Loyola University Maryland

The Office of Academic Affairs

Equity and Inclusion Faculty Development Opportunities


Oct. 27

Teaching Circle on Multilingual Learners, 12 - 1:30 p.m. (Sellinger VIP Lounge)

The panel members will provide faculty with some practical strategies for supporting multi-language learners and speakers in your classes. This teaching circle will be action-based and practical. 


  • Victoria Barnett-Woods, lecturer in English, trained as a TEFL instructor while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines. Since then, she has designed and developed multiple language and culture acquisition programs for international and multilingual learners.
  • Rebekah Eklund, associate professor of theology, brings with her experience in grading writing assignments for multilingual learners.
  • Nabila Hijazi, postdoctoral fellow in writing. Through her experience as a graduate student and working as an assistant director for the University of Maryland Writing Center and then for the Academic Writing Program, Nabila has created resources that focus on working with both undergraduate and graduate multilingual students.

Please email academicequity@loyola.edu to RSVP to the session.