CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Specialise in conference presentations in task-based language teaching, design, writing and procedural instructions design. 

  • Attended multiple technical conferences aroud the world

  • Currently making confernce presentations  on task-based language teaching with 3D Printing, LEGO design and scanning.



2017
  • Roy, D. (2017). Content areas in 3D Printing-based Language Teaching with Technical Writing Focus. Presentation made at the JTCA Annual Symposium, Tokyo, 76- 83. 
  • Roy, D.  (2017). 3D Printing for Multidisciplinary Education: A Technology with Diverse Potential. Presentation made at the INTED 2017 International Conference, Valencia, Spain. 
  • Roy, D. (2017). Using Design Pedagogy with LEGO and CAD Software in a Task-based English as Foreign Language Teaching Context. Presentation made at the INTED 2017 International Conference, Valencia, Spain. 
  • Roy, D. (2017). Living in a Multicultural Society.  Presentation made at the Fukushima Global Seminar, JICA. Nihonmatsu, Fukushima. September 23. 


2016
  • Roy, D. (2016). 3D Printing-based Initiatives in a Developing Economy Context: A Holistic Approach. Paper presented at the ACM-IEEE ICIIT Conference. Colombo, SL, March 4-5.
  • Roy, D. (2016). Understanding Visual Systems and Patterns in Technical Illustrations. Paper presented at the OCRD International Conference on Education and Social Sciences, Bangkok, July 23-24.
  • Roy, D. (2016). Introducing University of Aizu and the Upcoming Technical Communication Curriculum. Presentation at the JTCA Japan-Germany International Exchange Seminar, Kogakuin University, Tokyo, August 22nd. 
  • Roy, D. (2016). Using iPad for 3D Scanning, Design and Technical Documentation: A Perspective in Task-based Language Teaching. Paper presented at the ACM SIGDOC Conference, Washington DC. September 21-23.
  • Roy, D. (2016). Task-based Technical Communication with 3D Printing-based Initiatives in a Foreign Language Teaching Context. Paper presented at the Annual Technical Communication Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, October 8-10.
  • Roy, D. and Yasuta, T. (2016). 外国語教育における3Dプリンティングベースのプログラムを用いたタスクベーステクニカルコミュニケーション. Paper presented at the Annual Technical Communication Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, October 8-10.


2015
  • Roy, D. Design Education in Creative Factory Contexts for Task-based Language Learning. Paper presented at the Annual JTCA Technical Communication Symposium, October 9.
  • Roy, D. and Kuwada, K.タスクベース英語学習を目的とした創造的制作環境におけるデザイン教育 Paper presented at the Annual JTCA Technical Communication Symposium, October 9.


2014
  • Roy, D. Efficacy of Technical Illustrations in a Technical Communication Environment.Paper presented at the IAFOR Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication, November 13 – 16, 2014, Osaka, Japan.
  • Roy, D. Designing Optimal Viewpoints in Technical Illustrations. Paper presented at the IAFOR Asian Conference on Media and Mass Communication, November 13 – 16, 2014, Osaka, Japan.
  • Roy, D. Perception of Objects in Technical Illustrations. Paper presented at the Annual TC Symposium, August 25, 2014, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Roy, D., and Crabbe, S. (March, 2014). How Current Working Memory and Interactive Interfaces could Influence Information Retrieval from Long-term Memory in English as Foreign Language Learning Context. Poster presented at the Language in Focus Conference, Antalya, Turkey.
  • Roy, D., Crabbe, S., and Lubashevsky, I. (March, 2014). Importance of Situational Context and Response in Memory Recall: Reader Performance in English as Foreign Language Learning Context. Poster presented at the Language in FocusConference, Antalya, Turkey.


2013
  • Roy, D. December 2013. Usability Testing for Learning Management Systems. Keynote speech at ELearning and Technical Communication Conference, University of Moratuwa, Colombo, Sri Lanka.


2011
  • Roy, D. November 2011. Designing procedural information for user manuals: A case study with circuit graphics. Paper presented at the IEEE Professional Communication Society Japan Chapter Meeting.
  • Roy, D. March 2011.Representing Procedural Visuals in Concept Maps with Minimal Text: An Innovative Approach Towards Information Processing in EFL Context. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, Malta.
  • Roy, D. March 2011. A Discussion of the Pedagogical Issues in Designing Collaborative Systems in EFL-based Business and Technical Writing Courses. Paper presented at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain.
  • Roy, D. March 2011. An Argument on the Use of Eye Tracking and Think-aloud Protocols as Mutual Support Systems for Usability Testing. Paper presented at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain.
  • Roy, D. 2011. Designing Concept Maps from Procedural Visuals: An Innovative Approach Towards Information Processing in EFL Context. Paper Presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference, Malta.


2010
  •  Roy, D. December 2010. Perception of Objects in Technical Illustrations: A Challenge in Technical Communication. Paper presented at the IEEE PCS-J Annual Meeting, Nagano City, Japan.
  • Roy, D. July 2010. Concept Map-Oriented Technical Writing Approach for Computer Science Majors in an EFL Context: Understanding Text Applications in an Experimental Study. Paper presented at the IEEE Professional Communication Society Annual Conference, Netherlands.
  • Cortez, P, Roy, D and Vazhenin. A. (2010). Mobile Assisted Language Acquisition. An Overview of the Field and Future Opportunities Based on 3G Mobile Capabilities.Paper presented at the 1st ACM Chapter Conference on E-learning and Technical Documentation. Aizu, Japan.
  • Roy, D.July 2010. Reading Strategies for Procedural Information in EFL Business Writing Environment: An Exploratory Analysis. Paper presented at the IEEE Professional Communication Society Annual Conference, Netherlands.
 

2009
  • T. Chaminda, Basnayake, A and Roy, D. 2009. Localizing Japanese Product Information in English for Internationals. Issues in Technical Writing and Usability.Paper presented at the 1st Technical Meeting in Elearning and Usability, Aizu, Japan.
  • Roy, D 2009. Designing EFL-based Business Communication Course in a Virtual Learning Environment: A Work in Progress. Paper presented at the 12th Humans and Computers Conference. Shizuoka, Japan.
  • Roy, D. June 2009. Designing Complex Instructional Situations: Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference. Bad Hofgastein, Austria.
  • Roy, D. June 2009. Off-shoring Technical Writing Projects to India: Studying the Potential in an Emerging Market. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference. Bad Hofgastein, Austria.
  • Roy, D. March 2009. Exploring the Usability of Collaborative Interfaces and Users’ Preference in Combining Resources for Technical Document Production. Paper presented at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain.
  • Roy, D. and Brine, J. March 2009. Intelligent Graphics and Media Richness: Redefining Text as a Medium. Paper presented at the International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain.
  • Roy, D.  2009. Designing Complex Instructional Illustrations: A Case Study with Patient Education Modules. Paper presented at the IEEE Professional Communication Society Japan Chapter Annual Conference. Tokyo, Japan.


2008
  • Roy, D & Brine, J. 2008.  Structured Authoring of Technical Documents through Systematic Collaboration in Using Open-Source Technologies. Paper presented at the 7TH IASTED International Conference on Web-based Education, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Roy, D. 2008. Designing Instructional Graphics for Surgical Education. Paper presented at the IASTED International Conference on Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, Innsbruck, Austria.
  • Roy, D. 2008. Exploring the Usability of Collaborative Technologies and Users’ Preference in Combining Resources for Technical Document Production. Paper presented at the IEEE IPCC, Montreal, Canada.


2007
  • Brine, J. and Roy, D. 2007. Using Open Source Systems to Teach Technical Document Production in a Japanese University. Paper presented at the IEEE PCSJ Seminar, Aizu-Wakamatsu city, Japan.
  • Roy, D and Johnson, N. 2007. Using Knowledge Models for Designing Problem-solving Activities in a Technical   Writing Course. Paper presented at the IEEE PCSJ Seminar, Aizu-Wakamatsu City, Japan.
  • Brine, J, Wilson, I and Roy, D. 2007. Technology-Mediated EFL in a Japanese IT University. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Computers and Information Technology Aizu-Wakamatsu city, Japan.
  • Roy, D. 2007. Designing an Experimental Study to Explore Spatial Representations in English Software Manuals for Non-native Speakers. Paper presented at the IEEE IPCC conference, Seattle, WA.
 

2006
  • Roy, D. 2006. Text-Graphic Instructions that Help Readers Mentally Animate Procedures: A Case Study with Surgical Patient Education Modules. Paper presented at the IEEE IPCC conference, Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Roy, D. 2006. Text-Graphics Instructions for Surgical Procedures. Paper presented at the Southwest Texas PCA / ACA conference, Albuquerque, NM.


2004
  • Roy, D. 2004. Role of Technical Communication in Minimally Invasive Surgical Training. Paper presented at the HumaniTech Graduate conference of University at Albany. Albany, NY.
  • Roy, D. 2004. Designing Text-Graphics Instruction for Minimally Invasive Surgical Training. Paper presented at the Symposium at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.


2003
  • Roy, D. 2003. A Self-Paced Approach to Hypermedia Design for Patient Education. Paper presented at the ACM SIGDOC conference, Memphis, TN.
  • Roy, D., & Grice, R. 2003. Content Management Strategy and Heuristic Evaluation of a Model Electronic Portfolio. Paper presented at the IEEE IPCC conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Roy, D and Sharp, D, M. 2003. Reader Perceptions in Sequencing Procedural Graphics of Complex Machines. Paper presented at theIEEE IPCC conference, Orlando, FL.
  • Roy, D. 2003. Reader Perceptions in Sequencing Procedural Graphics of Complex Machines – A Case with Random and Partially Random Design. Paper presented at the International Visual Literacy Association conference, Providence, RI.
  • Roy, D. 2003. Text Variety for Spatial Visualization of Procedural Sequential Graphics: A Case Demonstrating Minimally Invasive Surgery Techniques. Poster presented at the SBRL conference at RPI, Troy, NY.
  • Krull, R., Roy, D., D’Souza, S., and Morgan, M. 2003. User Perceptions and Point of View in Technical Illustrations. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the Society for Technical Communication, Dallas, TX.
  • Krull, R., Sharp, D, M., & Roy, D. 2003. Canonical Views in Procedural Graphics. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the IEEE IPCC, Orlando, FL.