Error Correction

Date: Saturday, March 3rd, 2012 Time: 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Speaker: Scott Thornbury, Steven Herder, and Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto

In addition to their free, open-to-all, quarterly webinars, iTDi will also be offering monthly in-house webinars for teachers who've enrolled in one of their courses and want to interact further with mentors and others in the iTDi community. These monthly online sessions are designed to focus on one topic and allow teachers to go deeper in sharing experiences, exploring ideas and defining teacher beliefs. This session on "Error Correction" features iTDi directors Scott Thornbury, Steven Herder, and Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto. The webinar is free, but requires registration. Seating is limited.

Part 1: 10-minute talks

  • Why correct ESL errors in an EFL class?
    Steven Herder
  • Does error correction really work?
    Scott Thornbury
  • Embrace mistakes!
    Barbara Hoskins Sakamoto

Part 2: Panel discussion

Webinar participants are invited to ask questions and share comments in a wide-ranging, free-flowing discussion about error correction for various contexts and among different levels of language learners.

Organization: International Teacher Development Institute (iTDi)

Cost: free; requires registration

Venue: Online webinar

Location: Online, Online Events, Online Event


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