Post Tagged with: "English Language Improvement Program"

In ELIP Hybrid Class, Graduate Students Work on Their Own Projects on Their Own Time

Francisca Lekey (left) and Anna Palmer (right) organize their research for the next phase of their thesis.

By Mary Vandeman and Dr. Edna Lima There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all in education. This is why the English Language Improvement Program at OHIO believes in the power of hybrid learning – to offer more than the traditional classroom experience typically provides. “What I love about hybrid learning, […]

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April 12, 2017 at 4:23 pmIn Class

Course Helps Graduate Students Write Up Their Research

Brooke Stokes (right) and Leanne Ketchum give each other feedback on their latest assignment in ELIP 5160: Writing for Research.

By Mary Vandeman After graduating with a B.S. in Geological Sciences, Ohio University alum Brooke Stokes was offered a job as a biologist. She soon realized that the lab setting was not what she enjoyed, so she chose to return to graduate school in the Environmental Studies program in the […]

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March 20, 2017 at 1:10 pmIn Class News

ELIP Course Helps Make Athens ‘Home’ for International Bobcats

Lydia Bambeck works with fellow classmates and instructor Art Oestrike.

By Andrea Wurm Ohio University is home to more than 20,000 students who share two common bonds—a love for Athens, Ohio, and a passion to pursue the degree of their choice. It is also a place that represents 1,740 international students from all walks of life. But what does it […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:05 amIn Class News

Grad Students Build Communication that Stretches Beyond Borders

Phally Ngoeum (right) and Md Nazimuddin (left) enjoy class discussions.
    Phally Ngoeum (right) and Md Nazimuddin (left) enjoy class discussions.

By Andrea Wurm Phally Ngoeum, a graduate student from Cambodia, believes in the power of communication. Connecting with people is one reason that she values Oral Communication in Graduate Studies (ELIP 5300). This 3-credit hour class gives her a platform to voice her opinion. “Communicating helps me reduce the gender […]

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November 30, 2016 at 12:12 pmIn Class News

Linguistics Alumni Couple Off to Penn State for Ph.D.s

J. Elliott Casal and Alba Garcia Alonso, now earning Ph.D.s at Penn StateInternational Convention in Baltimore in 2016. He is pictured here with Dr. Lara Wallace, also in ELIP and the Linguistics Department.

By Blake Schenerlein and Dawn Bikowski Life has been quite the whirlwind for two Ohio University alums who made trips across the world to complete their education and gain experience in America. This husband and wife duo, J. Elliott Casal (originally from Virginia) and Alba Garcia Alonso (originally from Spain), […]

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September 29, 2016 at 8:52 amAlumni

Summer 2016 | Online Graduate Class in Academic Writing

Summer 2016 | Online Graduate Class in Academic Writing

The English Language Improvement Program offers an online Summer 2016 course designed to help graduate students become more adept at academic writing. This course is open to every graduate student at Ohio University. It is perfect for those not on the Athens campus in the summer or who have a […]

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May 5, 2016 at 10:52 amNews

Chronicle of Higher Education Quotes Bikowski on Helping Foreign Graduate Students

Dr. Dawn Bikowski

Dr. Dawn Bikowski, Director of the English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) in the Linguistics Department at Ohio University, was quoted in an April 24 Chronicle of Higher Education article on “How colleges help foreign grad students with teaching.” The article is also available at University World News. “For colleges, the […]

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April 30, 2016 at 7:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News