Ian Nichols personally trained several of the English instructors in Kazakhstan.
April 24, 2019 by Lisa Chang During the spring and summer of 2018, Penn’s English Language Programs designed and delivered an online course titled “English for Journalism” for over 130 journalists in Kazakhstan. The 8-module course, delivered via Canvas, was... more
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Program pairs English Language Program students with Penn students for mutual language-learning By: Nina Selipsky Source: The Daily Pennsylvanian Enjoy breaking down cultural barriers? This Penn... more
Penn’s English Language Programs has reached over a quarter of a million learners around the world through their Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The English Language Programs (ELP) currently has four live MOOCs on the Coursera platform with two additional MOOCs launching later this year. In... more
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James Riedel, executive director of Penn’s English Language Programs, and Benjamin Wiggins, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at Penn, in collaboration with a number of Online Learning and English Language Programs staff members, received a $700,000 grant from the United States Department of... more
Program: University Connection Congratulations to this year's more than 100 UniConn students who have gained acceptances to schools such as: Amherst College Boston University Brown University Cornell Law School George Washington University Northwestern University Pennsylvania State... more
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with implementing partner FHI 360, has awarded the University of Pennsylvania English Language Programs a grant to develop and administer five Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for English language learners... more
For almost 15 years, Language Specialists Sheila Mayne and Susan Caesar have been teaching at the ELP. They have had countless experiences and interacted with students from all over the world. As Susan says, "The ELP is a microcosm of life." She has been able to share many life experiences with her... more
As of today, Friday, November 6, the City of Philadelphia is the first World Heritage City in the entire United States . The culminating step in a two-year initiative pursued by Mayor Michael Nutter and the City, the decision came down today via a vote at the 13th World Congress of... more
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ELP Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Sarah Grosik, attended the White House Conference on Technology in English on September 15, 2015. Leading up to the event, Grosik guest instagrammed her preparation for the event on ELP's Instagram... more