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#ElliiCon2023 Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Charles Browne

July 18, 2023

This September 14 and 15, Ellii is hosting ElliiCon2023—a free two-day virtual conference to explore the intersection of technology and traditional teaching. Learn how to maintain human connections with your students in the age of AI while incorporating practical tech tools that can free up more time for the crucial aspects of learning. This article is part of a series of posts introducing our 2023 conference speakers.

Meet Dr. Charles Browne

Dr. Browne is a professor of applied linguistics and TESOL in the English Department of Meiji Gakuin University, where he runs the EFL teacher training program as well as the graduate and doctoral programs. He is a specialist in second language vocabulary acquisition and extensive reading, especially as they apply to online learning environments. He is also the CEO of Charlie Browne Company, which helps online language-learning companies develop science-based learning platforms, gamified teaching approaches, and content. 

Presenter Q & A

To help you get to know Dr. Browne, Lise (our ElliiCon host) posed a few questions using VideoAsk! We hope you love his video responses. You can click on each one in the video below. 

  1. The theme of ElliiCon2023 is Humanity & Technology in ELT: Striking a Balance in the Age of AI. In your opinion, is AI a friend or foe of English language teachers? How do you think AI will impact our learners?
  2. What topic will you be focusing on at ElliiCon this year? Can you share a few key points that you plan to touch on?
  3. What's one thing that you would like ElliiCon attendees to know about you before attending your session?

Attend Dr. Browne's #ElliiCon2023 Session

At #ElliiCon2023, Dr. Browne will be presenting on gamified learning of vocabulary. Join this session on September 14 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm CDT. You will learn all about the New General Service List and how to make it fun and challenging to learn essential vocabulary. Interested in attending Dr. Browne's session? Register for ElliiCon2023. It's free! You can also connect with Dr. Browne after his presentation at our Presenter Q&A Table.

Charles Browne #ElliiCon2023 session

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