Program

Narrative Language and Digital Literacy Around the World: Helping Clinicians Know What to Do

 

IALP Child Language Committee Online Composium     

14-22 October - Prerecorded sessions will be available to registered participants

 

NARRATIVES (20 min each session)

A. Theme:  Addressing narratives as a window into well-being and socialization, as well as language skills

  1. Mary Claessen (Curtin University) : Narrative: A Useful Insight into a Child’s Receptive and Expressive Language Skills
  2. Rena Lyons (National University of Ireland): Exploring Identity and Wellbeing in Children with Speech and Language Disorders Through Listening to Their Personal Narratives
  3. Carol Westby (Bilingual Multicultural Service): Coherent Adolescent Life Stories: Developing Self-Identity
  4. Marleen Westerveld (Griffith University): Personal Narratives in Young School-Age Children on the Autism Spectrum

Online live chat with the narrative presenters in Group A (45 min):  19 October 12:00 pm GMT

B. Theme:  Lessons learned from studying narratives in languages other than English

  1. Jelena Kuvac Kraljevic (University of Zagreb): Assessing and Encouraging Narrative Macrostructure in Children with Developmental Language Disorder
  2. Khaloob Kawar, Elinor Saiegh-Haddad and Sharon Armon-Lotem (Beit Berl College): The Effect of the Complexity of the Story and Its Language on Understanding and Production Among Arabic-Speaking Kindergarten Children
  3. Elena Theodorou (Cyprus University of Technology): Linguistic Disfluencies in Narrative Speech of Typically Developing Children and Children with DLD
  4. Jóhanna Thelma Einarsdóttir (University of Iceland): Collecting Norm Referenced Data for Assessing Languages Spoken by Few People.

Online live chat with the narrative presenters in Group B (45 min): 20 October 12:00 pm GMT

DIGITAL LITERACY (40 min each session)

Theme:  The opportunities and challenges of digital literacy for children and adolescents who struggle with language

  1. Nickola Wolf Nelson (Emerita Western Michigan University): Combining Digital Literacy and Writing Process Instruction to Foster Language Development (K-12)
  2. Carol Westby (Bilingual Multicultural Service): Digital Education for 21st Century Children
  3. Barbara Ehren (Formerly University of Central Florida): Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Language How to Identify Fake News in Digital Environments
  4. Sharon Moonsamy and Anniah Mupawose (University of the Witwatersrand): Digitalised Literacy: Writing as a Tool for Thinking from the Context of a Development Country.


Online live chat with the digital literacy presenters (45 min): 21 October 12:00 pm GMT

Program

Narrative Language and Digital Literacy Around the World: Helping Clinicians Know What to Do

 

IALP Child Language Committee Online Composium     

14-22 October - Prerecorded sessions will be available to registered participants

 

NARRATIVES (20 min each session)

A. Theme:  Addressing narratives as a window into well-being and socialization, as well as language skills

  1. Mary Claessen (Curtin University) : Narrative: A Useful Insight into a Child’s Receptive and Expressive Language Skills
  2. Rena Lyons (National University of Ireland): Exploring Identity and Wellbeing in Children with Speech and Language Disorders Through Listening to Their Personal Narratives
  3. Carol Westby (Bilingual Multicultural Service): Coherent Adolescent Life Stories: Developing Self-Identity
  4. Marleen Westerveld (Griffith University): Personal Narratives in Young School-Age Children on the Autism Spectrum

Online live chat with the narrative presenters in Group A (45 min):  19 October 12:00 pm GMT

B. Theme:  Lessons learned from studying narratives in languages other than English

  1. Jelena Kuvac Kraljevic (University of Zagreb): Assessing and Encouraging Narrative Macrostructure in Children with Developmental Language Disorder
  2. Khaloob Kawar, Elinor Saiegh-Haddad and Sharon Armon-Lotem (Beit Berl College): The Effect of the Complexity of the Story and Its Language on Understanding and Production Among Arabic-Speaking Kindergarten Children
  3. Elena Theodorou (Cyprus University of Technology): Linguistic Disfluencies in Narrative Speech of Typically Developing Children and Children with DLD
  4. Jóhanna Thelma Einarsdóttir (University of Iceland): Collecting Norm Referenced Data for Assessing Languages Spoken by Few People.

Online live chat with the narrative presenters in Group B (45 min): 20 October 12:00 pm GMT

DIGITAL LITERACY (40 min each session)

Theme:  The opportunities and challenges of digital literacy for children and adolescents who struggle with language

  1. Nickola Wolf Nelson (Emerita Western Michigan University): Combining Digital Literacy and Writing Process Instruction to Foster Language Development (K-12)
  2. Carol Westby (Bilingual Multicultural Service): Digital Education for 21st Century Children
  3. Barbara Ehren (Formerly University of Central Florida): Teaching Adolescents Who Struggle with Language How to Identify Fake News in Digital Environments
  4. Sharon Moonsamy and Anniah Mupawose (University of the Witwatersrand): Digitalised Literacy: Writing as a Tool for Thinking from the Context of a Development Country.


Online live chat with the digital literacy presenters (45 min): 21 October 12:00 pm GMT