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Go Paperless at the 25th Korea TESOL International Conference

At the International Conference, KOTESOL will offer attendees the opportunity to go paperless by using a conference app.  The conference app, by Whova, will provide attendees with a digital version of the conference book and so much more.  In the app participants will be able to peruse the schedule and read presenters abstracts and bios, they can select the sessions that interest them and build their conference schedule.   Attendees will also be able to provide KOTESOL with instant feedback during the event and share their thoughts with other attendees. 

Most of all the app promises...

By Webeditor International Conference on October 22, 2017 - 11:19am | 0 Comments | 2018 KOTESOL International Conference, 2017 Korea TESOL International Conference |Read more

Go Paperless at the 25th Korea TESOL International Conference

At the International Conference, KOTESOL will offer attendees the opportunity to go paperless by using a conference app.  The conference app, by Whova, will provide attendees with a digital version of the conference book and so much more.  In the app participants will be able to peruse the schedule and read presenters abstracts and bios, they can select the sessions that interest them and build their conference schedule.   Attendees will also be able to provide KOTESOL with instant feedback during the event and share their thoughts with other attendees. 

Most of all the app promises...

By Webeditor International Conference on October 22, 2017 - 11:19am | 0 Comments | 2018 KOTESOL International Conference, 2017 Korea TESOL International Conference |Read more

An App for the Conference and a Video to Use it!!

As noted in previous Korea TESOL News Items from the International Conference Planning Committee, we want you to be prepared. Check out the video that has been made just for you! Less than 10 minutes and you will be prepared for an amazing conference experience - digitially and in person.  

At the International Conference, KOTESOL will offer attendees the opportunity to go paperless by using a conference app.  The conference app, by Whova, will provide attendees with a digital version of the conference book and so much more.  In the app participants will be able to peruse the...

By Webeditor Yongin on October 15, 2017 - 1:45pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter 2017 Conference

The Yongin KOTESOL Conference Committee announces the 2017 conference and following social gathering will be held on November 11th at Kangnam University, in Yongin City, Gyeonggi-do. This year's theme is "Language Teaching: Ideas and Activities".

The cost of attendance is a reasonable 5,000 for KOTESOL Members and 10,000 for non-members. Also, current students who are training to be teachers, especially those who intend to be language teachers, are encouraged to attend and will be admitted for free.

For further details, please see the information below, check out our Yongin...

By Webeditor Yongin on October 4, 2017 - 12:59pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Ballots Invitations Sent

Elections are on!

Ballot invitations were sent on October 2nd to 467 current members of KOTESOL (membership expiry date after Oct 1, 2017).

Look for your online ballot invitation in your email account as registered on koreatesol.org. Be sure to check your spam filters.

The message comes from SurveyMonkey, with a reply-to address of admin@koreatesol...

If you have previously "opted out" of SurveyMonkey, we can't send you your ballot invitation!

Questions? Contact us at elections@koreatesol.org

All eligible members (including those who join/renew at...

By Webeditor Elections on October 3, 2017 - 11:51am | 0 Comments | Nominations & Elections Committee |Read more

International Conference Pre-Registration Has Been Extended to 1 October

Pre-Registration Has been Extended to 1 October

Discounted pre-registration opened this week for the 25th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference.  

The two-day conference scheduled for 21-22 October 2017, typically attracts about one-thousand attendees from Korea, Asia, and beyond. This year the conference is being held in conjunction with the Pan-Asian Consortium of Language Teaching Societies (PAC), of which Korea TESOL is a founding member.  The conference theme is “Why Are We Here? Analogue Learning in the Digital Era.” It is intended to promote discussion about the...

By Webeditor International Conference on October 2, 2017 - 4:12pm | 0 Comments | 2017 Korea TESOL International Conference |Read more

October 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Has Been Sent

The October 2017 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on October 1 to 1,971 recipients. In this month's issue: The English Connection, the 2016 KOTESOL Proceedings, a last chance to register for the 25th Korea TESOL - PAC 2017 International Conference, and more! Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Lindsay Herron on October 1, 2017 - 7:21am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

KOTESOL Proceedings 2016 Now Online!

KOTESOL Proceedings 2016 is now available online. This volume brings you a select collection of papers from research presentations and workshops at the highly successful 2016 KOTESOL International Conference. More articles than any previous KOTESOL Proceedings (37), on more topics, by more authors (including 6 invited speakers), from more countries (10). Something of interest to everyone involved in ELT!

Start out the autumn reading season with Proceedings 2016. KOTESOL members need only to log in to their KOTESOL accounts and go to this link: https://koreatesol.org/content/kotesol-...

By Webeditor Publications on September 30, 2017 - 1:22am | 0 Comments | KOTESOL Proceedings |Read more

2017 Korea TESOL National Election!

Get involved with Korea TESOL!

Do you want to help make Korea TESOL better for our members? Become a member of the National Council!  These positions are availabe during this year's election: 

President 
First Vice-President 
Second Vice-President 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
International Conference Co-chair
Nominations and Elections Chair

 

Here are some important dates to remember: 

4 September: Nominations open 
24 September: Nominations close
2 October: Online voting begins 
20 October: Online voting closes ...

By Webeditor Elections on September 17, 2017 - 1:18pm | 0 Comments | Nominations & Elections Committee |Read more

TEC - The Autumn 2017 Issue Now Online

The English Connection, Autumn 2017, the pre-conference issue of TEC is now online for your reading pleasure. A great preview of the October 21-22 International Conference. Start off with a conference overview by our conference chair and co-chair, Sean O'Connor and Kathleen Kelley. Read articles by our plenary speakers, Andy Curtis and Nicky Hockly. Enjoy interviews with four of our featured speakers: Glenda Rose, Ted O'Neill, Kathleen Kampa, and Kalyan Chattopadhyay. Find out what the 20 sessions are about that our invited speakers will be presenting.

And more!
Don't wait....

By Webeditor Publications on September 13, 2017 - 2:26am | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more

September 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Sent!

The September 2017 issue of KOTESOL News is now out! It was sent on September 2 to 1,952 subscribers. Check your inbox to learn about the upcoming 25th Korea TESOL - PAC International Conference, September events, opportunities to present, and more! Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on September 2, 2017 - 7:03am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

August 2017 issue of KOTESOL News sent!

The August 2017 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on August 3, 2017, to 1,909 subscribers. The issue includes important information about the upcoming 25th Korea TESOL-PAC International Conference, upcoming workshops sponsored by our special interest groups, opportunities to present at chapter conferences, and more. Read, share, or subscribe here! 

By Lindsay Herron on August 3, 2017 - 9:13am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

July 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Out!

The July 2017 issue of KOTESOL News is now available! It was sent on July 7, 2017, to 1,919 subscribers. Among the highlights of this issue: recruiting university students to represent Korea at the Asian Youth Forum in October, an opportunity to present at a regional conference, and more. Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Lindsay Herron on July 7, 2017 - 9:49am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter Annual Conference Seeks Presenters

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter Annual Conference Seeks Presenters

Online Form Click HERE.

The Yongin KOTESOL Conference Committee invites presentation proposals for our 2017 annual conference, to be held on November 11th at Kangnam University, in Yongin City, Gyeonggi-do. 

Our theme this year is straight forward: "Language teaching: Ideas and Activities" 

WHO do we want to present?

We are looking for presenters to help us continue our tradition of engaging, insightful conferences at which teachers can develop their skills and pick up inspiring ideas that will...

By Webeditor Yongin on July 3, 2017 - 11:12am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Presentation Proposals Status

Presentation Proposals Status

Results for those who submitted proposals to present at this year's International Conference will be sent once the blind vetting process has been completed (around the end of July).
Presenter registration will open on August 1st.

By Webeditor International Conference on June 20, 2017 - 10:55pm | 0 Comments | 2017 Korea TESOL International Conference |Read more

Now Accepting Applications for the 16th Asian Youth Forum

Do you know university students who would benefit from a program in intercultural relations and global leadership? Encourage them to apply for the 16th Asian Youth Forum (AYF 16), coming to Korea this October as part of the 25th Korea TESOL-PAC International Conference!

October 18-24, 2017, students aged 18-25 from all around Asia will gather in Seoul for a week of academic seminars, sightseeing, and cross-cultural workshops. AYF is only held in Korea when KOTESOL hosts the PAC conference, so this is a rare opportunity for your students to attend without paying for airfare....

By Webeditor Membership on June 14, 2017 - 8:55am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

International Conference Call for Proposals Officially Closed

The Korea TESOL International Conference
Committee (ICC) offers a sincere ‘Thank you’ to everyone who submitted their proposals to present at the 25th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference.   

Close to 400 proposals were submitted before the call for presentations closed last week.   The vetting process is scheduled to wrap-up in early August.  Then prospective presenters will be notified.

Although the call for proposal has closed, the work continues in preparation for the 25th Annual Korea TESOL - PAC International Conference "Why are we here? Analog Learning in...

By Webeditor Media on June 5, 2017 - 3:13pm | 0 Comments | Media (Resources for) |Read more

June 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Out!

The June 2017 issue of KOTESOL News was sent on June 2, 2017, to 2,000 subscribers. Among the highlights of this issue are information about the process of applying for research grants, a link to the Summer 2017 issue of The English Connection, a call for volunteers for the International Conference Committee, and details about how members can represent KOTESOL at JALT and other overseas conferences. Read, share, or subscribe here!

By Lindsay Herron on June 2, 2017 - 7:49am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Join the International Conference Committee

The International Conference Committee (ICC) is looking for team members to assist in the planning and running of the 25th Annual Korea TESOL International Conference, 21-22 October 2017.  If you like working with goal-oriented people in a structured, supportive environment, then we can offer you a world-class experience that will make your resume stand out.

ICC teams that are looking for members include Guest Services, Support Services, and Publicity.  The Guest Services Team helps conference attendees and presenters.  They are the face of the conference support. The Support...

By Webeditor Media on June 1, 2017 - 9:29pm | 0 Comments | Media (Resources for) |Read more

TEC - The Summer 2017 Issue Now Online

Start your summer early with some new ELT ideas. The online Summer issue of TEC is here! Read through the pages of The English Connection for innovation and inspiration. Read Dr. Thomas Farrell's caution on tweeting. Check out Dr. Curtis Kelly's article on learning, memory, and attention. Read about designing courses, immersion programs, teaching debate, teaching computer skills, getting into publishing, and much more in this issue of The English Connection!

You can get started by clinking on https://koreatesol.org/content/english-connection-tecv21n2-summer-2017

By Webeditor Publications on June 1, 2017 - 12:46am | 0 Comments | The English Connection (TEC) |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL June 10 Workshop and Bar-B-Q

Yongin Chapter of KOTESOL continues in June with Second Saturdays!

On Saturday, June 10, come to “YOKO!” for a little bit of the regular and a little bit of the unusual. As with most workshop weekends, we will provide you with helpful information to take back to the classroom. We welcome Brian Raisbeck, who is coming to us from Seoul where he teaches high school conversation and writing. He will share about the usefulness of Kakao Talk as a tool in the classroom. Then, we will transition into an “unworkshop”. (That’s right, we don’t even have time for an “unconference”!) Bring your ...

By Webeditor Yongin on May 27, 2017 - 8:32pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

International Conference Call for Proposals Closing Soon

31 May 2017 is the deadline for those wishing to submit a proposal for the 25th Annual Korea TESOL - PAC International Conference.  The conference,  21-22 October 2017 at Sookmyung Women's University, typically attracts about a thousand attendees from Korea, across Asia, and beyond.  It is a great venue for English educators, applied linguists, and scholars to present their expertise, share ideas, discuss experiences, and inspire others.

This year’s conference theme is “Why Are We Here? Analog Learning in the Digital Era.” The theme is intended to explore the relevance of face-to-...

By Webeditor Media on May 22, 2017 - 6:55pm | 0 Comments | Media (Resources for) |Read more

KOTESOL News Celebrates 3rd Anniversary and 2,000 Subscribers!

The May 2017 issue of KOTESOL News marks the third anniversary of the reinvigorated email newsletter--and a landmark 2,000 subscribers! Congratulations, KOTESOL News! Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on May 5, 2017 - 8:25am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

New Local Discount: Little John Books in Gyeonggi-do!

We are pleased to announce a new discount for KOTESOL members: 20% off foreign books (including novels and other non-textbooks) and a 10% discount + 5% "Mileage" (points that can be used on future purchases) on other items at Little John Books in Suwon, Gyeonggi-do! Just show proof of KOTESOL membership (i.e., your membership card or your online profile page, which includes your membership expiration date), and you should be set.

Address: 117 Bandal-ro, 7 Beon-gil 6, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon, Gyeonggi-do 
(The store is kitty-corner from the back of the Yongtong Home Plus...

By Webeditor Membership on April 3, 2017 - 8:11am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

April 2017 Issue of KOTESOL News Is Now Out!

Check your email inbox for the newest issue of KOTESOL News, a great way to keep abreast of upcoming events and organization news! The April 2017 issue was sent on April 1 to 1,964 subscribers. In this month's newsletter, you can learn more about pre-registration for FAB11 & the 2017 KOTESOL National Conference, cool new podcasts presented by Yongin Chapter, and more. Read, share, or subscribe here.

By Webeditor Membership on April 1, 2017 - 8:16am | 0 Comments | Membership Committee |Read more

Pre-register for the National Conference! (Archive)

Archive Copy.

Save on your conference registration by Pre-Registering!

This year's National conference features an All-Star cast of Who's Whos in ELT, with a strong focus on the brain

Robert S. Murphy Curtis Kelly Marc Helgesen Tim Murphey

 

In fact, a second day of workshops are available!

Pre-register at http://koreatesol.org/content/2017-national-conference-pre-registration

See more about the conference at http://koreatesol.org/nc2017

By Webeditor National Conference on March 31, 2017 - 7:00pm | 0 Comments | 2017 KOTESOL National Conference |Read more

Elementary Extensive Reading and Literature Circles for All Levels at Yongin on April 8

Reading Skills and Strategies is the general theme of our April "Second Saturday in Yongin" on the 8th. We have two presenters who were just at the Seoul Chapter's conference in March. Danielle Ryder and Roxy Lee are perfect examples of "Teachers helping Teachers" with creative ideas, insights, and inspiration! 

Location:  Kangnam University, 2nd floor - Shallomkwon (살롬관) Building. Date and Time:  April 8th, 2 pm. 

Presenter: Roxy Lee

Extensive Reading for Elementary School: Reflections and practical tips

Time: 60 minutes

Abstract: Extensive reading (...

By Webeditor Yongin on March 28, 2017 - 9:40pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Wonderful Seoul Conference last weekend

The annual Seoul Chapter Conference featured Graham Crookes and over 180 teachers tuning in for a sociable day of professional development.

Thanks to all presenters, participants, and the outstanding volunteers who made the day such a wonderful success.

By Webeditor National on March 27, 2017 - 4:23pm | 0 Comments | Media (Resources for) |Read more

2017 Korea TESOL National Election!

Get involved with Korea TESOL!

Do you want to help make Korea TESOL better for our members? Become a member of the National Council!  These positions are availabe during this year's election: 

President  First Vice-President  Second Vice-President  Treasurer  Secretary  International Conference Co-chair Nominations and Elections Chair

 

Here are some important dates to remember: 

4 September: Nominations open  24 September: Nominations close 2 October: Online voting begins  20 October: Online voting closes  21-22 October: Onsite voting RESULTS ANNOUNCED AT THE ABM

 ...

By Webeditor Elections on March 23, 2017 - 12:59pm | 0 Comments | Nominations & Elections Committee |Read more

National Conference- Travel Reimbursement!

Hey DCC! Are you planning to attend this year's National Conference? We have great news for you!! FOR CURRENT DCC MEMBERS ONLY!! The DC Chapter will reimburse travel expenses up to W20,000! You must present travel documents at the conference to receive your reimbursement! To do so, find the Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter table at the conference

Conference Website: . http://koreatesol.org/nc2017

By Webeditor Daejeon on March 22, 2017 - 5:43pm | 0 Comments | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

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