HOW is a biannual publication by and for teachers of English who wish to share outcomes of educational and research experiences intended to add understanding to English language teaching practices (ELT). Therefore, the journal falls within the field of education and, specifically, the teaching and learning of English as a second, foreign, additional, or international language (ESL, EFL, EAL, EIL).

HOW is an academic publication led by ASOCOPI, the Colombian Association of Teachers of English. The journal is indexed in the Education Resources Information Center (ERIC), Latindex, Redalyc, SciELO Colombia, and Publindex.

It is also registered with Citas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades (CLASE), Dialnet, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCO, Educational Research Abstracts (ERA), Emerging Sources Citation Index (Clarivate Analytics), InfoTrac GALE Cengage Learning Informe Académico, and the MLA International Bibliography.

Our Purpose

HOW’s main objective is to maintain communication among English language teachers both in Colombia and abroad by offering opportunities for the dissemination of knowledge resulting from educational and research practices that concern English language teaching-learning issues.

Deadline for submissions

The deadline for submissions of manuscripts for the first issue (published in January) is April 1st of the previous year. Submissions for the second issue (published in July) will be received until October 1st of the previous year. Please, read the Author Guidelines for information on how to prepare and upload your submission.

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Vol. 30 No. 2 (2023): July / December

Received: 25

Rejected: 12 

Published: 2023-09-05


Published: 2023-09-05


Edgar Lucero-Babativa


From the President of ASOCOPI

Claudia María Uribe Hoyos


English Teachers' Perceptions of a Language Assessment Literacy Course

Frank Giraldo, Daniela Escalante-Villa, Daniela Isaza-Palacio


EFL Teacher Professional Development Needs: Voices from the Periphery

Marta Isabel Barrientos-Moncada, Natalia Andrea Carvajal-Castaño, Hernán Santiago Aristizabal-Cardona


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