Post Tagged with: "English Language Improvement Program"

ELIP’s Joseph Lee: Helping Students Become Effective Communicators

Dr. Joseph Lee

By Mary Vandeman Dr. Joseph Lee of Ohio University’s English Language Improvement Program works to help students develop the knowledge, abilities and tools necessary to become autonomous and effective disciplinary communicators. He designs curricula, conducts research, supervises TAs, and teaches graduate-level academic and professional writing and oral communication courses, as […]

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November 1, 2017 at 12:10 pmNews

ELIP 1300 Harvests Ideas for Marketing Sustainable Food on Campus

Teammates Risa Shibayama, Austin Hopkins, Sydney Kovach, and Adam Razak check out the student garden area of OHIO’s Plant Biology Learning Gardens

By Dawn Bikowski What do students in the ELIP 1300 Business Relations and Communication Skills have to offer the local food movement or the Ohio University Food Studies theme? Can business students help identify new markets for produce grown at a magical place on campus with a bamboo forest and […]

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October 25, 2017 at 9:39 amIn Class News

ELIP Goes Global, Collaborates with Korean University in Online Certificates

Students gather in South Korea for the TESOL Foundation and Teaching English with Technology conference with Ohio University.

By Mary Vandeman The English Language Improvement Program is collaborating with Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and offering two online CUFS certificates—one in TESOL and Teaching English to Young Learners, and one in Business English. “This project is exciting—being able to share our expertise internationally and work with such […]

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September 16, 2017 at 12:35 pmNews

ELIP Courses Helped Grad Student Learn How to Present Science

Penny Morgan took advantage of ELIP courses to better present the scientific material in her master’s program at Ohio University.

Penny Morgan ’11, ’13M knew scientific writing would be something she’d need to work on in her master’s degree at Ohio University in environmental science studies. “I really felt I wasn’t getting a good scientific grasp on the writing,” says Morgan, whose bachelor’s degree was in Geography Pre-Law from the […]

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June 7, 2017 at 5:40 pmAlumni In Class

Linguistics Alum: ELIP Course Helped Her ‘Talk the Talk’

Lydia Deakin ’12, ’15M became better equipped for the level of academic writing expected in her graduate program through an ELIP course.

Despite excelling in her undergraduate photojournalism studies, Lydia Deakin ’12, ’15M felt unprepared for the level of academic writing expected of her as she began a Master of Applied Linguistics. In order to become better equipped to tackle her responsibilities, she decided to take ELIP 5140: Academic Writing in Graduate […]

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June 7, 2017 at 11:53 amAlumni In Class

Engineering Student: Learn How to ‘Speak Academic’ in ELIP Courses

Mohammadhossein Firouznia discusses how to sound more professional after taking an English Language Improvement Program course.

Learning to “speak academic” is a skill that can make or break a person’s career. Graduate student Mohammadhossein Firouznia knew this was a weak spot for him, something he needed to develop in order to succeed in his field of mechanical engineering. “I had to be prepared for being academic […]

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June 7, 2017 at 11:28 amIn Class

Linguistics Alum: Smash Writer’s Block with ELIP Courses

Patrick Mose contemplates his improved academic writing skills.

While working on a Ph.D., Patrick Mose ‘12M always set the highest goals for himself in the field of academia. However, he knew that the road to success is paved by strong academic writing skills. “I took ELIP writing classes specifically because I wanted to improve my skills specific to […]

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June 7, 2017 at 10:44 amAlumni In Class