Invited Talks and Key Presentations
Jain, R. (2020). Presentation titled From Embodying a Translingual Identity to Engaging in a Translingually Responsive Pedagogy: Bridging the Theory-Practice Divide in the Real World, as a panelist for the NNESTIS, B-MEIS, and SLWIS adjudicated intersection session titled Affirming Multifaceted Identities in TESOL at TESOL 2020 Convention, Denver.
Jain, R. (2019)."You're in America. Speak English!": Challenging Racism & Linguicism. Presented as part of the Scholarship of Excellence in Teaching Program at Montgomery College. See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LsNMZLvvt3Y
Jain, R. (2017). Plenary titled 'Towards a Translingually Responsive Pedagogy: Implications for Teacher Education, Practice, and Research' at Virginia International University’s 2017 Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture (CLLC), Fairfax, Virginia. See video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZtYRXPxBgQ
Jain, R. (2017). Guest speaker presenting Examining translingualism in TESOL and exploring the intersection of translingual scholarship and NNEST issues at the TESOL Electronic Village Online (EVO)’s 2017 NNEST-IS session.
Oxford, R. & Jain, R. (2008). World Englishes. Invited talk at the National Museum of Language. See video:
Jain, R. (2017). The Empire Writes Back: Towards a Geopolitical Paradigm of Translingualism. Presented at the 2017 Annual Conference on College Composition and Communication, Portland, Oregon.
Jain, R. (2016). Speaking in My Own Voice. Colloquium titled ‘Leading Language Educators: Voices from TESOL Leadership Mentoring Program Recipients’ at TESOL 2016 International Convention. Baltimore, U.S.
Jain, R. (2011). Integrating Instruction and Inquiry as a Teacher Educator: Practitioner Research in a Cross-Cultural Communication Course. Colloquium titled ‘Teachers’ Intercultural Competence within a Context of Glocalization’ at TESOL 2011 Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jain, R., Adawu, A., Bai, Y., & Chen, J. (2010). Technology-based Interactive Writing in an Adult ESL Classroom. Presented at the Annual Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching, Washington D.C.
Jain, R., & Selvi, A.F. (2009). NNEST advocacy in Teacher Education. Colloquium titled ‘Theorizing and Implementing NNEST Advocacy’ at TESOL 2009 Convention, Denver, Colorado.
Jain, R., DeSimon, A., Kateregga, F., & Chauhan, V. (2007). English Language Teaching in a World of Englishes. Colloquium at the joint American University and WATESOL Spring Conference, American University, Washington, DC.
Jain, R., Kim, K., Suarez, X., Shao, T., & Park, G. (2005). Non-native English speaking teacher (NNEST) voices. Colloquium at the WATESOL Fall Conference, American University, Washington, DC.
Jain, R. (2020). "You're in America, Speak English!": Challenging Linguicism/Racism Through a Translingually Responsive Pedagogy. To be presented at the TESOL 2020 International Convention. Denver, U.S.
Jain, R. (2020). Fostering Global Competencies and Creating Global Citizens in EAP Classrooms. To be presented at the TESOL 2020 International Convention. Denver, U.S.
Jain, R. (2018). Sustaining Practitioner-Research as Professional Development in Higher-Education EAP Settings. Presented at the TESOL 2018 International Convention. Chicago, U.S.
Jain, R. (2018). As Times Change: Charting New Trajectories and Identities to Thrive in Global TESOL. Presented at TESOL 2018 International Convention. Chicago, U.S.
Jain, R. (2017). Engaging in a Translingually Responsive Pedagogy: 21st Century TESOL for 21st Century Realities. Presented at WATESOL’s Fall 2017 Conference. Washington, D.C.
Jain, R. (2016). Using a Multilingual Approach and Translingual Orientation to Teach Academic English to International Students. Presented at VIU’s Conference on Language, Learning, and Culture. Fairfax, Virginia.
Jain, R. (2015). An Indian Educator in the U.S.: A Global Perspective on Translingualism and Translinguistic Identities. Presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics. Toronto, Canada.
Jain, R. (2015). Using Collaborative Cultural Inquiry Projects to Foster Undergraduates' Cross-Cultural Awareness. Presented at the TESOL 2015 International Convention: Crossing Borders, Building Bridges. Toronto, Canada.
Jain, R. (2015). Fostering teacher-candidates’ translingual awareness: Critical practices from an undergraduate classroom. Presented at the TESOL 2015 International Convention: Crossing Borders, Building Bridges. Toronto, Canada.
Jain, R. (2014). An Autoethnography of an Outer-Circle Educator in an Inner-Circle Setting: Perspectives on Translingualism, Multilingualism, and World Englishes. Presented at the International Conference on World Englishes. Noida, India.
Jain, R. (2014). Teacher-Research Coursework and Participant Perspectives: Examining Relevance in Teacher Education. Presented at the TESOL 2014 International Convention: ELT for the Next Generation. Portland, Oregon.
Jain, R. (2014). Global Englishes in Adult ESL: Classroom Materials, Tools, and Strategies. Presented at the TESOL 2014 International Convention: ELT for the Next Generation. Portland, Oregon.
Jain, R. (2014). "Am I an 'NNEST'?": A New Generation's Identities and Perspectives. Presented at the TESOL 2014 International Convention: ELT for the Next Generation. Portland, Oregon.
Jain, R. (2013). World/Translingual Englishes in ESL classrooms: Effective Teaching Tools and Strategies. Presented at TESOL 2013 Convention. Dallas, Texas.
Jain, R., Bai, Y, Adawu, A., & Chen, C. (2011). Technology-Based Interactive Writing in Adult ESL: A Collaborative Inquiry. Presented at TESOL 2011 Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Jain, R. (2009). Enriching English Language Teaching and Learning with Students’ Lived Experiences. Presented at WATESOL Fall Convention 2009. WATESOL, MD.
Jain, R. (2009). Practicing What We Teach: Communicating Across Cultures in College Courses. Presented at the 2009 Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference, University of Maryland, College Park.
Jain, R. (2008). Found in Transition: How my past and current experiences are shaping my teaching and research ideology. Presented as part of the colloquium ‘Connecting experience and epistemology in teacher education’ presented at TESOL 2008, New York, New York.
Jain, R. (2011). Practitioner Research as Doctoral Dissertation in Adult ESL: Examinations and Insights. Poster presentation at the 2011 TESOL Doctoral Forum, 45th Annual TESOL Convention, New Orleans, LA.
Jain, R. (2009). “The world condensed into four walls”: Teaching to and about cross-cultural communication in diverse language teacher education classrooms. Poster presentation at NCLRC’s Sixth International Conference on Language Teacher Education’, Washington, DC.
Jain, R. (2018). Invited to conduct a workshop titled ‘Globally Competent Practitioners and Translingually Responsive Pedagogy’ at the monthly meeting of the Scholarship of Excellence in Teaching Program at Montgomery College.
Jain, R. (2018). Conducted a brown bag discussion titled ‘Engaging in Practitioner Research, Reflection, and Inquiry as Professional Development: A Brown Bag Lunch Presentation’ for E-learning Innovation and Teaching Excellence (ELITE).
Jain, R. (2013). Retaining Sustainability and Relevance in Teacher Research: Beyond Action Research. Presented at TESOL 2013 Convention. Dallas, Texas.
Jain, R. (2012). 'Inquiry as stance' When Teaching Adults: Making Teacher Research Sustainable in Instruction. Presented during the SIG breakout session at WATESOL Fall Convention, 2012. Shady Grove, MD
Jain, R. (2010). Perceptions and Fallacies about Accent: The NNEST Lens. At the WATESOL Spring Conference, Takoma Park, MD.
Jain, R. (2009). Teaching strategically and reflectively as an NNES. Workshop titled ‘Teaching, Research, and Advocacy as NNESs’ at the joint AUTESOL-WATESOL 2008 Spring Conference, American University, Washington, DC
Jain, R. (2006). Research on NNEST issues. Workshop titled ‘How we work as NNESTs: Practical classroom applications’ at the WATESOL Spring Conference, American University, Washington, DC.
Jain, R. (2003). Word Learning Module. Presented at Hornby-British Council English Language Teaching Seminar on ‘Enriching Communication Skills: Using Literature as a Resource for Language Teaching’. Delhi, India.