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10/17/2016 AK is back

AK is back in the office.  - will catch up on emails and get back to everyone who emailed by the end of the week :-)


Spring advising and registration information is being added and updated.  Please see this info-post  for more information.


The InfoPost for the December 2016 comprehensive exam is up!  Please have a look here for more information about the comp-exam. I will be updating the post as I get more information :) ~AK


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Jared Hawn added a discussion to the group Job Board

ESL Teaching Opportunity

There is an ESL teaching position available at Boston Preparatory Charter Public School, which is a 6-12 public charter school that has a mission to prepare students to succeed in four-year colleges and embody, in thought and action, lifelong ethical growth.   Interested parties should contact Michaela Crowley at Responsibilities:Programmatic SupportProvide direct instruction to students in need of an English as a Second…See More
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Apostolos K. added a discussion to the group Comprehensive Exam

December 2016 Exam Q&A Thread

Please use this thread to ask questions about the December 2016 comprehensive exam (both online and on-campus versions).  Before posting a question please make sure to read the associated InfoPost (located here), and the preamble information in the Comp-Exam group (located here).  Both AK and the…See More
Oct 19
Apostolos K. posted a blog post

December 2016 Comprehensive Exam Information

Keep an eye on this post - additional info will be posted as it becomes available!~AKHello everyone!This InfoPost will provide you with information about the December 2016 comprehensive exam. Please refer back to this post for more info over time.The Comprehensive Exam is scheduled for Monday December 19, 2016, which is a Monday.If you have questions relating to the comprehensive exam that are not covered in this post, please post them here: …See More
Oct 19
Apostolos K.'s group was featured

New On-Campus Student Information

This is the future home of the on-campus New Student Orientation group. Watch this space!See More
Oct 19
Elizabeth Cobb's group was featured

New Online Student Information

This group area is for newly admitted students.See More
Oct 19
Paul Pilkington joined Apostolos K.'s group

ESL Licensure

This is a group to find out information about the Licensure option of our program, and discuss any issues relating to licesureSee More
Oct 18
Kat Salemno is now a member of Applied Linguistics Program
Oct 18


The Book Club

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This is a book group hosted by the UMass Boston Applied Linguistics department. While the group h...

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