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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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

MCALL SIG Meet-up at National Conference

Join the Multimedia and CALL SIG for a lunchtime meet-up at the 2016 National Conference! This is a great opportunity to share your ideas for the SIG, find out how you can participate, and socialize a bit with others who share your interest in media and technology.

By Webeditor_Sig Call on May 22, 2016 - 7:00pm | Multimedia & CALL | Read more

Professional Development SIG meet-up

KOTESOL's Professional Development SIG (special interest group) will have a lunch-hour meeting at the KOTESOL National Conference May 28th. This is our chance to recharge the SIG, plan our activities for the coming months, welcome new participants, and just a bit of socializing.

We hope to see you there!

Key links:

SIG homepage: https://koreatesol.org/content/professional-development

By Webeditor_Sig Professional Development on May 16, 2016 - 6:55am | Professional Development | Read more

Updating Your KOTESOL Profile [Important]

Not Receiving Your TEC?
Are you a KOTESOL member but not receiving your member copy of TEC (The English Connection)?
The most likely reasons for this are all related to the mailing address in your online KOTESOL account profile:

By Webeditor Publications on May 14, 2016 - 2:24am | Publications | Read more

Checking interest in a bus to the National Conference

Public transportation in Korea is great, but do you know what's better? A private bus. Yep, that's right.

Survey: https://goo.gl/IyvDmd

By Webeditor Seoul on May 10, 2016 - 3:18pm | Seoul | Read more

KOTESOL Research Grants 2016 - Call for Applications

The Korea TESOL Research Committee is pleased to announce the availability of research grants for new or experienced researchers. Only current members of KOTESOL are eligible. See more from https://koreatesol.org/research-comm

By Webeditor National on May 6, 2016 - 9:01am | KOTESOL | Read more

MCALL SIG Seeking IC Colloquium Presenters!

The Multimedia & CALL Special Interest Group is now seeking presenters for an MCALL-related colloquium at the 2016 International Conference (October 15 & 16, 2016, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul). The colloquium will be 105 minutes long and feature simultaneous 20-minute presentations, so presenters will do the same presentation five times as people circulate to various stations around the room.

By Webeditor_Sig Call on May 3, 2016 - 9:56am | Multimedia & CALL | Read more