Access, Equality, Equity, and Inclusion – May 14th VirtuaTell’s 2022 Conference Scholarship Application/Fee Waiver

Access, Equality, Equity, and Inclusion and VirtuaTell’s 2022 Conference Intentionally Inclusive Practice!

Emerging Technologies in Language Learning and Teaching: Diversity, Criticality and Multimodality, May 14, 2022

Our conference theme reflects current trends and approaches in second language learning and teaching through inclusive, self-reflexive, and multimodal practices embedded in our research and our everyday teaching. This theme invites a broad consideration of related issues, including (but not limited to) the following: Smart CALL, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, language assessment, and learner’s data, Natural Language Processing, Mobile Learning, Intelligent Tutors, games and language learning, gamification, Adaptive Learning algorithms.

Our goal: To facilitate equal and equitable opportunities for attendees to take advantage of our VirtuaTell 2022 Conference presentations, workshops and seminars, including access to educational & tech resources. We hope to accomplish this through removal of any actual or potential barriers such as conference cost to facilitate equitable worldwide participation from interested attendees .

VirtuaTell’s 2022 Conference Team
Amany Alkhayat, Conference Chair
Farah Akbar, Conference Co-chair
Dr. Jasmin (Bey) Cowin, Conference Co-chair
Christian Perticone, Conference Co-chair
Dr. Ali Safivand, Conference Co-chair

VirtuaTell 2022 Conference Scholarship Application/Fee Waiver
Filling out this application will enable the VirtuaTell 2022 conference team to register you free of charge to the VirtuaTell 2022 Conference if you meet eligibility. Eligibility centers around financial needs and personal/professional hardship. This free registration is available for the first 200 applicants. Your registration does not give you membership to NYS TESOL. Submissions close May 8th, 2022.

VirtuaTell 2022 Conference Scholarship Application/Fee Waiver

Author: drcowinj

Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs only to the people who prepare for it today,” determined Malcolm X at the O.A.A.U.’s [Organization of Afro-American Unity] founding forum at the Audubon Ballroom. (June 28, 1964). (X, n.d.) Dr. Jasmin Bey Cowin a Fulbright Scholar, SIT Graduate, completed the Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP™) at Columbia University, Teachers College. Dr. Cowin served as the President of the Rotary Club of New York and Assistant Governor for New York State; long-term Chair of the Rotary United Nations International Breakfast meetings; and works as an Assistant Professor at Touro College, Graduate School of Education. Dr. Cowin has over twenty-five years of experience as an educator, tech innovator, entrepreneur, and institutional leader with a focus on equity and access to digital literacy and education in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. Her extensive background in education, administration, not-for-profit leadership, entrepreneurial spirit, and technology innovation provide her with unique skills and vertical networks locally and globally. Dr. Cowin participates fully in the larger world of TESOL academic discipline as elected Vice President and Chair-Elect for the New York State, NYS TESOL organization, for the 2021 conference. Ongoing research, expressed in scholarly contributions to the advancement of knowledge is demonstrated through publications, presentations, and participation in academic conferences, blogging, and other scholarly activities, including public performances and exhibitions at conferences and workshops. Of particular interest to her are The Blockchain of Things and its implications for Higher Education; Current Global Trends in TESOL; Developing Materials and Resources in Teaching English; E-learning; Micro and Macro-Methodologies in TESOL; E-Resources Discovery and Analysis; and Language Acquisition and the Oculus Rift in VR.

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