Events

TOETOE and FLAX project-related events: conference presentations and workshops, awards and press releases, interviews, and invited talks with links to slideshow and webcast resources. Please refer to my Academia.edu and ResearchGate profiles for more detailed information about these events.

 

Fitzgerald, A., Mansfield, C. & Wu, S. (April 2017). EThOS for EAP: The PhD Abstracts Collections in FLAX with the British Library Electronic Thesis Online Service. Workshop. BALEAP Biennial Conference 2017. Addressing the State of the Union: Working Together, Learning Together. University of Bristol, England. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., & Mansfield, C. (April 2017). Academic English with the Electronic Theses Online Service (EThOS) at the British Library. Presentation. OER17 Conference: The Politics of Open. Resource for London, England. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (March 2017). Flexible, Free and Open Data- Driven Learning for the Masses. Presentation. TESOL 2017 International Convention and English Language Convention. Seattle, USA. pdf

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Wu, S., Fitzgerald, A., Witten, I.H. & Mansfield, C. (November 2016). EThOS for Academic English. Presentation for the British Library Labs Awards 2016. Runners-Up in the Learning & Teaching Category. The British Library Labs Symposium. The British Library, London, United Kingdom. pdf

Edwards, T. & Fitzgerald, A. (April 2016). From Clarion Calls to Autocomplete Errors: A Nascent Discourse on Openness from UK Universities. Presentation. OER16: Open Culture Conference. University of Edinburgh, Scotland. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2016). The Converging Cultures of Open in Language Resources Development. Presentation. OER16: Open Culture Conference. University of Edinburgh, Scotland. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Mansfield, C. (April 2016). Electronic Theses Online:  Developing Domain-Specific Corpora from Open Access Publications. Interactive Language Fair Presentation. IATEFL Conference and Exhibition, Birmingham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Arora, R., Xiao, J., Lenart, A. & Salvi, E. (April 2016). When a MOOC Became a GROOC We All Became Co-Creators. Presentation. Open Education Global 2016 Conference. AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2016). Serendipitous Innovation with Academic English Resources. Invited Talk. Queen Mary University of London Continuing Professional Development Conference, 2016. Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Wu, S. (November 2015). Bridging Formal and Informal Learning for Second Language Writing with FLAX. Presentation. Symposium on Second Language Writing. Auckland University of Technology, Aotearoa/New Zealand. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Mansfield, C. (June 2015). E-Theses Online Service (EThOS) at the British Library for Academic English. Invited Talk. The British Library, London, United Kingdom.

Maria José Marín, Maria Angeles Orts, Alannah Fitzgerald (May 2015). Video Recorded Presentation (español). Descripción del repositorio FLAX para recursos de aprendizaje e investigación de Inglés Académico y Científico, con especial atención a corpus de Inglés Jurídico. Trabajo empírico sobre uso de recursos en el aula de Traducción de Inglés Jurídico. I Jornadas “Nuevos espacios para la alfabetización e inteligencias múltiples” (First Conference on New Spaces for literacy and Multiple Intelligences“). Universidad de Murcia, Spain.

Fitzgerald, A., Barge, M., Sherazi, S. & Tweddle, W.  (April 2015). Setting a Precedent with Open Resources Development in English for Specific Academic Purposes. Workshop. BALEAP Biennial Conference (EAP in a Rapidly Changing Landscape: Issues, Challenges and Solutions). University of Leicester, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Wu, S., Witten, I.H. & Yu, X. (March 2015). The Open-Source FLAX Language System. Presentation at the Electronic Village Developers’ Showcase. TESOL 2015 International Convention and English Language Expo (Crossing Borders: Building Bridges). Toronto, Canada. pdf

TIRF Online in an interview with TIRF Grantee, Alannah Fitzgerald. (March 2015). TESOL 2015 International Convention and English Language Expo (Crossing Borders: Building Bridges). Toronto, Canada.

LangOER Interview Series: Alannah Fitzgerald. (February 2015). Interview on Language teaching and learning with Open Educational Resources (OER) and Practices (OEP). This video has been produced within the framework of the European Commission co-funded project LangOER with European Schoolnet.

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Wu, S., Fitzgerald, A. & Witten, I. H. (October 2014). Wow! The FLAX Language System: So Much Open Data. Presentation at the LinkedUp Vici Challenge Event for designing and developing advanced tools for educational purposes that are driven by linked and open data (awarded 1st place prize). The 13th International Semantic Web conference. Riva del Garda, Trentino, Italy. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Wu, S., Witten, I.H., Barge, M., Tweddle, W. & Sherazi, S. (July 2014). Bridging Informal Massive Open Online Courses and Formal English for Academic Purposes Programmes with Language Corpora. Presentation. Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) Conference 2014. University of Lancaster, United Kingdom. pdf

Barge, M., Tweddle, W., Fitzgerald, A. & Sherazi, S. (June, 2014). Sharing an Open Methodology for Building Domain-Specific Corpora for EAP. Presentation. BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting on EAP and Corpora. University of Coventry, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2014). Flexible Open Language Education for a Multilingual World. Video Recorded Presentation. OpenCourseWare Consortium Global Conference: Open Education for a Multicultural World. Ljubljana, Slovenia. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2014). Resources at the Interface of Openness for Academic English. Video Recorded Presentation. Global OER Graduate Network (GO-GN) Research Track. OpenCourseWare Consortium Global Conference: Open Education for a Multicultural World. Ljubljana, Slovenia. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (March 2014). Open English Resources and Practices for Professional and Academic Settings. Invited Talk. Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (March 2014). Downstream with Open Educational Resources and Practices: rEAPing the Rewards for the Development of Domain-Specific Language Collections. Invited Talk. Kings College University of London, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (November 2013). Designing Open Linguistic Support. Invited Talk. Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (June 2013). A Story of Reuse: Open Oxford Resources for ELT. Invited Talk. University of Oxford, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2013). Crowdsourcing Open Corpus-based Resources for EAP. Presentation. BALEAP Biennial Conference (The Janus Moment in EAP: Revisiting the Past, Building the Future). University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Barge, M. & Tweddle, W. (April 2013). Making Digital Open Educational Resources for EAP: Issues and Options. Presentation. BALEAP Biennial Conference (The Janus Moment in EAP: Revisiting the Past, Building the Future). University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2013). Beyond Content: Open Educational Practices for English Language Education. Presentation. IATEFL Conference and Exhibition. Liverpool, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (March 2013). TOETOE International: Stories from the Open Frontier on English Language ResourcesPresentation. OER13 Conference: Creating a Virtuous Circle. University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (February 2013). Building and Translating OER in English for the Brazilian Context. Invited Talk. Brazilian Association for Distance Education, Sao Paulo, Brazil. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (January 2013). FLAX Weaving with Oxford Open Educational Resources: Open Practices for English Language Teaching. Presentation. e-Learning Symposium, Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies. University of Southampton, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (January 2013). Delhi University OER for ELT Collections Building. Invited Talk/Workshop. Delhi University Central Institute of Education, New Delhi, India. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (January 2013). Building Open Educational Resources for EAP at Hanoi Open University. Invited Talk/Workshop. Hanoi Open University English Faculty, Hanoi, Vietnam. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (December 2012). Networking Open Tertiary Writing Resources. Presentation. Tertiary Writers’ Network Colloquium. University of Waikato, Hamilton, Aotearoa/New Zealand. waikato-121202190525-phpapp01

Fitzgerald, A. (November 2012). Open Educational Resources for English Language Teachers: Korea University. Invited Talk/Workshop. Korea University, Seoul, Korea. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Wu. S. (October 2012). Promoting Open Educational Resources for English Language Teaching. Presentation. Global Local Computer Assisted Language Learning (GLoCALL) Conference. Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing, China pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (October 2012). The Great Beyond with Open English Language Resources. Presentation. Open Education Conference 2012. Vancouver, Canada. pdf

Peglar, C., Fitzgerald, A., Hardy, S. Waller, S., Manista, F. & Wild, J. (September 2012). Stairways to Open Educational Resource (OER) Nirvana. Workshop. ALT-C 2012 – A Confrontation with Reality. The19th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology. Manchester, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (September 2012). Language Teaching with Wikimedia. Presentation. EduWiki Conference. University of Leicester, United Kingdom.

Fitzgerald, A. (July 2012). Prizing Open and Enhancing Research Corpora for Language Teaching. Presentation. Teaching and Language Corpora Conference. University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (July 2012). Addressing Academic Literacies with Corpus-based Open Educational Resources. Presentation. Open University Event: Open Tools for Learning and Teaching: Corpora and E-portfolios. The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (June 2012). New Approaches to Corpora and Text – TOETOE: English for Academic Purposes (EAP) with OER. Presentation. Beyond Books Conference: There and Back Again. Oxford University Computing Services, Oxford, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Davidson, J., Edwards, T. & Carr, C. (June 2012). Open Text Analysis Tools & Techniques for the EAP Practitioner. Presentation.  BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting on the EAP Practitioner. Durham University, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Comas-Quin, A., Martínez-Arboleda, A. & Borthwick, K. (April 2012). An OER Kaleidoscope for Languages. Video Recorded Panel Discussion. Cambridge 2012 Conference: Innovation and Impact – Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Fitzgerald, A., Edwards, T., Davidson, J., Carr, C. & Kendall, L. (April 2012). Openness in English Language Teaching. Video Recorded Presentation. Cambridge 2012 Conference: Innovation and Impact – Openly Collaborating to Enhance Education. University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Carr, C., Edwards, T. & Davidson, J. (March 2012). Open Educational Resources in Teaching English for Academic Purposes: Opening up practice with open corpora, open tools and open content. Presentation. CMC & Teacher Ed SIGs Joint Annual Seminar – Learning Through Sharing: Open Resources, Open Practices, Open Communication. University of Bologna, Italy. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (March 2012). Addressing the Training Resource Deficit Utilizing Open Corpora and OER. Presentation. IATEFL Conference and Exhibition. Glasgow, Scotland. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Berglund-Prytz, Y. (November 2011). Openness in English for Specific Academic Purposes. Presentation. BALEAP  Professional Issues Meeting on English for Specific Academic Purposes. University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A., Gay, J., Connolly, T., Browne, T. & Reedy, G. (September 2011). Enhancing Synergies between Technologists, Learning Support Specialists and Academics Utilizing Open Educational Resources. Workshop. Eighteenth International Conference for the Association for Learning Technology (ALT-C 2011: Thriving in a Colder Climate). University of Leeds, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (July 2011). Open Educational Principles for Designing & Developing Digital Language Learning Collections. Presentation. Corpus Linguistics Conference. University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (July 2011). Open Tools & Open Content for Language Resources. Invited Talk. SCORE Short Term OER Residential Fellowship Course Training Event at the Open University. Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (May 2011). Technology for Open Education – Training with Open E-resources (TOETOE)Presentation. Open Educational Resources Conference (OER2011), Manchester, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Thurman, L. (May 2011). Project Sri Lanka ESL Teacher Training with OER. Workshop. Durham University student volunteers embarking on the 2011 Project Sri Lanka mission. University of Durham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (April 2011). Open Educational Resources in EAP: Cross Pollination from the Open Source Software Movements in the Age of Digital Scholarship. Workshop. BALEAP Biennial Conference – EAP Within the Higher Education Garden: Cross Pollination Between Disciplines, Departments and Research. University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & LORO. (April 2011). The TOETOE Project Planning for Impact. Invited Talk. Open University Event: Does it make a difference? The impact of repositories and OERs on teaching and learning. The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (February 2011). Introducing Open Educational Resources for Lower Level Learners of English for Academic Purposes. Presentation. BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting, ‘How Low Can We Go? Issues, Insights and Innovations’. Bristol, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (March 2010). Opening Up Foreign Language Education with the Flexible Language Acquisition Project. Presentation. Open Educational Resources 2010 Conference (OER10). University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (September 2008). Participatory Design in Teacher Education: Digital Libraries and the Flexible Language Acquisition Project. Presentation. Fifteenth International Conference for the Association for Learning Technology (ALT-C 2008: Rethinking the Digital Divide). Leeds, UK. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. & Ahsan, S., Clement Bethal, E. & Strobel, J. (October 2007). The Overcoming Poverty’ Project: Case-Based Reasoning and Pm Wiki for Capacity Building in Micro Credit Organizations. Presentation. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Learning within the Kaleidoscope: A Culture of Technology. Anaheim, California, USA. pdf

Fitzgerald, A.,, Ahsan, S., Clement Bethal, E. & Strobel, J. (October 2007). An Analysis of the Failure of *Evidence* in Educational Research and Practice: In Response to Kirschner, Sweller and Clark. Presentation. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) International Convention, Learning within the Kaleidoscope: A Culture of Technology. Anaheim, California, USA. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (September 2007). Intelligent, Interactive Learning Object Repository Networks: Applications for Digital Libraries in the Professional Development of Language Teachers. Presentation. Learning Object Repository Network (LORNET) 4th Annual International Convention on User Centered Knowledge Environments: from Theory to Practice. University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada.

Fitzgerald, A., Ahsan, S. & Clement Bethal, E. (September 2007). Social Computing and the Sustainable Support of Learning Communities. Presentation. Fourteenth International Conference for the Association for Learning Technology (ALT-C 2007: Beyond Control – Learning Technology for the Social Network Generation). University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. pdf

Fitzgerald, A. (2007). Applications for Digital Libraries and Case-Based Reasoning in Language Teaching and Learning. Presentation. Doctoral Consortium with the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL). Vancouver, Canada.

 

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