Tag Archives: ESPIS

ESP Program Development Resources

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Program Development Resources From TESOL ESP-IS Chair-Elect, Kristin Ekkens Hello ESPers, worldwide! I really enjoy finding and sharing great resources. In an article that I read in the most recent TESOL ESP-IS Newsletter, I found two more websites to share! In … Continue reading

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Looking at Communication Through a Leadership Lens

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I have recently been looking at the world through a lens of leadership. As I view people communicating, I adapt the classic research question of “What is going on here?” (See the “thick description” of Geertz) into … Continue reading

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The Need for ESPers to Enhance Their Leadership Skills

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! Have you ever thought about how ESP and leadership are related? In my mind, they are clearly connected through the concept of “buy in.” However, I am looking at ESP from an EOP/EOS (English for occupational purposes/English … Continue reading

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Yinghuei Chen on the ESP Conference for Greater China

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! At the IS Leaders’ Workshop at TESOL 2012, a photo was taken of the immediate past chair (Kevin Knight), the chair (Najma Janjua), and the chair-elect (Yinghuei Chen) of the ESP Interest Section of TESOL. Najma aptly referred … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: Teacher-Training in ESP Best Practices

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I received an e-mail recently from a TESOL ESPer conducting teacher-training in ESP best practices. I assume that some of you may be doing the same. In this regard, you may find the following resources to be … Continue reading

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Global resources and leadership development in ESP: What kind of food do you want at the global potluck party?

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

 Hello ESPers worldwide! During the IATEFL and TESOL discussion hosted by 12 ESP leaders that I mentioned in my previous post, we saw ourselves as participating in a “global potluck party to which everyone in the world was invited.” During … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! I would like to invite you to join me in an exciting adventure of building a global network of ESP leaders who create what was named “The ESP Dream Center” (by Waddah in Yemen during the recent … Continue reading

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