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I was entirely focused on the teaching of writing during the two years that I previously attended TESOL (2006 and 2007) . In 2006, I was working on my thesis related to the rating of ESL writing, and in 2007, I was working full-time as the Writing Skill Area Coordinator at the BYU ELC. TESOL contains plenty of writing related sessions, so I dedicated myself almost exclusively to that topic.

However, I took a different approach this year. Although I remain interested in writing (and in fact co-presented a session on ESL writing), I decided to seek out sessions that would help me in the broader context of my teaching and administrative duties. So, I attended sessions on a new topic for me: ITA aka international teaching assistants.

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