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The Flipped Classroom

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

More and more, you might hear about the flipped classroom. What is it? Well, the flipped classroom is a teaching model where students do traditional classroom activities, such as listen to lectures, at home via the Internet, resulting in more … Continue reading

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Have You Visited TESOL’s Website Lately?

Craig Triplett
Craig Triplett

If you haven’t, you might be surprised at how much the website has changed. Over these past few months, TESOL staff have been hard at work writing, editing, coding, cutting, and pasting to bring TESOL members and the profession a … Continue reading

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Global Resources in ESP: A Virtual Seminar on Principled ESP

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! On 3 October, three past chairs (including me) of the TESOL ESP Interest Section, together with participants from around the world, co-constructed a unique virtual seminar experience. The title of the virtual seminar was “Principled ESP—Best Practices … 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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Global Resources in ESP: The Impact of Professional Communication Research on Organizational Communication

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! I would like to share with you an outstanding book chapter that addresses issues in organizational communication from the point of view of the professional communication researcher (in contrast to the view of the trainer).

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Teaching Intellectual Property (IP) English

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide!  With the growing importance of the intellectual property (IP) system in trade agreements, international relations, business strategy, law, etc., it seems possible that one day you may need resources to help your students to learn IP English.

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Check out the SBA

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! Are you looking for a great site to teach the content and language of entrepreneurship?  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers free online courses for starting a business. I also recommend checking out the following free … Continue reading

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How Will You Spend Your Summer Vacation?

Christine
Christine Coombe

People go into teaching for a number of reasons.  The most common is the desire to make a difference in a student’s life.  Others want to follow in the footsteps of their parents or are influenced by a past teacher.  … Continue reading

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TESOL Members at Work in the Field Worldwide

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Sarah Sahr

TESOL members have sometimes been invited by the U.S. Department of State to serve as an English Language Fellows and English Language Specialists (formally working with U.S. Information Agency). I was fortunate enough to go as an English Language Specialist … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Teach a Man to Fish!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide!  I am sure that many of you have heard the famous quote that goes something like, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him … Continue reading

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