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The Importance of TESOL in an Ever-Shrinking World

01.12.15 | Yurimi Grigsby, PhD, is the program leader for the master of arts in teaching English to speakers of other languages, or TESOL, at Concordia University Chicago.  She has an extensive background in nonnative English speakers, having taught Spanish and English as a second language in Tennessee...


Dr. Lydia Manning Injects Fresh Perspective Into Gerontology Graduate Programs

01.29.14 | Lydia Manning, PhD, joined the faculty of the College of Graduate and Innovative Programs at Concordia-Chicago in the summer of 2013 with the mission of revamping our master of arts in gerontology program, as well as designing a doctoral program in gerontology. In a few short months, she...



October 9, 2014: Digital Learning Workshop

10.01.14 | New learning opportunities are available through digital technologies. School districts can design blended learning and online learning for their students. The Digital Learning Workshop Series provides tested strategies to school districts. Participants will leave the workshops with clear steps to...


CAFE 2014: Sat., Aug. 16, 2014

07.03.14 | CAFE (Concordia Adjunct Faculty Exchange) is an opportunity to meet new colleagues and reengage with friends to become professionally renewed and to enhance your personal identity with the mission and vision of Concordia University Chicago. It will be a time to reflect upon new learning models and...



New Center for Literacy benefits area children and adults

02.09.14 | The event was designed to celebrate the accomplishments of the first group of children to take part in the Center's Jumping into Multiliteracies (JiM) program, partially funded by Youth Services of the Oak Park and River Forest Townships. Current students of the program presented what they had...


Jumping into Multiliteracies (JiM) Class

02.08.14 | JiM Class coaches provide guidance and expertise to students as they make sense of the different media they use and the content they chose to explore. The program is designed to have a deep, meaningful and lasting impact on the literacy development of the participating students. The strength...




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