The role of KOTESOL is to promote scholarship, disseminate information, and facilitate cross-cultural understanding among persons concerned with teaching and learning of English in Korea.
The Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter is going on the road to the Mokpo-Muan area with a quintet of ELT presentations for professional development. Holding an outreach event in Muan County has become an annual event for the Chapter. The outreach workshops will be held again this year at Mokpo National University with Jocelyn Wright as site coordinator.
Pre-registration has opened for the KOTESOL 2014 National Conference.
General information about registration is available at http://koreatesol.org/nc2014/registration
Save money by pre-registering! (Pre-registration closes May 16th.)
Also see information on our three Invited Speakers. And more, at http://koreatesol.org/nc2014
60+ presentations. 8 hours. Featuring Marc Helgesen, Dr. Charles Browne, Dr. Ken Beatty. Speakers from 10 different countries.
See our list of concurrent sessions presenters. http://koreatesol.org/nc2014/concurrent-sessions
Pre-registration (online) will open April 16th. Save money and time through pre-registration! More event information will be available in the days ahead.
The Call for Papers for the KOTESOL 2014 International Conference is now open.
Early-bird submissions receive a conference registration discount.
See more. http://koreatesol.org/IC2014CallForPapers
KOTESOL is pleased to announce the start of our new Open Door Classroom Observation Program! Throughout 2014, the Membership Committee will facilitate connections between members who wish to observe classes and members who are willing to let themselves be observed.
There was a great turnout of enthusiastic educators at this month's Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL chapter meeting on Saturday, April 5th at 3pm.
Hyoeng Jun Chae (MA TESOL) who is currently a teacher at Okgok elementary school in Gyeongsan, led an interactive and activity-driven workshop based on his professional research interests, including: academic writing; visualizing language learning; cognitive psychology and language instruction; and computer-assisted language learning.
The next National Council meeting will be held on the 30th of March in Seoul. The agenda and venue will be posted once finalised, and anyone who wishes anything to be placed on the agenda is welcome to contact the secretary, Leonie Overbeek, at email@example.com
All members are welcome to attend.
Jeonju-North Jeolla KOTESOL Regional Conference
"Focusing on Student Differences: Responding to Individual Needs"
April 12th at Jeonju University
Call for presentations - due by March 22nd
If you wish to be considered as a presenter,
send your name, proposal title, abstract, biographical statement,
and picture (optional) to:
The Daegu-Gyeongbuk KOTESOL Chapter met on Saturday, March 8th (the second Saturday as opposed to the usual first Saturday in March due to a public holiday) for our monthly workshop. This month featured the topic Debate for English Language Learning presented by Jeroen Root of Kyungpook National University, Daegu.
The Call for Papers deadline for the KOTESOL 2014 National Conference has been extended to Sunday, March 16th.
The conference takes place in Daegu May 31.
In consideration of the busy "start of school term" season, a couple extra days have been added for those unable to send in their submission. The webform is at http://www.koreatesol.org/nc2014CallForPresenters