Post Tagged with: "English Language Improvement Program"

State Department Selects Bikowski for Prestigious English Language Specialist Assignment

Dr. Dawn Bikowski

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, director of the English Language Improvement Program at Ohio University, has been selected by the U.S. Department of State for a Language Specialist project in Brazil. Bikowski is part of a select group, as her project is one of 130 that the English Language Specialist Program supports […]

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February 10, 2020 at 12:17 pmNews

Students Put Intercultural Communication Skills to Work for Athens MakerSpace

Instructor Oestrike and students brainstorm possible projects at the Athens MakerSpace.

By Brice Montgomery If you have never heard of the Athens MakerSpace, students in the ELIP 1300 Business Relations and Communication Skills class have made it their goal to change that. One of the core concepts students learn in this class is the idea of being a global citizen, and […]

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October 10, 2019 at 5:13 pmNews

Bikowski Awarded U.S. State Department Grant for Online Education E-Teacher Project

Dr. Dawn Bikowski giving the keynote at the International Conference on Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages in Hanoi, Vietnam

Dr. Dawn Bikowski was awarded a $40,000 grant by the U.S. State Department to develop and teach an online course for an international audience of higher education educators. Bikowski is Director of the English Language Improvement Program at Ohio University. The eight-week online course is part of the American English […]

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September 19, 2019 at 10:00 amNews

South Korean Students Visit OHIO for Culture, Communication

Keira Park and Rickey Larkin speak to students about the Multicultural, Women's, and LGBTQ Centers.

By H. Keira Park Ohio University’s Linguistics Department, coordinated through its English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) invited 14 students from Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (CUFS) for a one-week Summer Intensive Communication and Culture Program from July 6-13. The Linguistic’s Department’s ELIP Program has been collaborating with CUFS for […]

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September 6, 2019 at 3:40 pmNews

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

Bikowski Presents Research on Global Learning at Educational Research Conference

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, left, with fellow presenters in the Global Perspectives on Educational Outcomes panel

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, director of the English Language Improvement Program, presented her study on assessing global learning in classroom initiatives at the American Educational Research Association annual convention in Toronto in April. “Presenting at AERA was exciting, as it allowed me to share many of the ideas that have come […]

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April 25, 2019 at 5:02 pmResearch

Alumni News | Yoshimura Returns as Visiting Scholar in Linguistics

Alumna Fumiko Yoshimura, Visiting Scholar in the Linguistics Department

Ohio University alumna Fumiko Yoshimura, from Tohoku Gakuin University, was excited to return to the Linguistics Department after more than 20 years. The Ohio University alumna was a Visiting Scholar for several months to observe classes and tutoring sessions in the English Language Improvement Program. She found this opportunity to […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:05 pmAlumni