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Virak Chan

Clinical Associate Professor Literacy and LanguageCurriculum and Instruction

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Virak Chan is a Clinical Assistant Professor in literacy and language. Courses Dr. Chan usually teaches include EDCI 37001 Teaching and Learning English as a New Language, EDCI 53000 English Language Development (online), EDCI 51900 Teaching English Language Learners (online), and EDCI61450 Seminar in Bilingualism and Multilingualism. Dr. Chan is a native of Cambodia and is a program leader for a summer study abroad program to Cambodia where students engage in rich Cambodian history and culture though meaningful cultural excursions, learn methods for teaching English Language Learners and students with gifts and talents, and help teach ESL to local K-12 students. His research and publication is in the area of language and education policies and practices for linguistically and culturally diverse students, teacher development, bilingual education, and linguistic landscape.

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