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TESOL 2014 for ESPers Worldwide!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! The TESOL 2014 International Convention & English Language Expo is taking place from 26–29 March in Portland, Oregon, USA! How do you get the most out of the convention? My suggestion is that you conduct a personal … Continue reading

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Turn to TESOL for Online Professional Development

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

In honor of the TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo that is happening in Portland, Oregon next week, today’s online resource is straight from TESOL. Most of my posts have been about resources you can use with students, but … Continue reading

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TESOL 2013 Graduate and Doctoral Student Forums Combine for Memorable Day

Elena Andrei
Elena Andrei

The TESOL Graduate Forum and the TESOL Doctoral Forum are wonderful one-day events usually held the Wednesday before the TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo. If you are a graduate student in TESOL, ESL/EFL, or applied linguistics, I would … Continue reading

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$5.69 Professional Development

Ayanna Cooper
Ayanna Cooper

Welcome to the online discussion about Professional Development on a shoestring budget! When reflecting on Rehab Rajab’s article I thought a lot about the ways in which I participate in low cost professional development activities. I have to admit although … Continue reading

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Try a webinar!

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Earlier this year I had the chance to take part in an online professional development opportunity known as the Virtual Round Table Web Conference. Participants from all over the globe gave online presentations in a webinar format on subjects related … Continue reading

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Tips on Writing Successful Conference Presentation Proposals

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

The deadline to submit proposals for next year’s TESOL conference is June 1. Have you got your proposal ready? Here are a few tips on improving the proposals that you submit.

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Summaries of TESOL Surveys on Professional Development Needs

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Sarah Sahr

TESOL International Association conducted surveys of TESOL members and nonmembers in January and February 2012 to learn more about the professional development needs of specific groups within the English language teaching field.  The surveys included both quantitative and qualitative questions.  … Continue reading

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Professional Development: Everyday Options for the Overscheduled and Underfunded

Korey Marquez
Korey Marquez

Last week,  TESOL professionals from around the world gathered at the 2012 TESOL convention to exchange ideas and information about English language teaching. The end of the convention should not signal the end of professional development, however. Continuing to build our skills … Continue reading

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Electronic Village Online is for Newbies and Techies Alike

Sandra Rogers
Sandra Rogers

In 2009, I was a nascent online educator studying TESOL’s Principles and Practices of Online Teaching through the certificate program at the University of Wisconsin, eager to get my proverbial “digital” feet wet when I first started volunteering for the … Continue reading

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Thinking about Leadership

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Patricia Szasz

Do you consider yourself a leader? I think oftentimes we as TESOL professionals do not. Regardless of your job role, you can (and should) think about developing your leadership skills. That focus has become more and more important to me … Continue reading

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