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American Association of Teachers of Korean

2024 Annual Conference and Professional Development Workshop

Indiana University Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana
June 20-22, 2024

2024 AATK Conference Theme:

New Learning Ecology and Innovative Language Pedagogy and Research:
Reconceptualizations, Challenges, and Future Directions

Invited Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Greg Kessler, Ohio University

Tentative Title: Artificial Intelligence in Language Education

Greg Kessler has published extensively and delivered invited talks around the world.  His research addresses technology, teaching, learning, culture and language with an emphasis on teacher preparation. He has held numerous transformative leadership positions, including president of the computer assisted language instruction consortium (CALICO), president of  the Ohio teachers of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) and chair of the TESOL CALL interest section. He has been an editor for numerous monographs, special issues and serial publications, including the   TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, CALICO Equinox book series, Advances in CALL Practice & Research,  the Language Teaching & Technology forum in the journal Language Learning & Technology among others. He is currently chair of the Educational Studies department at Ohio University.

Plenary Speaker

Shannon Sauro, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Tentative Title: The Korean Wave and Language Learning in the Digital Wilds: Lessons for the Language Classroom

Shannon Sauro (Ph.D.) is an associate professor in the Department of Education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (USA) and an affiliate faculty member in the Department of Culture, Languages and Media at Malmö University (Sweden). She is a specialist in technology-mediated language teaching and learning and second language literacy and has taught in English teacher education programs at universities in the United States and Sweden. Her areas of research include the intersection of fan practices and language learning and virtual exchange for teacher education. 

Special Presentation

이준호 (경인교육대학교), President of International Association of Korean Language Education (IAKLE)

경인교육대학교 국어교육과 교수

한국어 표준 교육과정 개발 및 후속 연구 책임자

세종한국어 교재 및 지침서 저자

한국어능력시험 (TOPIK) 출제위원장, 채점위원장