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Professor ZhaoHong Han to present at TCCRISLS at Teachers College on October 5th  ☆

40 Years Later: Updating the Fossilization Hypothesis Fossilization, an interlanguage-particular phenomenon whereby a semi-developed linguistic form or construction shows permanent resilience to environmental influence and hence absence of further progression towards the target, is one of the most popular concepts among second language researchers and teachers. In fact, it was the empirical motivation for the …

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Doctoral Student Drew Fagan to present at 2nd Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI) at Teachers College on September 29th!  ☆

Managing Learner Initiatives in L2 Classroom Discourse: An Examination of Teacher Communicative Practices Drew Fagan Teachers College, Columbia University Incorporating a mixture of conversation analytic and ethnographic methods, the current paper examines one teacher’s systematic management of learner initiatives and the reasoning for such management. Varied management practices will be discussed in relation to the …

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Ed.D. Student Drew Fagan to present at the 2nd Meeting of the Langauge & Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI) at Teachers College 

Managing Learner Initiatives in L2 Classroom Discourse: An Examination of Teacher Communicative Practices Drew Fagan Teachers College, Columbia University Incorporating a mixture of conversation analytic and ethnographic methods, the current paper examines one teacher’s systematic management of learner initiatives and the reasoning for such management. Varied management practices will be discussed in relation to the …

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Welcome Party September 7th!  ☆

The TESOL/AL Programs cordially invite all new and continuing students, Faculty, and Staff to our annual Welcome Party on Friday, September 7th, at 5 p.m. in Russell Courtyard. Great food, cold drinks, and wonderful company will be at the ready! We will also have an information table where you can browse material about all of …

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END OF YEAR PROGRAMS PARTY– MAY 4th!  ☆

All current TESOL/AL and TCSOL students, faculty & staff are cordially invited to meet and eat in celebration of the imminent end of the semester! Friday, May 4th 229 Thompson 5:30 p.m. APPLE and Fanselow awards will be announced. See you there!

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M.A. TESOL K-12 students Katrina Pierre and Virginia Palau to present at TC’s Technology Demo Day! 

DIGITAL STORYTELLING: Using personal narratives to promote English language learning English as a Foreign Language (EFL) students in Taiwan used MovieMaker to compose a digital story of a personal keepsake. This task integrated the use of technology with reading, writing, speaking and listening skills as a way to create a more authentic and enjoyable writing …

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THE 2nd MEETING OF THE LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL INTERACTION WORKING GROUP (LANSI)  ☆

September 28-29 (Fri & Sat), 2012 PLENARY SPEAKERS Irene Koshik (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Timothy Koschmann (Southern Illinois University) CALL FOR PROPOSALS LANSI brings together scholars and students working on naturally-occurring data within the broad area of language and social interaction. In keeping with the LANSI spirit of diversity and dialog, we welcome abstracts …

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Guest Lecture Dr. Ignasi Clemente to speak to LANSI Working Group  ☆

Dr. Ignasi Clemente is giving a guest lecture entitled "Applied Conversation Analysis: Interaction Order, Family, and Medicine Social System" on Thurs March 22nd 3-4:40 in RH306. We cordially invite you to attend!

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Ed.D. Students Catherine Box & Sarah Creider to present at TESOL 2012: What Students Do: Gauging Participation by Analyzing Nonverbal Conduct 

This study analyzes the nonverbal conduct of preschool-aged bilingual/ESL (Spanish-English) students as they participate in mathematical tasks in one-on-one tutoring sessions. Using discourse analysis, presenters show that students demonstrate their engagement through gaze, gesture, and body positioning rather than talk. Such findings may aid content-area teachers in assessing student involvement.

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Ed.D. students Sarah Creider & Catherine Box to present at AAAL 2012: Showing While Telling: Performing Directions in Tutoring Sessions 

Showing While Telling: Performing Directions in Tutoring Sessions

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Professor Hansun Waring to present at AAAL 2012: “Any questions?”: Investigating the Nature of Understanding-check in the Language Classroom 

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Doctoral Student Drew S. Fagan to present at AAAL 2012: Giving Feedback Systematically: A Conversation Analytic and Ethnographic Examination of Teacher Practices 

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Dr. Carolin Fuchs and Dr. Bill Snyder with M.A. Alumni Shannon Bishop and Pantelis Charalambous to Present at AAAL 2012 

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2012 APPLE Lecture Series 

Please join us on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10th, for our 2012 APPLE Lecture Series with esteemed Professor Leo van Lier from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Evening Lecture will be held in the COWIN CENTER at 4:30 p.m. Reception will follow. More details to come!

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TESOL / AL Welcome BBQ  ☆

Please join us for the annual TESOL / Applied Linguistics Welcome BBQ, on Friday, September 9th. The event will be in Russell Courtyard, from 5pm to 8pm. We look forward to seeing you there!

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TESOL/AL Students Feature Heavily in TC Today Magazine 

Ed.D. student Phil Choong, M.A. student Shannon Bishop, and M.A. students  Abigail Bruhlmann, Margaret Mahoney, and Lianna Gomori have been featured in the spring 2011 edition of TC Today. Take a look at the articles here: Bridging Language Theory and Practice - about Philip Choong Bridging Language Gaps with Technology - about Shannon Bishop TC …

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TESOL/AL End-of-Year Celebration 

Join your fellow TESOL/AL community members in celebrating the imminent end of the semester, while sampling fabulous cuisine! WHEN: Friday, May 6, 2011,   5 p.m. WHERE:  Grace Dodge 281 Open only to current TESOL/AL/TCSOL students and alumni, as well as Faculty and Staff!

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At the Interface Between Research and Practice: Professor ZhaoHong Han 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by Liz Hoelzle.

At the Interface Between Research and Practice: Professor ZhaoHong Han With her ongoing research, publications, and teaching, Dr. ZhaoHong Han, Associate Professor of Language and Education, is at the forefront of the interface between research and practice. A strong belief in the importance of using research to inform teaching drives her professional interests and accomplishments, …

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Professor Hansun Zhang Waring with Ed.d. Students Sarah Creider and Tara Tarpey, and M.A. Student Rebecca Black to Present at AAAL 2011 

Conference: AAAL 2011 Presentation Title: A search for specificity in understanding CA and context. Paper to be presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference (AAAL): Chicago, Illinois. Abstract Based on videotaped interactions from both ordinary conversations and institutional talk, this paper contributes to the ongoing debate regarding CA and context by detailing …

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Professors Hansun Zhang Waring and Barbara Hruska to Present at IPrA 2011 

Conference: 12th International Pragmatics Conference (IPrA) Presentation Title: Problematic directives in pedagogical interaction Abstract In this paper, we describe the specific ways in which certain practices of directives can disengage learner attention, block participation, and ultimately, stifle learning opportunities. Data come from a videotaped tutoring session collected at an after-school early literacy program for ESOL …

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