Program Schedule

مؤتمر جامعة ميشيغان الدولي الثاني

للغويات العربية التطبيقية واكتساب العربية لغةً ثانية   

 

            2018/9/2  &  2018/أيلول 9/1   

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018

7:45-8:15         Registration (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

8:15-8:30         Welcome–Opening Remarks (Vandenberg Room-Michigan League, 2nd Floor)


PANEL: LANGUAGE LEARNING STRATEGIES, ATTITUDES, AND MOTIVATION 

Location: Vandenberg Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Brahim Chakrani, Michigan State University

8:30-9:00     Arabic Language-Learning Strategy Preferences among College-Level Students

                      Hezi Brosh, United States Naval Academy

9:00-9:30     Learners’ and Teachers’ Attitudes to Using L1 in EFL and AFL classrooms

                      El-Hussein A. Y. Aly, Helwan University, Egypt

9:30-10:00   Language Attitude Perspectives on Arabic as a Second Language Learning                                and Teaching

                      Mohamed ElSawi Hassan, Amherst College

10:00-10:30  The Effect of Innate Psychological Needs on Learning Arabic as a Second                                   Language in Light of Self-determination Theory

                        Abdelaadim Bidaoui, Ball State University


10:30-10:45     Coffee/Tea Break  


10:45-12:00     Keynote Vandenberg Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

                          On Polyglots and Multilingualism

                          Stephen Krashen, University of Southern California    


12:00-1:30     Lunch Break


PANEL: CODESWITCHING, NAMING, AND DISCOURSE ANALYSIS

Location: Vandenberg Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Abdulkafi Albirini, Utah State University

1:30-2:00     Codeswitching Use on Twitter and Implications for Arabic L2 Pedagogy

                      Saeed Ali Al Alaslaa, King Abdulaziz University

2:00-2:30     What is in a Name? The Case of Arabic Names

                      Ahmed Ferhadi, New York University

2:30-3:00     A Window on Islamic Cultural Discourse Strategies in Textbooks of Arabic as a                        Foreign Language: A Descriptive Study

                     Halimeh Ahmad Mohammad Amayreh, Al- Balqa’ Applied University; and Mokhemer                             Saleh Mosa Yehya, Yarmouk University


PANEL: ARABIC HERITAGE LEARNERS AND L1/L2 ACQUISITION

Location: Vandenberg Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Mohammad T. Alhawary, University of Michigan

3:00-3:30     Heritage and L2 Learners’ Acquisition of Arabic Emphatics and Gutturals: An                          Ultrasound Study

                       Amanda Eads, Jodi Khater, and Jeff Mielke, North Carolina State University

3:30-4:00     L1 and L2 Transfer in Heritage Speakers and L2 Learners of Standard Arabic

                      Abdulkafi Albirini, Utah State University; Eman Saadah, University of Illinois at Urbana-                          Champaign; and Mohammad T. Alhawary, University of Michigan

4:00-4:30     Sentential Negation in Southern Levantine Heritage Arabic

                      Ahmad Alqassas, Georgetown University

4:30-5:00     Why Standard Arabic is not a “Second Language” for Native Speakers of Arabic

                      Abdulkafi Albirini, Utah State University



6:00-10:00     Reception/Dinner – Koessler Room (Michigan League, 3rd Floor)



SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2018

PANEL: TECHNOLOGY-MEDIATED LEARNING AND TEACHING

Location: Hussey Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Sameh Alansary, University of Alexandria

8:00-8:30     Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language Using Blended E-learning and its                                    Effectiveness on Achievement and Attitude towards Self-learning

                       Hanan Hamdi Elsalamouny and Walid Mohamed Ghabbour, Shaqra University, Saudi                           Arabia

8:30-9:00     Influence of Technology on the Acquisition of Incidental Vocabulary

                      Juman Al Bukhari and John Dewey, University of North Georgia

9:00-9:30     It is Fun to Make Comics! Integrating Digital Comics Creation Tasks in the                               Online AFL Classroom

                      Mona Maged Hassan Abdou Azam, The American University in Cairo

9:30-10:00     A Corpus Study of Length and Pronominality Effect on L2 Arabic Ditransitive                          Construction

                       Cheng-Wei Lin, University of Texas, Austin


10:00-10:15     Coffee/Tea Break


PANEL: CLASSROOM INTERACTION AND TASKS

Location: Hussey Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Eman Saadah, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

10:15-10:45     Forward and Backward Repair in L2 Arabic Classroom and Dyadic                                                Interactions

                          Khaled Al Masaeed, Carnegie Mellon University

10:45-11:15     The Role of Tasks and Activities in the Development of Language                                                Competence by Learners of Arabic as a Second Language

                          Fouad Amraoui, Mohammed V University & Qalam wa Lawh Center for Arabic Studies 


11:15-12:15     Keynote Hussey Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

                          Automatic Arabic Text Diacritization for Teaching/Learning Arabic as a                                    Foreign Language

                          Sameh Alansary, University of Alexandria


12:15-2:00     Lunch Break


PANEL: LANGUAGE LEARNING AND IDEOLOGY 

Location: Hussey Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Wijdan Alsayegh, University of Michigan

2:00-2:30     Examining the Role of Ideology in Intergenerational Language Attitudes                                  amongst Arab Americans

                      Brahim Chakrani, Michigan State University

2:30-3:00     Language Ideologies in Arabic Classrooms: A Reflection from a Study Abroad                         Experience

                     Dris Soulaimani, San Diego State University

3:00-3:30     Moving from Monolingual to Multilingual Ideologies of Arabic Language                                    Learning

                      Emma Trentman, University of New Mexico


PANEL: WORD RECOGNITION AND READING & PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT

Location: Hussey Room (Michigan League, 2nd Floor)

Chair: Mohammad T. Alhawary, University of Michigan

3:30-4:00     The Role of Diacritics in Word Recognition and their Impact on Arabic L2                                  Learners’ Reading Speed, Accuracy, and Comprehension at Different Stages                            of Arabic L2 Acquisition

                      Ali Ahmed Al Midhwah, King Saud University

4:00-4:30     Investigating the Influences of Long-Term, as Compared to Short-Term,                                   Phonological Memory on the Word Recall Abilities of Arabic Readers versus                             Arabic Native Speakers: A Word-Recall Study

                     Insiya Bhalloo, University of Toronto

4:30-5:00     Native Arabic Speakers as Key Informants in Assessing Oral Proficiency of                                Nonnatives

                      Wessam Abdelaziz, Western Michigan University