Programme (Live-Stream)

The European Conference on Language Learning (ECLL) is a multidisciplinary conference held concurrently with The European Conference on Education (ECE). Keynote, Featured and Spotlight Speakers will provide a variety of perspectives from different academic and professional backgrounds. Registration for either conference will allow participants to attend sessions in both.

This page provides details of presentations and other programming. For more information about presenters, please visit the Speakers page.

Conference Outline (Draft)

*draft schedule is subject to change

All times are British Summer Time (UTC+1). See the time converter tool.

Thursday, July 15, 2021Friday, July 16, 2021Saturday, July 17, 2021

09:00-09:10: Announcements, Recognition of IAFOR Scholarship Winners & Welcome Address
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan

09:10-10:10: Panel Presentation
Resilience and Education in Times of Global Uncertainty
Haruko Satoh, Osaka University, Japan
Mohammed Noor, Osaka University, Japan
Farish Noor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

10:10-10:20 Break

10:20-11:20: Featured Interview Session
On Life and Language
Jean-Marc Dewaele, Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom
Joseph Haldane, IAFOR, Japan

11:20-11:30 Break

11:30-12:30: Panel Presentation

12:30-13:00: Networking and Discussion

09:00-10:40: Live-Stream Session 1
Room A: Applied Linguistics Research & Educational Technologies
59654 | Teaching English With Cinema: How the Seventh Art Can Transform ELT
60377 | A Conversation Analysis of Repair Strategies Among Japanese Learners
60327 | BRANEN and BRANES Corpora
60615 | Optimizing Language Learning and Support Through Onenote

Room B: Education, Sustainability, & Society
60191 | Teaching Climate Change in Primary English and Literacy Subjects: Multimodal Insights on Using Eco-documentaries
60084 | Erdogan’s “New” Educational Movement: Another Battle Field Against the Gülen Movement
60201 | Youth Learning From Teaching and Participating – Case Studies From Wrocław, Poland
60555 | Inclusive Foreign Language Assessment in Trying Times: Pre-service Teachers’ Attribution Mechanisms and Their Implications for Inclusive Emergency Remote Teaching

Room C: Learning Environments & Psychology of the Learner
60583 | A Socioecological Framework to Understand School Staff Perspectives on Inequality in Three Norwegian Schools
60419 | Improving English Writing Skills by Facilitating for an Autonomy-Supportive Learning Environment: A Case-study From a Norwegian Upper Secondary School
60255 | Pre-service Teachers of Mandarin in English Secondary Schools: Perceptions and Practices of Differentiated Instruction and Sense of Self-efficacy Regarding Overall
60461 | The Emergence of Flow in Foreign Language Classrooms

10:40-10:50: Break

10:50-12:30: Live-Stream Session 2
Room A: Professional Development in Language Learning
60156 | From Language Teacher to Drama Queen: Training Teachers to Implement Improvisational Drama Into the Foreign Language Classroom
60213 | Capitalizing on the Affordances of Virtual Professional Development: The Case of a Paraguayan English Teachers’ Association During the Covid-19 Pandemic
60546 | Implications of Trilingual Education on Pre-service Training in Wales
60539 | An Outline of Academic Norms for Assessing Academic Presentations in ESL Courses

Room B: Education, Sustainability, & Society
60085 | Discussing School Policy: Responses to Citizenship, Belonging and Collective Identities in Education
60613 | How Does a Future EU Citizen Look Like? Regional Differences in Global Competence of Students: Evidence From PISA 2018
60479 | Resistance to Systemic and Institutional Racism: Traveller Activism and Resilience During COVID-19 Times
60494 | Macro Factors Determining Transition of Vietnamese International Students Mobility

Room C: Interdisciplinary
60131 | The Presentation Design of Assessments for Mobile Learning
60194 | Quality in Online Project Learning at Scale
60577 | Pedagogic Interest Group: A Novel and Proven Collaborative, Adhocracy Research Group Structure
60612 | Enhancing Student Engagement and Learning Outcome: A Student-centered Teaching Approach for Interdisciplinary Service Courses

12:30-12:40: Break

12:40-14:45: Live-Stream Session 3
Room A: Plurilingualism-Bilingualism
59974 | What If We Enable Translanguaging in the EFL Classroom? Observations and Reflections from Two Reading Groups
60593 | A Comparative Study on the Use of L1 & L2 Text to Improve Student Motivation, Fluency and Increase Curiosity in an EFL/ESL Classroom
60212 | Language Proficiency and Language Use Cause Individual Variability in L2 Predictive Processing
60536 | Realizations of Complaints in Computer-mediated Communication: A Cross-cultural Comparison Between Saudi Arabic and British English in WhatsApp
59309 | Culture and Identity in the Learning of Pragmatics During Study Abroad: A Longitudinal Case Study

Room B: Adult Learning & Professional Development
60297 | The Effect of Clinical Case Presentation Framework Session on Improving Quality and Reducing the Duration of Clinical Case Presentation
60298 | Patients’ Impact on the Hidden Curriculum of Medical Students: A Qualitative Study on Undergraduate Medical Students
60585 | From Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Satisfaction: A Quali-quantitative Research Among Physicians Specialising in Oncology at the University of Padua
60312 | Effective Online Facilitation During MCO in Malaysia: Case Study of Tutor Roles, Challenges and Best Practices in an ODL Institution

Room C: Interdisciplinary
60451 | Middle Classness as a Life Project: Parenting the Middle-Class Child
60208 | STEAM: Help or Hinderance?
60219 | The Design and Efficacy of STEM and Engineering School Models in the Los Angeles, California Area
60602 | Synoptic and Authentic Assessments: Moving Away From Traditional Assessments to Integrate the Development of Transferable Skills

09:00-11:05: Live-Stream Session 1
Room A: International Education
60081 | International Expansion Strategy of Gülen Inspired Schools Through Internationalization and Localization
60270 | Tackling Girls Dropping Out of School in Malawi: Is Improving Household Socio-economic Status the Solution?
60440 | Remote Learning in Transnational Education: Does Student Engagement With Virtual Learning Environment Predicts Student Performance in Examinations?
60172 | Combining Place Based Education in International Schools and the Emotional Importance of Community Building
59856 | Transformative Learning and Short Term Study Abroad: A Comparative Study of International Students’ Learning Experiences in the UK and China

Room B: Teaching Experiences, Pedagogy, Practice & Praxis
59896 | Implementation of a Year One Transition Study for Engineering Students in Three Universities
60197 | Re-imagining Blended Learning in Education – Defining a New Technology Enabled Experience Lead Approach to Accelerate Student Future Skills Development
60203 | Exploring Teachers’ Dilemmas and Opportunities in Developing a More Hybridised Curricula
60256 | Application of Comparative Law Methods in Teaching Legal English to Law Students in Russia
60432 | Transforming Traditional Digital Education Into Game Based Education: An Action-research in Teachers and School Heads Trainings in the Philippines

Room C: Higher Education
60146 | Resilience Among Doctoral Candidates During a Global Health Crisis: An Initial Assessment of Wellbeing and Academic Writing
60184 | Path to University: Longitudinal Effects of Peer-victimization and Teacher Support via School Engagement
60576 | Academic Stress in Online Higher Education: Critical Considerations for Online Environment During COVID-19
60139 | Mission Impact: Higher Education as Catalyst for Sustainability Transformation
60601 | Developing Academic Leadership Based on Emotional Intelligence

11:05-11:15: Break

11:15-13:20: Live-Stream Session 2
Room A: Learning Experiences, Student Learning & Learner Diversity
60676 | A Qualitative Case Study on Nepalese EFL Teachers’ Perception of Differentiated Instruction
59426 | School Exclusion, Substance Misuse and Possession of Weapons: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis of Interviews With Children
60556 | Easytalk: A Digital Writer’s Workshop for Leichte Sprache (Easy-to-read German)
60420 | How to Create a Supportive Learning Environment in Mathematics Classes – An Example From a Norwegian Lower Secondary School Class
60429 | Using a Collaborative Modern Board Game to Characterise Problem-Solving Experiences in Physiotherapy Students

Room B: Educational Policy, Leadership, Management & Administration
60236 | Technology-driven Management and Employees’ Task Accomplishment in Government Technical Colleges in Lagos State Nigeria
60405 | How Can We Equip Teachers in Hong Kong With Cultural Awareness?
60485 | International Comparisons of Talis 2018 Results to Explore School Autonomy Prior to and During Implementation of Per-capita Funding in Kazakhstan
60158 | ECE Leadership: Developing Resilience During Periods of Uncertainty in Hong Kong
60719 | The Politics of Quality Improvement Policies in Teaching Practices: The Case of FE in the British Education System

Room C: Mind, Brain & Psychology
60072 | If University Students Do Paid Work During Their Studies, Does It Increase Their Internal Locus of Control?
59543 | Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Attitudes of Primary School Students With Residual Speech Errors
60379 | Exploring the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Parents’ Perceptions of Play
60599 | Feedback: What It Is and How to Use It Effectively in a Digital World
60409 | The Observation of Gender Stereotyping in Music Instruments in 2021, and the Process of Musical Instrument Selections of Children

Featured Presentations

    Draft Programme

    The Conference Programme contains access information, session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule. All registered delegates who attend The 9th European Conference on Language Learning receive a printed copy of the Conference Programme.

    The final draft of the conference presentation schedule is now available. Please check that all information pertaining to you is correct and notify us at if there is any error. Please notify us of any corrections by Sunday, June 27.

    After minor changes have been made to the schedule we will send you a link to the final schedule.
    The final schedule will contain session information and a detailed day-to-day presentation schedule.

    This will be available on Tuesday, July 6.

    Draft Information Email

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    Pre-Recorded Virtual Presentations

    A number of presenters have submitted pre-recorded virtual video presentations. We encourage you to watch these presentations and provide feedback through the video comments. A full list of these is on the conference website.

    Previous Programming

    View details of programming for past ECLL conferences via the links below.

    A message from the IAFOR Board of Directors on the impact of COVID-19 on our activities.