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English Language Learning through Online Cross-Cultural Communication

Friday, Feb 13. If you're interested in promoting global understanding through cross-cultural communication, this is a must-attend event for you!

A brown-bag research talk

Professors Keong Ku and Sait Tuzel

DATE: Friday, February 13

TIME: 12 - 1:30 p.m.

LOCATION: 108 Davis Hall 

CLICK HERE TO VIEW -- live stream of this event!

What happens when Korean children engage in online communication with Australian or American peers?

What happens when American middle-school children engage with Turkish children in online communication that advances their skills of media production and critical analysis of media in the context of social studies and English language learning?   

Learn about two new research projects that examine instructional strategies that advance English language learning through global communication with online media. 


Keong Ku is an Assistant Professor of Teacher Education at Keimyung University in South Korea. She is developing a global digital literacy program for K-12 education involving collaboration between U.S. and Korean educators. 

Dr. Sait Tuzel is an Associate Professor at the University of Canakkale Onsekiz Mart. He is a visiting Scholar at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at University of Rhode Island, and Research Associate at the Media Education Lab during 2013 - 2014 and 2014 - 2015.

Moderator: Professor Renee Hobbs