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LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
Derina Samuel, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA
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LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY
Morag Burke, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
Laura Murphy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA
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UTILIZING AUTHENTIC ITA TEACHING VIDEOS: COLLABORATING ACROSS UNIVERSITIES
Stacy Suhadolc, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA & Derina Samuel, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA

This article is a summary from a discussion at TESOL 2018 titled “Utilizing Authentic ITA Teaching Videos: Collaborating Across Universities.” The purpose of this dialogue was to discuss video resources that other international teaching assistant programs are using and how those programs are using video in their curricula. Read More

THE DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES OF ITAS: AN INTROSPECTION
Babak Khoshnevisan, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

This article describes the existing theories regarding the developmental stages of a teacher and juxtaposes the theories to the cyclical and multilayer model proposed by the author in 2017 via an account of the experiences of an international teaching assistant. Read More

USING TOEFL SPEAKING SCORES TO GUIDE ITAS AND THEIR DEPARTMENTS
Rebecca Oreto, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The Intercultural Communication Center at Carnegie Mellon University has studied correlations between the TOEFL Speaking score and international teaching assistant (ITA) assessment scores since 2005. They use this research to guide the ITAs themselves and also to guide departments in admissions of potential ITAs and their expectations of those ITAs in their programs. Read More

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