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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

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

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

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

March 11th with Yongin Chapter - Triple the information, Quadruple the Presenters!

Date: March 11, 2017
Time: 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Location: Kangnam University, Yongin (2nd stop on the Yongin Everline! Just after Giheung)
Map - Google
Map - Naver 

For more specific DIRECTIONS please see the menu links on the right side of this page or scroll down to the bottom. 

Questions: Chapter President Martin Todd can be reached at  010-2424-5411 or his email, martinhtodd {at} gmail [dot] com

  Presenter: Tim Yackley Title: Critical Pedagogy in a Post-Truth Era

Time: 90 minutes

Abstract: 10 Tricks to Teach Critical Thinking and Media...

By Webeditor Yongin on February 26, 2017 - 7:34pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Teacher Renewal Seminar - A Shared Learning Experience

The Yongin Chapter of KOTESOL would like to sponsor a 4-part teacher-renewal seminar featuring Parker Palmer's "The Courage to Teach". Usually our seminars feature experienced presenters who offer many very good ideas on how and what to teach. This is a little different.

As a result, this series aims to:

Explore the inner landscape of a teacher Refocus on the connection between our own identity and integrity as it relates to the learning process. Create a safe space for professionals on the front lines Share our 'universe' with other professionals Discuss the possibilities for...
By Webeditor Yongin on February 11, 2017 - 10:55am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter's Newly Elected Chapter Officers for 2017

The Yongin KOTESOL Chapter recently held its election for new chapter officers through Survey Monkey and onsite voting in the December 10, 2016 double workshop feature at Kangnam University. Here are the results:

Martin Todd: President

Duksoon Han: First Vice-President

Dongsook Park: Second Vice-President

David D.I. Kim: Treasurer

Katie Lim: Secretary

Stewart Gray: Graduate Student Representative

Youngseo Choi: Undergraduate Student Representative

Robert Kim: Immediate Past President

On behalf of the chapter, the officers will...

By Webeditor Yongin on December 11, 2016 - 5:02pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter November Conference: Seeking Proposals From Various Presenters

Call for Presentations for the Fourth Annual Yongin KOTESOL Conference

Practical Classroom Activities for Empowering Students

 

The Yongin KOTESOL Conference Committee invites presentation proposals for our 2016 annual conference, to be held on Nov. 12th at Kangnam University, in Yongin, Gyeonggi-do.  Our theme this year is "Practical Classroom Activities for Empowering Students.” We are looking for both experienced and new presenters to help us continue our tradition of conferences that are engaging, provide insights and develop skills that are of real value in the...

By Webeditor Yongin on August 31, 2016 - 5:50pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter is Seeking Chapter Workshop Presenters

Yongin KOTESOL is one of the most active and fastest growing chapters in Korea.  Right now, we’re looking for presenters to fill out our spring and fall 2016 seasons!  If you’d like to give a workshop that will help us improve our teaching, send your proposal to Martin Todd, the Yongin KOTESOL'’ First Vice-President at martinhtodd@gmail.com by March 11th.   We’ll get back to you quickly and we’ll be making up our schedule in mid March.

By Webeditor Yongin on February 27, 2016 - 7:54am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin KOTESOL Chapter's Newly Elected Officers

 

The Yongin Chapter proudly anounces its newly elected officers after balloting through Survey Monkey. During the December 12, 2015 Chapter workshop at Kangnam University in Yongin, the results were anounced. Here  are the following new chapter officers:

Robert Kim: President

Martin Todd: First Vice-President

Angela Wu: Second Vice-President

David D.I. Kim, Treasurer

Duksoon Han, Secretary

Youngseo Choi, Student Representative

On behalf of the chapter, the officers will work hard in helping English teachers of various backgrounds,...

By Webeditor Yongin on December 18, 2015 - 5:49pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |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

Cancellation of the June 13, 2015 Yongin KOTESOL Chapter Workshop and Barbecue

Due to the current situation in Korea surrounding MERS, the Yongin KOTESOL Chapter has decided to cancel the workshop and subsequent barbecue. If you know anyone else who was planning to attend, please let them know. We look forward to seeing you all of you at our next "Back to School" event on September 12, 2015 from 2PM to 4PM.

 

By Webeditor Yongin on June 8, 2015 - 11:25pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin Chapter's Newly Elected Officers

The Yongin Chapter proudly anounces its newly elected officers after balloting through Survey Monkey and during the December 13, 2014 Chapter workshop at Kangnam University in Yongin.Here  are the following new chapter officers:

President: Karlene Blackburn

First Vice-President: Martin Todd

Second Vice-President: Lauren SJ Choi

Treasurer: David D.I. Kim

Secretary: Alaric Naude

Student Representative: Angela Wu

On behalf of the chapter, the officers will work hard in helping English teachers of various backgrounds, expereinces, and grade...

By Webeditor Yongin on December 13, 2014 - 10:28pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Nominations for Yongin Chapter Officers

The Yongin Chapter is looking for potential registered members who are interested in running for the following chapter officer positions: president, first vice-president, second vice-president, treasurer, secretary, and student representative. If you are interested, please contact Martin Todd at yonginkotesol.elections@gmail.com by this Saturday, November 22 at midnight! This is a wonderful opportunity to dvelop your leaderhsip skills as part of a growing and dynamic chapter!

By Webeditor Yongin on November 19, 2014 - 9:55am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Yongin November Conference

Date: 
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00 to 18:00
Location: 
Kangnam University; Shallomkwon Building (Rooms 301, 302, 303, and 304 on the third floor)Yongin,  Gyeonggi-do South Korea
See map: Google Maps
Contact Email: 
robertkim144@gmail.com
Contact Phone: 
010-8354-2627

The Yongin Chapter will hold its annual conference on November 8, 2014 (the second Saturday of November) from 12PM to 6PM at Kangnam University in Yongin, Gyonggido, Korea. 

It will take place at the Shallomkwon Building (see the building image and Kangnam...

By Webeditor Yongin on September 5, 2014 - 7:43pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

KOTESOL Yongin Chapter Brochure

Join now and see what the Yongin Chapter has in store for 2014!

By Webeditor Yongin on February 26, 2014 - 7:21pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

New Gyonggi-Yongin Chapter Officers

After elections for registered Yongin chapter members took place via through mainly Survey Monkey here are the results:

President: Robert Kim

First Vice-President: Martin Todd

Second Vice-President: Mario Podeschi

Treasurer: David Kim

Secretary: Karlene Blackburn

Student Representative: Ashly Minju

On behalf of the chapter, the officers will work very hard to assist our members and KOTESOL to provide outstanding professional development and networking for a whole range of English teachers who are:

native and nonnative.
seasoned...

By Webeditor Yongin on December 16, 2013 - 10:20am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

From Suwon Station to Kangnam University, via Bundang Line and Yongin Everline Train

Folks, anyone traveling from Seoul or other areas of Korea by KTX, Muganghwa, Saemaul, Noriro, or Subway Line 1 can transfer to the Bundang Line to Giheung Station. From Gihueng Station, go to Exit 4 to the Yongin Everline Train to Kangnam University Station. As soon as you get off at Kangnam University Station at Exit 1 or Exit 2, the front entrance is directly across from the station. After you go through the arch at the entrance, you can go to either the Shallomkwon Building or the Insakwon Building for any Gyeonggi-Yongin Chapter conferernce or workshop!  If you have any questions,...
By Webeditor Yongin on December 6, 2013 - 12:14am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Nominations for Yogin Chapter Officer Positions

Any registered Yongin members who are interested in running for the following Yongin Chapter officer poistions: president, first vice-president, second vice-president, treasurer, secretary, and student representative must send an e-mail to yonginkotesol.elections@gmail.com. Please send it by Saturday, November 30th! Let the best persons be nominated and hopefully elected!

 

By Webeditor Yongin on November 25, 2013 - 6:57pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Official Site of Saturday's, September 14, 2013 Gyonggi-Yongin Chapter Workshop

The September 14, 2013 Gyonggi-Yongin Chapter workshop "Bang-Jangnim" Class Student Captains to the Rescue" will be held in the Insakwon Building in Room 219 at Kangnam University. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Kim at 010-8354-2627, iamrmk@AOL.com, or robertkim144@gmail.com.

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday.

 

By Webeditor Yongin on September 7, 2013 - 8:21am | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Gyonggi-Yongin Chapter Officers

From June 3, 2013 until June 8, 2013, Yongin chapter members voted for their chapter officers through Survey Monkey and in the Saturday workshop at Kangnam University in Yongin.

Here are the results:

President: David Kim

First Vice-President: Robert Kim

Second Vice-President: Martin Todd

Treasurer: Sean O' Connor

Secretary: Doria Garms-Sotelo

On behalf of the chapter, the officers will work very hard to assist our members and KOTESOL to provide outstanding professional development and networking for a whole range of English teachers who are...

By Webeditor Yongin on June 9, 2013 - 12:19pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Official Site for the June 8, 2013 Yongin Chapter Workshop and Post Workshop Barbecue

The June 8, 2013 Yongin Chapter Workshop, Memorable Vocabulary Teaching and Learning, which will be presented by Jessica Magnusson,  will be held in the Insakwon Building in Room 219 at Kangnam University in Yongin from 1PM to 3PM. Also, after the workshop there will be a barbecue as advertised from the Yongin Chapter flyers!

We look forward to see you this Saturday!

By Webeditor Yongin on June 3, 2013 - 1:02pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Official Site of Saturday's, May 11, 2013 Gyonggi-Yongin Chapter Workshop

This Staurday's Gyeonggi-Yongin Chapter workshop Understanding Teenagers, which will be presented by Leonie Overbeek, will be held in the Insakwon Building in Room 219 at Kangnam University in Yongin from 1PM to 3PM.

We look forward to seeing you this Saturday!

By Webeditor Yongin on May 5, 2013 - 5:16pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Official Site of Saturday's, April 13, 2012 Gyonggi-Yongin Chapter Workshop

This Saturday's classroom management, which will be hosted by Amanda Maitland, will be held in the Insakwon Building in Room 219 from 1PM to 3PM at Kangnam University.

By Webeditor Yongin on April 8, 2013 - 9:39pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more

Correction on the Yongin Chapter's April Workshop

 People who received a Yongin-Gyeonggi brochure should be aware that the April workshop is scheduled for April 13th instead of April 11th. All Yongin chapter workshops are on the second Saturday of each month unless notified of any changes.

By Webeditor Yongin on March 12, 2013 - 8:26pm | 0 Comments | Yongin-Gyeonggi |Read more