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More from TESOL International 2014 in Portland!

Amy Faeth, Gwendolyn DeRosa, and Stephanie Wilker The TESOL International Conference radiates with energy and innovative ideas.  One of the main difficulties is deciding which sessions to attend.  We want to share a just a few sessions that we have … Continue reading

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Michigan State University & National Geographic Learning: Inspiration for TESOL Instructors

(Clockwise from top left: Dr. Neil J. Anderson, Tim Samaras, Trevor Frost, Jim Desler, Collin Blair, and Matthew Rynbrandt. Photos courtesy of H. A. Rehm.) H. A. Rehm On Saturday, April 13th, educators attended a workshop on integrating content-based instruction … Continue reading

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The Crescent Moon Women’s Club

Gwendolyn G. DeRosa Imagine that you are an international student. You are a woman. You are not married. You are alone in a foreign country except for your younger brother. You have never been taught by a male teacher.  You … Continue reading

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Michigan State University-National Geographic Conference on Content-Based Instruction

There’s still time to RSVP if you’re planning to attend this conference on Saturday, April 13th in Brody Hall at MSU. Email Angela Shields at angela.shields@cengage.com by Friday, April 5th. Below is session info for the MSU faculty presentations, as well … Continue reading

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Invitation to MSU: Conference on Content-Based Instruction

H. A. Rehm Michigan State University’s English Language Center is teaming up with National Geographic Learning to present a professional development opportunity for higher education ESL instructors. MSU invites members of Ohio TESOL to attend “Integrating Content-Based Instruction Through Relevant … Continue reading

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Meet ELS Columbus!

Gwendolyn G. DeRosa ELS Columbus is part of an organization with over 60 locations in the USA, Canada, and Australia.  “ELS provides students with a wide variety of options ranging from intensive English programs and university placement assistance to executive … Continue reading

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Variables Affecting Adult Motivation and Interventions in ESL

Lejla Bilal What is the relationship between motivation and outside variables such as learners’ skill level, age, gender, and first language competency? An increasing enrollment number in adult ELL programs produces a greater need for adult-focused research. One area of … Continue reading

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Vilvi Vannak: The Future of Adult Education- Curriculum or Not? And How?

Lejla Bilal Often attendees at the annual Ohio TESOL conference bounce from session to session seeking just the right one. Some gather in the lobby, hoping colleagues will suggest a worthwhile session. Eventually, you find a captivating one. The captivator … Continue reading

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Mairi Wilkins on Adult Classroom Management

H. A. Rehm Mairi Wilkins addressed a topic of particular interest to new teachers of adults at the Ohio TESOL Conference on Friday, November 9th.  She pointed out that classroom management is an issue in adult classes because teachers don’t … Continue reading

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