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CoTESOL October Member Symposium - Saturday, October 24

  • 1.  CoTESOL October Member Symposium - Saturday, October 24

    Posted 19-10-2020 10:24 AM

    In lieu of our traditional fall convention, CoTESOL is holding its first-ever virtual member symposium on two separate dates: October 24 and November 7.  It is basically a mini conference in two small bites!

    As TESOL affiliate members, if you or any of your colleagues would like to attend one of these dates, please contact us at and we can provide a discount code to access the active member discount price of $30.

    Here is an overview of the program for this coming Saturday:

    CoTESOL's first-ever virtual Fall Member Symposium will feature professional development for all members of the CoTESOL community.

    Presentations include:

    • Sweigart & Zvejnieks - Administrating in the Time of COVID-19
    • Skelton - Building Academic Vocabulary - Virtually or Face to Face!
    • Pourdastmalchi - Using Graphic Novels to Teach Critical Literacy
    • Bowen - Teaching Requests to Libyan Arabic ESL Students
    • Cooney & Guy - Virtual Academic Discourse to Promote Language Development
    • Easterday & Sweigart - Assessment and Eliciting Feedback in Online/Remote Classes
    • Randolph & Bruhn - Getting Creative with Writing
    • Shannon - Teach Abroad with the English Language Fellow Program
    • Flocke & Welsh - Online Technologies Building Student and Teacher Metacognition
    • Kormpas - Up-skilling and Reskilling during the Pandemic
    • Coffelt & Morley - 5 Strategies for Promoting Learner Engagement in the COVID-Age
    • Leonard - Deep Reading: Guided Imagery for Perspective Taking
    • Best of CoTESOL 2019: Russell - Interactive Writing Activities for All Proficiency Levels

    Plus, join your colleagues for a networking lunch/happy hour led by the Special Interest Group Co-Chairs!

    Click here for the complete schedule and program!

    Thomas Germain
    Executive Secretary CoTESOL
    University of Colorado
    United States