Conference Presentations

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

Russell, V., Murphy-Judy, K., Rodriguez, J. (2017). Developing a mentoring program for online language instructors. Paper presentation at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) conference, May 16-20, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

Link, S., Damron, J., Demmans, C., Goertler, S., Russell, V., Li, J., & Quinlan, J. (2017). Assessment across online language education: Documenting interaction, autonomy, and learning outcomes. Panel presentation at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) conference, May 16-20, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ.

Russell, V. (2016). Pedagogical innovations for increasing retention in online language courses. Electronic poster presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18-20, Boston, MA.

Davidson Devall, K., & Russell, V. (2016). Designing and implementing a collaborative    eMajor in languages and cultures. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18-20, Boston, MA.

Russell, V. (2016). Promoting online language learners’ perceptions of connectedness through pedagogical innovations. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) conference, May 11 – 14, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Davidson Devall, K., & Russell, V. (2016). Collaboration for online language learning: a foreign language eMajor initiative. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) conference, May 11-14, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Murphy-Judy, K., Johnshoy, M., Godwin-Jones, R., Hromalik, C., Youngs, B., & Russell, V. (2016). Design and delivery of basic online language instruction I. A workshop at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) conference, May 11-14, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Murphy-Judy, K., Johnshoy, M., Godwin-Jones, R., Hromalik, C., Youngs, B., & Russell, V. (2016). Design and delivery of basic online language instruction II. A workshop at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) conference, May 11-14, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Russell, V. (2015). Helping pre-service language teachers meet the challenges of edTPA. Paper presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 20-22, San Diego,CA

Russell, V., & Curtis, W. (2015). The impact of class size in an online language class. Electronic poster presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 20-22, San Diego, CA

Russell, V., Taft, H., Allison, S., & Jacobs, A. (2015). Comparing teacher beliefs and practices in Georgia and Spain. Paper presented at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), March 5 – 7, Atlanta, GA

Russell, V. (2014). Inductive learning of the Spanish future tense through pushed output. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 22-23, San Antonio, TX

Taft, H., Allison, S., and Jacobs, A., and Russell, V. (2014). Reaching global competence through research and service learning abroad. Electronic poster presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 21-23, San Antonio, TX

Russell, V. (2013). Using a Web-based tutorial for the instruction of Spanish pragmatics. An electronic poster presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 22-24, Orlando, FL

Russell, V. (2013). How to create digital stories using Photo Story 3. Presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 22-24, Orlando, FL

Russell, V., & Curtis, W. (2013). Online language teaching and learning: Does class size make a difference? Paper presented at the Quality Matters (QM) 5th Annual Conference on Quality Assurance in Online Learning, October 1-4, Nashville, TN

Russell, V. & Vásquez, C. (2013). An examination of the efficacy of a Web-based tutorial for instruction on Spanish pragmatics. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 30th Annual Conference, May 21-25, Honolulu, HI

Russell, V. (2012). Preservice teacher preparation: The impact of a study abroad program. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 16-18, Philadelphia, PA

Russell, V., & Vásquez, C. (2012). Using a Web-based tutorial for interlanguage pragmatic development among study abroad students. Paper presented at the Pragmatics Festival Conference, April 19-21, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Russell, V. (2011). Processing instruction: The effect on learners’ comprehension of authentic input. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 17-20, Denver, CO

Russell, V. (2011). Can processing instruction help distance learners comprehend authentic input? Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 28 th Annual Conference, May 19-21, Victoria, Canada

Russell, V., Curtis, W., & Abril, A. (2010). Technology tools to enhance students’ listening and speaking skills. Presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18-21, Boston, MA

Russell, V. (2010). An examination of processing instruction, structured input, and computerized visual input enhancement for the acquisition of the subjunctive by distance learners of Spanish. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 27th Annual Conference, June 8-12, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Curtis, W., Russell, V., & Blain, N. (2010). Comparing a large- and small-scale distance language program: An examination of students’ and teachers’ perceptions. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 27th Annual Conference, June 8-12, Amherst College, Amherst, MA

Russell, V. (2010). An examination of the effects of processing instruction on the acquisition of complex grammar by distance learners of Spanish. Paper presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference, March 6-9, Atlanta, GA

Russell, V. (2009). A Web-based study on the components of processing instruction and the Spanish subjunctive. A poster presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 20-22, San Diego, CA

van Olphen, M., Feyten, C., Donato, R., LeLoup, J., Fox, R., & Russell, V. (2009). The job interview: Speaking up…The power of your voice. Pre-Conference Workshop at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 20-22, San Diego, CA

Russell, V. (2009). Learning Spanish pragmatics via a Web-based tutorial. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 26th Annual Conference, March 10-14, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Russell, V. (2008). A Web-based tutorial for the instruction of Spanish pragmatics. A poster presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 21-23, Orlando, FL

Russell, V., & Park, H. (2008). Open source resources for the foreign language classroom. Presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 21-23, Orlando, FL

Russell, V. (2008). A closer look at the output hypothesis: A replication of Izumi (2002) in a Spanish as a foreign language context. A poster presentation at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual Conference, March 29 -April 2, Washington, DC

Erben, T., Blankenship, R., & Russell, V. (2008). Open source technology as a catalyst for foreign language teachers. Paper presented at the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO) 25th Annual Conference, March 18-22, the University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Russell, V. (2006). A closer look at the Output Hypothesis: A comparison of the effects of output and textually enhanced input on acquisition of the future tense by beginning-level students of Spanish. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 16-19, Nashville, TN

Russell, V. (2006). Output, noticing, and second language acquisition. A poster presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 16-19, Nashville, TN

REGIONAL AND LOCAL CONFERENCES

Acosta, K., Chakir, M., Potter, B., & Russell, V. (2017). Digital tools and resources for project-based learning. Presentation at the Technologies, Innovations, and Educational Strategies (TIES) conference, February 22-24, Valdosta, GA.

Brannen, E., Ocasio, M., Walczak, G., Davidson Devall, K.F., & Russell, V. (2017). The power of voice for promoting connectedness in online courses. Presentation at the Technologies, Innovations, and Educational Strategies (TIES) conference, February 22-24, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V., Ocasio, M., Walczak, G., & Acosta, K. (2016). Using technology to increase teacher presence and interactivity in online courses. Instructional Technologies, Innovations, and Education Strategies Conference (TIES), February 17-19, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V., (2016). Pedagogical interventions to promote learners’ perceptions of connectedness in an online class. Instructional Technologies, Innovations, and Education Strategies Conference (TIES), February 17-19, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V., Wehling, S., & Kregar, S. (2015). Best practices in online teaching and learning: Retaining students and optimal online class size. Panel presentation at the Instructional Technologies, Innovations, and Educational Strategies (TIES) conference, February 18 – 20, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Walczak, G., Davidson Devall, K., Acosta, K., & Russell, V. (2015). Innovative technologies for online teaching and learning. Workshop at the Instructional Technologies, Innovations, and Educational Strategies (TIES) conference, February 18 – 20, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V., Carrillo Cabello, A, McHugh, K. (2014). Taking flight to research and service learning abroad: Foreign language education in Spain. Paper presented at the Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG) conference, March 7-8, Atlanta, GA

Russell, V. (2014). How to use a virtual classroom (Wimba Class) to record lectures. A presentation at the Georgia Online Lifeline Technology Conference Preconference Workshop, February 19, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V., & Potter, B. (2014). The first step to student success in an online course: The getting started module. A presentation at the Georgia Online Lifeline Technology Conference Preconference Workshop, February 120, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Manning, T., Coston, J., Dunn, J., Russell, V., & Carrillo Cabello, A. (2013). Strategies for mentoring undergraduate research: Faculty perspectives from QEP projects. Panel presentation at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Valdosta State University, November 7-8, Valdosta, GA

Hilgert, L., Lowney, K., Nelson, D., Russell, V., & Potter, B. (2013). Innovative technology for classroom learning. Panel presentation at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Valdosta State University, November 7-8, Valdosta, GA

King-Spezzo, A., Russell, V., & Potter, B. (2013). Innovative technologies in online courses. Presentation at the Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, Valdosta State University, November 7-8, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V. (2013). Creating digital stories using Photo Story 3. Presentation at the Georgia Online LifeLine Technology Conference, February 21-22, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V. (2012). Spanish pragmatics instruction via a Web-based tutorial. An electronic poster presentation at the Georgia Online Lifeline Technology Conference, February 16-17, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Russell, V. (2011). An examination of the effects of processing instruction, structured input, and computerized visual input enhancement on the acquisition of complex grammar by distance learners of Spanish. Poster presentation at the Georgia Online LifeLine Technology Conference, February 17-19, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Erben, T., Russell, V., Park, H., & Blankenship, R. (2007). Incorporating open source resources into the K-12 foreign language curriculum. Presentation at the Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA) Conference, October 19-21, Orlando, FL

Russell, V. (2007). A comparison of output and textually enhanced input for the acquisition of the Spanish future tense. Paper presented at the World Language Education Research Colloquium, March 30, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Blankenship, R., Cai, S., Harvey, J., & Russell, V. (2006). An investigation of factors affecting Hispanic students’ FCAT reading scores. Paper presented at the World Language Education Research Colloquium, March 29, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS ORGANIZED AND CHAIRED

Berrier, M. (2016). Screen-recordings and teacher voiceover: Giving feedback in the digital age. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18, Boston, MA.

Mathieu, L., Cummins, P., Godwin-Jones, R., & Murphy-Judy, K. (2016). Student curation ofauthentic online language learning resources I and II. Panel presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18, Boston, MA.

Moneypenny, D. & Aldrich, R. (2016). But, can they speak?: Oral proficiency in online language classes. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18, Boston, MA.

Vojtko Rubi, J. (2016). Students’ interactions with online components of a Spanish language course. Paper presented at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18, Boston, MA.

Soady, V., Russell, V., Davidson, K., Carrillo Cabello, A., Kregar, S., Parra, E., Brannen, E., & Potter, B., (2014). Enlivening D2L for Language Instruction (or Any Other Discipline).      A Preconference workshop at the Georgia Online Lifeline Technology Conference,   February 19, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA.

Soady, V., Russell, V., Potter, B., Carrillo Cabello, A., Davidson, K., Ocasio, M., Acosta, K., Walzcak, G., Brannen, E., & Gladwin, R. (2014). Innovations and best practices in            online course design and Delivery. A Preconference workshop at the Georgia Online        Lifeline Technology Conference, February 20, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA

Freeman, D., Bailey, K., & Vásquez, C. (2012). The impact of SLA research on teacher beliefs and practices. A panel presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 16-18, Philadelphia, PA

Ramos-García, M., Hernández, T., Matsuzawa, C., & Rivera, G. (2012). Study abroad and classroom-based research: Culture, pragmatics, and intercultural adjustment. A panel presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 16-18, Philadelphia, PA

VanPatten, B. (2012). It all comes down to input. Is it that simple? Presentation at the Research Special Interest Group Business Meeting, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 16-18,Philadelphia, PA

Castañeda, M., Ducher, J., Detrixhe, K., Villalobos-Buehner, M., & Olson Beal, H. (2011). Study abroad and immersion education research. A panel presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 17-20, Denver, CO

VanPatten, B., Mcbride, K., & Delgado, M. (2011). Bridging the gap between research and practice. A panel presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 17-20, Denver, CO

Tarone, E. (2011). Exploring the impact of task on complexity of learner language. Presentation at the Research Special Interest Group Business Meeting, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 17-20, Denver, CO

VanPatten, B., Farley, A., & Peart, S. (2010). The relative effects of focus-on-form interventions on L2 acquisition. A panel presentation at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo, November 18-21, Boston, MA