Interview Questions

What should the purpose(s) of a program evaluation of this IDT program be? Explain the choice of focus. What might be some of the corresponding evaluation questions? Based on that, what would be the most effective data collection design, sampling strategy, sources, and methods? Who do they consider to be the stakeholders in this program… Continue reading Interview Questions

Scope Creep

I’ve been a language learning textbook writer for over a decade now, and I’ve written about 20 books, all of which have been designed to teach the English language. Several years ago, though, I moved to Thailand and noticed that there were not any good Thai language learning books or programs on the market. I started… Continue reading Scope Creep

Changing the Curriculum

Introduction I work in the language department at an international university in Bangkok, Thailand. Our department teaches Chinese, Japanese, and, most importantly, English. English is most important because all instruction in the graduate and undergraduate programs are taught in English, which means all students must attain an acceptable level of English language proficiency before they… Continue reading Changing the Curriculum

Statement of Work

Introduction & Project Justification Laureate is a global education company that owns more than 70 universities in 25 different countries, including Walden University. Each university operates independently; however, there is a high degree interrelatedness. For example, there are curriculum, faculty and student exchange sharing programs among many institutions. In addition, there are certain global initiatives… Continue reading Statement of Work

Promoting International Education across the Country

Today marks the final day of the 14th annual International Education Week (IEW), an initiative that is now celebrated in over 100 countries worldwide. Supported by both the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is designed to celebrate and advance global educational exchange opportunities. To encourage participation, the…