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ACAL Conference - 3, 4, 5 October 2019 - Sydney


Day 1 – Friday 4 October

Ralf St Clair What we do with words, and what they do with us
Ros Appleby Animals, Arts, and Adult Literacies

Arch Nelson Address
Bob Boughton Arch Nelson and the end of the “great tradition”

Papers and Workshops
Judy Hunter, Jane Furness and Bronwyn Yates Accounting for the full value of learners’ outcomes
Linno Rhodes This Is Rubbish! - The Brain, Learning and the Amygdala Hijack or- when things go wrong in the classroom
Alison Abraham Transforming practice through an understanding of socio-cultural conditions in the classroom
Gabriella Zibell and Tracy Batt Weaving numeracy through your EAL curricula: enriching the learning experience for your students
Christl Doemling Why have volunteers in LLN?
Pam Osmond and Keiko Yasukawa Reclaiming Adult Basic Education?
Anh Le Utilising digital technology to maximise learning in adult Foundation Skills classes
Frances Williamson, Rose Amazan and Deborah Durnam Aboriginal Maestras: “Bringing out our voices” through the Yes, I can! Campaign
Leigh Dwyer TWAFFA: Trigger word analysis for fairer assessment

Day 2 - Saturday 5 October

Anke Grotluschen Vulnerability in Adult Life - and how it affects Numeracy Practices
Amy Thomas Navigating the “safety zone”: assimilation, self-determination and Indigenous engagement with bilingual schooling in Australia
Papers and Workshops  
Julie Choi and Yvette Slaughter Digital and linguistic resources of pre-and beginner level adult English language learners: what are the affordances and limitations?
Nathalie Parry and Ruth Ginter Above or below the line: a practical workshop for literacy teachers who teach fractions
Jill Finch Rough diamonds: digital literacy with the garbos
Vanessa Iles “Sorry, but we can’t help you”: Finding new ways to meet the needs of students, communities and employers
Anne Alekma, Cain Kerehoma and Laloifi Ripley Hinatore: upskilling Maori and Pasifika Workplace Learners
Keiko Yasukawa, Janet Dyne and Raviro Chineka Climate Change literacy in adult basic education?
Steve Goldberg Meeting a community need: Customising learning materials to teach basic legal rights and digital literacy skills using mobile technology to migrants and refugees
Lidia Lipkiewicz Plan a project - an innovative project-based learning approach to developing language and literacy skills for ESL/ EALD job seekers and Resource List



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