AboutNils Olov (Olaf) Fors has taught writing, linguistics, pedagogy, and EFL/ESL for more than 20 years in the U.S., China, South Korea, Sweden, Vietnam, and Japan, and has written and edited several EFL textbook series. Olaf is currently working at Kanda University of International Studies in Japan.
Global Issues in Language Education GILE SIG Forum more
Sun, Jul 10, 11:45-13:15 Asia/Tokyo
This forum for the Global Issues in Language Education (SIG) will present the experiences of three global educators on how how they pursued cross-border classroom connections with university's overseas during the pandemic. Mahboubeh Rakhshandehroo, Olaf Fors, and Paul Horness will describe the collaborative online learning projects they engaged in with the aim of inspiring other educators. Participants looking to build cross-border connections and utilize technology more effectively for communication will want to join this session, which will be live streamed.