Supporting excellence in teaching international students and English language learners
The University of Idaho launched the Global Student Success Program in partnership with Navitas in 2017 and is excited to kick off its first annual Spring Lecture Series for 2018. The goal of the series is to share research and skills to support best practices in teaching international students and English language learners. The events bring together experienced faculty members from the Global Student Success Program and the American Language and Culture Program at the University of Idaho.
Access the Play Again recordings below:
Watch the first lecture in this series. Margot Volem, M.Ed., Student Success Manager for the Global Student Success Program, presents key theories in second language acquisition (SLA) research and explores how they can inform practices in Linguistically Responsive Teaching.
Watch the second lecture in the series. Ibtesam Hussein, Ph.D., Instructor Faculty, American Language & Culture Program and Katie Schiffelbein, Director, American Language & Culture Program, investigate common teaching and learning strategies faculty used in their classes. They share key strategies with findings from the literature and their own experience teaching English language learners.
Upcoming events in the series
Lecture 4 – Faculty perspectives on supporting students in the Graduate Global Student Success Program
Renee Breedlovestrout, Ph.D., Department of Geological Sciences, Global Student Success Program Faculty
When: 1-2pm, Friday, 27 April 2018
Location: Room TLC 145, University of Idaho
Recording coming soon!