KOTESOL LIVE!

Welcome to the #KOTESOL2020 National Conference!

Thanks for a great conference!

On this page, you will find links to every presentation, Zoom room, and Live session we have prepared for you. But please note, you must be logged in first to view the content.

Once you login, you will have access to all the Speaker Pages on this website which contain all the URLs, passwords, and session info you will need to access the sessions.

Session info will go LIVE at lunch time (after the Plenary).

You may also download the Conference Program book above, or join in the Slack Chat.

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Featured Sessions

Featured Sessions will go Live or Premiere 10-15 minutes before their scheduled times.

Chat with the Featured presenters in Slack by joining their #featured channel listed below.

10:45
Opening Ceremony
Lindsay Herron & Sunil Mahtani
11:00
Plenary
Tomomi Kumai
Creating a Safe Space for Transformation
Raising Intercultural Awareness for Language Teachers and Learners
Slack channel: #featured-plenary
11:45
Meet the SIGs (video below)
12:00
Lunch hour
Zoom Luncheon & Drop-in Chat
Open video library
13:00
Yunjeong Hwang
Essential Legal Knowledge on Employment and Labor for Expat Teachers
Slack channel: #featured-legal
14:00
Teach North Korean Refugees
KOTESOL Gives Back
Empowering North Korean Refugees Through ELT
Slack channel: #featured-tnkr
15:00
Stafford Lumsden
Timeline of an outbreak
Australian Higher Education Moving to Online Teaching in Response to Novel Coronavirus 19
Slack channel: #featured-covid

Zoom Sessions

Zoom Sessions connection info will go Live DURING lunch (12:30pm).

Remember to enter the Zoom Password as listed in the Session info.

Have questions for the Zoom speakers? DM them directly in Slack.
Have trouble accessing the Zoom rooms? Ask for help in the #zoom-help Slack channel.

Remember to input the Zoom password in order to access the Zoom.

13:00
Technology
Ehean Kim
Tourism Projects with Local Communities
Situated Learning and Place-Dependent Model to Enhance Authenticity
Reflective Practice
Jocelyn Wright
Educational Gifts
Material Design, Writing
Terri Beadle
What Disney can teach us about Compare and Contrast Writing
14:00
Technology
Lisa M. Hunsberger
Creative Uses of PowerPoint and Keynote in the Techni-Capable EFL Classroom
Culture
Adrienne Seo with Daniel Moonasar
The Why and How of Using Multicultural Children’s Literature
Professional Development
Joanne McCuaig
The University of Birmingham
MA TESOL / MA Applied Linguistics
15:00
Reflective Practice
Kevin Kester
Tips for Getting a PhD, Academic Employment, and Publishing
Learner Identity
Brian Raisbeck
Implications of English Names in the Korean EFL Classroom
Material Design
Roger Fusselman
Maximizing Creativity When Planning Lessons

Pre-recorded Sessions

Pre-recorded YouTube Videos will go Live BEFORE lunch (11:50am).

Have questions for the Pre-recorded speakers? DM them directly in Slack.
Have trouble accessing the videos? Ask for help in the #help Slack channel.

1
ELT and Culture
Blake Brunner
Renouncing “Global Citizenship”: Seeking More Personal Ways of Motivating Students
2
Technology
Josh Brunotte
Comparing imaginal versus virtual exposure training for public speaking anxiety reduction
3
ELT and Critical Disability Studies
Crystal Cho Jones
Creating a Space for Students with Disabilities and Neurodiversity in the Classroom
4
Professional Development
Dr. Liliana Cuesta Medina
Building a Research and Writing Culture: Stories from ELT Communities
5
Material and Course Design
Gereltuya Damdinsuren
Developing a Creative and Successful English Resource Cabinet
6
ELT and Critical Disability Studies
Rosa Dene David
Teaching Strategies to Optimize Accessibility and Inclusivity for Students with Learning Disabilities
7
Professional Development, Multiple Skills
Kristy Dolson
Revisiting Old EFL Classroom Practices with New Teacher Trainer Eyes
8
Technology, Multiple Skills
Simon Fisher
TBL and Technology: Teaching Creativity with Computer Coding
9
Reflective Practice
Kevin Kester
A Pedagogy of Vulnerability
10
Technology
Grace Kudlack
Low Tech/High Tech: Technology Integration in the ESL Classrooms
11
Material and Course Design
Mr. Marc C. LeBane with Mark Melican
MiLEE – Mini-Lectures to Enhance English Language Learning
12
Material and Course Design, Multiple Skills
Angie Lee
Teaching Integrated Skills Through Arts & Crafts in the EFL Classroom
13
SLA, NEST/NNEST
Andrew Lerner
Native Speaking Teachers as a Source of Extrinsic Motivation
14
Reflective Practice
Samantha Levinson
Improving Collaboration and Self-Reflection in the Private Sector: A How-To
15
SLA, ELT and Critical Disability Studies
Mei Fung Lewina Lung
A Comparative Study: Autistic and Ordinary Learners’ Motivation in SLA
16
Classroom Management, Translanguaging
Maria Teresa Martinez-Garcia
Translanguaging Strategies for Teaching a Foreign Language Classroom
17
CLIL, NEST/NNEST
Jermaine S. McDougald
Downgrading NEST: Creating a path for CLIL teacher identity
18
Reflective Practice
Elexis Nelson
Bringing Authenticity into the Classroom
19
ELT and Culture
Reece Randall
Global Citizenship Education (GCED) via Online Debate
20
Sociolinguistics/Language Policy, EMI
Cyril Reyes
(Re)Defining Translanguaging
21
ELT and Culture
Bruce Screws
How is English Conversation class useful? Korean university students’ perspectives
22
Professional Development
Lindamulage Chaturi Nisansala Silva with Sakuni Amanda Dushyanthi Thelikada Palliya Guruge
Difficulties Encountered by ESL Teachers in Government Schools in Sri Lanka
23
Material and Course Design
Joseph Tomei
I am a plastic model: Teaching through Metaphor
24
Material and Course Design, ELT and Critical Disability Studies
Caroline Torres with Kavita Rao
Universal Design for Learning and Digital Tools for Language Learners
25
Financial
Daniel Jones
The Great Blind Spot – the Importance of Financial Education