2014 English Australia Conference presentations

The speakers listed below have agreed to share PDFs of their presentation material.

Presentations have been posted in alphabetical order. Please note that none are peer reviewed.

Please note that the opinions expressed in the presentations do not necessarily represent those of English Australia.

Please note: Permission to use material within the presentations must be obtained from the presenter. Please contact English Australia for contact details of the presenters below.

If you would like your presentation to appear on this webpage, please contact easec@englishaustralia.com.au.


Pre-conference workshops

Gad Lim Assessment Masterclass Mastering EAP assessment

Adrian Underhill Teaching pronunciation as a physical activity and using ‘the chart’ as a map of the territory


Plenary presentations

Tess Julian Everyday innovation: rising to the challenge of change

Mark Pegrum Walking and talking around the world: A snapshot of international mobile English learning

Adrian Underhill Quality in professional learning & development


Concurrent sessions

Panel presentations

2014 Action Research in ELICOS Program colloquium and summary

Exploring the ‘Q’ in TEQSA and ASQA Chris Robinson (ASQA)

Future, focus, familiarise: reviewing your target markets Kadi Taylor, Austrade, Tim Field & Natasha Davies

Innovation in ELICOS showcase & University of Tasmania English Language Centre project

The future of student recruitment in the language travel industry: a conversation about commoditisation, pricing, global distribution systems, online ratings/reviews and other developments impacting on how we do business Rob Brown, Rod Hearps, Mauricio Pucci & Robin Simpson Discussion points

Digital literacies for teachers and students: a toolbox of practical ideas Lachlan McKinnon, Lindsay Rattray & Thom Roker 


Lynda Beagle Professional development: putting it into practice

Nicholas Beswick Integrate online and digital resources into your teaching environment

Ana Bratkovic & Marion Bagot Walking the quality assessment path: developing assessment tasks

Rob Brown Smart strategies for recruiting ELICOS students via Facebook

Chris Collins So you want to be a DOS?

Barbara Craig & Alejandra Vazquez Student resourcefulness: the ultimate app for Direct Entry courses

Sarah Crivelli & Sheree Millen Quality in classroom practice: encouraging reflection for professional development

Simon Fidler Using data rather than intuition to drive your pricing strategy This presentation is only available to conference delegates: please contact the English Australia Secretariat.

Paul Forster Engaging digital language learners: #edtech for teaching and learning Click here for the webpage Paul set up to support this presentation

Doris Gibb, Overseas Student Ombudsman Common mistakes that invalidate international student written agreements

Michael Griffiths Online PD: current attitudes and behaviours

Felix Lanceley Meeting the many aspects of ELICOS students’ needs outside the classroom

Gad Lim What makes a good test?

Adam Luckhurst Reforming ESOS to support a competitive international education community

George Manetakis Japan on the rebound

Randal Newton John, On the Line Supporting students through telephone and online counselling

Rosemarie Paspaliaris & Sara Kablaoui Identifying and addressing factors which impede ELICOS student progress

David Pointon & Ian Aird Running effective meetings (workshop)

Bethany Randell & Peter Evans Using digital tools to deliver ESL students timely and high quality formative feedback

Lana Salatski What is your management toolbox?

Phiona Stanley Beyond ‘food and festivals’: how to teach critical hyperculturality in language teaching

Kerry Sutcliffe (Facilitator) Fostering success for Indian students (swapshop) Context

Craig Thaine Tuning into your learners: assessment and evaluation in the lesson

Vanessa Todd & Philip White Rubrics: Easing the assessment pain

Adrian Underhill Demand high: are we challenging the full learning potential of our students

Cameron Winton Emergency teaching management: maintaining quality under pressure


Information sessions

Allianz Global Assistance Is your orientation compliant and being delivered? David Bycroft

Education Interiors How to avoid costly mistakes when changing or expanding education premises Chris Green

ETS Global Standard setting and the English language teaching professional Cath Moore, & Anne-marie Wright

ETS TOEIC Ensuring quality standards when using ‘in house’ assessment Greg Alexander & Ken Alexander

IELTS Everything students want to know about IELTS Don Oliver

NexPay Eliminate short payments, reduce bank and merchant fees Paul Stokes