Special Issues

TESOL Quarterly Special Issues

2025: The Role of the Learner in Task Performance and Acquisitiipn: Evidence from New and Emerging Perspectives

2025: TESOL Teacher Educators in a Time of Flux and Transformation

2025: Exploring the Effects of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Tools on the Teaching, Learning, and Assessment of English Productive Skills

2024: Assessing the Effectiveness of Corpus-based Approaches to English Language Teaching

2024: Global Englishes and TESOL

2023: Teaching English in a Time of Resurgent Nationalism


2022: Digital Literacies in TESOL: Mapping Out the Terrain

2021: Linguistically Responsive Instruction in Higher Education


2020
: Equity for English Learners in Dual Language Bilingual Education


2019
: No special issue


2018
: At the Cross-roads of TESOL and English Medium Instruction


2017
: Complementary Perspectives on Task-based Classroom Realities


2016
: Language Teacher Identity in Multilingual Education


2015
Multimodality in TESOL: Out From Margins of English Language Teaching


2014
: K-12 Standards-Based Educational Reform: Implications for Immigrant and Indigenous English Language Learner Populations


2013: Plurilingualism in TESOL


2012: Novice Professionals in TESOL


2011: Narrative Research in TESOL


2010: Migration and Adult Language Learning: Global Flows and Local Transpositions


2009
: Teacher-Based Assessment: An International Perspective on Theory and Practice


2008: Face to Face With the Ghost in the Machine: Psycholinguistics and TESOL


2007: TESOL and Policy Enactments: Perspectives From Practice


2006: Race and TESOL: Introduction to Concepts and Theories


2005: Changing Contexts and Shifting Paradigms in Pronunciation Teaching


2004: Looking Back, Taking Stock, Moving Forward: Investigating Gender in TESOL


2003: Reconceptualizing Pronunciation in TESOL: Intelligibility, Identity, and World
Englishes


2002
: New Directions in Contrastive Rhetoric


2001: Identifying Research Priorities: Themes and Directions for the TESOL International Research Foundation


2000: Computer-Mediated Communication in TESOL


1999: Critical Approaches to TESOL


1998: Research and Practice in English Language Teacher Education


1997: Language, Identity, and the Ownership of English


1996: Unpeeling the Onion: Language Planning and Policy and the ELT Profession


1995: Qualitative Theory and Methods in Applied Linguistics Research


1994: Learning English as an Additional Language in K-12 Schools


1993: Adult Literacies In TESOL


1992: Language Instruction and Assessment as Social Phenomena


1991
: No Special Issue


1990: The Scope and Form of a Theory of Second Language Learning