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ELP Lecturer Carlo Cinaglia presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) annual conference last month in Portland, Oregon. The title of his presentation was "'We can't teach them writing. Can you?' Curriculum Design Meets the Needs of L2 Writers in Different Disciplines."... more
ELP Manager of Instructional Staff Development, John Cotton, and ELP Student Services Coordinator, Betsy Dougherty, presented at the EnglishUSA Conference in Monterey, CA from January 19-20, 2017. John Cotton Looking at the Sunrise: How MOOC Participants can... more
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As of June 20, 2016, Coursera launched a Coursera for Refugees program. "Created in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, Coursera for Refugees expands Coursera’s financial aid commitment from individual learners to nonprofits serving refugee populations. Specifically, the new program... more
Congratulations to Sarah Grosik, Elizabeth Gillstrom, Michael Sullivan, Ian Nichols, Alyssa Swanson, Jeri Ahern, and Sheila Mayne who were accepted to present at the TESOL Conference 2017 in Seattle, Washington, as well as John Catlett who was accepted to the alternate list. Sarah... more
ELP Lecturers Amanda Thompson and Steve Kopec gave a presentation entitled "Situating Research Writing in Culture and Context: A Historical Inquiry of the Systemic Functional Linguistic and Academic Literacies Approaches to L2 Writing Lesson Design" at the Symposium of Second Language Writing (SSLW... more
ELP Lecturer Carlo Cinaglia gave a presentation entitled “Academic Discourse through an Ethnographic Lens: Students Exploring Language Practices on Campus,” at the PennTESOL-East Conference on November 5th at Arcadia University. Presentation Abstract: This presentation reports on one... more
ELP Director of Programs Jack Sullivan participated in a panel discussion at English USA’s 4th Annual IEP Stakeholders Conference, October 5-6, 2016. English USA aims to provide support, standards, and advocacy for intensive English programs in the USA. Mr. Sullivan presented on “Transforming... more
ELP University Connection Counseling Specialist, Erick Hyde, recently co-chaired the International Admission & Recruitment Stream of the International ACAC Pre-Conference Institute. The International Association of College Admission Counseling (International ACAC) aims to facilitate global... more
Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction Sarah Grosik and Manager of Testing and Programs Elizabeth Gillstrom, presented at the first Classroom Assessment for Language Teaching (CALT) Conference in November 2016. The CALT Conference was held at the University of Arizona and was sponsored by... more
Article by Jeanne Leong originally appearing in Penn News Today The English Language Programs at the University of Pennsylvania often teaches in traditional classrooms, but, in a... more