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Call for Proposals for Electronic Village Online 2007

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  • Bauer-Ramazani, Christine
    Hi everyone, and apologies for cross-posting. It´s time to start thinking about the TESOL Electronic Village Online for 2007. Here is the Call for Proposals.
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 25, 2006
      Hi everyone, and apologies for cross-posting.

      It´s time to start thinking about the TESOL Electronic Village Online for 2007. Here is the Call for Proposals. Check it out!

      Call for Proposals for the Electronic Village Online 2007 

      The CALL Interest Section of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL) offers language teachers world-wide the opportunity to participate in the Electronic Village Online (EVO), a professional development project and virtual extension of the TESOL 2007 Convention in Seattle, Washington, USA. The free 6-week sessions allow participants to engage in online discussion and/or short hands-on workshops on topics of professional interest in the field of ESL/EFL. TESOL member groups, in particular, are invited to sponsor sessions related to convention presentations.

      If you would like to moderate an EVO session, please indicate your interest to the EVO Coordinating Team (see link below), with a copy to your potential sponsoring member group. Include the following information in your Proposal:

      1. The title of your online session
      2. A brief description of the content (an abstract) 3. The target audience and potential member group sponsor 4. A week-by-week outline of the proposed activities during the 6-week period (Your timeline should include a week for introductions and familiarization with the interface and a closing week for evaluations, completion of projects, and accompanying discussions.) 5. The communication media expected to be used (discussion postings only, chat, Website, relevant links, etc.) 6. An indication of your willingness to complete Moderator training and a commitment to holding the session in the timeframe indicated 7. A brief biographical statement (50 words) and a link to your Website (if available)
      Deadline: September 15, 2006.

      Training session: Monday, October 9 - Sunday, November 12, 2006 (5 weeks) EVO Session registration: January 1 - 14, 2007 (2 weeks) EVO Sessions: Monday, January 15 - Sunday, February 25, 2007 (6 weeks)

      For further details about EVO, see: http://dafnegonzalez.com/evo-07/index1.htm or the direct link to the CfP (including links to last year's sessions): http://dafnegonzalez.com/evo-07/Cfproposals.htm .

      The EVO sessions are free and voluntary. They are not a part of TESOL's Principles and Practices of Online Teaching Certificate Program. For information about this program, please contact TESOL at edprograms@... or visit their Website at http://www.tesol.org/ and click on Online Education in the Professional Development tab.

      Feel free to forward this Call for Proposals to other e-lists. Thank you for helping us spread the word.

      On behalf of the coordination team,
      Christine Bauer-Ramazani
      TESOL CALL-IS liaison to EV Online
      web site: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani/
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