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TIRF DDG recipients

Recipients and Findings

The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) was held online this year from June 14 to 17, and as has been the custom for several years, TIRF was represented there. At the awards ceremony, plaques were given to seven TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients – five 2019 TIRF DDG recipients and two 2020 awardees. (Since last year’s LTRC event was cancelled due to the pandemic, recognizing the 2019 grantees was not possible.)

COO vs PRES: Who Can Land the Most New Donors

Editor’s Comment:  As long-term readers of TIRF Today know well, summer (in the northern hemisphere) is when the Foundation conducts its midyear appeal. This year, however, there is a new twist to the effort, as noted below by Wyatt Boykin, TIRF’s new intern. News Flash: TIRF launches its 2018 Midyear

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Recently Finished DDG Awardees

We are pleased to share with TIRF Today readers that a number of our Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients have completed their studies recently. The list of grantees below are those awardees who have both finished their doctorate and completed their final reports for TIRF since the beginning of the

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TIRF President Interviews Trustee Dick Tucker

Editor’s note: In this piece, TIRF President Kathi Bailey interviews one of TIRF’s founding and current Trustees, Dick Tucker (pictured right). To see a video of Dick Tucker talking about the work of TIRF, click here and scroll down.   Kathi: You were part of the original committee that TESOL

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TESOL Convention Proposal Deadline Rapidly Approaching

There is still time to submit your proposal for the 2019 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo! Next year’s convention will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. The submission deadline is July 2nd at 5pm ET. Click here to learn more about the proposal submission procedures.

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TIRF Turns Twenty – Quiz #2

Back in February of this year, we announced that TIRF would be offering a series of quizzes about its organizational and programmatic history. We invite you to take the second TIRF quiz between now and the end of September – click here. And do not forget – if you fare

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Announcing TIRF’s New LEiR Series

TIRF is embarking on a new project to further its work in language education. The TIRF Language Education in Review (LEiR) series is being developed to address some of our field’s most pressing issues. Papers in the series will be relatively short in length and will appeal to a wide

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Chair’s Report, By Kathi Bailey – 20/20 Vision

As I announced in my Chair’s Report for the May issue of TIRF Today, it was at the June 1998 TESOL Board of Directors meeting that TIRF was voted into existence. For the next several months, the Foundation’s leaders worked to write the bylaws and meet the requirements of incorporation

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