Buthaina Al-Othman's presentations at conferences, workshops, and published articles (2003-Present)



  • Invited Presenter at the Foundation Program in Qatar University - Topic: "Making the Most out of Social Web Tools to Create New Learning Cultures for Your 21st Century Classroom"- Februray 24-25, 2009. The Wikispaces created for this event with Slides and Recordings can be found at http://quniv-workshop0902.wikispaces.com/
  • Presenter at the Webheads in Action Online Convergence 2009 (May 22-24)- Slides of my Pecha Kucha can be found at http://www.slideshare.net/buthaina/wiaoc09-wikispaces-090523 , and Recording is here http://webheadsinaction.org/node/362
  • Presenter at The 42nd Annual TESOL Convention, New York, New York, USA - April 2 - April 5, 2008 -"Moving from Academic to Job-Related Writing" - EFL-IS Academic Session – Proposal # 121777 - Friday, April 4, 2008 – 8:30 – 11:15 am - Morgan Suite - Hilton - Slides of this presentation can be viewed at: http://tinyurl.com/3wpbev
  • Presenter at the IUCN 2007: "New Learning for Sustainability in the Arab Region" - Alexandria, Egypt - August 31-Spetember 1, 2007 - Slides of this presentation can be viewed at: http://tinyurl.com/37e5tj
  • Presenter at The 41st Annual TESOL Convention, Seatlle, Florida, USA - March 21-24, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA - CALL IS Electronic Village Online Communities - March 21st 2007 - Session Number/Code: 1845 Seattle-Washington State Conv Center/Room304- The Wikispaces created for this Colloquium can be found at http://colloquium07.wikispaces.com/
  • “Staying Connected: Sustaining online Communities” – A Webcast, by Michael Coghlan and Guest-Speakers: Vance Stevens, ( in UAE), Teresa Almeida d'Eša, (in Portugal), Buthaina Al-Othman, (in Kuwait), and Chris Johns, (in USA) - for the CU Conference, in Adelaide, Australia, May 3, 2005 - A recording of the presentation can be found at: < http://home.learningtimes.net/learningtimes?go=807538 >
  • Creating WebPages: Why & How? A presentation, by Guest-Speaker, Buhaina al-Othman, for the TESOL EVOnline 2005, Becoming a Webhead, (BaW) session - Feb 2, 2005 - Power point presentation, can be found, at: < http://alothman-b.com/meet_buthaina.htm > .
  • TESOL EVOnline 2005 Session: "Making the Transition from ESL to ESP", Co-moderated by Christine Parkhurst, (USA) and Buthaina Al Othman, (Kuwait) January 17 - February 27, 2005 – The session is documented here: < http://alothman-b.com/esl2esp_evonline2005.htm >
  • Tools for Online Collaboration. A paper presented by Dr. Elizabeth Hanson-Smith & Buthaina Al-Othman, at the First International Online Conference on Second and Foreign Language Teaching and Research, sponsored by Reading Matrix, September 25-26, 2004 - Power point presentation with audio narration can be found at: < http://alothman-b.com/econference-rm-wia.html
  • “Building Online Communities for Professional Development”, a presentation by Teresa Almeida d'Eša and Guest-Presenters, Aiden Yeh, Buthaina Al-Othman, Dafne Gonzalez, and Vance Stevens, at the 18th APPI Conference - April 29, 2004. (A recording of the presentation can be found, here): < http://alothman-b.com/teresa_wia_alado040429.htm >
  • Presenter at the 38th Annual TESOL Convention, in Long Beach, CA, US - Wednesday, March 31, 2004: "Using Webcasts to Train Science Students at Kuwait University to Think Critically and Independently". This presentation can be viewed at TESOL Internet Fair WebPage, at the URL: http://www.ilc.cuhk.edu.hk/english/tesol/2004/wed.html >



  • "Building Your Educational Websites or Weblogs: Why and How?" -  a Workshop by Buthaina Al-Othman for Seminars organized by University Faculty Association in Kuwait University, Tuesday, March 18, 2003 -  "Enhancement of Instructor's Academic Performance", (March 16th - April 4, 2003) - The Handout of  creating websites can be found at: < http://alothman-b.com/call_workshop_handout.htm>- the Handout of creating blogs can be found at: < http://alothman-b.com/weblog_handout.htm> - A webpage with links to the participants’ / teachers' websites, built and published at the end of the workshop can be found at: <http://www.geocities.com/esl_efl_ku/teachers_sites.htm>
  • Participated in a Demonstration session on "Online Tools for Creating Communities", by Vance Stevens , (January 23, 2004, Cairo, Egypt)  - The demo session can be found at: < http://www.geocities.com/esl_efl_ku/vance_demosession_webheads_jan2304.htm>
  • Attended the 2001 TESOL Academy in Boston University, (June 29 - July 1, 2001) Workshop attended: L1 and L2 Writing: Making Connections, for 12 hours of professional developments. (A Certificate was granted, by TESOL.Inc, for attending and completing the workshop).

WORK CITED: (coming soon)

This page was last updated in September 2009

©Buthaina al-Othman 1999 -2009