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Sunday, November 20 • 9:00am - 10:20am
CATESOL Service-Learning Workshop

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Service-learning enhances CATESOL teachers’ understanding of ELLs, language learning theories and practices, and local communities. This CATESOL service-learning workshop provides lesson plans, activities, materials, and assessment tools for community-based civic engagement learning activities for ESL and EFL learners. The presenter will provide participants as much "hands-on" experience as possible. Participants will be guided to work in groups and identify community partners in their area to conceptualize a plan for how they might implement or incorporate service-learning at their school or in their program. Participants will be encouraged to draft a proposal for their administration and list what they think would be the benefits and logistical considerations. Potential discussion points such as legalities and insurance waivers may be prioritized.

Speakers
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James Perren

Associate Professor, Alliant International University
James Perren is a language teacher, teacher educator, editor, and author, and teaches at Alliant International University in San Diego, California in several graduate TESOL programs. James' practical work informs his research and scholarly interests in service-learning curriculum... Read More →



Sunday November 20, 2016 9:00am - 10:20am
Royal Palm Salon 3

Attendees (12)