Post Tagged with: "English Language Improvement Program"

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 Department of Linguistics, 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 […]

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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

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

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April 22, 2019 at 4:05 pmAlumni

Lee, Alumni Publish on Students’ Use of Informal Features in Academic Writing

Dr. Joseph Lee

Dr. Joseph Lee, Assistant Director of the English Language Improvement Program’s Academic & Global Communication Program, and Ohio University alums Tetyana Bychkovska ’17M and James Maxwell ’17 M co-authored an article, “Breaking the Rules? A Corpus-based Comparison of Informal Features in L1 and L2 Undergraduate Student Writing,” in the latest […]

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February 4, 2019 at 12:10 pmAlumni Research