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Greg Kessler is a professor of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in the Department of Linguistics and Director of the Language Resource Center at Ohio University. He teaches courses in CALL teacher preparation and research methods. His research addresses CALL teacher preparation, student language use in collaborative language learning, the role of students and teachers in innovative pedagogical contexts, student and teacher autonomy, and the relationship between technology and change in the English language. He has overseen the development of numerous technology enhanced language programs and has spoken, consulted and published widely in the area of CALL. He has served the teachers of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) through a number of roles and was president of Ohio TESOL from 2007-2008. He co-authored the TESOL Technology Standards Framework as well as the full volume, TESOL Technology Standards: Description, Implementation, Integration. He is currently interim co-director of the computer assisted language instruction consortium (CALICO) with Senta Goertler of MSU. He has taught CALL teacher preparation courses and programs across the US as well as in Burma, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Mexico, Montenegro, Saudi Arabia, Serbia & Turkey.