link back to homepagePresentations and Publications:


  • Widmayer, S. (2009).  Expanding Innovation:  Using Digital Photography to Enhance the Writing Process in Beginning-Level ESOL Classrooms.  Poster Session Given at 17th Annual FCPS Teacher Researcher Conference. Fairfax, VA. 
  • Campiglia, M. and Widmayer, S. (2009). Snapshots from Life: Enhancing Literacy, Students'Writing, and Reading through Digital Photography.  Presentation given at TESOL 2009.  Denver, CO.
  • Campiglia, M. and Widmayer, S. (2009). Building Students' Literacy and Academic Knowledge through Multiple Media.  Presentation given at TESOL 2009.  Denver, CO.
  • Campiglia, M. and Widmayer, S. (2008). Snapshots from Life: Using Photo Essays to Enhance the Writing Process in ESOL Literacy Classrooms. Round table given at the 17th Annual FCPS Teacher Researcher Conference. Fairfax, VA.
  • De Visser, C., and Widmayer., S (2008).Early Literacy Techniques Adapted for Older Learners. Poster Session presented at TESOL 2008. New York, NY. 
  • Campiglia, M., Hansard-Stuebner, M., and Widmayer, S. (2008)Building Literacy Through Student-Authored Books. TESOL 2008. New York, NY.
  • Campiglia, M., Hansard-Stuebner, M., and Widmayer, S. (2008) Using Read Alouds to Promote Literacy. Presentation given at TESOL 2008. New York, NY.
  • Widmayer, S. (2008) WebQuests. Workshop given at January 2008 Fairfax County Public Schools Secondary ESOL In-service.
  • Campiglia, M., and Widmayer, S. (2007). Selecting and Utilizing Books to Create Interactive Literacy Classrooms. Presentation to be given at TESOL 2007.
  • Widmayer, S. & Gray, H. (2007). Getting ESL online with course management systems. Presentation to be given at TESOL 2007, Seattle, WA.
  • Campiglia, M, Kapeluck, K., & Widmayer, S. (2007). Selecting and Utilizing Books to Create Interactive Literacy Classrooms. Presentation to be given at VESA 2007, Richmond, VA.
  • Campiglia, M. & Widmayer, S. (2006). A camera, a computer, and student-published literature. Presentation given at Fairfax County Public Schools High School ESOL Inservice, September 2006.
  • Kapeluck, K., Gilmore, J., Widmayer, S. (2006). Incorporating reading strategies into content at the lowest levels. Presentation given at VESA 2006, Richmond, VA.
  • Ahmad, M., Gilmore, J., and Widmayer, S. (2006). Teaching content-based ESOL using authentic materials. Presentation given at VESA 2006, Richmond, VA.
  • Widmayer, S. (2006). Integrating Technology into ESOL literacy classes. Presentation to be given at TESOL 2006, Tampa, Fl.
  • Ahmad, M., BauerGaina, S., Campiglia, M., & Widmayer, S. (2006). Teaching Academic Content to Low Literacy Students. Presentation to be given at TESOL 2006, Tampa, Fl.
  • Haile-Mariam T, Koffenberger W, McConnell HW, Widmayer S. (2005). Using distance-based technologies for emergency medicine training and education. Emergency medicine clinics of North America 23(1), 217-29.
  • Ahmad, M., Campiglia, M., Widmayer, S. (2005). A Literacy Curriculum for Secondary ESOL Students. Presentation given at WATESOL 2005, Washington, D.C.
  • Widmayer, S. (2005). Integrating Technology into ESOL Literacy Classes. Faculty In-service presentation. Fairfax County Public Schools Fall 2005 In-service Training.
  • Ahmad, M., Campiglia, M. (with Widmayer, S.) (2005). A Literacy Curriculum for Secondary ESOL Students.
  • Widmayer, S., Collins, E., Gray, H., Miller, L., & Rossen, G. (2004). Technology that Reaches and Teaches Every Student. Preconvention Institute given at TESOL 2004. Long Beach, CA.
  • Ahmad, M. and Widmayer, S. (2003). Integrating Social Studies and ESOL for Beginners. Presentation given at TESOL 2003, Long Beach, CA.  
  • Rossen, G. and Widmayer, S. (2003). Computer-Enhanced Lessons for All Students. Presentation given at WATESOL 2003, Annandale, VA.
  • Ahmad, M. and Widmayer, S. (2003). Integrating Social Studies and ESOL for Beginners. Presentation to be given at WATESOL 2003, Annandale, VA.
  • Gray, H. and Widmayer S. (2003) Using the internet to enliven pronunciation. Discussion session. TESOL 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Widmayer, S. and Gray, H. (2003) Course Management Systems and Pronunciation Teaching. Presentation given at TESOL 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Gray, H., Taylor, K., Thompson, S., and Widmayer, S. (2003) Stressing the Right Skills in Designing Pronunciation Courses. Pre-convention Institute to be given at TESOL 2003, Baltimore, MD.
  • Widmayer, S., Felberg, J., and Ross, L. (2002) Bridging the Divide: Bringing Together Technology Support from Across the University. Presentation given at MATTS, Washington, DC.
  • Millar, O., and Widmayer, S. (2002) Outreach and Publicity: What works? Presentation given at MATTS, Washington, DC.
  • Widmayer, S. (2002). Models of Change and Innovation and the Implications for Faculty Development. Presentation at MATTS, Washington, DC.
  • Koffenberger, W., and Widmayer, S. (2001). Implementing Technology Enhanced Instruction: A summary of synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning. Conference proceedings for Telemedicine in Central Asia: Applications in Emergency Medicine" - Washington D.C. / Tashkent Uzbekistan, April 2001
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (2001) Designing and Implementing WebQuests. Invited Workshop given at Howard County Community College, Columbia, MD.
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (2001) Designing and Implementing WebQuests. Presentation given at COADEC ~ MDLA, Ellicot City, MD.
  • Widmayer, S. & Gray, H. (2001) Designing and developing on-line Resources for ESL.  Preconvention Institute given at TESOL 2001, St. Louis, MI.
  • Widmayer, S. (2000) The Convergence of Teaching and Design in WebCT. Inventio 2(2). http://www.doiiit.gmu.edu/inventio
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (2000) Internet Activities for Listening and Speaking. Demonstration presented at BATESOL, Anne Arudel, MD.
  • Foreman, J. & Widmayer, S. (2000) How using on-line course management software effects course design. Paper presented at SALT Conference, Arlington, VA.
  • Widmayer, S. (2000) Internet 101. Lecture given to the Smithsonian Associates, Washington, D. C. July 6, 2000.
  • Widmayer, S. & Gray, H. (2000). On-line Course Management Systems and language teachers. Presentation  presented at CALL for the Twenty-First Century, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Widmayer, S., & McCourt, C. (2000). Faculty reaction to WebCT: one university's experience. ED-Media 2000 Conference proceedings, Montreal, Canada.
  • McCourt, C. & Widmayer, S. (2000) Connecting your course to technology.  Poster session presented at New Horizons 2000, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Widmayer, S. (2000). The Internet as your Classroom. Demonstation presented at New Horizons 2000, Richmond, Virginia.
  • Gray, H & Widmayer, S. (2000) Teaching Pronunciation Using the Internet. Demonstration to be presentated at TESOL 2000, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (1999) Audio web surfing activities for language teachers. Demonstration presented at IALL Conference, College Park, MD.
  • Christensen, J., Widmayer, S., & Johanson, K. (1999) A Russian Internet Project. Demonstration presented at IALL Conference, College Park, MD.
  • Gray, H., Kilday, K., & Widmayer, S. (1999) Surfing the Web with your ear. Demonstration presented at TESOL Conference, New York.
  • Widmayer, S. & Gray, H. (1999) Portfolio assessment for pronunciation teachers. Discussion section (invited to lead) at TESOL Conference, New York.
  • Widmayer, S. & Gray, H.(1998) Using Technology to Enliven Pronunciation. Demonstration presented at WATESOL Conference, Bethesda, MD.
  • Widmayer, S., Kilday, K.(1998) An ITA language training video Poster Session presented at NAFSA, Washington, DC.
  • Widmayer, S., and Gray, H. (1998) Tips for presentation proposals. Board Sponsored session presented at WATESOL Spring Conference, Fairfax. VA.
  • Widmayer, S. (1998) Video for linguistic and cultural ITA training. In progress session presented at TESOL, Seattle, WA.
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (1998) Portfolios in the pronunciation classroom. Demonstration presented at TESOL, Seattle, WA.
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (1997) Making pronunciation come alive. Demonstration presented at the WATESOL convention, Bethesda, MD.
  • Gray, H. & Widmayer, S. (1997) Making pronunciation come alive in the classroom. Demonstration presented at the BATESOL convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Ahmad, M., Gray, H., Gulikers, G., Kevorkian, J., Kling, E., and Widmayer, S. (1997) Creating your own professional development group. Demonstration presented at the BATESOL convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Salus, S. & Widmayer, S. (1997) Afternoons at the Computer: Humanities and Technology Poster Session. University of Maryland, College Park, College of Arts and Humanities.
  • Widmayer, S. (1997) Developing Listening Exercises Using Authentic Material WATESOL News 27 (3:1)
  • Widmayer, S. (1996) What Works presentation, WATESOL convention, Bethesda, MD.
  • Widmayer, S. (1996) Creating Authentic Listening Materials for Beginners. Demonstration presented at the BATESOL convention, Catonsville, MD.
  • Thompson, A. & Widmayer, S. (1996) An Introduction to Multimedia for Language Teachers. Demonstration presented at the BATESOL convention, Catonsville, MD.

Last Updated February, 2010 by Sharon Widmayer
sharon at soundsofenglish.org