MA in TESOL from Framingham State University – Portfolio Analysis of Coursework

INTRODUCTION As the leader of the Busan cohort, I want to thank a few people for making this MA possible. Firstly, I want to thank Joyce Fahey. In April 2014, I called Joyce to inquire about the Framingham TESOL master’s program. She connected me with Chris Bolger and Nick Mitchelmore. I had multiple conversations with Chris [...]

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Study Abroad Research

Benefits of Studying Abroad for Korean Students  by Bogue Hermsmeyer & Danny Kessler Topic: Studying abroad benefits students from all countries, both for language acquisition and cultural awareness. Problem: An overly competitive job market and strict English proficiency requirements have sent Koreans seeking study abroad programs in droves, yet we don’t know the actual benefits [...]

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My Philosophy of Education

  In Chinese, there is a phrase, 富不过三代 “Fu bu guo san dai,” which translates to, “Wealth does not survive past three generations.” The first generation lives in poverty and suffers, the second generation builds wealth to escape from poverty, and the third generation spends that wealth before the cycle begins again. We’re watching the [...]

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