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The TESOL Research Agenda and Changing Language Landscapes

Jessie Curtis
Jessie Curtis

In keeping with the TESOL Research Agenda as a tool for identifying future directions for inquiry by researchers and practitioners, we consider language learning and teaching and the changing ecological landscapes where they occur. In describing research on language learning … Continue reading

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Research Matters to TESOL

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

I am delighted to announce the completion of TESOL International Association’s 2014 Research Agenda (RA). We hope you will find it of interest and value to you. This RA is the result of the work of a task force consisting … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Bridging the Research-Practice Divide

Li-Shih Huang
Li-Shih Huang

I wrote the following piece on October 22, 2012, a few days after reading Penny Ur’s article. Reading the tweet from @TESOL _Assn about an excellent response (“Bridging the Gap between Research and Classroom Practice“) to Ur’s article on the … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap Between Research and Classroom Practice

Deena Boraie
Deena Boraie

In an interesting article in the Guardian Weekly of October 16, 2012 (“How Useful is TESOL Academic Research?“), Penny Ur asks an important question about TESOL academic research for classroom teachers. She acknowledges the gap between classroom practice and research, … Continue reading

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