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TESOL Announces 2016 Research Mini-Grant Recipients

by David Cutler | 12/15/2016
Each year, the TESOL Research Professional Council accepts proposals for Research Mini-Grants. Each award provides up to US$2500 for applicants who are currently working on research or would like to start research projects that are aligned with the TESOL Research Agenda.

Congratulations to the 2016 Research Mini-Grant Recipients:

Allison Briceño, San José State University (USA)
The Bilingual Teacher Shortage and Language Ideologies

Liv T. Dávila, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA)
An Examination of African High School English Learners’ Negotiation of New Language Learning and Academic Opportunity

Monica Marie Gonzalez, University of South Florida (USA)
Improving Preservice Teachers’ use of Technology Integrated Instruction with ELLs

The recipients will present their preliminary research at the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo in Seattle, Washington, USA, 21-24 March 2017, during the TESOL Research Agenda Fair. Learn more about the recipients and their research here

For more information, please read the 2016 Call for TESOL Research Mini-Grant Proposals. The next call for TESOL Research Mini-Grant proposals will be available in June 2017.