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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.)

Former TIRF Trustee Dr. Joyce Kling Installed as TESOL President

Last week at the TESOL International Convention and Exposition, Dr. Joyce Kling , a former TIRF Trustee, was installed as the 57th president of the TESOL International Association. The Association now has over 17,000 members and its mission is “To advance professional expertise in English language teaching and learning for

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TIRF’s Spring 2022 Board Meeting

Each year in conjunction with the annual TESOL International Convention, TIRF hosts its spring Board meeting. However, as the pandemic continues to impede many individuals’ ability to travel, the Foundation’s Board of Trustees met online once again in March to hold its biannual meeting. TIRF’s virtual meeting included reports on

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Recap of TIRF’s Virtual Session at 2022 TESOL Convention

Just last week, TIRF participated in the 2022 TESOL Convention. Trustee Erik Gundersen and author Katherine Stannett engaged in a live Q&A session with participants from around the world, after their recorded presentation on social and emotional learning was made available to conference goers. The presentation, entitled “TIRF Insights –

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