In addition to year-round online course offerings, the E-Teacher Scholarship Program 2009-12 offered a face-to-face training event each year--the E-Teacher Professional Development Program ("Summer Institute" or "Professional Workshop")--on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) campus in Baltimore, Maryland.
Information is archived and available online for the Summer 2010 Institute.
Information is archived and available online for the Summer 2011 Institute.
April 2012, the E-Teacher Advisory Board identified 26 participants to attend the Summer 2012 Institute, drawing from the pool of participants who had successfully completed online courses Spring 2011, Summer 2011, Fall 2011 and Winter 2012. Candidates for the summer workshop were again selected on the basis of:
The dates for the 3-week institute were: July 21 - August 11, 2012. The list of participants follows.
|First Name||Last Name||Country||Summer 2012 Project Plans [PDF file uploads in process]|
|Ahmed Abdulhameed Abdulaziz||Hosam||Yemen||Instruuctional Strategies for Teaching Reading: A Training Program for In-service English Language Teachers in Taiz City, Yemen|
|Andi Muhammad||Yauri||Indonesia||Incorporating Web 2.0 Tools in Learning English, A Workshop for EFL High School Teachers in Watampone|
|Aruna||Gobin Beedassy||Mauritius||Incorporating Critical Thinking Skills and Strategies to Increase Learner Interaction in a Mauritian State Secondary School|
|Asima||Ali||Pakistan||Teaching High School Graduates English for the Study of Physical Sciences: A Model for Teachers in Pakistan|
|Chaouki||M'kaddem||Tunisia||Workshops on Effective Lesson Planning for Tunisian Primary and Middle School Teachers|
|Fabricio Enrique||Rivas Marmanillo||Peru||Teacher Training in English for Specific Purposes at ICPNA Cusco|
|Firmin Kouakou||N'dri||Cote D'Ivoire
|Workshop for Scaffolding Ivorian Teachers into Chartering and Implementing Best Assessment Practices for Effective Language Learning Enhancement|
|Freddy Javier||Ruiz Cauro||Venezuela||Teaching Reading and Writing: Developing EFL Adult Learners’ Metacognitive Strategies|
|Ganga Laxmi||Bhandari||Nepal||Developing Critical Thinking Skills among School Teachers of English in Nepal|
|Hicham||Mahda||Morocco||Workshop on Effective Classroom Management for Moroccan High-school EFL Teachers|
|Hiroko||Sakaguchi||Japan||Workshops on Project-Based Learning for EFL Teachers in Japan|
|Jose Antonio||da Silva||Brazil||Creating and Sharing Resources for the Kindle E-Reader: Online Training for English Access Microscholarship Program Teachers|
|Katherin del Carmen||Rodriquez Montero||Panama||Workshop on Innovative Teaching Strategies and Techniques for Elementary and High School English Teachers in the Panamanian Educational System|
|Marina Nicanor||Ambrosi||Moldova||Socratic Questioning in the EFL curriculum for Young Learners and Very Young Learners: Training and Online Community Building for In-service Teachers in Moldova|
|Richard||Niyibigira||Rwanda||Technology-Based Language Teaching in Higher Education: An Innovative Approach for English Language Teaching in Rwanda|
|Shanti||Subramaniam||Malaysia||Towards School-based Assessment: Assist Teachers in Assessment (ATIA) for Secondary School Teachers in the District of Klang, Selangor, Malaysia Shanti Subramaniam, Malaysia|
|Tatiana||Shilenkova||Russia||Incorporating Technology into EFL Teaching: Promoting English Outside of the Classroom, A Workshop for Teachers of Colleges of St. Petersburg|
|Ulkar||Ibrahimova||Azerbaijan||To Fail or Not to Fail the Students? The Importance of EFL Assessment in Higher Education in Azerbaijan|
|Umit||Cebeci||Turkey||Training EFL Teachers in Effective Assessment of Young Learners|
|Valiantsina||Holubeva||Belarus||Creating An Internet Database For Teaching Cross-Cultural Communication: Online Training In Webskills For EFL Teachers|
|Vandana||Lunyal||India||Sharing Best Practices in ESP: A Blended Training Program for Functional English College Lecturers of Chandigarh, India|
|Vera||Savic||Serbia||Primary School Teacher Training in Theme-Based Instruction|
|Viktoriya||Demidova||Uzbekistan||Course on Teaching English to Young Learners for Pre-Service and In-Service ESL Teachers in Samarkand, Uzbekistan|
|Xiaoqing||Yang||China||An IELTS Course Development Project for EFL Teachers in China|
|Zun Phyu Chit||Saw||Burma (Myanmar)||Professional Development Workshop on innovative Technology Tools to Enhance Language Practices for Primary School English Teachers in Myanmar|