Action Research Workshop - Registration Closed

Saturday, January 28th, 2017 

Do you want to strengthen your teaching practice? Do you wonder about how effective some instructional activities are, and what goes on in your students' minds?

This Action Research Workshop will provide tools, strategies, and approaches for doing research in your own classroom.  Learn how to formulate questions about your own teaching practice, or questions about a teaching practice you want to try.  Participants will discuss strategies and tools to assess outcomes, and how to write up a report about your findings so that you can share what you learn with a wider audience.  Action Research is something ALL TESOL instructors can benefit from (K12, Adult Ed, Higher Ed).

Participants will review models of quality action research and walk away with a personal action research plan.

 Date Saturday, January 28
 Time 10:00am to 2:00pm
 Where* Virginia International University
4401 Village Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030

*Shuttle service will be provided between the Vienna Metro and VIU.
Cost*  Members registered before 1/26: $25.00
New Members who join between 1/6/17 and 1/26/17: $15

*Price includes lunch from Panera Bread. For dietary restrictions, email by 1/26.

Registration is closed.  Contact 


Dr. Polina Vinogradova, Director of AU's TESOL Program
Workshop Facilitator

Dr. Vinogradova is an applied linguist interested in the use of digital technology in language education and in identity negotiation in multimodal personal narratives. Her recent research focuses on the development of multiliteracies and pedagogical uses of digital stories in ESL and heritage language instruction. She has extensive experience in teaching English as a foreign and second language, teacher training, and curriculum and project development in higher education. Dr. Vinogradova holds a PhD in Language, Literacy and Culture from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and has MA degrees in TESOL from the University of Northern Iowa and in Intercultural Communication from UMBC.

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