Conferences

I. PEER-REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Li, X., Paul, J., & Friginal, E. (expected 2020, October). Mobile-assisted language learning and translanguaging practices in a short-term immersive Chinese program. Second Language Research Forum 2020, Virtual Conference. 

Paul, J., Özçalışkan, Ş., & Emerson, S. N. (2020, January). Dialect-based variability in the expression of motion in Chinese. 2020 Hawai‘i International Conference on Chinese Studies, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Tunc, Y. & Paul, J. (2019, November). Lost in Translation: The predicament of world language teachers in practicing within/across cultures/languagesSouth Atlantic Modern Language Association 90 Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Paul, J. & Reed, J. E. (2019, September). Creatively using drumming in teaching Chinese -- A hands-on workshop. Georgia Conference on the Teaching of Chinese in Grades K-16, Dunwoody, Georgia. 

Paul, J. & Hardy, J. A. (2018, November). Perspectives on teaching Chinese grammar. South Atlantic Modern Language Association 90 Conference, Birmingham, Alabama. 

Lupyan, G., Wendorf, A., Berscia, L. M., & Paul, J. (2018, April). Core Knowledge or language-augmented cognition? The case of geometric reasoning. Evolution of language International Conference XII, Toruń, Poland.

 

Paul, J., Hardy, J., & Li, H. (2018, March). Perspectives on Teaching Chinese Grammar. American Association for Applied Linguistics 2018 Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Paul, J. (2018, March). The rhythm of language: integrating drumming into language teaching2018 Southern Conference on Language Teaching, Atlanta, GA.

 

Paul, J. (2017, November). The Chinese ba construction: An example using the PACE method. The South Atlantic Modern Language Association 89th Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

Paul, J. (2016, October). Drumming, creative writing, and interactive stories in language teaching. 2016 Georgia TESOL Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2016, April). Do you push or roll a ball? Concerns in expressing manner of motion events in L2 Chinese. The National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages  “Sharing Solutions for Common Problems” 2016 Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2016, April). The role of prior knowledge in learning Chinese classifiers. The 2016 Chinese Language Teachers Association Second International Symposium on Chinese Teaching and Learning, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

 

Paul, J., Lai, Y. N., & Fresh, E. (2015, November). The use of social media in Chinese language learning: Facebook and Twitter. The Chinese Language Teachers Association Meeting, in conjunction with the annual convention and workshops of American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), San Diego, California.

 

Paul, J., Lai, Y. N., & Fresh, E.  (2015, October). The effects of symmetric and asymmetric social networks on second language communication. The 34th annual Second Language Research Forum: Application, Context, & Language Use, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Zettersten M., Paul, J., & Lupyan G. (2015, October). Language augments relational reasoning. The Ninth Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, Ohio.

 

Perlman, M., Paul, J., & Lupyan, G. (2015, September). Congenitally deaf children generate iconic vocalizations to communicate magnitude. The Protolang: Ways to (Proto)language Conference Series 2015, Rome, Italy.

 

Perlman, M., Paul, J., & Lupyan, G. (2015, July). Congenitally deaf children generate iconic vocalizations to communicate magnitude. COGSCI 2015: Mind, Technology & Society, the 37th Annual Cognitive Science Society Meeting, Pasadena, California.  

 

Paul, J. (2015, February). A sociocognitive analysis of a Chinese language summer camp. The Fifth Annual Alabama Modern Language Conference, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

 

Paul, J. (2014, November). The order effect in learning Chinese classifiers. The Chinese Language Teachers Association Meeting, in conjunction with the annual convention and workshops of ACTFL, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Paul, J., & Grüter, T. (2014, October). Order-of-acquisition effects in the learning of Chinese classifiers. Second Language Research Forum 2014: Theory Meets Practice, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

 

Paul, J., & Zheng, D. (2014, June). Rethinking the current approaches in Chinese language teaching. The 12th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Harbin, China.

 

Paul, J. (2014, April). What should we teach first: Words or sentences? The 18th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature: “Your Voice, My Voice, Literature, Culture and Society,” University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Paul, J., & Zheng, D. (2014, February). How to enrich communicative language teaching? The Hawai’i Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference 2014: Weaving Language and Culture, Honolulu, Hawai’i.

 

Paul, J. (2013, November). Expressing different-trajectory caused motion events in L2 Chinese. The Chinese Language Teachers Association Meeting, in conjunction with the annual convention and workshops of ACTFL, Orlando, Florida.

 

Paul, J. (2013, June). How to give a hand?: Using deictic gestures in teaching Chinese topic-comment sentences. The 11th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Chengdu, China.

 

Paul, J. (2013, April). Expressions of caused motion events: The case of L2 Chinese learners. The 17th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature: “Engaged Research: Language and Society; Linguistics and Communication,” University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Paul, J. (2013, April). Where your hand falls makes a difference: Gesture use in teaching 3-dimensional motion events in Chinese. The 27th Annual Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers Conference. Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Paul, J. (2012, November). Deictic gestures in learning Chinese topic-comment sentences. The Chinese Language Teachers Association Meeting, in conjunction with the annual convention and workshops of ACTFL, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Paul, J. (2012, April). The charm of a new series of publications: Helping you gain access to Chinese language and culture. The 16th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa: Language and Community, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Paul, J. (2012, March). Energy conservation and recycling: Do they matter in language classes? The University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa 4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Zhang, J., & Zheng, D. (2011, March). Laulima or Twitter: Affordances of two social networking sites for language learning. Workshop conducted at the 25th Annual Hawaii Association of Language Teachers Conference, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Zhang, J. (2011, February). Does learning a foreign language influence the way language teachers teach? The 10th Annual East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia Pacific Region, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Li, Y., & Zhang, J. (2010, July). Videoconferencing in teaching Chinese as a foreign language: Applications and reflections. The 7th International Conference on New Technologies in Teaching and Learning Chinese. Shandong, China.

 

Zheng, D., & Zhang, J. (2010, July). Distributed and embodied problem solving in virtual worlds. The Rethinking Problem Solving Symposium, Kingston University, London, United Kingdom.

 

Zhang, J. (2008, June). Multiple technical supports in long distance courses. The Fifth International Conference and Workshops on Technology and Chinese Language Teaching in the 21st Century, Hamilton College and University of Macau, Macau.

           

Zhang, J. (2008, May). Incorporating small course projects into Chinese classes. The Sixth New York International Conference on the Teaching of Chinese, Chinese as a World Language: New Approaches, New Technologies, Opportunities, and Challenges, The College of Staten Island, Staten Island, New York.

 

Li, Y., & Zhang, J. (2008, January). Teaching and learning in a teleconferencing Chinese language class. The Southeast Conference Association for Asian Studies 47th Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina.

 

Zhang, J. (2007, October). Attitude and language learning: An analysis of factors affecting the first dialect of bi-dialectal Chinese immigrants and the teaching of Chinese to heritage speakers. The Intellectbase International Consortium Academic Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Zhang, J. (2007, March). Multiple technologies in language classrooms and the development of online teaching materials. The Georgia Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference 2007, College Park, Georgia.

 

Zhang, J. (2006, June). Enhancing students’ pragmatic competence in a videoconferencing class. The Pragmatics in the Chinese, Japanese, & Korean Classroom: The State of the Art Conference, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Zhang, J. (2006, June). Contextualized swearing and students’ pragmatic performance. The Pragmatics in the Chinese, Japanese, & Korean Classroom: The State of Art Conference. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Zhang, J. (2006, February). Enhancing meaningful communication in a videoconferencing class. The Georgia Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference 2006, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Zhang, J. (2005, October). Teaching Chinese to American students. The SINO-American Consortium 16th Annual International Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Ochoa, A., Poole, B., & Zhang, J. (2005, March). Cheating redefined: An analysis of contemporary plagiarism issues. The Georgia Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

 

II. INVITED WORKSHOPS & TALKS

Paul, J. (2017, November). Cultural theme implementation: An example in integrating music into language learning. Invited presentation at the STARTALK 2017 Fall Conference, Portland, Oregon. 

 

Paul, J., Emerson, S. N., & Özçalışkan, Ş. (2017, November). Dialect-based variability in the expression of motion in Chinese.  Invited panel presentation at the South Atlantic Modern Language Association 89th Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

Coropceanu, L., Paul, J., Li, Y. (2017, March). Guided induction approach in teaching grammar. Invited workshop at the Teaching and Learning Second Languages as a Process of Discovery conference, the Emory College Language Center & Confucius Institute in Atlanta, Emory University, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2016, October). Drumming, creative writing, and interactive stories in language teaching. Invited workshop at the 2016 Georgia TESOL Conference, Atlanta, Georgia. (the workshop was first conducted as a referred session, but repeated as an invited session due to its popularity)

 

Paul, J. (2014, June). The age effect in second language acquisition. Invited talk at the School of Foreign Language Studies, Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China.

 

Zhang, J. (2011, April). Teaching Chinese grammar: Making it fun and interactive. Invited workshop at the Teacher Training Workshop Series, Center for Chinese Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Zhang, J. (2008, March). Concept and practice: How to design meaningful activities in language classes? Invited workshop at the Chinese Cultural School, Norcross, Georgia.

 

III. PEER-REVIEWED POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Paul, J., Fresh, E., & Lai, Y. N. (2016, April). The effects of symmetric and asymmetric social networks on second langauge communication. The 2016 conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Orlando, Florida.

 

Paul, J. (2016, March). Mandarin Chinese and a Southwestern Mandarin dialect display different typological properties in describing different-trajectory caused motion events. The 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

 

Zettersten, M., Paul, J., & Lupyan, G., (2015, March). Language augments relational reasoning: The effect of late exposure to a standardized language. The 2015 Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

Paul, J., & Grüter, T. (2014, November). Order-of-acquisition effects in the learning of Chinese classifiers. The 39th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, Boston, Massachusetts.

 

Zhang, J. (2011, February). Understanding and conserving a rural Chinese dialect. The 2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

IV. CAMPUS TALKS

Paul, J. (2017, October). Chinese language: time & space. Linguistic Anthropology class, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2017, September). Associative Learning: Prior experience determines what gets learned in a new learning session. Invited talk at the Academic Colloquia & Monthly Exchange series, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2017, February). Creating interactive digital stories, classic “Jeopardy!” games and self-designed Videos. Center for Digital and Visual Literary & Educational Psychology “Digital Pedagogy Series,” Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2016, April). Chinese language and linguistics. Linguistic Anthropology class, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia.

 

Paul, J. (2014, April). Typological concerns of natural languages in describing motion events: The case of Chinese. The Linguistics Tuesday Seminar, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

Paul, J. (2014, April). What should we teach first: Word or sentences? The Language Acquisition Reading Group Weekly Meeting, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

 

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