Editorial - by Gil Coombe
President's Message - by Lindsay Herron
KOTESOL International Conference 2016: Thoughts from the Floor
Quality-, Eﬀort-, and Improvement-Based Grading for General Skills Language Classes
- by Daniel Corks
Enhancing the ELT Classroom Using Psychology’s Learning Theories
- by Josephine G. Angus
Student-Generated Tasks: Engaging the Learner in Reading and Listening Activities
- by Simon Cosgriﬀ
The KOTESOL IC Pre-conference issue!
Editorial – by Gil Coombe
President’s Message – by Lindsay Herron
Interview with International Conference Chair Jamie Carson
NeuroELT: It Is a Reality - But Don’t Believe Everything You Hear!
- by Robert S. Murphy
Interview with IC Featured Speaker Lynda Yates
The Stories We Keep Telling and Why We Tell Them
- by Chuck Sandy
Interview with IC Featured Speaker Burcu Tezcan-Unal
Interview with IC Featured...
TEC 20-2 (Summer 2016)
Editorial – by Julian Warmington
President’s Message – by Lindsay Herron
Volunteering Your Students
– by Nancy Harcar
Activate Critical Thinking
– by Scott A. DeWaelsche
A Montessori-Style Team Study Activity
– by Stewart Gray
Short Stories and L2 Learners
– by Tyson Vieira
The Importance of Professional Development
– by Steven Schuit, John Healy, & Katie Connors
“Who I Am...
TEC 20-1 (Spring 2016)
Editorial — by Julian Warmington
President’s Message — by Lindsay Herron
Topics, Choices, and Motivation in the Writing Class
— by Tim Self
Experiential Advice for Improving Job Prospects
— by Karl Hedberg and Paul D. Tanner
Creative Writing with Sijo
— by Michael Free and Yuri Angie White
So, What Are Discourse Markers, Anyway?!
— by Andrew White
Contemplative Practice: From "Letting Go" To "...
Editorial – by Julian Warmington
President’s Message – by Lindsay Herron
Past Presidents Speak: “What advice would you give the incoming President?”
ㅡ by S. Berlin, A. Finch, L. van Dijk, T. Thorkelson
KOTESOL 2015 International Conference Session Reviews
ㅡ by Teresa L. Manabat & Mitzi Kaufman
Natural Resources Course, Silla University
ㅡ by Ryan Hofer
International Conference: Review and Thoughts for the Future
ㅡ by Ian Done D. Ramos
Editorial – by Julian Warmington 6
President’s Message – by Peadar Callaghan 7
Uncovering Patterns and Practices in the Language Classroom 14
The IATEFL Young Learners and Teenagers Special Interest Group 39
International Conference: Overview
Pre-Conference Workshops 9
2015 Schedule 10
Speakers and Session Titles 11
Chuck Sandy: Plenary Speaker 22
Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto: Featured Speaker...
Editorial - by Julian Warmington ... 6
President’s Message - by Peadar Callaghan ... 7
International Conference: Preview ... 8
National Conference: Review ... 10
Using Images Legally ... 12
The Learning Process: Study Habits for Effective Learners ... 14
Self-Access Centers in Korean Universities: A Status Report ... 24
International Conference Registration Fees ... 29
Interview: Lindsay Herron ... 16
Storytelling to Engage the EFL...
Editorial – by Julian Warmington . . . 6
President's Message – by Peadar Callaghan . . . 7
Korea's Tiger Moms . . . 8
The Secrets to Successful Journal Writing . . . 12
Online Storybook Publishing . . . 14
Singing Out Their Stories . . . 18
MOOCs for New Teachers . . . 21
Teaching Is a Calling: Or Is It? . . . 26
TESOL in Society: Writing Social Issues . . . 10
KOTESOL People: Introducing Leonie Overbeek . . . 16
The English Connection (TEC 18-4) Winter 2014.
Exploring e-Readers and Digital Graphic Novels in EFL . . . 10
Writing Effective Research Papers . . . 13
Different Voices: Artwork in the Classroom . . . 15
Reading Strategy and Graphic Organizers . . . 22
University Jobs in Korea . . . 24
Rethinking Speaking Assignments in Korean High Schools . . . 26
Editorial . . . 6
President's Message . . . 7
KOTESOL People: Presenting Roger Fusselman . . . 8
Tech: Hanging Out for ELT...
The English Connection (TEC v18 n3) Fall 2014
Michael Long – Communicative Tasks 8
Gabriel Diaz Maggioli – Visual Thinking Strategies 11
Angel Lin, University of Hong Kong 13
Ahmar Mahboob, University of Sydney 15
Scott Thornbury, The New School, New York 16
Pre-conference Workshops Schedule 29
Two-Day Conference Schedule 30
This issue also features
Editorial - Julian Warmington 6
The English Connection (TEC v18 n1/2) Spring/Summer 2014
Contents Include:President’s Message Editor’s Welcome Book Review: The Coursebook and Beyond - by Copland & Mann (Chris Miller) Website Review: Designer Lessons (Chris Hughes) Council Column: Getting to Know Your National Council
(Interview with Membership Chair Lindsay Herron) Editorial Team and Mission Demystifying the Myths About Leadership (Dr. Yilin Sun) Korean Organizational Culture and Communication (Dr. Sean Ramnarine) Fourteen Views Koreans Have on English Education (Akli Hadid) Korea vs. Brazil (...
The English Connection (TECv17n4) Winter 2013
Contents Include:President’s Message Editor’s Welcome Book Review Assesment as Learning... (Adeel Ahmad) KOTESOL Views Technically Speaking Editorial Team and Mission How Culture Shapes Academic Writing (James Riley) Presentation Tips for Nervous Novices (Tim Thompson) Flipped Classrooms (Charles Fullerton) New Connections: Korean iGeneration EFL University Students (Kim Matthews) Teaching Grammar to Young Learners for New Teachers (Ross Chambers) Parental Involvement (Phillip Schrank) Korea vs. Turkey (Helena Byrne) Working at a...
The English Connection (TECv17n3) Autumn 2013
Contents Include:Editorial Team and Mission Editor's Welcome Book Review Website Review KOTESOL Views Technically Speaking TEC LOL Finding the Hero in the Young Student (Amanda Maitland) A New General Service Vocabulary for 2nd Language Learners (Charles Browne) Doing Things Again and Again! (Annamaria Pinter) Philosophy of (Language) Teaching and Beyond (Graham Crookes) Using Neuroscience to Understand 3Ls (Curtis Kelly) Practitioner Research Must Be Good Pedagogy (Dick Allwright) Fostering Autonomous Language Learning With e-...
The English Connection (TECv17n2) Summer 2013
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome Book Review KOTESOL Views KOTESOL Views Technically Speaking TEC LOL A Practical teaching Idea I Learned by Being a Student (Dr. Keith Folse) Re-aligning Authentic Materials (Alex Walsh) Teaching Prosody (James Hanson) PDP Inside and Outside the Classroom (James Wu) Should I Use Korean in my English Classroom? (Philip Thompson and Chris Harris) Using SWOT Analysis for Professional Development (Danny Graves) Accuracy Error Maps (David isaacs) Korea vs. Africa (Joe MacDonald) Improving EFL...
The English Connection (TECv17n1) Spring 2013
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome Book Review The Joy of Drilling (Rachael Roberts) Autonomous Language Learning (Gavin Farrell) TEFL/TESOL Qualication Preferred (Justin Trullinger) Making Conversation Classes More Practical (John Steele) EAP Writing (Robert Gordon) Connecting Classrooms (John Pfordresher) Between All or Nothing in Error Correction (Catherine Peck) Comparing TESOL and Korean Language Courses (Miranda Kerkhove) Making Decisions in and out of Class (German Gomez) Substitute Teaching in Korea (Nikki Webster...
The English Connection (TECv16n4) Winter 2012
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome KOTESOL Views Book Review KOTESOL Views Report Cards from the Edge Student-Centered Dogme (Chia Suan Chong) An Interview with Lindsay Clanfield (Michael Griffin) Tolerance of Ambiguity (Ben Naismith) NEAT Test (Bradley Serl) Teaching With Skype (Vicky Loras) Korea vs. Mexico (Maria Pinto) Working With Korean Culture in the Classroom (Robert Kim) An EPIK Experience in Public Schools (Jacob Boer) #KELT Chat (Alex Grevett)
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The English Connection (TECv16n3) Autumn 2012
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Contents Include:Editor's Welcome Expat Life KOTESOL Views Report Cards from the Edge An Interview with Dr. Thomas Farrell (Manpal Sahota) The Balanced Approach and Direct Instruction (Dr. Sang Hwang) Special International Conference Preview Section Body Language, Body Learning (Scott Thornbury) Communities of Practice (Brock Brady) Project-Based Learning (Fredricka L. Stoller) Help With Vocabulary (Frank Boers) The Importance of Being Extensive-Rob Waring Re-envisioning Vocabulary Cards (Andy Noonan)...
The English Connection (TECv16n2) Summer 2012
Contents Include:Editors Welcome Expat Living Report Cards from the Edge This is (More Than) Just a Test (Kevin Stein) Making Writing More Familiar in English Class (Kong-Ju Suh) Teaching on Jeju Island (Mary Rager-Summers, Simon Edmunds, Shaun Miller) Using Recorded Speaking Homework in a Discussion Class (Alexis Terrell) ELFER or SNAC? Which Side Are You On? (Nick Shepherd) Managing Classroom Behavior Through Reward Systems (Colin Walker) Journaling With Young Learners (Gordon West) Taking Care of Business English (David Pierson...
The English Connection (TECv16n1) Spring 2012
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome and Editorial Advice Corner Expat Living Report Cards from the Edge Creating a Positive Learning Environment for Young Learners (Gavin Farrell) Collaborative and E!ective Learning Environments (Shelly Sanchez Terrell) Special Interview with Dr. B. Kumaravadivelu (David Sha!er) Prague: The Center of Europe (Kristin & Tim Dalby) Make Surpr@ise a Classroom Goal (Vladimira Michalkova) Reading Class Shouldn't Be Teacher's Translation Class (Hye-Jung Park) Face-Off: Video in the Classroom (David...
The English Connection (TECv15n4) Winter 2011
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome & Readers' Voices Advice Corner Expat Living Report Cards from the Edge Intentionality and Awareness in Language Learning (Josh Kurzweil) On Becoming a Materials Writer (Chris Mares) An Alternative Approach - Humanistic Teaching (Mark Sample) Teaching English in Costa Rica (Charles Fullerton) Social Networking for Professional Development (Marisa Constantinides) Making Classroom English Comprehensible (Heidi Vande Voort Nam) Classroom Participation (Bora Sohn) A New Paradigm in Korean...
The English Connection (TECv15n3) Autumn 2011
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome & Readers' Voices Advice Corner Expat Living Report Cards from the Edge Teaching Smarter So Students Learn More (Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto) From Kimchi to Camels (Vanessa Buckley) Pronunciation: What is the Ideal Goal? (Nick Shepherd) Face-off: KOTESOL International Conference (Stephen-Peter Jinks & Tim Dalby) Multiple Intelligences in Storytelling (Christopher Jay) Japan in the Korean EFL Classroom (Alex Case) Popular Culture for Korean University Students (Tim Hooker) Making...
The English Connection (TECv15n2) Summer 2011
Contents Include:Editor's Welcome Advice Corner Expat Living Report Cards from the Edge Safety and Support in the EFL Classroom (Josette LeBlanc) Power Tools (Chris Surridge) East of Korea, West of Japan (Iain Stanley) Professional Development Without a Teachers' Room (Kyle Devlin) Group and Pair Work in Korean Classrooms (Thomas Baldwin) Textbook Adaptation (Hyun-Ae Lee) Face-off: Presentation Skills (Aaron Jolly & Joshua Davies) Academic English Writing Development (Robert Kim) KoreaTESOL.org (Bryan Stoakley) Team...
The English Connection (TECv15n1) Spring 2011
Contents Include:Cover Feature: The Ideal English Teacher and the Native Speaker Commodity (Barry Kavanagh) Featurette: Dubbing - A Multi-skill Activity (Emma Taylor) Featured Focus: Humor in the EFL Classroom (Christopher Jay & Michael Griffin) President's Message: Roaring into the New Year (Robert Capriles) From the Editor's Desk: 2011 - The Year of the Rabbit (Kara MacDonald) Classroom Close-Up: Discipline & Middle Schools (Jung-Yeun So) Extensive Reading: ER in Korean Classrooms (Jeong-ryeol Kim) Young Learners...
The English Connection (TECv14n4) Winter 2010
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Contents Include:Cover Feature: The Teacher Decides All. Not! (Kristin Dalby) Featurette: The Beginning of the ER Journey (Bora Sohn) Featured Focus: A Teacher's Past: Gift for the Present (Tim Thompson) President's Message: Noting the Year's Accomplishments (Robert Capriles) From the Editor's Desk: Mark Your 2011 Calendars Now! (Kara MacDonald) Classroom Close-Up: Public Elementary School (Alexis Oregera) Extensive Reading: ER is Booming (Rob Waring) Young Learners: Managing Bad Apples (Jake...
The English Connection (TECv14n3) Autumn 2010
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Contents Include:Cover Feature: Task-Based Language Teaching -- Development of Academic Proficiency (Miyuki Nakatsugawa) Featurette: Using Korean Culture (Kyle Devlin) Featured Focus: Enhancing Vocabulary Building (Dr. Sang Hwang) President's Message: "Roll Up Your Sleeves" (Robert Capriles) From the Editor's Desk: The Spirit of Professional Development (Kara MacDonald) Presidential Memoirs: KOTESOL 2008-09 -- Growing and Thriving (Tory S. Thorkelson) Conference Column: Advancing ELT in the...
The English Connection (TECv14n2) Summer 2010
Contents Include:Cover Feature: Enhancing Textual Organization of Genre Writing (Seunghee Choi) Featured Focus I: The W's of CALL (Brian J. English) Featured Focus II: Movies, Good for All Skills (Sasan Baleghizadeh & Zeinab Dargahi) Featurette I: A View of ELT in Mae Sot (Phil Owen) Featurette II: Phone English? Is It Useful? (Eunkyung Shin) President's Message: Achieving Goals (Robert Capriles) From the Editor's Desk: A Spring of Professional Development (Kara MacDonald) Presidential Memoirs: "Change" Was the Theme:...
The English Connection (TECv14n1) Spring 2010
Contents Include:Cover Feature: Student Testing and Teacher Training Trends in Korea (Gavin Farrell) Featured Focus I: Improving Descriptive Writing (John Steele) Featured Focus II: Count/Noncount Games (Sasan Baleghizadeh & Zeinab Dargahi) Featurette: ER - Think Big, Act Small (Faith Fishley) President's Message: A Year of Objectives for Growth (Robert Capriles) From the Editor's Desk: Learning & Excellence (Kara MacDonald) Presidential Memoirs: Connecting with National Council & Chapters (Louisa Lau-Kim) PAC...
The English Connection (TECv13n4) December 2009
Contents Include:Extensive Reading: Why Isn't Everyone Doing It Yet? (Aaron Jolly & Scott Miles) Reflective Practice: Spoken Discourse (Sarah Jones) President's Message: A Year of Objectives for Growth (Robert Capriles) From the Editor's Desk: Change (Kara MacDonald) Presidential Memoirs: Reflections on the Plumlee Presidency (2006-07) (Marilyn Plumlee) Conference Column: International Conference 2009 - Superb Show (Louisa Lau-Kim) Membership Spotlight: No Jinx on Stephen-Peter (David E. Shaffer) Materials Design:...
The English Connection (TECv13n3) September 2009
Contents Include:Project-Based Learning in the EFL Class (Lee Negin) Featured Article: Pushing the Right Buttons (Brian O'Sullivan) President's Message: The Pillars of KOTESOL (Tory S. Thorkelson) From the Editor's Desk: Pillars of Volunteers (Kara MacDonald) Presidential Memoirs: The 2004-05 Presidency - Reflections and Vision (Kyungsook Yeum) Young Learners: A Slave to Lesson Planning (Jake Kimball) Materials Design: Crosswords and Word Searches (Andrew Finch) Professional Development: Korean ELT - What Does it Mean...
The English Connection (TECv13n2) June 2009
Contents Include:A Practical Option for Professional Development (Scott G. Lumsdon) President's Message: A Mentor's Words! (Tory S. Thorkelson) From the Editor's Desk: The Value of Mentors (Kara MacDonald) Book Review: Respite for Teachers - Reflection and Renewal in the Teaching Life (Kara MacDonald) Presidential Memoirs: Implementing the Mission Statement: 2003-2004 (Myung-Jai Kang) Professional Development: Looking at Your Own Classroom (Thomas S.C. Farrell) Materials Design: Materials Design - Graphics, Part 2 (Andrew...