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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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