Conference Presentations and Addresses

Invited Plenary Addresses

White, C. (2008). Integration, inclusion and immigrant youth education: the New Zealand experience. Bertelsman Foundation,  24-26 January, Berlin.

White, C. (2007). Metacognition and affective strategy use in language learning. 30 January, Herder Institute, University of Leipzig, Germany.

White, C. (2007). Theory, research and practice in spoken online learning events: Towards new understandings. British Association for Applied Linguistics/Cambridge University Press Applied Linguistics Seminar Programme, 22-23 June, Open University UK.
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White, C. (2007). Teacher learning and online academic literacy. Language, Literacy and Technology Symposium, 18-19 May, UNITEC, Auckland, New Zealand.

White, C. (2006). Framing the Future of English language learning via CALL: Local Practices, Virtual Spaces and Global Forces. PacCALL Conference, 16-19 November, Nanjing, China.

White, C. (2006). Focus on the language learner in an era of globalization: tensions, positions and practices. Opening keynote speaker, ALANZ Symposium, 13-14 October, Otago University, NZ.

White, C. (2006). Research and practice: Closing the distance and making the link. Closing keynote speaker, Tenth National Community Languages and ESOL Conference 29 Sept - 2 Oct., Hawkes Bay, NZ.

White, C. (2006). Technology in language teacher education: understanding the choices and challenges. Opening keynote speaker, Regional English Language Centre International Seminar on Teacher Education in Language Teaching, 24-26 April, SEAMEO, Singapore.

White, C. (2006). Technology in language teacher education: understanding the choices and challenges. Opening keynote speaker, Thai English Language Teaching Conference, Chulalongkorn University, 27-28 April, Bangkok, Thailand.

White, C. (2005). Framing the Future of English in Asia: Local Practices, Virtual Spaces and Global Forces. Closing keynote speaker, New Zealand Asia Institute Conference, 28-29 October, University of Auckland, NZ.

White, C. (2005). Online learning environments and international education: identifying research agendas and developing reflective practice. Centre for Research in International Education International Conference, 23-26 June, AIS St Helens, Auckland, NZ.

White, C. (2005). Language, diversity and learning contexts: What are the possibilities? Opening keynote speaker, ELT at EIT Conference, 14 May, Eastern Institute of Technology, Hawkes Bay.

White, C. (2003). New learners in new learning spaces: New challenges for distance language learning? Independent Language Learning Conference. 4-5 December, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

White, C. (1999). Towards a learner-derived theory of language learning through self-instruction. September, Keynote Address, ALANZ Symposium, ALANZ, University of Auckland.


Invited Addresses and Seminars (1993- )

White, C. (2006). Engagement in e-learning: Issues, challenges and current questions. 18 December, University of Nottingham.

White, C. (2006). Online language teaching and new learning spaces: Identifying the research agenda. DALSL Public Lecture Programme, 17 May, University of Auckland.

White, C. (2006). Invited plenary panel member at Regional English Language Centre International Seminar, 24-26 April 2006, Singapore.

White, C. (2005). Metacognitive learning strategies for a new generation, LANGSEM Conference, 30-31 August, Massey University College of Education.

White, C. (2005). New learners in new learning spaces – new challenges for language learning? ALANZ Seminar, 20 May, University of Waikato.

White, C. (2004). Invited plenary panel member, on "Using Distance Education Research and Theory in an Online Context" at Research in Distance Education Conference, 11-14 Nov. 2004, Deakin University, Australia.

White, C. (2004). Invited plenary panel member on "Current Issues and Challenges in TESOL"at Ninth National Community Languages and ESOL Conference Sept. 2004, Christchurch.

White, C. (2003). The contribution of immigrants to New Zealand’s cultural capital. Invited keynote presenter, Department of Internal Affairs Leadership Seminar, Wellington September 25.

White, C. (2003). Research directions in distance education for languages. Faculty of Education Research Group Seminar, September 11, Deakin University, Geelong, VIC.
White, C. (2003). Language issues and immigrant experience in New Zealand. May, ELT at EIT, Eastern Institute of Technology, Hawkes Bay.

White, C. (2003). Language issues and immigrant experience in New Zealand. Applied Linguistics Association of New Zealand, October 10, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ.

Watts, N. & White, C. (2002). The world of the young migrant. National Association of ESOL Home Tutor Schemes Conference, June, Christchurch.

White, C. (2001). Identifying routes for investment in new immigrant ESOL provision. 12 May, Hawkes Bay TESOL Association.

White, C. (2001) Immigrant realities in gaining English language skills in the New Zealand environment. March, Wanganui ESOL Home Tutor Seminar.

White, C. (2000). Research directions in distance language learning and teaching. Seminar, November 23, Open University, Milton Keynes, England.

White, C. (1999). Activities in limited resource environments. National ESOL Home Tutor Conference, July 2-4, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ.

White, C. (1999). Making sense of multiple texts and multiple techniques. September, Massey University English Language Centre, Massey University.

White, C. (1998). Language and content: Formulating cross-curricular teaching strategies. 29 July, NESB Ministry of Education Contract Group, Massey University College of Education.

White, C. (1998) Language, culture and ways of speaking. February, Plenary Speaker, New Zealand Speech Board National Convention, Wellington

White, C. (1997). Metacognition in practice: insights for the language teacher.
August, Auckland TESOL Association, Auckland College of Education.

White, C. (1997). Student expectations and emergent beliefs about distance language learning. Seminar to Regional Co-ordinators, CUES, Massey University.

White, C. (1994). Metacognition in foreign language learning. ALANZ Association, July, Victoria University of Wellington.

White, C. (1993). Language learner strategy research. Department of Languages Seminar, November, Monash University, Australia.

Refereed Conference Contributions

White, C. (2008). The linguistic and cultural capital contribution of immigrants to New Zealand: A contested presence. AILA 2008. The Fifteenth World Congress of Applied Linguistics. 24-29 August, Essen, Germany.

White, C. (2008). Teacher identity and self in online language teaching. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, 29 March-April 1, Washington DC, USA.
Bown, J. & White, C. (2008). Affect in a self-regulatory framework for second language acquisition. American Association of Applied linguistics Conference, 29 March-April 1, Washington DC, USA.

Ding, A. & White, C. (2007). Teachers’ collective and individual autonomy in developing technology-mediated language teaching. Third International Conference of the Independent Learning Association, 5-8 October, Chiba, Japan.

White, C. (2007). Autonomy across disciplines within distance education: from theory to practice. Third International Conference of the Independent Learning Association, 5-8 October, Chiba, Japan.

White, C. & Bown, J. (2007). Affect in a self-regulatory framework for SLA. Social and Cognitive Aspects of Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, 12-14 April, Auckland.

White, C. & Bown, J. (2006). Emotional intelligence in language learning: Identifying a research agenda. American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, June 17-20, Montreal, Canada.

Murphy, L., Shelley, M., White, C., & Baumann, U. (2006). Language teaching at a distance: establishing key principles to develop professional practice. LLAS/CILT Conference: Crossing frontiers, languages and the international dimension, 6-7 July, Cardiff University, UK.

White, C. (2005). Developing awareness of distance language learners. Paper presented at the 5th Symposium of the Scientific Commission on Learner Autonomy, AILA 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, July 24-29, Madison Wisconsin.

Baumann, U., Shelley, M., Murphy, L. & White, C. (2005). Teaching languages at a distance: Towards a new understanding of the tutor’s role. European Association of Distance Teaching Universities Conference, 10—11 November, Rome.

White, C. (2004). Autonomy, independence and control: Mapping the future of distance language learning. Autonomy and Language Learning Conference, 14-15 June, Hong Kong.

White, C. (2004). Towards an understanding of tutor attributes and expertise in distance language teaching: Tutor maxims. Research in Distance Education Conference,11-14 Nov. 2004, Deakin University, Australia.

White, C. (2004). Learning and teaching online: What are the issues? Tenth Community Languages and ESOL Conference, 24-27 September, Christchurch.

White, C. (2003). Independent language learning in distance education: Current issues. Conference on Supporting Independent Language Learning in the 21st Century, 11-14 September, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC.

Watts, N. & White, C. (2002). Young Non-English speaking background migrants in New Zealand: Challenges and responses. Eighth National Conference on Community Languages and ESOL, July, Wellington.

Watts, N. & White, C. (2002). The 1.5 generation in New Zealand. Macquarie University Adult Migrant English Program Conference, November 15-17, Canberra.

White, C. (2000). Tradition and innovation in fostering intercultural understanding. TESOL - Italy XXV Conference, December 2, Assisi, Italy.

White, C. (2000). ESOL provision for adult NESB immigrants in New Zealand.
September, CLESOL Conference 2000, Auckland

White, C. (1996). The influence of the target language on the process of foreign language learning. February, Pacific Second Language Research Forum, Victoria University Wellington, NZ.

White, C. (1995). Autonomous language learning: the importance of language learning, goal-setting and cultures of practice. November, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

White, C. (1994). Note-taking strategies in language learning: traces of cognition re-examined. Fourth National Conference on Community Languages and ESOL. September, Christchurch.

White, C. (1993). Language learning strategy research in the distance education context. November, Research in Distance Education Conference, Deakin University, Australia.

White, C. (1992). Strategy use in foreign language learning: a comparative study. July, Inaugural Pacific Second Language Research Forum, Monash University, Australia.

White, C. (1989). Interpreting integration in language learning. September, ALAA Congress, the International Association of Applied Linguistics, Sydney University, Australia.

Non -Refereed Conference Contributions
A selection of conference presentations and addresses to professional bodies is given below.

Watts, N. & White, C. (2003). Young migrants' settlement experiences and issues: Contrasting perspectives. Foundation for Research, Science and Technology New Settlers Programme End Users' Conference on research into migration and settlement responses, 14 April, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ.

Watts, N. & White, C. (2002). The diverse world of young Non-English speaking background migrants. Foundation for Research, Science and Technology New Settlers Programme End Users' Conference on research into migration and settlement responses, 11 April, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ.

White, C. (2001). Immigrant experience of ESOL provision in New Zealand: Realities and responsibilities. Foundation for Research, Science and Technology New Settlers Programme End Users' Conference on research into migration and settlement responses, 12 April, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ.

Watts, N., White, C., and Trlin, A. (2001). Roles and responsibilities in English language provision in New Zealand. March 10, New Zealand Federation of Ethnic Councils, Auckland, NZ.

White, C. (1998). Metalinguistic awareness among New Zealand tertiary students. June, Language and Society Conference, Victoria University Wellington, NZ.