ICIS Webinar: ICIS Lightning Talks: Practitioners' Stories from the Classroom

When:  Jan 26, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (ET)


As part of their ongoing Lightning Talk series, the Intercultural Communication Interest Section (ICIS) presents practitioners' perspectives regarding tensions or lessons learned about teaching intercultural communication while in the field/classroom. Five teachers will give a 5-minute, short, sharp overview of their experiences. The session will conclude with an open question-and-answer period for attendees.


Dr. Sasiporn Phongploenpis completed her doctoral degree (EdD) in TESOL from the University of Exeter, UK. She is an assistant professor in TESOL at Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University (SSRU), Bangkok, Thailand.

Eunji_2.pngEunji Kim is an English teacher at Sookmyung Girls’ High School in South Korea and has been teaching for 9 years in EFL settings. Her research interests include Corpus, interculturality, and EduTech.

Joyce Kuo, a Taiwanese teacher, has been teaching English in high school for two and a half years. She is trying to incorporate critical thinking and intercultural competence into her teaching.

Stacy Yen-Ning Tsui is an EFL teacher at Song-Shan Senior High, Taipei, Taiwan. She earned her master's degree at Teachers College, Columbia University, with a focus on multimodal input on L2 learning.

Nataliya Kharchenko, Ph.D., is a sessional instructor at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Education. She teachers undergraduate and graduate courses for current and future educators in K-12 and post-secondary settings.

Xin Chen is a Lecturer in the Communication, Professional, and Computer Skills Department at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Bloomington. Her areas of expertise include business English and intercultural communication.
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Jennifer Lacroix