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Finding Friendship Thanks to Law, Justice & Culture | a Story of 4 OHIO Students

Finding Friendship Thanks to Law, Justice & Culture | a Story of 4 OHIO Students

Olivia Gedeon, Joe Landusky, Brea Muzykoski, and Lydia Wendel all began their academic careers at Ohio University in late August of 2017 in the Law, Justice & Culture Learning Community, taught by the Director of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture, Dr. Haley Duschinski. The four became fast friends. […]

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September 16, 2019 at 6:19 pmIn Class News

Nguyen and Sakach Participated in South East Asian Studies Summer Institute

Mark Sakach (far left) and An Nguyen (third from left) with the Gamelan team. Alumna Nona Kurniani Norris  MA ’99  (front-row, fifth-left) is one of the Indonesian instructors at SEASSI.  (third-left) with the Gamelan team. Alumna Nona Kurniani Norris  MA ’99  (front-row, fifth-left) is one of the Indonesian instructors at SEASSI.

Graduate Linguistics students An Nguyen and Mark Sakach participated in the South East Asian Studies Summer Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison this summer. SEASSI offers eight-week intensive language courses for all of the major Southeast Asian languages. SEASSI’s language courses are heavily condensed, amounting to two semesters of study […]

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September 16, 2019 at 11:04 amIn Class News

Tytko Presents on Language Learner Engagement with Technology at the SLA Symposium

Tetiana Tytko Presents on Language Learner Engagement with Technology at the SLA Student Symposium at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Graduate student Tetiana Tytko describes her decision to come from Ukraine to study in the M.A. in Applied Linguistics program at OHIO University as “life-changing.” Tytko already earned an M.A. in English Philology in her home country, but she regretted never presenting the results of her thesis—recognized by her professors […]

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August 7, 2019 at 4:02 pmIn Class Research

Six OHIO Students Headed to Japan to Study at Hokuriku University

From left, Dr. Chris Thompson, Iris Edmonson, Kevin Balk (GRS and program participant), Emily Burns (kneeling), and Sabrah Paul. Nicholas Gagliano and Amanda Kantor were unavailable for photo.

Six students currently taking Japanese language courses will study abroad this summer as participants in the annual one-month Hokuriku University Summer Intensive Japanese Language Program at Hokuriku University in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Going to Japan are Ohio University students Kevin Balk (a first-year student in the East Asian Studies M.A.), […]

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June 7, 2019 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

How to Take Advantage of Being a Student and an Instructor at the Same Time

By Leandro Arsenio Hernandez Teaching Assistant in Modern Languages Being a graduate student and overseeing a class during the same semester can sometimes be overwhelming. Have you ever thought about how these two roles are interconnected? Do not split yourself in two! Being an instructor can help you to become […]

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June 6, 2019 at 3:08 pmIn Class

Bringing YOU into the Classroom

Doctoral Student Regina Yoong

By Teaching Assistants Regina Yoong Yui Jien and Lucero Gonzalez As new Teaching Assistants, it’s easy to want to follow and emulate other, usually more experienced, professors’ teaching styles. As much as we can learn so much from our professors, especially the ones we admire, there comes a time to […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:37 pmIn Class

Managing A Multicultural Classroom: Tips and Advice

By Teaching Assistants Sara Swaim and Matthew Zendejas In an ever-growing globalized world, there is a boost in multicultural and cross-cultural interactions. The classroom is no exception. Due to a rise in migration, study abroad programs, and online courses, classrooms are becoming increasingly multicultural. There are countless benefits that come […]

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June 3, 2019 at 3:23 pmIn Class