2018 Conference Presentations by SLS Graduate Students and Faculty

Hawai’i TESOL Spring 2018 Conference, Hawai’i Tokai International College, Kapolei, HI; February 17, 2018 Carrie Bach, George Smith, Hoa Le, Huy Phung, & Nicole Ziegler What are good tasks? Designing TBLT materials for the classroom Graham Crookes Multilingual multicultural initiative Richard Day (plenary) Priscilla Faucette Our Evolving Jobs: English Language Program Administrators’ Round Table Discussion …

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Inviting Applications to the MA Program in Second Language Studies – Achievement Scholarships Available

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Achievement Scholarships for tuition assistance available for competitive applicants. Applications for Fall 2018 enrollment will be accepted through March 1, 2018.

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Congratulations to SLS Spring and Summer Graduates!

Congratulations to all Spring and Summer 2018 SLS BA, MA and PhD Graduates! (Click slider to see additional photos.)

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9/14: Fourth Chuo-UHM-UTokyo Student Conference on Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, and Second Language Acquisition

Friday, September 14, 2018 Held at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Schedule: 14:00-15:10 Plenary Lecture Professor Makiko Hirakawa, Chuo University 15:20-17:20 Poster sessions Posters presented by Chuo, UTokyo, and UHM students 17:30-18:30 Reception Networking, with snacks and drinks We hope many SLSers can come for some or all of the conference!  Attendance is FREE!  See …

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Professor Dr. Richard Day Awarded Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

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Congratulations to Dr. Richard Day, who has been awarded the 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching. This prestigious award recognizes Mānoa faculty members who have made significant contributions to teaching and student learning. Dr. Day combines cutting-edge knowledge with an enjoyable, engaging classroom presence. He inspires students to envision the art and …

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Associate Professor Dr. Betsy Gilliland Awarded Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Betsy Gilliland who was awarded the 2018 Award for Excellence in Teaching from the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature (LLL). She is among a select group of recipients within the College of LLL to receive research, teaching, and service awards. Dr. Gilliland’s research focuses on adolescent second language (L2) literacy, particularly …

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Reading in a Foreign Language

The October 2016 issue (Volume 28, Number 2) of the electronic journal Reading in a Foreign Language (RFL) is now online.

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Thursday “Brown Bag” Lecture Series

Location: St. John, Room 011 [unless otherwise noted] Time: Noon–1:15 p.m. The Summer is in Sight! Many thanks to our presenters and attendees of the Thursday “Brown Bag” Lecture Series, which has concluded for this academic year (AY). We are now accepting proposals for AY2018–2019. Please email Dr. Kristopher Kyle if you would like to …

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PhD Student Wenyi Ling Wins 2018 LLL Doctoral Dissertation Research Award

Congratulations to PhD student Wenyi Ling, who was selected to receive a 2018 LLL Award for Excellence in Doctoral Dissertation Research. Wenyi will be a featured speaker at the 22nd Annual Graduate Student Conference, College of Languages, Linguistics & Literature, UHM. Wenyi is writing her dissertation about perceiving, processing, and learning Mandarin language tone by …

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MA Student Uy-Di Nancy Le Selected for Fulbright Award

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Congratulations to MA student Uy-Di Nancy Le who was recently granted the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Award. Nancy will travel to Germany to assist in teaching American studies and English language to German students. As a Fulbright recipient, Nancy will be joining the “flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.” Find out …

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Associate Professor Dr. Betsy Gilliland Selected for Fulbright Award

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Congratulations to Dr. Betsy Gilliland who has been selected to receive the coveted Fulbright Award for the Fall 2018 Semester. Dr. Gilliland will travel to the Universidad de Atacama in Chile where she will teach 4th year undergraduate English pedagogy students who are preparing to become English as a foreign language teachers in primary and …

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