Anaheim University is excited to announce the next "MBA Virtual Roundtable" will be held on Friday, Sept. 12 at 5:00 pm (California Pacific Daylight Savings Time) / Sat., Sept. 13 at 9:00 am (Tokyo time). The VirtualRoundtable is an hour-long live webcam gathering open to all graduates and current students of AU's MBA and Green MBA programs; participants will have the opportunity to network and share about the latest developments in the fields of business and/or sustainability.
On Aug. 2, 2014, Anaheim University and Showa Women’s University co-hosted an open Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) seminar at Showa Women’s University in Tokyo with three leaders in the field of TESOL. The panel discussed the common theme “Learners are Different: Catering to Differences,” with opportunities for audience members to participate, ask questions, and meet the scholars after the event. Most attendees were TESOL students or English teachers.
Dr. Ken Beatty presented at Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (KOTESOL) via webcam on May 31 at 11:20 am Korea time. His presentation title was “Running with Scissors: Authenticity in the Classroom.” He discussed the importance of creating classroom context and explained the challenges of working with authenticity. Participants also discussed practical applications to English for Academic Purposes (EAP), curriculum development, and methodology.
On December 5, 2013 the TESOL International Association announced the appointment of Anaheim University Graduate School of Education TESOL Professor Dr. Andy Curtis as President-Elect for the 2014-2015 year. Dr. Curtis's term as President will begin at the conclusion of the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in March 2014. To date, four other professors amongst Anaheim University's esteemed TESOL faculty have served as President of the TESOL International Association, which is the world's largest language teaching association: Dr. David Nunan, Dr. Kathleen Bailey, Dr. Denise Murray, & Dr. MaryAnn Christison.