Conferences & Workshops

WG2+WG3 Workshop

ELN WGs 2 and 3 have met in Zagreb to coordinate and advance their joint projects and activities. 

Travel Arrangements


Meeting Venue

The meeting will take place in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb. 

 


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences University of Zagreb (FHSS)

The FHSS is the largest higher education institution in Croatia, which carries out research activities and executes university programs in the field of humanities and social sciences, as well as a significant cultural institution with a great impact on Croatian culture and society. The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences is part of the University of Zagreb, the oldest university in Croatia and one of the oldest universities in Europe. In addition to teaching activities, members of Faculty perform research activities in special scientific areas. The main research activities are in the field of psychology, sociology, information and communication sciences, philosophy, linguistics, history, art history, archaeology, ethnology and cultural anthropology, and many philological groups. In some scientific aspects in the field of humanities and social sciences it can be safely said that the FHSS is a point of reference at the European level.



 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS











































































































                                        
Iowa State University
USA













 
University of Gothenburg
Sweden
     










   




   


   





            

Sarah Huffman, Iowa State University, short-bio

Sarah Huffman holds a PhD in Applied Linguistics and Technology and is currently the Assistant Director of the Center for Communication Excellence in the Graduate College at Iowa State University, U.S.A. She has instructed English as a Foreign Language in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia and Queretaro, Mexico, and English as a Second Language at Eastern Mennonite University and Iowa State University. Currently, Sarah teaches graduate- and postdoctoral-level courses on empirical research writing and trains graduate writing consultants to critically analyze and provide constructive feedback on peers’ disciplinary writing. Her research interests include genre and discourse analysis, the development and implementation of writing technologies to promote enhanced learning of academic communication genres, and systemic functional linguistic approaches to language development. 

Tomas Tjus, University of Gothenburg, short-bio

Tomas Tjus is licensed psychologist, licensed psychotherapist and professor at Department of psychology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Before doing an academic career he worked at child- and adolescent clinic and child neuropsychiatric clinic and he has also been supervisor for clinical staff at schools and treatment units for children and adolescents with various problems. He is conducting basic research about children’s cognitive, social and communicative development and applied research investigating the use of multimedia programs when trying to increase literacy skills in children with different reading problems.
Agenda
Thursday, March 30


      9h











  Parallel meetings on methods, tools and experiments:

  WG2 Academic Writing Team (room B-110)
  Presentations by: Mira Bekar, Montserrat Castello, Tiane Donohue, Claudia Doroholschi

  WG2 Development of reader/writer Team (room C-302)

  WG3 Developing and inventory or tools for supporting learning to write Team (room 013 in the library)

  Societal Team meeting (room B-212)


   11h
  
  Coffee Break


 11h30

















  Parallel meetings

  WG2 Academic Writing Team (room B-110)
  Presentations by: Alma Jahic , Tanja Memisevic, Bojana Petric, Karl-Heinz Pogner

  WG2 Development of reader/writer Team (room C-302)
  Roundtable on reading-writing assessments and interventions: methoological issues - Invited Presentations:
 
  Reading Comprehension and Writing in the Content Areas - Assessments to Interventions
  Kay Wijekumar, Texas A & M University
  
  Tailored support addressing diversity in reading skills: the importance of assessment as a foundation for evidence-based interventions
  
Susanne Seifert, Katharina Maria Maitz and Lisa Paleczek, University of Graz 
  
  WG3 Developing and inventory or tools for supporting learning to write Team (room 013 in the library)

  Societal Team meeting (room B-212)
   
13h


  Lunch break

 14h30







           
  Parallel meetings
  WG2 Academic Writing Team (room B-110)

  WG2 Development of reader/writer Team (room C-302)

  WG3 Developing and inventory or tools for supporting learning to write Team (room 013 in the library)

  Societal Team meeting (room B-212)


 16h30


  Coffee Break


    17h



    




  Parallel meetings

  WG2 Academic Writing Team (room B-110)

  WG2 Development of reader/writer Team (room C-302)

  WG3 Developing and inventory or tools for supporting learning to write Team (room 013 in the library)

  Societal Team meeting (room B-212)


Friday, March 31
Venue for the day: conference room in the library of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2nd floor

 9h



  Move analysis for automated writing evaluation
  Sarah Huffman, Iowa State University


    10h



  Digital provision to academic writing: Approaches, technologies, uses
  Christian Rapp, Zurich University of Applied Sciences


 10h30



  Introducing innovation action iRead: Foundations and next steps
  Mina Vasalou, University College London


11h


  Coffee Break


 11h30



  Digital literacy and learning solutions: Country based examples download pdf
  Maria Jose Brites, University of Minho and Luís Pereira, Conventry University


 12h



  Dissertation/thesis writing across Europe: Exploring student writers’ experiences download pdf
  Bojana Petric, University of Essex


 12h30











  Presentation of good practices in promotion of reading - short presentations 
 
  Let Me Read You a Book: Presentation of a National Reading Project, 

  Kristina Čunović, Karlovac Public Library "Ivan Goran Kovačić"
 
  Let Me Tell You a Story: Volunteer project based on using storytelling with hospitalized children
  Antonia Ćosić, Centre for psychological support and development "Talk To Me”

  Home Reading: From Cesarić to Shakespeare
  Đurđica Jelačić, Elementary school Dobriša Cesarić 


 13h30


  Lunch Break


 15h



  Training reading skills with the use of computer programs encompassing bottom-up and top-down strategies download pdf
  Tomas Tjus, University of Gothenburg


 16h



  From Critical Reader to Critical Citizen download pdf
  Anita Peti-Stantić, University of Zagreb


 16h30



  STSM to IBBY Lampedusa Library: Reading with (migrant) families on the island of Lampedusa download pdf
  Helen Limon, Newcastle University


 17h


  Coffee Break 


 17h30

  Discussion of ELN Charter and closing session downlad pdf
  Societal team 

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