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Ten Tips to Get the Most Out of the TESOL Conference

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

Coming to the TESOL conference?  I’ve said it before (last year) and I’ll say it again. Whether it’s your first time or your fifteenth, there are always new things to learn. Here are some tips on having the best experience … Continue reading

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Investment, Identity, and Language Learning

Bonny Norton
Bonny Norton

In my early research with adults in Canada (published in the TESOL Quarterly, 1995), I observed that existing theories of motivation in the field of language learning were not consistent with the findings from my research. Most theories at the … Continue reading

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TESOL Board Member Tim Collins Addresses Taiwan English Language Teachers

Tim Collins
Tim Collins

It was an honor to represent TESOL International Association at the 21st International Symposium of the English Teacher Association Republic of China (ETA-ROC), TESOL’s affiliate in Taiwan. I have been involved with ETA-ROC for a number of years, and have … Continue reading

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TESOL Board Member Lillian Wong Addresses ORTESOL12

Lillian L. C. Wong
Lillian L. C. Wong

Happy New Year! May 2013 be bright, beautiful, and full of promise for us all. It was my great honor to be invited to give a plenary at ORTESOL 2012 on 16 and 17 November. The theme of the Oregon … Continue reading

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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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