WAESOL, the Washington state affiliate of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), is a professional, non-profit organization whose purposes are to:
  • Promote scholarship
  • Disseminate information related to ESOL
  • Strengthen instruction, teacher training, and research in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021; Online
Visit waesol.org for membership, conference information, and to learn more about WAESOL.

Recordings will be posted by November 1st.

Clock hours will be available for both the live conference and the recorded sessions. Please note: Clock hours can only be earned once for a particular session either during the live conference or as a recording.  
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Sam Yousefifard

University of British Columbia
Instructional Technology Designer
Sam is an Instructional Technology Designer at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He holds a master’s degree in Media and Technology Studies Education from UBC and a significant number of certificates from Harvard, Pennsylvania, Michigan, California-San Diego, Illinois, Urbana Champaign and other top US Universities. Working alongside top researchers, practitioners and professors at four UBC Faculties and twelve Departments/Offices (e.g., Teacher Education Office; Information Technology), provided him with the opportunity of applying his instructional technology design and learning media design skills into interdisciplinary practice. Currently, he is focused on research projects on 1) Instructional Technology Design, 2) Interaction Design 3) Technology-enhanced Testing and Assessment 4) Game Design & Game-based Learning 5) Language Learning, Technology and Design 6) Media, Pedagogy and Technology Studies

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, October 23

11:30am PDT

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  • Exploring TESOL Career Paths
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Issues of Equity
  • Mindfulness
  • Other
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Research
  • Social-Emotional Care
  • Supporting Students with Disabilities
  • Technology
  • Trauma
  • WAESOL Community
  • Target Audience