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Convention Special Issue: May 2016
TESOL 2016: Convention in Photos
Take a look at some photos from many of the highlights at TESOL's 50th anniversary convention in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, to see what all the excitement is about. 
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TESOL Turns 50: Looking to the Past and the Future
Couldn’t make it to the 2016 TESOL convention, or any of the more than 1,000 sessions during the week? Here is what you may have missed. 
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TESOL Rewards Excellence in 2016
Every year, TESOL gets the chance to celebrate excellence in the field. This year, more than 60 awards were presented. Here are some of this year's award winners. 
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TESOL Success Stories

As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration, TESOL International Association recognizes teacher and student success stories. Your stories show the impact that TESOL teachers can have on their students and the impact that students can have on the world. The stories published here were chosen by the 50th Anniversary Team.  Read More

Reflecting on the Role of Technology in TESOL International Association
by Christel Broady
TESOL's 50th anniversary provides a good time to reflect on what came before and to consider what may lie ahead. Here, we look back on the history of technology within the association, including the role of tech at the beginning and now, the founding and growth of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section, and the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase. Read More
TESOL 2016 Convention Resources
Convention Recorded Sessions: Listen to sessions from the TESOL 2016 convention in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

Free Keynote Webcasts

Recorded Sessions for Purchase

  • TESOL Live Learning Center: For US$149 you can have full access to the selected recorded 2016 convention sessions! You may also purchase individual sessions for US$15.
Electronic Village and Technology Showcase Webcasts: The Computer-Assisted Language Learning IS presents webcasts from Baltimore covering topics such as online assessment, mobile apps for education, and flipped instruction. 
Convention Mobile Site and Session Handouts: Search through the easy-to-use mobile site for sessions you would have liked to attend; downloading handouts is as easy as clicking a button or tapping your screen.
A TESOL Musical: In honor of TESOL's 50th Anniversary celebration, a group of well-known TESOLers put together a little show based on the Wizard of Oz—yes, they actually sang songs! Watch this musical comedy, in which a talented cast of TESOL "Ozzites" whimsically explore TESOL's past 50 years. Dorothy is hurtled by a Tornado from 1966 (when TESOL began) into 2016.

Convention Program Book (PDF): Download the full Program Book to check out some of the hundreds of sessions, see the highlights, or find contact info for a presenter you'd like to get in touch with.
Provide Feedback: Every year, TESOL strives to make the convention better for attendees. Help us make TESOL 2017 the best yet by taking this short online survey.
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TESOL 2017
You are invited to present at the

TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo
21–24 March 2017
Seattle, Washington, USA

Proposals are due 1 June 2016.

TESOL 2017 Call for Participation

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