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.

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All English teachers or English-based businesses, of any level or nationality, are eligible to join KOTESOL.  Find out more at www.koreatesol.org/join-kotesol

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Nominations Opening Soon!

Are you interested in having a position on KoreaTESOL's National Executive?  Here's your chance! Nominations open on September 1st!  

For a list of which positions are available and the duties of each, go to http://koreatesol.org/elections . 

~N&E Committee

By Webeditor Elections on July 20, 2016 - 4:04pm | Nominations & Elections Committee | Read more

July 2016 KOTESOL News Is Out!

It might be the summer break, but KOTESOL never rests! Check out what's happening this month around the country; the July issue of KOTESOL News was sent on July 7, 2016, to 1,668 subscribers. Highlights of the issue include new columns and reading groups for KOTESOL SIGs, calls for papers and presentations, and a special invitation to university students to represent Korea overseas. 

By Webeditor Membership on July 8, 2016 - 4:42am | Membership Committee | Read more

AYF - Study-Travel Experience for our Students

Study-Abroad (1-week) opportunity for Korean university (and college) students. Deadline to apply is July 15th. Please inform your students.

By Webeditor National on June 28, 2016 - 12:27pm | KOTESOL | Read more

New! Critical reading group

With Dean Jorgensen's help, we are setting up an online critical reading group as of 27 June 2016. We will begin with the text Teaching to Transgress (bell hooks). For more information, join our Facebook group or contact the SIG administrator (see Social Justice SIG Basic page for instructions).

By Webeditor SIG Social Justice on June 23, 2016 - 8:22pm | Social Justice (Critical Educators in Korea) SIG | Read more

KOTESOL Membership Card... Don't Leave Home Without It!

Your KOTESOL Membership Card allows for discounts in various shops and events.

Such as the forthcoming Christian Teachers conference June 24-25 at Yonsei University.

You can also show your current membership through your member's profile after you login to the KOTESOLwebsite at https://koreatesol.org/user

By Webeditor Membership on June 12, 2016 - 12:02pm | Membership Committee | Read more

TEC Magazine — Summer Issue Online Now

Summer is officially here. It's June, and the Summer TEC is here, too. Log in to your KOTESOL account to enjoy reading your member's copy of the latest issue of The English Connection. Read features on volunteering students and on critical thinking. Find out more about Ian Done Ramos and about Jim Scrivener's most recent book "Classroom Management Techniques." Learn about Tom Farrell's meditation methods in his reflective practice column.

By Webeditor Calendar on June 2, 2016 - 1:40am | | Read more

Publish Your Tech Review (MCALL SIG)

The Multimedia & CALL Special Interest Group (MCALL SIG) is looking for contributors to a new "Tech Briefs" feature on the website! We're planning to publish brief reviews of various tech tools, websites, and online resources. 

By Webeditor_Sig Call on June 1, 2016 - 7:16am | Multimedia & CALL | Read more

Volunteers Needed: Seeking Interim National Treasurer, Secretary

Our national treasurer and secretary are both leaving Korea, and their successors will not be elected until October. We need volunteers to take over each position before the current occupants leave! You will only be in the position until October (though you are strongly encouraged to run for the office, if you enjoy the work), and training will be provided. Additional information is below.

By Webeditor National on May 31, 2016 - 10:50am | KOTESOL | Read more

Membership Perk: Promotional Price for Everland + Beer Fest, June 10-12, 2016

The Everland Beer Fest (June 10-12, 2016) is offering special promotional tickets to KOTESOL members! During the festival only, KOTESOL members will get a discount on Everland admission, plus a free drink and free admission to the beer festival. To learn more about the promotional price, please email our contact at the Everland Beer Fest. 

By Webeditor Membership on May 30, 2016 - 1:18pm | Membership Committee | Read more

2016 National Conference Special Edition of KOTESOL News Is Now Out!

The 2016 National Conference special edition of KOTESOL News was sent on May 23 to 1,641 subscribers. This all-conference issue features everything attendees might wish to know about the conference in Wonju on Saturday (May 28). Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor_Sig Call on May 23, 2016 - 9:30pm | | Read more