Characterizing ASOCOPI: Its Affiliates, Ideals, and Contributions

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Edgar Lucero
Zulay Díaz


This article presents the results of an on-line cross-sectional questionnaire and further discussion about the characterization of ASOCOPI’s affiliates, their expectations of being a member, and the contributions that the association has made to their professional development. The respondents’ answers were analyzed by following a statistical analysis and a content analysis under a survey research approach. Findings reveal that the Association has highly qualified and experienced English teachers who maintain expectations in relation to encountering opportunities to update its teaching and research knowledge, creating professional links, and knowing about academic events and studies in the field. Contributions are oriented to their teaching, research, and professional practices. Discussion highlights prominent issues about the Association’s profile, trends, and ideals.

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LuceroE., & DíazZ. (2016). Characterizing ASOCOPI: Its Affiliates, Ideals, and Contributions. HOW Journal, 23(2), 10-34.
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Edgar Lucero, Universidad de La Salle

Edgar Lucero is a full-time teacher for the BA program in Spanish, English, and French of Universidad de La Salle. He works on the curricular areas of Didactics, Research, and Pedagogical Practices. His research interests are in the analysis of discourse in classroom interaction and in the teaching-learning practices in classroom activities.

Zulay Díaz, Universidad de La Salle

Zulay Díaz holds a BA Degree in Spanish and Languages from Universidad Pedagógica Nacional (Bogotá, Colombia), and an MA Degree in Applied Linguistics to the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language from Universidad Distrital (Bogotá, Colombia). She has been a university teacher for 19 years and is now involved in online education, too.


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