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TLO 11: How to Teach Online: Establishing Ground Rules II

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

In the previous blog (posted December 18), we looked at establishing a set of standards for behavior and interaction in a teaching and learning environment online, which are different in some important ways from the ground rules in regular, face-to-face … Continue reading

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TLO 10: How to Teach Online: Establishing the Ground Rules

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

In the previous blog (posted December 4), we looked at some of the ways in which course participants, including the teachers, can get to know each other in spite of not being in a physical classroom, and in many cases … Continue reading

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TLO 9: How to Teach Online: Get to Know Your Course Participants

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Finally! The “how to” stuff! Some readers have e-mailed me to say that, although they are finding these TLO blogs interesting, they thought it was going to be more of a “how to” type blog, which some of the other … Continue reading

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TLO 8: The Future Online in China, Africa, and India

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

This TLO blog comes to you from (currently) warm and sunny South China, where we recently wrapped up the third TESOL Symposium in China, and the first in Guangzhou, at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. The symposium was sold … Continue reading

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The Explosive Growth of Teaching & Learning Online in TESOL

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Since starting this blog series a few months ago in August, I’ve received a number of e-mails asking me for recommendations for reading matter in the area of teaching and learning online (TLO). A recent and relevant book is Online … Continue reading

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TLO 6: Online Language Teacher Education: Resource & Report

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

This Teaching and Learning Online (TLO) blog comes to you from sunny San Diego, California, USA where Professor Kathi Bailey and I will be giving two joint presentations at the 44th annual CATESOL conference, one of which will focus on … Continue reading

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TLO 5: The Self-ish-ness of Teaching and Learning Online

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

At the upcoming Korea TESOL convention in Seoul, to be held on 12 and 13 October, I’ll be presenting a paper on teaching and learning online (TLO). As the theme of the conference is “Exploring the Road Less Travelled: From … Continue reading

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TLO: Part Four: A Pedagogical Paradox

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

In response to the second of my blogs on teaching and learning online (TLO), on “Putting the Pedagogy First” (Aug 28), Evan Simpson and I posted a couple of comments and responses. One of the questions that came out of … Continue reading

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TLO: Part Three: Blurring the Lines in Virtual Classrooms

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

I wrapped up my last blog (posted 28 Aug) with the following questions: If the traditional role of the teacher was, for many centuries, to stand at the front of the classroom, what is the position of the teacher now—now … Continue reading

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TLO: Part Two: Putting the Pedagogy First

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

After posting the first blog in this series on August 14, I received an e-mail asking about the name of this blog: Teaching and Learning Online (TLO). As we are all language teachers, in one way or another, the reader … Continue reading

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