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language teachers' coping with the adaptation to remote instruction - last weeks of the survey

  • 1.  language teachers' coping with the adaptation to remote instruction - last weeks of the survey

    Posted 8 days ago
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    Dear Colleagues,

    Thank you so much to everyone who took part in our global research investigating how language teachers and learners as well as TESOL instructors and students have been coping with the transition to 𝐫𝐞𝐦𝐨𝐭𝐞 𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐮𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧. We have received responses from 118 countries! Attaching here a map with the locations of the respondents who filled in the version for TESOL trainers.

    If anyone still wishes to be heard, the survey will be open for a few more weeks. The versions available are:
    for ʟᴀɴɢᴜᴀɢᴇ ᴛᴇᴀᴄʜᴇʀs: https://www.surveygizmo.eu/s3/90232548/language-teachers
    for ɪɴsᴛʀᴜᴄᴛᴏʀs ᴀɴᴅ TAs ɪɴ Lɪɴɢᴜɪsᴛɪᴄs, Mᴏᴅᴇʀɴ Lᴀɴɢᴜᴀɢᴇs, TESOL and related fields: https://www.surveygizmo.eu/s3/90232576/Linguistics-instructors
    for ʟᴀɴɢᴜᴀɢᴇ ʟᴇᴀʀɴᴇʀs: https://www.surveygizmo.eu/s3/90232669/language-learners
    for sᴛᴜᴅᴇɴᴛs ᴍᴀᴊᴏʀɪɴɢ ɪɴ Lɪɴɢᴜɪsᴛɪᴄs, Mᴏᴅᴇʀɴ Lᴀɴɢᴜᴀɢᴇs, TESOL and related fields: https://www.surveygizmo.eu/s3/90232892/Linguistics-students

    Stay safe and healthy!

    I am aware of survey fatigue among the community, but hope our questionnaire is a bit different from others out there. Here are some respondents' comments:
    "Thank you for sharing this survey! I enjoyed completing it, and thought it was one of the more comprehensive and compassionate surveys I've done during this time."
    "Just completed this survey and I too would HIGHLY recommend that you spend some time completing it. It's LONG as surveys go, so grab yourself a good cup of tea/coffee and some nibbles and find yourself a quiet space, it's going take over half an hour, but I can safely say I have never felt that a survey could be life affirming but this is! It actually made me feel better. It's like your own personal therapist at these difficult times. Thank you! Well done."
    "I was able to relate all the questions to my experiences. I appreciated that the survey seemed to focus on the educator as a whole person rather than just a 'provider of lessons and materials'."
    "This was kind of cathartic for me."

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    Michał B. Paradowski
    Institute of Applied Linguistics
    University of Warsaw
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