<![CDATA[SOOKMYUNG TESOL MA - Message Board]]>Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:16:00 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Notice of the shorten of MA TESOL office hours]]>Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:59:27 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/notice-of-the-shorten-of-ma-tesol-office-hours1491689
MA TESOL office located in Sunheon building 610 will have shorten office hours during the vacation period.

Shorten Hour Period: January 16th(Tue) ~ February 13th(Tue) 
Office hours:   9:00(AM) ~ 3:30(PM)

Thanks. ]]>
<![CDATA[2018 Spring semester course schedule]]>Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:42:08 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/2018-spring-semester-course-schedule2018 Spring semester course schedule is now available. 
Please check the below PDF file.

Please note that the schedule and classrooms may change.
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<![CDATA[December 27th, 2017]]>Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:03:24 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/december-27th-2017Dear Thesis students, 

Please check the below schedule and make sure you do not miss the periods for making changes in Thesis title. 

Thesis Title Change Period
1. Period: 26th December, 2017 (Tue) - 29th December, 2017  (Fri) 17:00 

2. Procedures:
Login to portal system -> Academics (학사)-> Graduation (졸업)-> Thesis Management (논문관리) -> Thesis title change submission document with 3 professors’ signatures (학위논문 제목변경 신청서) -> Submit to 특수대학원 (Jinri Guan #705)

All thesis students should check the title in their portal system during this period. There could be mistakes made with the office when putting the title from the thesis defense evaluation result paper.  So, please check if there is any mistakes made in the system. Changes cannot be made after this period. 

The title in the system is not the title that the student has posted in for the thesis proposal. It will be the title from the thesis defense evaluation result paper written by the professors. 

If your thesis title in the system is different from what is on your printed thesis it cannot be submitted to the library. 

Thesis Submission Period
Regarding submission of your thesis, you can go to the following website for detailed 
information:  http://lib.sookmyung.ac.kr/bbs/content/1_15009

1. Submission of Printed Thesis: Jan 11(Thur) – Jan 19 (Fri) 17:00

2. Submission Hours
1) online submission: 24 hours
2) Printed submission: Monday-Friday: 9 AM ~ 5 PM, Saturday: 9 AM ~ 1 PM 

3. Location for submission thesis and required documents
** Please check both 1) and 2)

1) Location: Library 2nd floor DICA plaza information desk (710-9798, library@sm.ac.kr)
- submit 4 printed theses
- submit 1) confirmation document and 2) copyright approval document 

2) Location: Graduate school office Jinri-guan #705 (710-9083)
- submit a copy of confirmation statement, confirmation document for thesis submission from the library.

4. Procedure for submission
1) Submission electronic copy of thesis online
a. visit http://dcollection.lib.sookmyung.ac.kr (login with your library id&pw)
b. submit an electronic copy of thesis in online
c. Print copyright approval document and confirmation document. Then, submit printed theses with them.

2) Submission printed thesis: Library 2nd floor DICA plaza information desk
a. 4 printed theses (included one copy of printed thesis signed by each member of the thesis committee)
b. a confirmation document
c. a copyright approval document 

3) Submission documents to graduate school office (Jinri-guan #705)
a. a confirmation document issued from the library (you can get the document after submitting your printed theses to the library)
b. a copy of approval document from committee members

5. Important notice
1) Please do not miss the period. 
2) Please make sure your printed theses title is same as the thesis title in the portal system.
* If you make changes in your thesis title in changes in title period, please make sure your thesis title in printed theses is same as changed thesis title.
3) You are not allowed to revise your thesis once you submit.

**Those who do not submit in both electronic copy of thesis in online and 4 printed theses in the given period will not be eligible to graduate.

If you have any questions, please contact the library at 710-9798 and/or the graduate school office at 710-9083.

*** You have to prepare your thesis by the rule of Graduate School of TESOL ( B5 (4x6), (18.5cm x25.5cm)
Also, you have to write "Department of TESOL (line spacing) The Graduate School (line spacing) Sookmyung Women`s University -> Also, this should be written in your Sookmyung Portal System *please check*"
The submission date which is written outside of the book should be written as "February 2018" and inside of the book, the submission date should be written December 2017" ***

If you have any questions about this FORMAT, please check above OR visit TESOL office to look at alumni`s thesis samples. 

Thank you
<![CDATA[2017 Fall Symposium]]>Mon, 18 Dec 2017 07:15:53 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/2017-fall-symposiumThere are main components to this semester's symposium 

Symposium Poster Presentations (3:00 - 5:30)
Location: Myungshin-building 7th floor
All enrolled students in Fall 2017 semester elective courses need to bring their poster to the symposium and will be assigned to one of three different sessions. Session assignments will be posted on the wall when you come to the symposium. 

All students should arrive at least 10 minutes before the symposium starts and check their presentation schedule.

Symposium Dinner (6:00-8:00)
All students who have paid the Student Union for the symposium dinner are eligible to eat with us. Payment must be made in advance. No one showing up on that day without having paid in advance can eat dinner.
  • Time: After symposium presentation (Around 5:30PM or 6:00PM)
  • Location: Centennial building #701 한상은라운지 (백주년기념관 701호)

 Also, the dress code of symposium is "red" because of Christmas :) 
(Red accessories such as a muffler, cap or an earring are also fine)

Please deposit money into MA TESOL student union's account.
If you paid student union fee, you should paid 10,000 won, or not you paid 20,000 won.
The deadline for deposit is 20th. December (Wed), and the information of the account is that 
Name : 이단비 (Danbi Lee)
 The bank :  Shinhan Bank(신한은행)
 Account number  : 110-479-230057

* For more information, please call 02(2077-7760]]>
<![CDATA[Poster Website]]>Mon, 18 Dec 2017 01:36:35 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/poster-website7823418Dear Students,

I have heard from some students about a website called Canva that is very easy to use and helpful in making posters. 
I am passing on the link in the hope that this will make your poster for the symposium easier and more enjoyable.

<![CDATA[Employment notice in MA TESOL for 2018]]>Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:43:00 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/employment-notice-in-ma-tesol-for-2018​The TESOL MA program has three positions available for the Spring 2018 semester. There is one full time position (Departmental TA) and two part-time positions. To be specific, the full-time position of Departmental TA and the part-time position of Web Assistant and RA position for Dr. McNeil. Students can apply for more than one position. Below please find a description of each of these jobs.  

Job Information: In charge of administration work related to MA TESOL program.
Work 5 days a week from 9:00~17:30 (Some rare "paid" Saturdays: twice a semester), complete tuition waiver.
The job starts in March 1st, but there is an initial training period which will begin in middle of February.
Any MA student interested in this should contact professor van Vlack (vxvlack@gmail.com) before December 20th Wednesday.
Email should include the following information.
Students full name, current semester and student number in the title (ex. Hong Gil Dong, 2nd semester, ss# 1551234, Applying for Departmental TA position)
Resume (English) + Cover letter

​Web Assistant
Job Information: The job mainly entails maintaining the departmental (MA) website, developing new ways to enhance the program through varied communication tools, and communicating with students through the website.
The position starts in March and is set for one semester.
The Web Assistant is required to work 12-16 hours per week under the direction of the department head and the payment is at the 교육조교 level (1.6 million). Some of the work at least can be done from a remote location but the Web Assistant is expected to work from school at least a few hours per week.
Any MA student interested in this should contact professor van Vlack (vxvlack@gmail.com) by December 20th Wednesday.
Email should include the following information.
Students full name, current semester and student number in the title (ex. Hong Gil Dong, 2nd semester, ss# 1551234, Applying for Web Assistant position)
Resume (English) + Cover letter
RA position for Dr. McNeil
Job Information: Assist the professor in conducting research and classes.
RA is required to work 12-16 hours per week under the direction of Professor McNeil and the payment is at the 교육조교 level (1.6 million).
The position starts in March and is set for one semester.
If you are interested, email him at levi.mcneil@gmail.com by December 20th.
Email should include your resume and a paragraph about why you want to be an RA.

If you have questions about any of these positions please contact the MA TESOL office as soon as possible.
Email: tesolma@sookmyung.ac.kr
phone: 02-2077-7760 

<![CDATA[2017 Fall course evaluation]]>Thu, 30 Nov 2017 06:28:28 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/2017-fall-course-evaluation2017 Fall course evaluation period is from November 24 ~December 7th.

Please evaluate the current classes you're attending through the portal system.
Please keep it in mind that if you don't complete the evaluation, you won't be able to see your semester grade later.

When: November 24 (Fri) ~December 7th (Thu)

What: Courses you're taking in 2017 Fall 

How: Log in to the portal system, using your ID and password-> Academics -> Class Courses-> Class Evaluation (숙명포털시스템 로그인 -> 수업 -> 수업평가)

All results are confidential and school will keep your answers anonymous, so please give an objective evaluation.

Also, I attach the file about evaluation's questions translated in English. 

Thank you. 
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<![CDATA[‚ÄčAn open lecture for MA TESOL students]]>Tue, 28 Nov 2017 05:23:02 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/an-open-lecture-for-ma-tesol-studentsAn open lecture for MA TESOL students
You are invited to join this open lecture presentation by prof. Levi McNeil. Learn how to perform statistical analyses with a real dataset.

Title: Introduction to SPSS Statistics
Speaker: prof. Levi McNeil
Date: Tuesday, 28th. November 2017
Time: 18:30 ~
Location: Myungshin 109 

Lecture Description
This open lecture is designed to provide TESOL MA students with a basic introduction to SPSS, a statistical software program used for data management and data analysis. This lecture is run in a complementary fashion to the theoretical and practical issues introduced in research methods in applied linguistics and education research.]]>
<![CDATA[The information of thesis defense (changed)]]>Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:01:13 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/the-information-of-thesis-defense-changedPlease check the following schedule with titles and feel free to join the meeting.

Date: 25th November, 2017
Time: 10:30 am - 15:30 pm 
Location: SookMyung Professional Center (Injaegwan) building #308.

To the thesis defense presenter: 
Please send your PPT file to the MA TESOL email account one day before your thesis defense and bring approximately 20 copies of your handouts (double-sided copy is O.K) for the audiences on the day of the defense.

For questions, send an e-mail (tesolma@sookmyung.ac.kr).
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<![CDATA[Teaching the English in Action Writing class]]>Mon, 13 Nov 2017 06:49:27 GMThttp://tesolma.com/message-board/teaching-the-english-in-action-writing-classWe are looking for 5 people to help Prof. van Vlack teach the English in Action Writing class while the Practicum people are taking their exams.

Date - Thursday November 23
Time - Class runs from 6:00-7:50. We need to be there by 5:45 to set up the desks.
Place - Myungshin 605

The teachers act as group leaders. Essentially this means she or he leads the group making sure they understand the tasks and providing scaffolding while the students are performing tasks.
It is a good chance to see how the teaching part of the practicum works.

To make this clear, people who are interested in the class to send an email to Prof. van Vlack (vxvlack@gmail.com)  exclaiming their interest. The detailed lesson plan will be sent to you once you email Prof. van Vlack.