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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Hawaii TESOL Conference 2019

  • 08 Nov 2018
  • 25 Jan 2019
  • Brigham Young University - Hawaii (Oahu) on February 16, 2019

Registration

  • Give a presentation of a paper on any practical aspect of language teaching.
  • Give a presentation of a paper on any theoretical or practical aspect of language teaching or research.
  • A hands-on demonstration of any practical aspect of Language teaching.
  • A panel to discuss a current teaching, political or research issue in the field of ESL/EFL.
  • A poster presentation of a teaching practice or research finding to informally share with participants at a designated time. The session is open to students as well as practicing professionals (1 hour)
  • Demonstrate how a textbook or other teaching materials can be applied in the classroom (for publisher representatives only).

Registration is closed


Hawai‘i TESOL is pleased to announce the Call for Participation for its upcoming annual conference at Brigham Young University - Hawaii.


Saturday, February 16, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Brigham Young University - Hawaii

Laie, Oahu


 Participants are encouraged to submit proposals that are related to the conference theme:


"Serving Hawai'i's English Language Learners"


Our theme for the 2019 conference is "Serving Hawai'i's English Language Learners". This lends itself to discussions about how to ensure quality instruction to all students in an ethnically and linguistically diverse state such as Hawai'i. 


We are pleased to host Andreas Wiegand as our main plenary session speaker. Andreas is the Educational Specialist for the English Learner Progam and the Project Director of Asian American Pacific Islander Data Disaggregation Grant. He works for the Hawai'i Department of Education out of the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support.


There are six ways to actively participate in the Hawai‘i TESOL Conference 2018:


1. 20 minute Paper: A presentation of a paper on any practical aspect of language teaching. (20 minutes)

2. 40 minute Paper: A presentation of a paper on any practical or theoretical aspect of language teaching or research. (40 minutes)

3. Workshop: A hands-on demonstration of any practical aspect of language teaching. (40 minutes)

4. Panel Discussion: A panel to discuss a current teaching, political or research issue in the field of ESL/EFL. (40 minutes)

5. Poster Session: A poster presentation of a teaching practice or research finding to informally share with participants at a designated time. The session is open to students as well as practicing professionals (45 minutes)

6. Publishers’ Session: Demonstrate how a textbook or other teaching materials can be applied in the classroom (for publisher representatives only).


Your proposal must include the following information (listed in the following order):

1. Your contact information: given name, family name, department, affiliation, address, phone number, and e-mail address.

2. Your co-presenter’s contact information (if applicable).

3. Title of the presentation (maximum 10 words).

4. Presentation category: 20 minute paper, 40 minute paper, workshop, panel discussion, poster session, or publishers’ session.

5. Equipment needs: LCD projector, Internet access, and/or computer.

6. A summary of the presentation (maximum of 50 words) for the conference program.

7. An abstract (maximum of 250 words) with a brief background description of the topic and a synopsis of the presentation that explains its: 1) purpose, 2) benefit to participants, 3) intended target audience such as primary/secondary or university students; novice instructors; or experienced instructors 4) level of audience participation (i.e. none, question/answer or highly interactive) and 5) methodology.

8. A biographical note (maximum of 40 words) to be used by the session chair to introduce you.


Proposals with incomplete or missing information will be excluded from consideration.


PROPOSAL DEADLINE: Deadline Dec 21, 2018,

Notification will be given as soon as possible after the deadline. Poster Submissions will be accepted until January 25, 2018.


NOTE: We have a limited number of presentation slots for this conference. Preference will be given to qualified submissions before the deadline.


All proposals must be submitted online. Click the register button (on the left) and fill in the information. (The register button is really a submit button. There is no fee for submitting a proposal). If you have any questions please email Conference Chair: nancy.tarawhiti@byuh.edu

 

Hawai‘i TESOL is a non-profit organization committed to English as a Second Language professionals in the state of Hawai‘i. HITESOL members include state D.O.E teachers, language school teachers, public and private college and university teachers, ESL program administrators and researchers, and TESOL student teachers-in-training.



Hawai‘i TESOL

55-220 Kulanui Street

Box 1940

Laie, Hawai‘i  96762

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