Dr.Ken Beatty

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.

Dr. Ken Beatty is a TESOL Professor at Anaheim University and is author/co-author of more than 130 English as a Second Language textbooks used worldwide from the primary to tertiary levels, as well as books on Computer Assisted Language Learning. He has worked at universities in Canada, China, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates, and the USA, and given more than 200 teacher-training presentations and 92 conference presentations throughout Asia, the Middle East, and North and South America.

Dr. Ken Beatty – Webcast Feature

Dr. Ken Beatty