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Language, Culture, and Literacy for African-American Students in STEM classes

Interested in the Impact of Language, Culture, and Literacy on African-American Students in STEM classes?

Apply to participate in an NSF sponsored research workshop on language, culture, and literacy in STEM classrooms at the College William and Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, Virginia or the University of Maryland Baltimore County, Maryland. We will focus on the academic experiences of African-American students. Space is limited to 10 participants per workshop to allow for true interaction and discussion, so please sign up now!

You can find out more about the project through the links below:

http://www.wm.edu/as/english/news/professor-receives-nsf-grant-to-study-language-patterns-in-stem-classrooms-123.php

http://nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=1051056

If selected for a workshop, in addition to breakfast and lunch, you will receive $50 and a copy of Dr. Anne Charity Hudley and Dr. Christine Mallinson’s first book, Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools.

Please fill out the following survey to apply and to select or to suggest workshop dates and locations that would work for you.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NSFLangaugeandSTEMWorkshops2013PreSurvey

If you have other questions, please don’t hesitate to email or call for more information!

The project has been approved by the William and Mary Human Subjects Committee and the UMBC Institutional Review Board (IRB).

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