Referred Conference Proceedings/Papers

Spiliotopoulos, V. Stille, S., Heng Hartse, J. (2016, October) Reframing the narrative of supporting students’ English language development in higher education across the disciplines. International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Los Angeles, CA.

Heng Hartse, J, Stille, S., & Spiliotopoulos, V. (2016, July) Developing strategies and approaches for supporting EAL students in a multilingual university context: The case fore discipline-based collaborative inquiry. Internationalizing Higher Education: Best Practices and Future Possibilities. Centre for Research in International Education, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC.

Stille S., Spiliotopoulos, V. & Heng Hartse, J (2016, July). Towards a disciplinary literacy approach to supporting EAL students in higher education. The Multilingual University Conference. University College London, UK.

Spiliotopoulos, V., Stille, S., Heng Hartse, J.  (2016, June). Reframing the narrative of supporting students’ English language development. BC Campus, Festival of Learning, Burnaby, B.C.

Spiliotopoulos, V. & Sabatier, C. (2016, May). Rethinking curriculum and instruction of French as a second language in B.C. Canadian Society for Studies in Education, Calgary, AB.

Spiliotopoulos, V., Kristofferson, K. (2015, October). Shared Leadership through an Interdisciplinary Professional Learning Community: Interweaving the Language and Culture of Business Education to Improve Student Learning.  International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Melbourne, Australia.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2015, July).  Challenges and Opportunities in Implementing Interdisciplinary and Cross-curricular Competencies in Teaching, Learning, and Research: Self-study Perspectives. SFU Faculty of Education Summer Institute, Surrey, BC.

Cooper, R & Spiliotopoulos, V., Corbett, R. (2015, June). Community-based Inquiry into Holistic Approaches to Dance Education. Canadian Society for Studies in Education. Ottawa, ON

Spiliotopoulos, V. & Kristofferson, K. (2015, April). Interdisciplinary Professional Learning Communities for Social Justice: Interweaving the Language and Culture of Business and Education.American Educational Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2013, July). Outcomes Assessment in higher education: Leveraging Innovative tools to support global trends in educational quality assurance. International Perspectives on Technology-Enhanced Learning. (IPTEL), Vancouver, BC.

Gerrity, S., Spiliotopoulos, V. Lougheed, P. (2012, May). What’s in a question? Case studies in the innovative use of educational technologies. Canadian Society for Studies in Higher Education, Waterloo, ON.

Bournot-Trites, M., Zappa-Hollman, S., Spiliotopoulos, V. (2012, January). Teachers’ international exchange: Socio-cultural and identity development through practice. Third International Conference on the Development of Intercultural Competence: Intercultural Competence and Foreign/ Second Language Immersive Environments, Tucson AZ. 

Vakakis, K., & Spiliotopoulos, V. (2011, July). Making the transition: Policies, assessment, and support issues for ESL/EAL students transitioning from secondary to post-secondary contexts. Conference proceedings in International Conference in Education, Samos, Greece.

Gerrity, S. Spiliotopoulos, V. Hammond-Todd, M., Lougheed, P. (2011, March). Resource > Research > Resource 2.0: Developing and Investigating Online Case Studies in the Use of Educational Technologies. International Technology Education and Development Conference, Valencia, Spain.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2008, March). Elementary foreign language teacher’s development though study and work abroad. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Washington, DC.

Bournot-Trites, M., Zappa-Hollman, S, & Spiliotopoulos, V. (2008, March). Socio-cultural identity and professional development through teacher’s international exchange. American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY.

Spiliotopoulos, V. & Siedlaczek K. (2008, January). Faculty development in educational technologies: Embedding innovation into day-to-day practice. Educause Learning Initiative, San Antonio, TX

Bournot-Trites, M., Spiliotopoulos, V. & Zappa-Hollman, S. (2007, June). Teacher’s international exchange: Sociocultural and professional knowledge development through practice. Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics (CAAL), Saskatoon, SK.

Bournot-Trites, M., Spiliotopoulos, V. & Zappa-Hollman, S. (2007, June). Échange international d’enseignants : Développement socioculturel et professionnel par la pratique. European & International Dimensions of Teacher Education: Looking at Mobilities & Teaching Practices, Rennes, France.

Spiliotopoulos, V., Siedlaczek, K. & Pellegrin, G. (2007, May). Faculty development in educational technologies: Steps towards the diffusion of innovation. Canadian Association of Distance Education (CADE), Winnipeg, MA.

Beers, M., Belfer, K. Spiliotopoulos, V. (2007, January). On the road to diffusing innovation: Research findings point the way to success. Educause Learning Initiative, Atlanta, GA.

Siedlaczek, K. & Spiliotopoulos, V. (2006, October). Exploring best practices: Taking your innovative teaching temperature. World Conference on E-Learning, Honolulu, HI.

Belliveau, G. & Spiliotopoulos, V. (2006, October) The role of drama in second language teaching: A teacher development perspective. Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), Seattle, WA.

Beers, M., Fuller, T. & Spiliotopoulos, V. (2005, October). Grassroots Projects: Fostering and supporting an institute-wide culture of innovation. In G. Richards (Ed.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (p. 536). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2004, June). Factors affecting self-directed learning of academic writing amongst graduate students. Eleventh Annual International Literacy and Research Network. Havana, Cuba.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2004, June). Self-directed learning of academic writing amongst graduate students. Ontario Conference of Applied Linguistics (OCAL). Kingston, ON.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2003, July). Using multiliterate approaches for writing improvement and sociocultural development. International Conference on New Directions for the Humanities, Rhodes, Greece.

Spiliotopoulos, V. & Carey, S. (2003, May). The viability of technological supplements for writing improvement. WorldCALL, Banff, AB.

Spiliotopoulos, V. (2002, November). ESL Academic Writing Using Electronic Bulletin Boards. TESL Ontario, Toronto, ON.