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TESOL Webinar: Effective Emailing and Behavioral Psychology: A New Teaching Method

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm


This is a webinar from the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Department at The New School - presented by MA TESOL alum Dan Bullock and Raul Sanchez, NYU.

In this webinar, discover a new approach for teaching effective emailing in the Business English context using a modern application of research from the field of behavioral psychology.  Participants will leave with practical strategies and resources for teaching email communication and cultural conventions in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) courses of varying proficiency.

Dan Bullock is adjunct faculty of ESL and Business Communication in the Division of Languages and Humanities (American Language Institute) and partnering programs at New York University’s School of Professional Studies.  He also teaches specialized Public Relations and Marketing courses within NYU’s Division of Programs in Business and numerous academic and professional enhancement workshops at the NYU International Student Support Center. Additionally, he serves as an instructor teaching within the English for Professionals program at Pace University’s English Language Institute and also teaches in the Intensive English Program at The City College of New York (CUNY).  Dan has 11+ years of industry experience previously directing public relations/corporate communications at several top 20 U.S. public relations firms, having managed multi-platform media communication strategies for a diverse roster of corporate clients, including The Richard Dreyfuss Civics Initiative, TD Bank, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, among others. Furthermore, Dan is a contributor at The Huffington Post and, where he writes about the intersection of global business communications, professional development training, and ESL pedagogy. He holds a Master of Arts degree in TESOL from The New School, an Advanced Diploma in TESOL from New York University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism with special concentration in Public Relations from West Virginia University. Dan’s research interests and curriculum background spans business communication, professional/academic writing, presentation and public speaking, negotiation, leadership, and cross-cultural communication.

Raúl Sánchez is an award-winning writer, Clinical Assistant Professor, and Corporate Program Coordinator in the Division of Languages and Humanities at New York University’s School of Professional Studies. At NYU, Raúl teaches in a range of business communication programs for students and industry professionals.  In 2018, he was the distinguished recipient of the NYU Teaching Excellence Award.  Additionally, he has presented at numerous international conferences and his awards include the Paula Gonzales Award for his research dissertation at Oxford University in the UK, “Equality with Difference.”  Raúl has delivered faculty trainings in terms of pedagogical best practices, delivered cross-cultural communication trainings for NYU staff, and delivered multiple academic & professional enhancement workshops for international graduate students at the NYU International Student Support Center.  His writings have appeared in such publications as The Huffington Post,,, the Dayton Daily News,,, Whispering Willows Mystery Magazine.  His professional writing experience includes being a writing consultant for such companies as Barnes & Noble Publishing and PBS’s the Charlie Rose Show.  Raúl's research interests and curriculum background spans numerous courses in: business communication, academic writing, speech, creative writing, journalism, Spanish language and literature, cross-cultural communication, ESL in higher education, and English literature.

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Presented by the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Department at The New School.

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Online or Live Streamed, Workshops and Training


Students, Alumni, Faculty


Schools of Public Engagement, School of Languages



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