Re: [evonline2002_webheads] Re: TESOL 2003 colloquium: Communities of practice online
You can count on me in Baltimore. Only something very unexpected and last
minute would keep me away from such a fabulous group and event!
> Hello all,colloquium panel: Communities of practice online: Reflection through
> This is to update you on the latest regarding composition of our proposed
experience and experiment with the Webheads community of language learners
>Aiden Yeh, Michael Coghlan
> At present the colloquium presenters are listed as
> Vance Stevens, Arif Altun, Dafne Gonzalez, Teresa d'Eca, Chris Jones,
>Baltimore in April and therefore he will have to withdraw. Buthaina Othman
> Arif Altun has since informed me that it is not possible that he can be in
had expressed an interest in joining us and I have approached her to take
Arif's place. However, she is uncertain whether she will be able to attend
and has asked me to use my discretion in finding a replacement. Therefore I
feel it prudent and appropriate to take this course of action:
>definitely be able to attend the TESOL Conference this March, who is willing
> I would like to know if there is anyone in this group that would
to participate in our colloquium on Communities of Practice as a panelist
March 26, 9:30 am, and who is willing also to participate in the lead-in
EVOnline session as a co-moderator for one week between January and March.
If so, and if you can let me know by November 14, then I can put you down in
TESOL's records in place of Arif.
>in consultation with Buthaina whether to put her in Rif's place or let Rif's
> If there is no one available meeting these conditions then I will decide
place lapse. I must inform TESOL of the definitive composition of our panel
by Nov 15.
>in our January to March EVOnline session.
> As far as I know, both Rif and Buthaina are still planning to participate
>session. I plan to use this list for communications in that regard. My
> I will be in touch shortly regarding organization of the Jan-Mar EVOnline
intent is to bring participants in this year's EVOnline sessions into this
ongoing community of practice, while exploring in concert with the members
of this community what communities of practice are, how they form and
function (with particular reference to this one), and how they influence the
practice of the individual members (again, wrt this community).
>objection, or encouragement, or suggestions.
> I hope that is agreeable to all concerned. Feel free to voice your