2015 Award for Distinguished Research Recipient: Yasuko Kanno
| ||Yasuko Kanno is associate professor of TESOL in the College of Education, Temple University, whereshe also coordinates the TESOL program. She is interested in linguistic minority students’ access to and success in postsecondary education and has a co-edited a volume with Linda Harklau on this topic: Linguistic Minority Students Go to College: Preparation, Access, and Persistence (Routledge, 2013). Her work has also appeared in (among others) American Educational Research Journal, TESOL Quarterly, Modern Language Journal, Applied Linguistics, and the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education. She serves as Research Notes and Forum Editor of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education. |
Who's Eligible Any author who has completed an empirical research project and a subsequent scholarly paper that was published in a peer-reviewed scholarly journal during the calendar year preceding the award year. For example, the 2014 award was given for research published during the 2013 calendar year.
Final page proofs of papers scheduled to be published late in the year are acceptable.
Articles with multiple authors are also eligible, but only the lead author will receive the award package.
Purpose To recognize excellence in any area of research on language teaching and learning.
- One complimentary registration to the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo
- Roundtrip airfare and 2 nights hotel to attend the TESOL convention
- 1-year TESOL membership
- 1-year subscription to TESOL Quarterly
- One featured session at the TESOL convention
- One featured article in TESOL Connections
Manuscripts are evaluated according to the following criteria:
- Significance of the issue to the field of language learning and teaching in TESOL
- Awareness of relevant scholarship related to the issue or problem
- Clarity with which any theoretical considerations, research questions, or models related to the issue or problem are presented
- Evidence of appropriate research methods and analysis, regardless of methodological paradigm
- Persuasiveness of the argument presented and the conclusions drawn
- Clarity of the writing
Online Submission Process
Papers may be nominated or self-nominated. To complete the online submission process, you will need the following information. You are strongly encouraged to gather this information before you begin the application. That way, you can fill out the application completely, and you will not have to go back and fill in items later.
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- Biographical statement for author of paper (50 words)
- Author's full name and email address (primary author if more than one author)
- PDF of empirical research study
Completed online applications must be submitted by 1 November
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