International Forum of Teaching and Studies (IFOTS)
ISSN 1555-872X

International Forum of Teaching and Studies (IFOTS) provides an academic exchange forum for scholars, educators, and professionals to disseminate research on theory building and practice-based information on education. This peer-reviewed journal publishes biannually and particularly dedicates to the development and improvement of teaching within international contexts since 2004.

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Current Issue Vol. 16 No 1, 2020

Author

Gabriele Strohschen

DePaul University, Chicago, IL, USA

Dr. Strohschen, Professor Emerita at DePaul University, a native of Berlin, Germany, completed her studies at Northern Illinois University, majoring in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She worked in Chicago's historically disenfranchised communities before joining DePaul University as director for the graduate programs at the School for New Learning in 2003. In 2014, US Congressman Danny K. Davis awarded her an ‘Outstanding Educator Award’ for her community advocacy and education work on Chicago’s West Side. She has conducted action research, program design and evaluations, and teacher training and numerous presentations in Afghanistan, Germany, Czech Republic, Kenya, China, Mexico, Thailand, and around the USA. Currently, she collaborates with community residents, organizations, activists, and artists in civic engagement projects within Black and Latino/a immigrant communities. Toward such ends, and with “her” former students, she is spearheading the development of an advocacy institute for the education of adults among other adult education projects.

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Author

Dwayne Small

DePaul University, Chicago, United States of America

Dwayne Small is the author of Diplomatic Communication, Teaching Adult Students: Creating a Syllabus, and Public School Education: Minority Students at a Disadvantage. His writing has appeared in Academic Journal Article, International Forum of Teaching and Studies, and Competency-Based and Social-Situational Approaches for Facilitating Learning in Higher Education.

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Maram Teimeh Atallah Haddad

Department of English, Irbid University College,

Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan hadads2007@yahoo.com

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Chang Wang and Lijuan Zhu

School of Foreign Languages, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, China

Email: wangc496@nenu.edu.cn Email: zhulj439@nenu.edu.cn

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Han Dongjing

Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen, China

Email: handj127@sept.edu.cn

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Dongjing Han

Shenzhen Polytechnic, Shenzhen, China

Email: handj127@sept.edu.cn

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Author

Zhang Falian

China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing, China

Email: franklaw168@163.com

Dr. Zhang Falian is a professor and Ph.D. supervisor in Legal Language and Culture Study at China University of Political Science and Law. He has a multidisciplinary background of education and his fields of research covers legal languages (legal translation), American legal culture, and science of foreign affairs. He has published, in recent years, over 60 articles in core journals such as Foreign Language Teaching and Research, Chinese Translators Journal, and Journal of Law Application, and authored more than 50 books, including monographs, dictionaries and translations, and completed as principal investigator several research projects, including the Legal Language Discipline Mapping funded by Ministry of Education of China. He is also the editor-in–chief of the International Journal of Language, Culture and Law.

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