Post Tagged with: "English Language Improvement Program"

ELIP Writing Class Allows Students to Get Their Hands Dirty Working with Rural Action

Moza Al Balushi participates in the Citizen Science project with Rural Action for a biodiversity fair.

By Dawn Bikowski Ask students what motivates them to attend class, do their work, and learn, and for many having the opportunity to apply their academic skills to a real-world experience is on the top of their list. International Ohio University students got to do just that in their freshmen […]

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April 25, 2016 at 9:27 amIn Class News

Technical Writing Made Easier through University Collaboration

Dr. Qian Du, instructor of ET 6020 — Photo by Bailey Kretz

By Dawn Bikowski and Kelley Bodwell Teamwork and collaboration—crucial in our global professional skillset. We collaborate in our personal lives, in our classes, and many times, in our communication and writing. At Ohio University, working together can take many forms. One way is through ongoing partnerships across campus, such as […]

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April 15, 2016 at 2:18 pmIn Class News

Alum Finds Inspiration and Puts Skills to Work in Turkey

Lydia Deakin in Turkey

By Dawn Bikowski The cries of a street vendor, riding through the early morning street on a bicycle cart, peddling a Turkish bread ring covered in sesame seeds, mingled with the early morning call to prayer from a nearby mosque frequently serves as Lydia Deakin’s wake-up alarm. To get to […]

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February 2, 2016 at 1:27 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Speaker Outlines ‘Less-is-More’ Approach for Writing Feedback

Dr. Paul Kei Matsuda

By Kelley Bodwell Ask a room full of writing teachers to name their biggest challenge, and they’ll likely respond with an exhausted sigh, “grading papers.” Despite the long hours required of teachers to give thoughtful feedback, little research has been conducted to determine what types of feedback are most helpful […]

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December 17, 2015 at 3:14 pmNews

Donkey Coffee Gets Tips from ELIP Business Writing Class

Chris Pyle, Donkey Coffee co-owner strategizes with business writing students.

By Kelley Bodwell Linguistics Department, ELIP GA Most freshmen are required to take an introductory writing class, but few get an opportunity to collaborate and contribute to their university’s local community while doing so. Ohio University’s English Language Improvement Program provides an opportunity to do just that. ELIP oversees a […]

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December 7, 2015 at 12:07 pmIn Class News

Jackie O’s Owner Teaches Business Problem Solving in ELIP 1300

Jackie O's owner Art Oestrike teaching ELIP students about problem solving.

By Kelley Bodwell If you’ve been in Athens for a while, you’ve probably heard of alum Art Oestrike, or at least visited one of his local businesses. What many probably don’t know is that this local entrepreneur and owner of the popular brewpub Jackie O’s as well as Bagel Street […]

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November 2, 2015 at 4:38 pmNews

Linguistics & English | Working with Second Language Writers, Nov. 6

Dr. Paul Kei Matsuda

The Linguistics and English departments present Dr. Paul Kei Matsuda of Arizona State University, with two guest lectures on Friday, Nov. 6: “Giving Feedback to Second Language Writers: Moving from Research to Practice” is Nov. 6 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Room, Alden Library. “Working with Second Language […]

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November 1, 2015 at 10:45 pmEvents