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Student Success: Working with Multilingual Learners

Thursday, March 29, 2018, 10:30 AM


A GGC e-mail address is required in order to register for this event. Our events are developed specifically for GGC faculty and staff only. All other registrations will be declined. Student Success: Working with Multilingual Learners This workshop is designed to provide GGC faculty and staff with a framework for understanding who the multilingual students on our campus are, which campus resources are available for their support, and which pedagogical strategies best develop their academic skills. Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants should be able to: Identify various types of multilingual learners at GGC and their unique challenges, Describe campus programs that support multilingual students, Identify pedagogical strategies to assist multilingual students in reading, writing, and understanding academic integrity. This session will be offered twice. Please register for the date that is most convenient for you: 1) Wednesday, February 14, from 3:00 - 4:30 pm 2) Thursday, March 29, from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Facilitator: Ms. Susan Bleyle - Assistant Professor of English for Academic Purposes Ms.Bleyle has been teaching English as a Second Language and English for Academic Purposes in both adult education and higher education contexts for more than 15 years. She previously taught at DeKalb Technical College, The International Rescue Committee, The Latin American Association, Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College before joining the faculty of Georgia Gwinnett College in 2007. Bleyle has a bachelor’s degree in Russian from Oberlin College and a master's degree in applied linguistics from Georgia State University. Her professional interests include multiple language acquisition, teaching generation 1.5 students and the use of automated essay-scoring in writing courses. She is an avid language learner herself and enjoys speaking German, Spanish, Russian and Bosnian.

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Lawrenceville, GA

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