Keynote 2 The Disrupted University

14.30 – 15.00 (change in programme) Elwyn Lloyd Coventry University
Developing global graduate competencies through an OIL project: CoCo (Coventry-Colmar) 15.00 – 15.30 Chris McQuirk University of Central LancashireMusings on the L2 virtual self: the dissociative digital identity reshaping how our learners practise languages 15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break George Eliot Foyer16.00- 16.30 Dr Simon Smith Coventry UniversitySKeLL: A Discovery-Based Chinese Platform16.30 – 17.00 CHANGE of room AB020 (Ground floor)Round Table on MALL/OIL with participation from  Sylvester Arnab from the Disruptive Media Learning Laboratory at CU and closeOptional Dinner 18.30 Thai Dusit



DAY 2 30/06/2017 MOOC focus

9.30 – 10.00 Arrival, Registration and Coffee – George Eliot  Foyer

All talks: Alan Berry Building – Coventry University, opposite the cathedral

Alan Berry 107 talks/Round Table AB20

10.00 – 10.15 Welcome and housekeeping – Marina Orsini-Jones

10.15 – 11.15 Professor Stephen Bax Open University

Keynote 3 MOOCS as a new technology: Approaches to normalising the MOOCS experience for our learners


11.15 – 11.45 Dr Bin Zou Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

Lessons Learnt from MOOCs in China

 11.45 – 12.15 Kate Borthwick University of Southampton

What our MOOC did next: embedding, exploiting and extending an existing MOOC to fit university strategic aims


12.15 – 13.30 LUNCH (Optional Visit to the Herbert Gallery)

 B-MELTT reports

13.30 – 14.00   Marina Orsini-Jones Coventry University

B-MELTT (Blending MOOCs for English Language Teacher Training): a ‘Distributed MOOC Flip’

14.00 – 14.20

Tuan Minh Phi and Peng Liu MA ELTAL students  – September Cohort Coventry University

Students’ reflections on the B-MELTT ELTRA Project

14.20 – 14.40

Abdrabou Sharafeldin MA ELTAL student January Cohort Coventry University

Critical evaluation of the Exploring the World of English Language Teaching (EtWoELT) MOOC


14.40 – 15.10 Coffee/Tea George Eliot Foyer

15.10 – 15.50 MOOC round table in AB20 with Prof Stephen Bax (OU) Dr Tobey Nelson, Rachel Collins and Myrthe Kassing (University of Applied Sciences Utrecht), Dr Marina Orsini-Jones and Yan Jiao (CU),  and Dr Bin Zou Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University.