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PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

* “Current Trends in Foreign Language Teaching and Learning.” Invited presentation, National Center for Applied Linguistics, Guangdong University of International Studies, Guangdong, China, September 2006.

* “Cognitive Development Patterns of Children Enrolled in Spanish-English Bilingual Education Classrooms in Los Angeles.” (with Noriko Saito). Presentation at Charter School of Education Research Colloquium, April 1998.

* “Examples of Computers in Action: How Is Technology Changing Our Practices?” Featured Colloquium. CATESOL State Conference, Pasadena, April 1998.

* “School-based EFL Teacher Training Programs: The CSLA Institute for Egyptian Teachers of English.” Presentation at TESOL International Conference, Orlando, FL, March 1997.

* “Building an Easy On-ramp: Rationale for a Computer Course for ESL Teachers.” Presentation at CABE Conference, San Jose, CA, February 1996.

* “Building an Easy On-ramp: A Case Study of a Computer Training Course in an MA TESOL Program.” Presentation at TESOL International Conference, Chicago, IL, March 1996.

* “Sociolinguistic Aspects of Language Minority Communities in the US and Argentina.” Invited plenary address at national Argentina TESOL Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 16, 1996.

* “An Overview of EFL Methods.” Second invited plenary address at national Argentina TESOL Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 17, 1996.

* “Issues in EFL Teacher Training.” Invited address at EFL OPEN Rosario 1996 Conference, Rosario, Argentina, August 18, 1996.
* “Internet Applications for EFL Teachers and Students.” Invited address at Universidad Catolica de Salta, Salta, Argentina, August 27, 1996.

* “Second Language Acquisition Theories and the Communication-based Syllabus.” Invited address at Ushuaia Instituto Cultural Argentino Norteamericano, Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, September 4, 1996.

* “Demographic and Linguistic Isolation Factors Affecting the WPE Pass Rate at Cal State LA.” Presentation at TESOL International Conference, Long Beach, CA, March 1995.
* “Portfolio Assessment in a Theme-based Secondary ESL Curriculum.” Presentation at TESOL International Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 1994.

* “Portfolio Assessment: Issues and Concerns.” Panel presentation at CABE State Conference, Anaheim, February 1993.
* “Telling Our Stories to Our Children: The Intergenerational Transfer of Knowledge.” Keynote Address. Countywide Parent Conference sponsored by Southwest Regional Research Laboratory, Long Beach, October, 1993.

* “Parents as Authors: Literacy Classes that Draw Parents in.” CATESOL State Conference, Sacramento, April 1992.

* “Parent Literacy and Latino Parents.” 2nd Annual Latino Immigrant Conference, Pasadena, April 1992.

* “Tales from the Inner City: A Parent Home-Language Literacy Project in Los Angeles.” OERI Seminar, Washington, DC, August 1992.

* “Parents as Authors: Adult Literacy Classes that Involve the Parents.” Los Angeles Area CATESOL Conference, Los Angeles, November 1991.
* “Language Acquisition Theories.” Invited lecture at CSULA ESL Development Seminar, sponsored by Center for Effective Teaching. March 1991.

* “Parental Involvement in the Schools.” Guest lecture in Project SUPPoRT seminar for Pasadena Unified School District teachers. February 1991.

* “A Report on the Bilingual Immersion Program at Edison Elementary School: Progress after Three Years.” Report to Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District School Board. 1989.
* “Evaluation of Language Learning Gains after Two Years of Immersion.” Report to a combined meeting of Edison Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association and the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District Task Force on Edison School. 1988.

* “The UC Linguistic Minority Project after Three Years: A Challenge for the Next Three Years.” Keynote address at annual conference of the UC Linguistic Minority Project, UCLA. 1987.

* “Integrating Content and Language Instruction: A Model for Interinstitutional Cooperation in Teacher Training.” Annual conference of the UC Linguistic Minority Project, UCLA. 1987.

* “A Report on the 1986 UCLA Linguistic Minorities Project Summer Institute.” Annual conference of the UC Linguistic Minority Project, UCLA. 1987.

* “Integrating Subject and Language Instruction: A Focus on the Gifted LEP Student.” Annual meeting of California Association for the Gifted, Los Angeles. 1987.

* “Integrating Subject and Language Instruction for the LMS/LEP Student.” Southern California Language Arts Framework conference, sponsored by California Department of Education, Los Angeles. 1987.

* “Rationale for Integrating Language and Content: A Challenge for the 80’s.” Annual meeting of California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Pasadena. 1987.

* “Reading Instruction for ESL Students: Review of Research on Language Acquisition.” Annual meeting of International Reading Association, Anaheim. 1987.

* “Recent Trends in Foreign Language Education: Toward a Communication-based Approach.” Los Angeles Archdiocese Foreign Language Faculty Workshop. 1987.

* “Spanish for Spanish Speakers: A Recommended Curriculum Model for California Public Schools.” (with Alfredo Schifini) Annual meeting of California Association for Bilingual Education, Anaheim. 1987.

* “A Report on the UCLA Foreign Language Project.” L.A. County Foreign Language Department Chairs Mini-conference, UCLA. 1986.
* “A Review of Recent Foreign Language Education Trends.” Meeting of L.A. Community College District Core Curriculum Faculty, UCLA. 1986.

* “An Evaluation of the First UCLA Summer Institute for Spanish Teachers.” Annual Institute, Foreign Language Curriculum Implementation Center, San Diego. 1986.

* “Creating a Teaching Academy for Bilingual Education Teachers: A New Approach to Teacher Training.” Annual meeting of California Association for Bilingual Education, San Francisco. 1986.

* “Designing Appropriate Reading Programs for Language Minority Students: Review of Research on Bilingualism and Language Acquisition.” Annual meeting of California Reading Association, Fresno. 1986.

* “Early Identification of Minority Students: A `How To’ Approach to Designing Early Awareness Outreach Programs.” Annual meeting of American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, Cincinnati. 1986.

* “Effective Teaching for Language Minority Students: An Emerging Agenda for the Center for Language Education and Research.” (with Amado Padilla, Kathryn Lindholm, and Concepcion Valadez). Annual meeting of California Association for Bilingual Education, San Francisco. 1986.

* “How to Raise a Bilingual Child.” Pasadena Unified School District Parent Advisory Committee. 1986.

* “Rationale for Integrating Content and Language Instruction for LMS/LEP Students.” (with Dr. Alfredo Schifini). Chancellor’s Conference on Composition and Literature, UCLA. 1986.

* “Teaching Math and Science through Writing in Multi-cultural Classes.” (with Mr. Bob Breusch). Annual meeting of California Association for Bilingual Education, San Francisco. 1986.

* “Teaching Writing in Multi-cultural Classes.” (with L. Thomas and J. Clemmons). Annual meeting of Association of Mexican American Educators, San Jose. 1985.

* “Writing across the Curriculum in the Community Colleges.” (with Drs. Lloyd Thomas and Joan Clemmons). Meeting of Association of Mexican American Educators, San Jose. 1985.

* “Writing and the ESL Student: Research and Practice.” Chancellor’s annual Conference on Composition and Literature, UCLA. 1985.

* “A Course in Intercultural Communication for TESL Teachers.” Annual meeting of California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Los Angeles. 1983.

* “What Do You Hear When You Hear a Chicano Accent?” Chicano Faculty Colloquium, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA. 1982.

* “A Review of Recent Research on Accentedness.” Guest lecture, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey. 1981.

* “A Study of the Development of Aspectual Relations in Monolingual Spanish-speaking Children.” 10th annual International Interdisciplinary UAP-USC Conference on Piagetian Theory and Helping Professions, Los Angeles. 1980.

* “Some Observations on the Appropriateness of Comparing Cloze Test Results across Languages.” Annual meeting of California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, San Diego. 1980.

* “Development of Cloze Tests for Assessing Second-language Proficiency and Reading in Children: Pre-test Results.” Annual meeting of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Boston. 1979.

* “Some Implications of the Language Attitudes Research on the Training of ESL Teachers.” Annual meeting of National Council of Teachers of English, Kansas City. 1978.

* “An Examination of the Communication Strategies of Two Children in the Culver City Spanish Immersion Program.” Annual meeting of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Mexico City. 1978.

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