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2 CASS Faculty Attend Int’l Workshop in Thailand

March 10, 2023 - 08:47 am

Stratcom / SCO

Two faculty members from the English and Humanities Department of the College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) are now in Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand to attend the Southeast Asian Language Council (SEALC) Reading Materials Development Workshop Series Agenda from March 9-11, 2023.

Participants of the workshop are mid-career instructors of Southeast Asian languages as foreign language. Among them are Asst. Prof. Karryl Angelie Abon-Amis and Asst. Prof. Ken Calang, who represents the Philippines and teaches Filipino as foreign language while the others are instructors of Thai (8 ), Vietnamese (7), and Indonesian (9) language.

"We are grateful that we're selected to attend this workshop. This is a good opportunity for us to collaborate with other universities and enhance our skills in providing lessons to our foreign students”Prof. Amis said.

"This will help us improve our program in CLSU specifically, the International Filipino Language and Culture Program," Prof. Calang added.

The SEALC is a national organization in the USA that promotes and coordinates activities in the field of SE Asian language teaching. SEALC strives to improve SE Asian language teaching programs by supporting and coordinating the professional development of SE Asian language instructors.