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  • Conversational English Language Classes for Adult Speakers of Other Languages (Spring 2019)

    Dates:

    Registration: January 29, 2019.  March 12 - April 18, 2019. Classes takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

    Location:

    Wells Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    The M.A. TESOL program in the Department of Linguistics and Languages at MSU offers a six-week conversational English course to adult residents of the greater Lansing area in the fall and spring semesters. Adults learning English as a second language at any level of proficiency may enroll; they do not need to be students or citizens of the United States. There is a $15 materials fee.

  • English Language Center

    Location:

    A-714 Wells Hall at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's English Language Center, in the College of Arts and Letters, serves not only international MSU students who need to improve their English language skills but also individuals who are not seeking a degree at MSU but who want to improve their English skills.

  • Michigan Writers Series and Audio Gallery

    Dates:

    Throughout the academic year.

     

    Location:

    MSU Library Green Room (4 West), 366 West Circle Drive, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    The Michigan Writers Series recognizes and highlights the literary work of important writers who live and work in Michigan. Hosted by the MSU Libraries, the series features individual Michigan writers for an evening of readings and discussion with their audience. The readings, which are free and open to the public, take place throughout the academic year in the Library. Visit the events page for details. The Michigan Writers Series also supports and complements the Michigan Writers Collection.

    With the writer's permission, the reading, discussion, and a short interview is recorded and made available worldwide on the Internet. Over one hundred authors are currently available for listening.

  • MSU Press and the African Books Collective Partnership

    Location:

    MSU Press: Suite 25, Manly Miles Building, 1405 S. Harrison Rd, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48823.

    Description:

    MSU Press and the African Books Collective have formed a partnership designed to raise the profile of African-published books and disseminate them more widely in North America. The African Books Collective is a non-profit, Oxford-based distribution outlet for more than 70 African publishers. Its mission is to strengthen indigenous African publishing through collective action and to increase the visibility and accessibility of the wealth of African scholarship and culture. January 1, 2003, MSU Press began to market and distribute a number of African-published books in North America.

  • Multicultural Children's Literature

    Location:

    Online listing; MSU Library

    Description:

    This resource provides educators with Web listings, books available at the MSU Library, and journal articles. The primary focus is on multicultural literature, which offers positive role models for all children.

  • Red Cedar Writing Project Regional Advanced Summer Institute (July 2019)

    Dates:

    July 15 - 18, 2019

    Location:

    East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Description:

    Renew your writer, teacher, and leader self! Join us for a four day workshop (and Friday homecoming celebration) on the banks of the Red Cedar at MSU. Share best practices, discuss pedagogical texts, and write for professional and personal purposes with other NWP Teacher Consultants. Engage in an experience like a miniature version of your original ISI experience, complete with writing and reading groups, conversations with authors, and sacred writing time.

  • Signing Online Sign Language Instruction and Continuing Education

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Signing Online offers a series of four ASL (American Sign Language) courses that will give you the basic skills to become fluent in ASL. In ASL, the hands communicate by forming signs, which have meaning just like spoken words in English. ASL also means learning how to express yourself using your eyes, face and movements and body movements.  The course also provides valuable information and insights for communicating with deaf and hearing impaired individuals. Healthcare professionals will benefit from learning the basics of ASL.

    Contact Hours: 15

  • The Writing Center

    Location:

    300 Bessey Hall at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's Writing Center, in the College of Arts and Letters, collaborates in on-going conversations about writing in a supportive atmosphere. The Writing Center offers K-12 Writing Consultancy that currently consists of two projects.

    Write For Your Life Housed in the MSU Writing Center, the Write For Your Life (WFYL) project offers teachers and students in Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Georgia, Texas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania an opportunity to share their writing and thinking as they examine local issues that influence student health, literacy, and learning. In project CONNECTS, the Center is developing a practice called consultative teaching that combines collaborative learning, peer tutoring, service-learning, student research, and jointly-conducted student-faculty research.

    Greenrock The Red Cedar Writing Project offers middle and high school students an opportunity to participate in a campus Writers’ Retreat where the students examine their own and their peers' writing.

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