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Mason CEHD researchers receive funding for program on teaching English to young learners

Meeting Announcement

George Mason University

Joan K. Shin, Associate Professor, Academic Program Co-Coordinator, Teaching Culturally, Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners, Center for International Education, Anna S. Evmenova, Associate Professor, Assistive and Special Education Technology, Center for Social Equity Through Science Education, Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities, and Jered Borup, Associate Professor, Academic Program Co-Coordinator, Learning Technologies in Schools, Learning Technologies Design Research, received $272,000 from the U.S. Department Of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to deliver an online course called: "Teaching English to Young Learners."

From August 24, 2020 - September 30, 2021, researchers with Mason's College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) will deliver 16 sections of the 8-week Global Online Course (GOC).

The course is intended to provide professional development to English language professionals around the world.

Funding for this work began in August 2020 and will end in September 2021.


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