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Recorded TEIS Webinar (Monday, June 29):  Costa Rican EFL pre-service and in-service (Colegios Nocturnos) teacher reflections on identity

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    Recorded TEIS Webinar (Monday, June 29):  Costa Rican EFL pre-service and in-service (Colegios Nocturnos) teacher reflections on identity

    The focus of the TEIS webinar was on pre- and in-service teacher reflections on critical incidents that shaped their language learning experiences and their identities as EFL teachers. The discussions highlighted the unique Costa Rican "Colegios Nocturnos" system, a regular high school system that takes place at night. Speakers & discussants included Roy Gamboa Mena (Chair, Dept of Philosophy, Arts & Letters, UCR, Sede de Occidente); Hania Morales Arroyo (EFL teacher, Naranjo & UCR, Sede de Occidente); & Natalia Ramirez Casalvolone (EFL teacher, Naranjo, UCR Sede de Occidente & IU Doctoral Student). Faridah Pawan (TEIS Chair) & Natalia Ramirez Casalvolone moderated.

    We began the webinar with the famous Costa Rican (CR) afternoon rain showers that affected our speakers' connection for the first 10-13 minutes. After that, it was an enlightening discussion on the humanistic approach in CR's EFL teacher education, using the research by Gamboa Mena & his colleague and situating it in the EFL teaching experiences of Morales Arroyo and Ramirez Casalvolone.

     

    YouTube: https://youtu.be/vE62Q040Mpw

    Tiny URL: https://tinyurl.com/y7yqqznr

    Kaltura: https://iu.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Costa+Rican+EFL+pre-service+and+in-service+%28Colegios+Nocturnos%29+teacher+reflections+on+identity/1_ohn2krwq



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    Faridah Pawan, TEIS Chair
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
    https://www.fpawan.com/
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