CELLTR Partners with Department of Economics

February 08, 2018

CELLTR recently completed a report commissioned by Dr. Catherine Murray, Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Programs & Enrolment Management, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, titled “Implementing Additional Support for International and Multilingual Students in SFU’s Department of Economics: Considerations on Language, Literacy, & Communication.” Dr. Joel Heng Hartse, CELLTR’s liason to FASS, and education PhD student Amanda Wallace, reviewed literature on disciplinary and other forms of support for international and multilingual students in Economics, interviewed instructors and TAs, and reviewed data from SFU’s Institutional Research & Planning department, making a number of recommendations to Economics about curricular and co-curricular support initiatives at the department level. CELLTR has already begun providing TA training in feedback and response to student writing in Econ’s W courses.


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