Post Tagged with: "English Language Improvement Program"

One Island at a Time, Bikowski Collaborates across Indonesia

One Island at a Time, Bikowski Collaborates across Indonesia

  For Dr. Dawn Bikowski, a trip to Indonesia was a chance to give plenary and workshop presentations, meet with alumni, and make new connections. Bikowski, Director of the English Language Improvement Program’s Academic & Global Communication Program in the Linguistics Department, gave the opening plenary for the Task Design […]

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September 28, 2018 at 2:07 pmNews

Linguistics Faculty & Alum Co-Author Article on Local Response-to-Writing Practices

Dr. Joseph Lee, Dr. Dawn Bikowski, and Farzaneh Vahabi

Two Linguistics faculty and an alum co-authored an article on “Second Language Teachers’ Written Response Practices: An In-House Inquiry and Response” in the latest issue of the Journal of Response to Writing. The authors are Dr. Joseph Lee, Associate Lecturer of Linguistics and Assistant Director of the English Language Improvement […]

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April 9, 2018 at 10:25 amResearch

Happy Beginnings | From Ukraine to D.C., Linguistics Alum Writes Story of Her Life

Tanya Bychkovska, '16, stands in front of the United States Capitol

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. By Mary Vandeman Linguistics Department As a part of a summer exchange program, Ukrainian college sophomore Tetyana Bychkovska ’17M visited the United States for the first time. […]

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March 1, 2018 at 3:16 pmAlumni News

Food Sovereignty Collaboration Brings Ecuadorian Faculty to OHIO

R. Montúfar, T. Moran, M. Nally, D. Bikowski, & M. Ayala at the Community Food Initiatives’ Seed to Sustainability Workshop in Athens, January 2018

By Dawn Bikowski Director of the English Language Improvement Program How do the seed-saving practices in Southeast Ohio compare with the struggles and triumphs of food sovereignty in the Andes of Ecuador? Dr. Rommel Montúfar (Biological Sciences, Pontíficia Universidad Católica del Ecuador), and Michael Ayala (Agricultural Sciences, Universidad Central del […]

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February 21, 2018 at 10:22 amNews

Bikowski Trains Vietnamese Faculty in Teaching in English, Visits Alumni

Bikowski with NTU faculty Lien Phan T Kim, and OHIO aluma Dr. Ngan Nguyen, at a local lounge that Lien helps manage

By M. Vandeman Linguistics Department Dr. Dawn Bikowski spent two weeks in Vietnam training 25 business, science, and technology faculty in how to teach their courses in English, instead of in Vietnamese. Known as English as the Medium of Instruction, this trend is increasing across many regions, such as Asia […]

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February 7, 2018 at 9:10 amAlumni News

ELIP Faculty Contribute to TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching

ELIP Faculty Contribute to TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching

English Language Improvement Program faculty contributed to The TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching, published by Wiley-Blackwell and edited by Dr. Greg Kessler in the Patton College of Education. The contributors include Dr. Dawn Bikowski, ELIP Director; Dr. Joseph Lee, Assistant Director of ELIP; Dr. Lara Wallace, and Dr. Edna Lima. In […]

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January 31, 2018 at 12:12 pmResearch

OHIO’s Small Seed Project Blossoms into International Partnership

Ms. M. Teresa C. Cacuango, community member in Pichinga Province, Ecuador

By Dawn Bikowski Director of the English Language Improvement Program Ohio University faculty traveled to Ecuador in December as part of a research and community capacity-building project involving local agro-biodiversity and food sovereignty in two regions—Southeastern Ohio and the Andes outside of Quito. The project, “Facilitating & Sharing International Community-Based […]

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January 29, 2018 at 11:11 amNews Research