Craig Gamble of the Language Center Gives Presentation at the 28th International IATEFL Slovenia Conference, Moravske Toplice, Slovenia
学会 Academic Conference
個人研究 Individual Research
The 28th International IATEFL Slovenia Conference, organized by Vice President, Sanrda Vida, iatefl Slovenia, was held at the Terme Vivat Hotel from March 9th-12th, 2023. The 28th International IATEFL Slovenia Conference was very teacher-centered with an aim to help teachers and students navigate both old and new obstacles in EFL/ESL teaching and learning contexts. Roughly several hundred participants joined the conference from around 10 countries including Ukraine, Hungry, Greece, and England. Presentations and discussions were held regarding practical teaching practices for a variety of language learning disaplines including writing, assessment, student motivation etc. Craig Gamble, participating from Kwansei Gakuin University, presented initial research on learner attitudes towards video feedback/assessment in which he looked at the research on written feedback and its limitations and negative perceptions students often have of this form of assessment/feedback, followed by an examination of the advantages video feeback/assessment affords as an alternative form of feeback. Audience questions and subsequent discussion covered different ways to utlize video feeback in various classrooms, how to troubleshoot possible issues, and general suggestions on which educational technology is best suited for providing video feedback. The conference also offered a variety of presentation styles, workshops, and several plenary speakers highlighted by Jeremy Harmer, who has been an important figure in langugae teaching and learning for several decades.