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CFP: The Development of Volunteer Teachers

  • 1.  CFP: The Development of Volunteer Teachers

    Posted 18 days ago
    Teacher Educator Interest Section: Special Guest-Edited Issue
    The Development of Volunteer Teachers
    Deadline for SubmissionsOctober 15, 2020

    The Teacher Educator Interest Section (TEIS) of the TESOL International Association invites submissions for a special guest-edited newsletter issue focused on the development of volunteer English language teachers in community-based settings and international development work.  The volunteers may teach the English language in classroom settings, online, or in one-on-one tutoring situations.

    Articles may present research on volunteer teacher development, describe successful volunteer development programs, or share best training practices.  Some relevant topics are

    • Analysis of volunteer teacher needs
    • New teacher orientation
    • Teacher training curricula and materials
    • Teacher training activities
    • Evaluation of teacher training programs
    • Supervision of volunteer teachers
    • Supporting communities of practice among volunteer teachers
    • The learning of volunteer teachers.

    We welcome short article submissions of 500-800 words, with no more than 5 references, from volunteer teachers, volunteer coordinators, teacher trainers, program administrators, advocates, and researchers. 

    Send your submissions, as Word documents (no PDFs), to Nikki Ashcraft at no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 15, 2020 U.S. Central time.  Please include a cover sheet listing the author's name and e-mail. 

    The guest editors will review submissions and request revisions during the months of October and November for publication in December 2020/January 2021.   

    Guest Editors for this issue are​ Nikki Ashcraft (University of Missouri, USA) and Brock Brady (Peace Corps, USA).

    TEIS Newsletter Editors are Fatma Ghailan (New York Public Library, USA) and Bridget Schvarcz (Afeka College of Engineering, Israel).  The TEIS Chair is Faridah Pawan (Indiana University, USA).

    Nikki Ashcraft
    Associate Teaching Professor
    University of Missouri