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Non-native English Instructors (Recruitment for Research Study)

  • 1.  Non-native English Instructors (Recruitment for Research Study)

    Posted 30 days ago
    Hello myTESOL members,
                                              You are being invited to participate in a study that we, Shaden Attia and Dr. Shelley Taylor, are conducting. We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study about the Hiring Criteria and Employability of ESL/EFL Teachers in the TESOL Job Market in Canada and the United Arab Emirates
    (UAE). Your participation in this study will help us to better understand the main hiring criteria expected from ESL/EFL teachers, the employability of teachers in today's global market, and the effect of globalization on the TESOL field.

    You are eligible if you meet the following criteria:
    ● Speak English as a Second or Additional Language
    ● Are an English as a Second/Foreign Language Instructor
    AND
    ● Have current OR prior experience teaching in a higher education setting in the UAE and/or Canada.

    If you are interested and agree to participate, you will be asked to complete an online questionnaire which will last approximately 10 minutes. In the questionnaire you will be asked if you would like to participate in a 30-minute interview and/or a 15-20 minute journal reflection.
    You can opt for participating in the questionnaire only.

    If you participate in the questionnaire, you will be offered the opportunity to enter a draw to win a 15-dollar e-gift card (Amazon or Tim Hortons). Also, each interview and journal reflection participant will receive a 15-dollar e-gift card each (Amazon or Tim Hortons).

    If you would like more information on this study, please contact the researchers at the contact information given below.

    Shaden Attia, Co-Investigator, PhD Candidate
    Faculty of Education, Western University
    sattia2@uwo.ca
    (226)-600-6618

    Dr. Shelley Taylor, Principal Investigator
    Faculty of Education, Western University
    taylor@uwo.ca
    (519)-661-2111
    Extension: 88582

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    Best Regards,
    Shaden Samir Attia
    PhD Student
    Ontario Graduate Scholar
    Faculty of Education
    University of Western Ontario
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