On today's episode we hear about pedagogical simulations and the immigrant experience in educational settings from Dr. Kerri Evans, Assistant Professor of Social Work at UMBC.
Dr. Evans describes an ongoing project to develop a board game designed to enhance experiential learning surrounding the experience of immigrant children in the K-12 educational setting in the United States. The project, which was sponsored by a Hrabowski Innovation Grant, has led to the development of materials that can be seen by clicking this link.
Collaborators on the project include two other UMBC faculty members:
Six students also participated in the project:
- Eric Chen, TESOL
- Sarah Gawens, TESOL
- Xiaoming Li, Social Work
- Shahana Abdul Javed, Psychology
- Ashley Pereira, Social Work
On today's Campus Connection, we hear about the work of the UMBC Faculty Development Center, as well as a recent Hrabowski Innovation Grant-sponsored project created by Drs. Diane Alonso, Eileen O'Brien, and Anne Brodsky of the UMBC Department of Psychology.
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