KOTESOL Yongin Workshop: Motivation (and Discipline) In the EFL Environment(or How to spend more time teaching and less time managing your students); Post Workshop Barbecue

Date: 
Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 13:00 to 15:00
Location: 
Kangnam University Shallomkwon (살롬관) Building Room 204 (See the Kangnam University campus map below) Yongin, Gyeonggi-do
South Korea
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
010-8354-2627

Presenter:  Tory S. Thorkelson

Abstract

This workshop looks at the various dominant theories related to effectively motivating your students as well as some tried and true solution to some of the more common discipline problems that teachers in Korea face in their classrooms. While the workshop talks mostly about experiences in a university classroom, many of the problems and solutions are also relevant to public school teachers as well.

  • THERE WILL BE A BARBECUE AFTER THE WORKSHOP!! COME FOR SOME QUALITY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND NETWORKING!!

 

Biography:

Tory S. Thorkelson (BA, B.Ed., M.Ed. in TESL/TEFL) is a proud Canadian who has been an active KOTESOL member since 1998 and has presented at or worked on many local and international conferences. He is a Past-President for Seoul Chapter and a Past-President of KOTESOL (2008-2009) as well as an active KTT member. His 9-5 job is as an Associate Professor for Hanyang University’s English Language and Literature Program. He has co-authored research studies (see ALAK Journal, December 2001& June, 2003 as well as Education International September 2004 V1-2) and a University level textbook, ìWorld Class Englishî, with a team of fellow KOTESOL members. Currently, he is a Doctoral student in the Doctorate of Professional Studies program at Middlesex University in the UK.