Greensboro College Students in the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Program Will Display and Discuss Their Research Nov. 23

November 14, 2019 8:46 am
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Students in Greensboro College’s master’s-degree program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages will present their research during a symposium beginning at 9:45 a.m. in the lecture hall on the second floor of Cowan Humanities Building on campus.

The event is free, and the public is invited. Free parking is available behind the Admissions Welcome Center at West Market Street and College Place.

The students and their topics are:

Andrey Vargas Ramirez of Clayton, N.C.: “Creating a Personalized Learning Content Website to Newcomers in Fourth Grade for Reading and Writing”

Camesha S. Minto of Raleigh, N.C.: “The Effects of Culture on the Literacy Development of English-Language Learners in the Early Elementary Grades”

Camila S. Carvacho Yerkovich of Monroe, N.C.: “The Heritage Project: A Starting Point for Creating More Culturally Responsive Classrooms”

Carolina Mosquera Lopez of Selma, N.C.: “A Study Guide to Assist New English-Language Students’ Integration with the Second-Grade Curriculum”

Diana Vásquez Moreno of Winston-Salem, N.C.: “Demystifying Non-Standard English: A Workshop to Raise Awareness of World Englishes and Non-Native EFL Teachers”

Elizabeth Logreira of Concord, N.C.: “Using TPRS (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling) to Develop Speaking Skills and Fluency in ESL Students in Early Language Production”

Ellie Yearns of Greensboro, N.C.: “Strategies and Techniques for New Adult Language Instructors at Resettlement Agencies”

Karla Villeda of Tarboro, N.C.: “Using Digital Learning Tools to Develop Literacy for English-Language Learners in K-2”

Lady Lorena Ospitia Cifuentes of Asheboro, N.C.: “Metacognitive Activities to Strengthen Reading Comprehension Skills”

Luis Fernando Agudelo Ledezma of Matthews, N.C.: “Teaching Strategies to Promote Intercultural Dialogues in the ESL/EFL Classroom”

Maria Catalina Palacio Cortes of Asheboro, N.C.: “English Phonics for Older Spanish-Speaking Learners”

María Fernanda Ávila Molina of Selma, N.C.: “Developing Listening and Speaking Skills of Adult Learners: An Instructional Packet for ESL Teachers”

Noel Castillo, “Implementing Ludo-Pedagogy and Project-Based Learning to Enhance Oral Proficiency in Chinese Students”

Noreen L. Duffy of Spokane, Wash.: “Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing English Language Learners”

Oscar Daniel Vega Alvarez of Roanoke Rapids, N.C.: “Providing Assistance to Mainstream Classroom Teachers Throughout the Content-Based Method”

Yulieth Narváez Ramirez of Selma, N.C.: “Strategies for Supporting ELL (English Language Learner) Newcomer Students’ Acculturation Process in Middle School”

Yurany Delgado Giraldo of Tarboro, N.C.: “ELL (English Language Learning) Teaching Strategies for the Immigrant Visually Impaired Students”

Carmen Sacasa of San Jose Pavas, Costa Rica: “Connecting Brain Research and Metacognition for Developing English Language Skills in Young Language Learners”

Carolina Betancourt Ruiz of Clayton, N.C.: “Games as ESL (English as a Second Language) Strategies to Lower the Affective Filter and Increase Student Engagement, Input, and Output”

Cesar Salazar Cortes of Farmville, Va.: “Brain-Based Learning Strategies to Work with ELL (English Language Learners)”

Judith Marcela Becerra Ávila of Wilson, N.C.: “Metacognitive Strategies for ESL Adult Learners”

Maria Isabel Marquez of Greenville, N.C.: “Integration Thinking Routines as a Tool to Promote Higher Order Thinking During the Development of ESL Speaking Skills”

Mónica Lucila Naranjo Toro of Matthews, N.C.: “ESP Resources and Modules for a Non-Native English-Speaking Community”

Viviana Lenis Galeano of Clayton, N.C.: “Promoting Story in the ESL Classroom”

For more information about Greensboro College’s M.A. program in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, contact program director Michelle Plaisance at 336-272-7102, ext. 5285, or michelle.plaisance@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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