Orange County

5 Speakers the Highlight at
OC Chapter’s Fall Workshop

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By

—Attendees were fortunate to welcome five speakers at the CATESOL Orange County Chapter’s fall professional-development workshop: Bruce Rubin, the plenary speaker, followed by featured speakers Dave Coleman, Roger Dupuy, Laura Jacob, and Meg Parker. The workshop was held Saturday, December 10, at California State University, Fullerton. Bruce Rubin: “Critical Thinking in ESL: Sequence, Substance, Style,
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OC Chapter to Feature 5 Speakers in Special Fall Workshop

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
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By FEMIA SCARFONE —The CATESOL Orange County Chapter is proud to announce a very special format for its full-day Fall Workshop on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF). The workshop will feature Bruce Rubin of CSUF as the plenary speaker, followed by featured speakers Dave Coleman, Roger Dupuy, Laura Jacob, and
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Strategies That Work! OC Chapter Spring Workshop
Shifts Focus to Learning

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By FEMIA SCARFONE —The Orange County Chapter of CATESOL hosted a fabulous fun-filled Spring Workshop on Saturday, February 13, with the help of Biola University’s Department of Applied Linguistics and TESOL. A variety of exhibitors, excellent poster presenters, and lots of prizes rounded out the day! As participants were arriving, presenter Rob Jenkins of Santa
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Dive Into Classroom-Management Strategies
at OC Chapter Workshop

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
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By CAROL BANDER —Please join CATESOL, Orange County Chapter, and Biola University’s ESL Program on Saturday , February 13, 2016, for a fun-filled and informative workshop at Biola University. Rob Jenkins will be addressing the topic “Effective Strategies With a Purpose.” Learn how to manage your classroom more effectively through making every minute count. Rob
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Responding to Multilingual Writers Effectively AND Efficiently

May 19th, 2015 | By
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By NOOSHA RAVAGHI —How to respond to multilingual writers effectively and efficiently was Dr. Dana Ferris’s topic at the CATESOL Orange County Chapter’s professional-development workshop on Saturday, May 2, 2015. At the event, cohosted by the chapter and Biola University, participants had the opportunity to learn about giving feedback from Dr. Ferris, the author of
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OC Workshop: A How-To on Writing Feedback

Mar 13th, 2015 | By

By FEMIA SCARFONE —Dr. Dana Ferris will address the topic “Responding to Multilingual Writers—Effectively and Efficiently” at CATESOL Orange County Chapter’s full-day Spring Workshop on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Biola University. Dr. Ferris is professor of Writing at the University of California, Davis, where she directs the second language writing program. She is the
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Beyond “Repeat After Me”: OC Workshop Features Pronunciation

Dec 20th, 2014 | By
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By CAROL BANDER —That 168 people registered and enjoyed Marla Yoshida’s workshop on Saturday, November 8, 2014, and that 75 out of 95 participants rated the topic excellent attests to the fact that pronunciation is a hot topic. At the event, cohosted by CATESOL, Orange County Chapter and the TESOL Club at California State University,
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OC Chapter’s Fall Workshop to Feature Pronunciation

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By

By CAROL BANDER —Speaker Marla Yoshida will address the topic: “Beyond ‘Repeat After Me’: Teaching Pronunciation With Imagination” at the approaching CATESOL, Orange County Chapter’s Fall Workshop on Saturday November 8, 2014, at California State University, Fullerton. Ms. Yoshida has taught English as a second language for more than 25 years in the US and
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OC Chapter Spring 2014 Workshop Gets Creative

May 16th, 2014 | By
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“Serious Fun: Creativity in the Classroom” at OC Chapter Spring 2014 Workshop By FEMIA SCARFONE —On Saturday, April 12, the Orange County Chapter hosted its biannual workshop featuring Christopher Stillwell, editor of Language Teaching Insights From Other Fields: Sports, Arts, Design, and More (in press; nominated for a British Council ELTon Award for Innovation in
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OC Fall Workshop: Beyond “Repeat After Me”

May 16th, 2014 | By

Beyond “Repeat After Me”: OC Fall Workshop to Feature Pronunciation By CAROL BANDER —It’s not too early to start marking your calendars for CATESOL, Orange County Chapter’s Fall Workshop, to be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014, at California State University, Fullerton. The speaker, Marla Yoshida, will address the topic “Beyond ‘Repeat After Me’: Teaching
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