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December 2015 KOTESOL News Sent!

The December 2015 KOTESOL News email newsletter was sent on Friday, December 4, to 1,459 subscribers. This issue contains information about December events as well as calls for papers, presentations, and representatives for 2016. You may read it, share it, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on December 4, 2015 - 8:51am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Gwangju-Jeonnam Conference 2016 Call for Presentations

Gwangju-Jeonnam KOTESOL Regional Conference

Gwangju National University of Education
March 12, 2016

CALL for PRESENTATIONS

Theme: Service -- A Tradition in Teaching

The conference theme was selected to highlight the work that EFL educators do not only at the chalkface, but beyond the classroom -- work that propels organizations like KOTESOL and Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter; work that facilitates professional development for one's colleagues through conferences, symposia, workshops, and SIG meetings; work that ultimately contributes to the EFL educator's own...

By Webeditor Gwangju on November 25, 2015 - 12:49am | 0 Comments | Gwangju-Jeonnam |Read more

Gwangju-Jeonnam Officers Elected for 2015-16

Chapter elections were held at Gwangju-Jeonnam KOTESOL for their three elective officers. Those elected to lead the Chapter in the coming year are as follows:

President: Dr. David Shaffer
Vice President: William Mulligan
Treasurer: Lindsay Herron

Additional Chapter officers shall be appointed soon to assist in the guidance of the Chapter in the many tasks lying ahead in the coming year.

Photo (from left): David Shaffer, Lindsay Herron, William Mulligan.

By Webeditor Gwangju on November 23, 2015 - 12:20am | 0 Comments | Gwangju-Jeonnam |Read more

Symposium Schedule!

The DCC Symposium
and
Thanksgiving Dinner Saturday, November 28, 2015 Woosong University (West Campus, Building W16)
Daejeon

Time:
9am to 10am: Registration
9:45 to 10am: Opening Ceremony
10am to 5:40PM: Symposium
5:40PM: Closing Ceremony

Turkey Dinner: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOVEMBER 25.

See more - register -
https://koreatesol.org/content/2015-daejeon-chungcheong-november-symposi...

By Webeditor Daejeon on November 19, 2015 - 2:46pm | 0 Comments | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

Jeju Chapter Elects 2015-2016 Executive Officers

The Jeju Chapter of KOTESOL held its annual elections on November 9, 2015. The elected officers for the 2015-16 term are as follows:

President - Stephanie Nixon

Vice President - Christine Gallagher

Treasurer - Leonard Castro

(For more information about the elected Executive Officers for the 2015-2016 term, please refer to the Executive Profiles.)

By Webeditor Jeju on November 9, 2015 - 11:00pm | 0 Comments | Jeju |Read more

Membership Benefit: Fourth Month Free at ProfsAbroad.com

KOTESOL members who take out a new 3-month subscription to ProfsAbroad.com can have a 4th month added to their subscription at no extra cost. Just sign up and pay for a new 3-month subscription, then email evidence of your KOTESOL membership (e.g., a scan of your membership card or a screen capture of the name and membership expiration date in your online profile) to ProfsAbroad. The fourth month will be added to your subscription.

By Webeditor Membership on November 1, 2015 - 1:40pm | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

November 2015 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Now Available!

The November 2015 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on November 1, 2015, to 1,426 subscribers. Read, share, or subscribe here!

By Webeditor Membership on November 1, 2015 - 1:32pm | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Elections Results Oct 2015

The following have been duly elected in the KOTESOL National Elections of October 2015, and will serve until the 2016 Annual Business Meeting:

President: Lindsay Herron
1st Vice President:  Dr. David E. Shaffer
2nd Vice President:  Ingrid Zwaal
Secretary:  Daniel Cable
Treasurer:  Phil Owen
Nominations & Elections Committee Chair:  Mike Peacock
International Conference Committee Co-Chair:  Sean O'Connor

* The International Conference Committee Co-Chair is elected to a two-year term, the second year serving as International Conference...

By Webeditor National on October 30, 2015 - 9:39am | 0 Comments | KOTESOL |Read more

2015 Daejeon-Chungcheong November Symposium and Thanksgiving Dinner: Pre-Reg Now Open!

The DCC Symposium and Thanksgiving Dinner will once again be held at Woosong University in Daejeon.

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Location: Woosong University (West Campus, Building W16), Daejeon

Time: 
9am to 10am: Registration
9:45 to 10am: Opening Ceremony
10am to 5:40PM: Symposium
5:40PM: Closing Ceremony 

Turkey Dinner: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOVEMBER 25.

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How to pre-register for the KOTESOL DCC Chapter Symposium and Thanksgiving Dinner...

By Webeditor Daejeon on October 29, 2015 - 2:51pm | 0 Comments | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

Call for Papers: KOTESOL Proceedings 2015

The KOTESOL Publications Committee is now accepting papers for KOTESOL Proceedings 2015. Submissions may be made by presenters at the 2015 KOTESOL International Conference and English Expo based on presentations made at the conference.

Submissions deadline is January 15, 2016.
General guidelines (as PDF file) and additional information can be found here:

http://koreatesol.org/content/kotesol-proceedings

By Webeditor Publications on October 13, 2015 - 1:31pm | 0 Comments | KOTESOL Proceedings |Read more

Cambridge Day XV

Cambridge Day XV

Saturday
November 14th, 2015
Sookmyung Women's University

Register: https://goo.gl/HCZ5Nn

Brochure with more information link

 

By Webeditor KOTESOL Partners on October 9, 2015 - 12:34pm | 0 Comments | KOTESOL |Read more

Photo Contest @ Conference

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Join us for a fun photo contest.

Capture the KOTESOL Conference in a picture!

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, what picture best describes the KOTESOL International Conference?

Korea TESOL will grant prizes to the two best images in the following two classifications:

    Web-media (any digital resolution is acceptable, including older phone cameras)
    Print-media (high resolution)

Bring your Camera!  See more details -  http://koreatesol.org/content/kotesol-conference-photo-contest

By Webeditor International Conference on October 8, 2015 - 10:58am | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Bylaws update

The KOTESOL Bylaws (not Constitution) were amended at the 2014 KOTESOL Annual Business Meeting, but somehow that amendment was never incorporated into the text.

It is now.  Bylaws Article X. Amendments.

These Bylaws may be amended by a three-fifths (3/5) majority majority vote of the members present at an ABM, provided that written notice of the proposed changes has been endorsed by at least five (5) members in good standing and has been distributed to all members at least thirty (30) days prior to the vote.

See the CURRENT Constitution and Bylaws at http://koreatesol...

By Webeditor National on October 6, 2015 - 1:54pm | 0 Comments | KOTESOL |Read more

2014 ABM minutes (Draft) now online.

The DRAFT minutes from the KOTESOL 2014 Annual Business Meeting are now available. These should be examined, proposals made for revision, and then ratified at this years Anuual Business Meeting Sunday at 4:40pm. Find minutes at http://koreatesol.org/content/minutes

By Webeditor National on October 6, 2015 - 1:40pm | 0 Comments | KOTESOL |Read more

2015 International Conference Edition of KOTESOL News Sent

The 2015 International Conference edition of KOTESOL News was sent this morning (October 6, 2015) to 1,426 subscribers. This issue includes important information about the conference; if you're planning to attend, this is a must-read! Read it, share it, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on October 6, 2015 - 7:57am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Conf Book now online

The Full and Complete Conference Program Book (192 pages) is now available for Download!
(Large file, 15.5mb!)

http://koreatesol.org/ic2015

 

By Webeditor International Conference on October 5, 2015 - 10:21pm | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Sunday Service with Chuck Sandy at International Conference 2015

Join plenary speaker Chuck Sandy and the Christian Teachers SIG from 8:15 to 8:45 on Sunday morning in Room 322 for an ecumenical time of fellowship, prayer, reflection, and celebration.

There might also be some singing.

The service will be led by Chuck Sandy and is sponsored by the Christian Teachers SIG.

All are welcome.
 

By Webeditor International Conference on October 1, 2015 - 7:55pm | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Major Speakers at International Conference Details

Complete information on all major speakers at the KOTESOL International Conference is now available from
http://koreatesol.org/ic2015/MajorSpeakers
with specific pages for each speaker (including photo, biographical sketch, and sessions abstracts) and a single PDF document with abstracts and session times.

A single list containing all session titles, presenters, times & rooms is available from http://koreatesol.org/ic2015/PresenterList0923

(all information subject to revsion)

By Webeditor International Conference on September 27, 2015 - 4:38pm | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Conference Pre-Registration closes Sept 30

Quick Reminder:

You opportunity to save through pre-registration is available only through September 30th.

Don't delay
Register TODAY!

http://koreatesol.org/ic2015 for links to various types of registration.

By Webeditor International Conference on September 25, 2015 - 2:18pm | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Conference Presentation List (Preliminary) Now Available

Subject to late revisions (prior to conference book publication).

Sorted by Presenter Surname.

Additional lists will follow in days to come.

http://koreatesol.org/ic2015/PresenterList0923

By Webeditor International Conference on September 24, 2015 - 8:19am | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

2015 Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter Elections

Daejeon-Chungcehong Elections!  How would you like to be a member of our 2016 Executive Council?  Here's your chance!  Possible positions are: President, 1st VP, Daejeon 2nd VP, Cheongju 2nd VP, Cheonan 2nd VP, Secretary, Membership Coordinator, and 4 Members at Large (MAL). The position of Treasurer is also an elected position, however qualified candidates must have spent at least one full term on the chapter executive council.  A description of these positions can be found of pages 7-11 of our Governance Manual, located here: http://koreatesol.org/sites/default/files/pdf_publications/...

By Webeditor Daejeon on September 15, 2015 - 1:57pm | 0 Comments | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

Daejeon-Chungcheong Symposium and Thanksgiving Dinner: Call for Proposals

KOTESOL: Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter

Call for Presenters

 

The Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter will be hosting its November Symposium and Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, November 28th, 2015. The venue once again is Woosong University in Daejoen.  This year’s theme is “What do students need to succeed in studying English?”  We will be accepting presentation proposals from Wednesday, September 9th until Friday, October 16th. (PLEASE NOTE OUR EXTENDED DEADLINE).  Our vetting process will take place from Saturday, October 17th to Saturday, Ocober 31st.  You can find the...

By Webeditor Daejeon on September 9, 2015 - 2:47pm | 0 Comments | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

September Issue of KOTESOL News Sent

The September 2015 issue of KOTESOL News, our email newsletter, was sent out today (September 4) to 1,243 recipients. This edition contains important information about the national elections, International Conference, proposed changes to the KOTESOL Constitution, and more. Check your inbox--or read, share, or subscribe here!

By Webeditor Membership on September 4, 2015 - 12:09pm | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Getting Acquainted with... Boyoung Lee (이보영)

Lee Boyoung - Boyoung Lee (이보영) - is perhaps Korea's most-recognized English teacher.

She is also a featured speaker at the 2015 KOTESOL International Conference and English Expo

With years of TV-teaching experience, leading a major language education group, and as Professor/Head of Group at a major university, she is a leader in the field.

Get to know more about her!

Boyoung has produced a series of interview-videos for KOTESOL, with more to come!
http://koreatesol.org/videos/BoyoungLee-1

See information about her conference sessions at...

By Webeditor International Conference on September 3, 2015 - 5:08pm | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Notice of a Proposed Amendment to the KOTESOL Constiuttion

Regarding the two-year term of President

All members are hereby notified
of the motion to amend the KOTESOL Constitution, specified below, to be voted upon at the KOTESOL Annual Business Meeting scheduled for Sunday, October 11 at 16:50 within the KOTESOL International Conference venue at COEX (Seoul),
having met the provisions for endorsement and notice under Constitution Article VIII.

The Proposal:

That Article V of the KOTESOL Constitution be amended to DELETE the following clause,
"except  for the President, who shall serve a two-year term, elected...

By Webeditor National on September 3, 2015 - 11:22am | 0 Comments | KOTESOL |Read more

KOTESOL Elections - Nominations Sept 26

Become a KOTESOL Leader!

The nominations period will close at 11:59 pm on September 20th, 2015.

The following positions will be up for election this year:
-  President
-  First Vice-President
-  Second Vice-President
-  Secretary
-  Treasurer
-  Nominations and Elections Committee Chair
-  International Conference Committee Co-chair

See more at http://koreatesol.org/elections/

 

By Webeditor Elections on September 2, 2015 - 2:37pm | 0 Comments | Nominations & Elections Committee |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter November Conference is Seeking Presenters

Call for Proposals

The Yongin KOTESOL Conference Committee invites presentation proposals for our 2015 annual conference, to be held  on Nov. 14th at Gangnam University, in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do.  Our theme this year is "Practical Classroom Activities: Arts & Technologies in the Classroom". We are looking for both experienced and new presenters to help us continue our tradition of conferences that are  engaging, provides insights and develops skills that are of real value in the classroom.
If you, or someone you know would like to give a presentation or workshop that follows...

By Webeditor Yongin on August 29, 2015 - 5:43am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

International Conference Issue of TEC Now Online

The 2015 Korea TESOL International Conference and English Expo is still a full month away, BUT the Autumn Issue of The English Connerction (TEC) is now online to bring the conference much closer. This expanded issue of TEC contains over 20 pages of IC-related information -- invited speakers' presentation schedules, articles by invited speakers, and interviews with invited speakers. Download the latest issue of TEC, and learn more about the great invited speakers coming to IC 2015. But this issue is not all about the conference. You will also find the regular TEC features and columns that...

By Webeditor Publications on August 28, 2015 - 10:18pm | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more

Invited Speakers at 2015 KOTESOL International Conference - Details Available

In addition to our amazing plenary speakers Chuck Sandy and Robert Murphy at this year's International Conference, we have a wonderful line-up of featured speakers to accommodate your ELT interests and concerns. Some are names that will be easily recognizable; others will be new names, but all will be presenting informative and inspiring presentations and workshops tailored for our International Conference attendees.

Find the details on our invited speakers and their presentations at:
http://koreatesol.org/ic2015/MajorSpeakers

Stay tuned to the conference page as more...

By Webeditor International Conference on August 27, 2015 - 5:09pm | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Conference -- Did You Know?

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The KOTESOL International Conference and English Expo 2015 is something special.

The best from the past, plus some new features.

Invited speakers include Chuck Sandy, Robert Murphy, Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto, Glenn Stockwell, Boyoung Lee (이보영) and more

See the full list of major speakers and their sessions at http://koreatesol.org/ic2015/MajorSpeakers

More information added twice weekly.

The English Expo is Korea's largest book/materials exhibition, KOTESOL is proud to partner with over 100 organizations to display the best in English...

By Webeditor International Conference on August 27, 2015 - 9:48am | 0 Comments | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

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