The date of the conference: Saturday 29 May 2021

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Time Event Presenter Location Topic
9:00-9:30 Registration  РFoyer of Main Entrance in E4 Anthony Lao Building
9:30-9:40 Preamble Barry Lee Reynolds E4-G062 (Lecture Hall)
9:40-10:00 Opening Remarks Faculty of Education Dean Chuang Wang E4-G062 (Lecture Hall)
10:00-11:00 Keynote Speech Zhisheng (Edward) Wen E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) Reconceptualizing Working Memory in Academic Learning and Educational Research
11:00-11:30 Presentation #1 Tianjiao (Tina) Song E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) The Effects of Lexical Coverage and Topic Familiarity on the Comprehension of L2 Expository Texts
11:30-12:00 Presentation #2 Hong Li E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) The Impact of Reading Strategy Instruction on Reading Comprehension, Strategy Use, Motivation, and Self-efficacy in Chinese University EFL Students
12:00-12:30 Presentation #3 Jiajing Li E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) Measuring English Language Learners’ Self-efficacy in Vocabulary Learning: Instrument Development and Validation
12:30-13:30 Lunch E33-GF Learning Commons
13:30-14:00 Presentation #4 Ziying Wang E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) Filial Piety, Destiny Love Belief, and Adolescent Romantic Relationships: A Gender Perspective
14:00-14:30 Presentation #5 Hongzhen Cheng E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) Revisiting Grit: How much does it overlap with resilience?
14:30-15:00 Presentation #6 Tianxue Cui E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) How to promote academic resilience among socio-economically disadvantaged Chinese students?
15:00-16:00 Tea Break / Poster Session Foyer of Main Entrance in E4 Anthony Lao Building 
16:00-16:30 Presentation #7 Feng Geng E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) Doctoral Students’ Academic Emotions Towards Feedback on Academic Writing
16:30-17:00 Presentation #8 Wendong Li E4-G062 (Lecture Hall) Agency in the Nexus of Identity and Social Network: Understanding the Second Language Socialization Experiences of International Students in China
17:00-17:15 Awards Faculty of Education Dean Chuang Wang E4-G062 (Lecture Hall)
17:15-17:30 Closing Remarks Barry Lee Reynolds E4-G062 (Lecture Hall)
18:30 Welcome Dinner for Keynote Speaker and Conference Committee Brasserie – Parisian Macau