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December 13: AL&TESOL Holiday Party

AL & TESOL Holiday Party is scheduled on December 13. We appreciate TESOL/AL Roundtable for organizing this wonderful event. When: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm, December 13, 2013 Where: Thompson 229

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November 13, 2013: Brown Bag Lunch Series Discussion

BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES DISCUSSION Wednesday, November 13, 2013 11:30 a.m.-12:20 pm 138 Horace Mann Please bring a lunch; dessert & beverages provided. READING, WRITING, & TALKING SCIENCE WITH ENGLISH LEARNERS Luciana C. de Oliveira Associate Professor of TESOL & Applied Linguistics This presentation describes a collaborative association between a university professor, a Ph.D. student, and a …

Posted 9 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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November 11, 2013: Panel Discussion on the Teaching of English as an International Language

A Global Perspective: The Teaching of English as an International Language Date: November 11, 2013 (Monday) Time: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Venue: Horace Mann 152 As part of the International Education Week 2013, the Applied Linguistics and TESOL Programs present this panel discussion exploring the teaching and learning of English as an international language. …

Posted 9 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Lecture by Prof. Norbert Schmitt (Nov 4, 2013)

Developing the Next Generation Vocabulary Test: Challenging Assumptions Date: Monday, November 4, 2013 Time: 5:00 - 6:30PM Venue: Horace Mann 152 Vocabulary is an essential component of any language use, and correlates highly with language skills, especially reading. As such, for many language pedagogy purposes, it makes sense to measure learners’ vocabulary knowledge. Most current …

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TESOL/AL Roundtable Research Forum (Fall 2013)

The TESOL/AL Roundtable Research Forum was held on Oct 4 (Friday) at the Teachers College. Program 1. Dr. Howard Williams: Abstract Writing 2. Saerhim Oh: Investigating the Rater Behaviors and the Rater Training Effect of the Writing Section of the CEP (Community English Program) Placement Test 3. Rongchan Lin: The Communicative Functions of Names in …

Posted 10 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Ed.D. Student Saerhim Oh presented at the ECOLT 2013

At the ECOLT 2013 held on October 25, at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, Saerhim presented her paper titled "Investigating the rater behaviors and the rater training effects of the writing section of a placement test".

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Ed.D. Student Nancy Boblett presented at 2013 LANSI

Titled "Gesture-Echo", this talk describes a practice called gesture-echo, the repetition of a previously performed gesture which links the lexical affiliates of the original and its echo. The gesture-echo 1) disambiguates its lexical affiliate and 2) serves as visual shorthand, thus moving the interaction forward quickly and efficiently.

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Ed.D. Student Nancy Boblett presented at 2013 LANSI

Titled "Gesture-Echo",this talk describes a practice called gesture-echo, the repetition of a previously performed gesture which links the lexical affiliates of the original and its echo. The gesture-echo 1) disambiguates its lexical affiliate and 2) serves as visual shorthand, thus moving the interaction forward quickly and efficiently.

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Ed.D. Student Rongchan Lin presented at the 11th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy

The 11th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy was held in Chengdu, China, June 28-30, 2013. It was jointly organized by Sichuan University and the City University of New York.

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TESOL&AL End-of-year PARTY: Friday, May 3rd

TESOL & Applied Linguistics End-of-Year Party! This Friday! We know it's a busy time with finals, but please join us for great food and festivities at this year's TC TESOL & AL Programs End-of-Year Party! Drinks and excellent food fare will be served, end-of-the-year announcements made, and APPLE & Fanselow Award …

Posted 16 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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2013 APPLE Lecture Series

Please join us on FRIDAY, APRIL 19th, for our 2013 APPLE Lecture Series with esteemed Professor Mary McGroarty from Northern Arizona University. Afternoon Colloquium for current TESOL/AL students and faculty will be held in Horace Mann 150 from 1:30-3:00. The title of the talk will be: Why don't we know what's good for us: Discontinuity …

Posted 16 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Ed.D Student Di Yu to present at AAAL 2013

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Professor Hansun Waring and Ed.D student Elizabeth Reddington to present at Colloquium at AAAL 2013

DIS Research Methods and Research Questions in Humor Studies This colloquium critically examines the present research agenda in humor studies and calls for its expansion, in terms of both the research methods being used and the types of questions being asked. The contributions of mixed methods, conversation analysis, longitudinal case studies, and acoustic analysis to …

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Professors James Purpura and Hansun Waring to present at Colloquium at AAAL 2013

ILTA at AAAL Colloquium - Learning-Oriented Assessment (LOA) in Classrooms: A Place where SLA, Interaction, and Language Assessment Interface Many L2 assessment researchers (e.g., Rea-Dickins, 2003; Leung, 2005) have acknowledged the central role that assessment plays in L2 classrooms and have recognized the need to relate assessment principles and practices to teaching and learning. Empirical …

Posted 18 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Ed.D Student Drew Fagan to present at AAAL 2013 and TESOL 2013

AAAL 2013 From "No" to "Let's Think About That": Systematically Managing Negative Feedback in L2 Classroom Discourse The current study examines the systematicity with which one expert ESOL teacher provides and differentiates negative feedback practices across classroom interactions. Utilizing conversation analytic and ethnographic methods, varied examples of the teacher’s negative feedback practices will be examined …

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MA Applied Linguistics Student EunSeok Ro to present at the Graduate Student Forum at TESOL 2013

The Graduate Student Forum is a 1-day mini-conference
that invites graduate students in TESOL teacher preparation programs to share the results of their research, their teaching ideas and experiences, and the materials they have developed. Dallas Convention Center, Dallas, Texas Wednesday, March 20, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Posted 18 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Dr. Carolin Fuchs and Dr. Bill Snyder to present at Roundtable Session at AAAL 2013

It's Not Just the Tool: Instructional Design for Exploiting the Potential of Social Networking This case study explores the extent to which pre-service language teachers used Google Wave, an online writing tool and social networking site, beyond their pedagogical tasks, and the course design implications of this use. Genre-based pedagogy may be a necessary support …

Posted 18 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Dr. Inez Heath selected as a member of the Standing Committee on Diversity for TESOL Organization

Dr. Inez Heath has been selected to serve a 3-year term as a member of the Standing Committee on Diversity. Congratulations, Dr. Inez Heath!

Posted 18 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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Dr. Ari Sherris to present for TESOL/AL Web Journal Brown Bag Lecture Series

Disturbing the future: Curriculum Change in an Israeli Kibbutz School November 8, 2012 12 p.m. 150 Horace Mann Sociolinguistics and anthropology have often underscored the experiential import of narrative (see review by Ochs and Capps, 1996). Hymes (1975) celebrates narrative as a universal function of language. Nevertheless because of its positioning within a particular context, …

Posted 23 months ago by TESOL & AL Program

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