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2017 Faculty Research Grant Recipients Announced

February 16, 2017

The Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the 23 recipients and 22 projects of the 2017 Faculty Research Grants. The awards will fund faculty research and professional development activities which will advance academic excellence for the individual faculty members and for Webster University. Click through to view the recipients.

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As part of the research he presented to TESOL, Kaiser spent time in five different cities throughout Uruguay to observe classes and conduct interviews.

School of Ed Professor on Innovations in Teaching ESL

November 16, 2016

DJ Kaiser, associate professor and coordinator of Teaching English as a Second Language in the School of Education, presented at two different conferences on his research in South America, which were supported by a Fulbright U.S. Scholars Grant and a Webster University Faculty Research Grant. Much of the research focuses on combining face-to-face English instruction and lessons delivered via videoconference in hard-to-reach communities.

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Kaiser in Brazil

Faculty Research Grant: Kaiser observes EnglishWorks project in Brazil

July 27, 2016

Associate professor DJ Kaiser recently completed his Faculty Research Grant activities in Brazil, spending more than three weeks in Rio de Janeiro observing classes in a project called EnglishWorks, managed by Sequoia Foundation, which partners with various public entities in the city of Rio to provide free English language classes in areas of critical need.

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Kaiser in Montevideo, Uruguay

Faculty Research Grant: Kaiser in Uruguay

August 05, 2015

DJ Kaiser is currently in South America on a Faculty Research Grant conducting preliminary research for a U.S. Fulbright Scholars Grant. During this trip, Kaiser has been focusing on getting a clearer picture of Ceibal en Inglés, a program used to deliver English language classes to fourth through sixth grade elementary school classrooms, and English language teacher and teacher preparation in Uruguay.

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