David Nunan and Jun Liu at Anaheim University TESOL Conference BoothProfessors David Nunan and Jun Liu at 2012 TESOL Conference in PhiladelphiaProfessors David Nunan and Jun Liu at 2012 TESOL Conference in PhiladelphiaAnaheim University TESOL Professors David Nunan and Jun Liu at 2012 TESOL Conference in PhiladelphiaAnaheim University administrators, faculty and students attended online education, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) conferences in March, 2012.

From March 15-17, Anaheim University Administrators hosted an information booth at the 2012 Computer Using Educators (CUE) Association Conference in Palm Springs, California.

Anaheim University faculty and administrators attended the 2012 American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference in Boston, MA from March 24 to March 27. In addition to hosting an information booth, Anaheim University TESOL Chair Dr. Rod Ellis and Anaheim University TESOL Professor Dr. Mary Ann Christison presented at the conference.

MaryAnn Christison receives Alatis TESOL AwardMaryAnn Christison Receives Alatis TESOL AwardStudents, faculty and administrators were in attendance at the 2012 TESOL Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  Anaheim University's TESOL faculty who were in attendance included AU Graduate School of Education Dean Dr. David Nunan and TESOL Professors Dr. Kathleen Bailey, Dr. Denise Murray, Dr. Mary Ann Christison, Dr. Jun Liu, Dr. Andy Curtis,  Dr. Martha Cummings and Dr. Gary Barkhuizen.  At the conference, in addition to each professor giving individual presentations, Dr. Mary Ann Christison was awarded the coveted James E. Alatis Award for Service to TESOL, Dr. Jun Liu gave a plenary presentation, and Dr. David Nunan, Dr. Kathleen Bailey, Dr. Denise Murray, Dr. Martha Cummings and Dr. Ken Beatty gave a colloquium on the challenges of online education in TESOL.  Ken Beatty presented during the colloquium via live online broadcast from Vancouver, Canada using Anaheim University's state-of-the-art High Definition Webcam Classroom system.  Dr. David Nunan also held two book signings during the event for his most recent textbook "Teaching English to Young Learners" published by Anaheim University Press.  Anaheim University MA in TESOL and TESOL Certificate students and graduates stopped by Anaheim University's TESOL booth to meet with AU administrators and to say hello to their fellow students and alumni around the world through video clips shot at the booth and uploaded to Anaheim University's Facebook site.