2016 Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC)
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Teachers College, Columbia University
Pre-registration is currently open for the 2016 Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC)
Pre-register online at http://tinyurl.com/nystesol-ALWC-2016
Pre-registration is open through midnight Saturday, February 26, 2016.
Dr. Drew S. Fagan, Plenary Speaker
Dr. Drew S. Fagan (Ed.D, Teachers College, Columbia University) is a clinical assistant professor of TESOL and the Outreach/International TESOL Coordinator for the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Maryland. Over the past two decades, Dr. Fagan has worked as an English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher and teacher educator in K-12, higher education, and adult education settings across the United States, Japan, China, Spain, and Mexico, and was the first EFL Fulbright Fellow to the Slovak Republic in 2005-2006. His research focuses on factors affecting language teacher talk and the subsequent effect of that talk on language learning opportunities in classroom interactions. His work has appeared in numerous publications within the TESOL field. Currently, his research examines the development of novice ESL teacher talk over the first five years of their careers. In addition to presenting his work at numerous international conferences, Dr. Fagan has also organized and chaired several colloquia and conferences which focus on educating ESL and other content area teachers for working with English language learners.