Conference Papers

  • How to Write for IATEFL Voices. IATEFL, UK; repeated annually, 2019–present.

  • Writing Effective Materials about Traumatic Subjects. IATEFL, Belfast, UK, May 2022.

  • Materials to Motivate Higher-Level EAP Students. IATEFL, Belfast, UK, May 2022.

  • Four Things Reflective Readers Do. Webinar for National Geographic Learning, Feb. 2022.

  • Strategies for Successful Speaking Classes. BC TEAL, Vancouver, BC, Apr. 2019.

  • Writing EAP Speaking Materials: Ten Principles. IATEFL, Liverpool, UK, Apr. 2019.

  • How to Write Successfully for IATEFL Conference Selections. IATEFL, UK; repeated annually, 2011–2019.

  • Troubleshooting in the EAP Speaking Class. Pearson ELT workshop. St. Catharines, ON, Nov. 2018.

  • Teach Your Students to Think Critically. Webinar for Pearson ELT Canada, Oct. 2018.

  • Effective Worksheets for EAP Classes. IATEFL Materials Writing Conference, Oxford, UK, Jun. 2018.

  • Critical Reading: English for Academic Purposes. Invited workshop. College Ahuntsic, Montreal, QC, Mar. 2018.

  • Beyond Teaching: How to Get into Materials Writing and Editing. TESL Toronto, Toronto, ON, May 2016.

  • Write Your Own ESAP Materials. IATEFL, Birmingham, UK, Apr. 2016.

  • Critical Reading for College and University Students. Webinar for Pearson ELT USA, Oct. 2015.

  • Questions Critical Readers Ask. TESL Canada, Lake Louise, AB, Oct. 2015.

  • Towards the Critical Review. BC TEAL, Vancouver, BC, May 2015.

  • Critical Reading Skills for College and University Students. TESOL, Toronto, ON, Mar. 2015.

  • ESL in the Workplace (panel member). Peterborough Partnership Council, Peterborough, ON, Jun. 2014.

  • Write Your Own EAP Materials. TESL Toronto, Toronto, ON, May 2014.

  • Critical Reading for EAP. Ken Lackman and Associates seminar series, Toronto, ON, Nov. 2013.

  • A Postsecondary Perspective on EAP in Ontario (panel member). TESL Ontario, Toronto, ON, Oct. 2013.

  • Make the Move to EAP. Ken Lackman and Associates seminar series, Toronto, ON, Sept. 2013.

  • A Systematic Approach to Teaching Critical Reading. IATEFL, Liverpool, UK, Apr. 2013.

  • Working with Academic Articles: Encouraging Critical Analysis. TESL Ontario, Toronto, ON, Nov. 2012.

  • Supplementary Activities for ESAP Business Classes. IATEFL, Glasgow, UK, Mar. 2012.

  • Think Critically, Respond Fluently! TESL Canada, Halifax, NS, Apr. 2011.

  • Swapshop on Critical Reading Activities for EAP Students. IATEFL, Brighton, UK, Apr. 2011.

  • Creating Critical Reading Materials for EAP Students. TESL Toronto, Toronto, ON, May 2010.

  • Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Plagiarism. Instructional Development Centre, Trent University, Jan. 2009.

  • Cross-Cultural Dimensions of Plagiarism (high school version). Lakefield College School, Lakefield, ON, Nov. 2008.

  • Culture in the Second-Language Writing Classroom. TESL Ontario, Toronto, ON, Nov. 2008.

  • Writing across Cultures (symposium convenor). IATEFL, Exeter, UK, Apr. 2008.

  • Strategic Competence in Vocabulary Learning among EAP Students. TESL Ontario, Toronto, ON, Nov. 2007.

  • Critical Reading Activities for EAP Students. TESL Ontario, Toronto, ON, Nov. 2005.

  • Teaching Academic Culture to EAP Students. IATEFL, Cardiff, UK, Apr. 2005.

Articles and Reviews

  • Writing Effective EAP Materials about Traumatic Subjects. IATEFL Voices, 2022.

  • ELT Publishing: Can the UK Learn from the Canadian Example? IATEFL MaWSIG Blog, Jan. 2018.

  • Editing IATEFL Conference Selections. IATEFL Blog, Feb. 2017.

  • Writing for a Regional Market. IATEFL MaWSIG Blog, Oct. 2016.

  • Towards the Critique: Teaching EAP Students to Be Critical. Always ESL: Pearson ELT Newsletter, Nov. 2015.

  • Review of Krzanowski (2011), Review of Current Developments in English for Work and the Workplace: Approaches, Curricula and Materials. TESL Canada Share, No. 4, 2013.

  • Review of British Council and Football Association Premier League Ltd. (2008), Premier Skills English. TESL Ontario Contact, 38/1, 2012.

  • Introducing Pre-Business Students to the Nature of Teamwork. TESL Ontario Contact, 37/4, 2011.

  • The Town Hall Debate: A Discussion Technique for EAP Students. TESL Ontario Contact, 37/3, 2011.

  • Pecha Kucha: Tania Pattison Brings the Conference to the Classroom. IATEFL Voices, Jul./Aug. 2011.

  • Review of Crystal (2009), Just a Phrase I’m Going through: My Life in Language. TESL Ontario Contact, 37/1, 2011.

  • Dogme: The ‘Unplugged’ Approach to Teaching English. TESL Ontario Contact, 36/3, 2010.

  • Creating Critical Reading Materials for EAP Students. TESL Toronto Newsletter, Autumn 2010.

  • Review of Folse (2004), Vocabulary Myths: Applying Second Language Research to Classroom Teaching. TESL Ontario Contact, 36/1, 2010.

  • Review of McCarthy & O’Dell (2004), English Phrasal Verbs in Use. TESL Ontario Contact, 35/3, 2009.

  • Review of Sharma & Barrett (2007), Blended Learning: Using Technology in and beyond the Language Classroom. TESL Toronto Newsletter, Summer 2009.

  • Symposium on Written Texts across Cultures (convenor/co-author). In B. Beaven (ed.), IATEFL 2008 Exeter Conference Selections. Canterbury, UK: IATEFL, 2009.