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Invited presentations at conferences


Mackey, A. (2013). Plenary Speaker. Topic TBA. The 23rd conference of the European Second Language Association. University of Amsterdam

Mackey, A. (2013). Speaker at invited symposium. Bridging the gap: Cognitive and social approaches in applied linguistics. AAAL. Dallas, Texas.

Mackey, A. (2010). Invited speaker. Language Learning Roundtable, Interaction and second language learning: Some thoughts based on evidence from three empirical studies. European Second Language Association, Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Mackey, A. (2008). Invited speaker. Myths and misconceptions in child second language learning.

TESOL. New York, NY.

Mackey, A (2008). Speaker at invited colloquium Replication in L2 research

organized by Graeme Porte. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Denver, CO.

Mackey, A. (2007), Plenary speaker. Social and Cognitive Aspects of Second Language

Learning and Teaching conference, University of Auckland, New Zealand.*Unable to attend, paper read by Jenefer Philp.

Mackey, A., & Gass, S. (2007, April). Organizers and presenters. Multiple perspectives on

interaction in SLA. Invited colloquium at the American Association for Applied

Linguistics conference, Costa Mesa, California.

Mackey, A. (2006, April). Plenary speaker. Research on cognition and interaction in second language acquisition. The Neurocognition of Second Language Acquisition and Processing Conference. Center for the Brain Basis of Cognition, Georgetown University.

Mackey, A., & Gass, S. (2005, October). Invited symposium organizer. In Interaction and SLA:

Extending the Methodological Boundaries. Second Language Research Forum, Columbia University.

Mackey, A. (2005, April). Invited speaker. Instructed second language learning: State of the art.

British Association for Applied Linguistics/Cambridge University Press Seminar.

Mackey, A., & King, K. (2004, Spring). Invited lecture. Applying classroom research to L2 learning:Tasks, interaction, and corrective feedback. WATESOL, Washington, D.C.

Mackey, A. (2000, October). Plenary speaker. Three empirical explorations of the interaction-L2 development relationship. Conference on Second Language Learning and Bilingualism, Rovereto, Italy.

Mackey, A. (2000, April). Invited speaker. Interactional feedback in the L2 classroom: Learners' perceptions and developmental outcomes. PennTESOL Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Mackey, A. (September, 1999). Invited forum presentation. Language Learning and Tasks: Change and Continuity in Applied Linguistics. British Association for Applied Linguistics, Edinburgh, U.K.


Invited presentations at universities/other research institutions


Mackey, A. (2012, Spring). Invited lectures. Tasks and interaction in L2 research. University of the Basque Country.

Mackey, A. (2012, Spring). Invited talk. Second language learning through interaction. Birkbeck, University of London (March)

Mackey, A. (2012, Spring). Invited talk. Second language learning: three perspectives, University of Lancaster (February)

Mackey, A. (2012, Spring). Invited talk. How to each and how to learn languages. Chester University (February).

Mackey, A. (2012, Spring). Invited lectures. Interaction and methods in second language research, quantitative and qualitative. University of Barcelona.

Mackey, A. (2011, Spring). Invited talk. Gujarati language heritage speakers: Identity and Development. York University, U.K.

Mackey, A. (2010, Spring). Invited workshop. Second Language Learning. Center for Language Education and Development, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Mackey, A. (2007, November). Invited speaker. Becoming bilingual: Myths and Misconceptions. Oyster-Adams Bilingual School book program. Washington, D.C. (with Kendall King).

Mackey, A. (2006, November). Invited speaker. Second Language Lecture series, Teachers’ intentions

and learners’ perceptions about corrective feedback. Teachers College, Columbia University.

Mackey, A. (2005, Fall). Invited speaker. Working memory and second language learning. Second Language Acquisition Program, Pennsylvania State University.

Mackey, A. (2005, Summer). Interaction and tasks. Invited talk at the University of Istanbul, Turkey.

Mackey, A. (2004, Spring). Invited speaker. Cognitive variables and second language acquisition. SecondLanguage Lecture Series, Michigan State University.

Mackey, A. (2002). Invited speaker. Researching the input, interaction and L2 development relationship: Modified output and working memory. Second Language Acquisition Research and Teacher Education Series. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Mackey, A. (2000, February). Invited speaker. An introduction to task-based approaches to language teaching. Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Tulane University.



Presentations at conferences (peer-reviewed)


Shah, S., Mackey, A., & Silver, R. (March, 2011). Culture, identity and proficiency: An outcomes-based study of Gujarati heritage language learners. American Association for Applied Linguistics, Chicago, IL.

Fogle, L. W., King, K., & Mackey, A. (June, 2011). Child agency and language policy in translational families. International symposium on Bilingualism (ISB8), University of Oslo, Norway.

McDonough, K., & Mackey, A. (September, 2011). Second language interaction in diverse educational contexts. EUROSLA 21, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Marsden, E., & Mackey, A. (September, 2011). Establishing a digital repository of research instruments. EUROSLA 21, Stockholm University, Sweden.

Fujii, A., Mackey, A., & Ziegler, N. (November, 2011). Megacognitive instruction and learning through task-based interaction. 4th Biennial International Conference on Task-based Language Teaching, Auckland, New Zealand.

Mackey, A., & Goo, J. (October, 2010). The case against the case against recasts. Second Language Research Forum. University of Maryland, U.S.

Al-Khalil, M., & Mackey, A. (March, 2010). Advances in Arabic teaching and learning: Research-driven insights into methods and materials. Georgetown University Round Table. Washington, DC.

Mackey, A., & Petersen, K. (October, 2009). Interaction, Modality and Learning: Comparing the Effectiveness of Computer-Generated and Face to Face Recasts. Second Language Research Forum. Michigan State University, U.S

Mackey, A., & Fujii, A. (September, 2009). Training learners to be more effective interactors. Invited colloquium” Tasks and the interaction hypothesis. 3rd Biennial Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching. Lancaster, UK.

Mackey, A., Fujii, A., Biesenbach-Lucas, S., & Weger-Guntharp, H. (March, 2009). Classrooms, contexts, and communicative activities: A study of English question formation. Georgetown University Round Table, Washington, D.C.

Mackey, A., Oliver, R., & Philp, J. (2006, September). Age, teacher guidance and the linguistic outcomes of task-based interaction. British Association for Applied Linguistics conference, University College Cork, Ireland.

McDonough, K., & Mackey, A. (2006, June). Syntactic priming and ESL question development. American Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Mackey, A., & Gass, S. (2005, October). Organizers and introduction. In Interaction and Second

Language Acquisition, Pushing the methodological boundaries. Invited colloquium

at the American Association for Applied Linguistics. Philp, J., Oliver, R., & Mackey, A. (2005, October). Planning, autonomy & guidance: Tasks and

young learners. Second Language Research Forum conference,

Teachers College, Columbia University.

Gass, S. M., & Mackey, A. (2005, July). Input, interaction and input: What’s it good for,anyway? AILA conference, Madison, WI.

Silver, R., & Mackey, A. (2004, August). Interactional tasks and English L2 child learning in Singapore. Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Namseoul University, Korea.

Gass, S., Mackey, A., & Ross-Feldman, L. (2003, October). The role of setting in classroom and

laboratory interaction. Second Language Research Forum conference, Tucson, AZ.

Mackey, A., Philp, J., Egi, T., Fujii, A., & Tatsumi, T. (2002, December). Working memory capacity, noticing of

interactional feedback and L2 development. In P. Robinson(Chair), New directions in second language learning aptitude research. Colloquium at AILA, Singapore.

Mackey, A. (2002, October). Beyond production: Insights from learners' perspectives oninteractional

opportunities. Second Language Research Forum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Mackey, A., Adams, R., Stafford, C., & Winke, P. (2002, April). Exploring the relationship between

modified output and working memory capacity. American Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Leeman, J., Mackey, A., & Oliver, R. (2002, February). Interactional input and modified output: An

exploration of NS-NNS and NNS-NNS adult and child dyads. Form Meaning Connections in Second Language Acquisition conference, Chicago, IL.

Mackey, A. (2000, October). Feedback, noticing and second language development: Anempirical study of L2 classroom interaction. British Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Cambridge, U.K.

Mackey, A. (2000, March). Interactional feedback on L2 morpho-syntax: Learners' perceptions and developmental outcomes. American Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Mackey, A. (1999). Second language learning through interaction: Tasks, research andpractice. Forum for SLA Research: the Theory-Practice Interface, British Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Edinburgh, U.K.

Mackey, A., McDonough, K., & Kim, Y. (1999). NNS/NNS interaction: Feedback and input incorporation. American Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Stamford, CT.

Mackey, A., McDonough, K., & Polio, C. (1999). Novice teachers' linguistic behavior before and after training. Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages conference, New York, NY.

Polio, C., McDonough, K. & Mackey, A. (1999). Novice teachers' provision of opportunities for attention to linguistic form: A study of the effects of intervention. Research and Practice in Language Teacher Education: Voices from the Field: International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Minneapolis, MN.

Gass, S., & Mackey, A. (1998). (Colloquium Organizers), Interaction and feedback in classroom SLA. Colloquium at the Pacific Second Language Research Forum, Tokyo, Japan.

Gass, S., & Mackey, A. (1998). Learners' perceptions of implicit negative feedback. Pacific Second Language Research Forum , Tokyo, Japan.

Mackey, A., Polio, C., McDonough, K., & Oliver, R. (1998). The provision of implicit negative feedback in the second language classroom: An empirical study of the effects of teacher experience. American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Seattle, WA.

Mackey, A., & Gum, A. (1997). Working into the workplace: Strategies for coping with transition. Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages conference, Orlando, FL.

Mackey, A., Oliver, R., & Philp, J. (1997). The provision and use of implicit negative feedback in NNS-NNS conversation. Second Language Research Forum, East Lansing, MI.

Mackey, A., & Philp, J. (1997). Are responses to recasts red herrings? American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Orlando, FL.

Mackey, A. (1996). Stepping up the pace: Input, interaction and second language acquisition. American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Chicago, IL.

Mackey, A., & Philp, J. (1996). Pieces in the puzzle: Do recasts add to the picture? Pacific Second Language Research Forum conference, New Zealand.

Mackey, A., & Philp, J. (1995). Recasts: Responses and red herrings. Australian Association for Applied Linguistics conference, Australian National University, Canberra.

Mackey, A. (1994). Stepping up the pace: Input, interaction and interlanguage development – an empirical study of questions and negatives in ESL. Second Language Research Forum, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Mackey, A. (1993). Second language assessment procedures. Association for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages conference, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia.

Mackey, A. (1992). The value of interactional tasks in targeting morphosyntactic structures. Pacific Second Language Research Forum, Sydney, Australia.

Mackey, A. (1991, October). Eliciting targeted morpho-syntactic structures using communicative tasks. Applied Linguistics Association of Australia conference, Queensland, Australia.

Mackey, A. (1991, June). Rapid Profile, demonstration, elicitation procedures and discussion. Association for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages conference, Sydney University, Australia.

Pienemann, M., Mackey, A., & Thornton, I. (1991, June). Rapid Profile: A second language assessment device. Conference on Second Language Acquisition, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Pienemann, M., Mackey, A., & Thornton, I. (1991, April). Computational tools in second language assessment and learning. RELC conference on Second Language Acquisition, Singapore.