Many students in the ESOL/Bilingual Program have written theses in fulfillment of their Master's requirements. These have covered diverse issues and reflect the wide range of interests of the program's students. Here are a few of the thesis titles:
Multicultural Bilingual Education in the United States; Relevance for the Italian Context
A Historical Overview of English Language Teaching in Monterrey: The I.T.E.S.M. Case
Reinventing Lives: The Stories of Three Refugee Women
"Labyrinths of Social Meaning:" The Role of Community Member Attitudes and Perceptions Toward the Adoption of a FLES Program
Are Japanese Weak in Grammar, too? -- Japanese Performance on TOEFL Section II, Structure and Written Expression
The Changing Face of Sanskrit Education: A Case Study of Traditional Schooling in Varanasi, India
A Minority within A Minority: The Educational Experiences of a Haitian-Creole Student in an American ESOL Classroom
Somewhere over the Rainbow: A Pragmatic Approach to Issues of Gay Youth and Sexual Identity in Study Abroad
Cultural Practices and the Rights of the Child: The Gambian Experience
Teaching Vocabulary Learning Strategies to ESL Learners: A Teacher's Perspective on Pedagogical and Curricular Approaches to Enhancing Vocabulary
Teacher "In Progress:" The Story of a First-Year Teacher's Expectations and Classroom Realities
Communication Strategies for Conveying Lexical Meaning in the Written Production of Omani EFL Students at Sultan Qaboos University
Case Study: A Close Look at a Sheltered Secondary Science Class in a Suburban County School
The Effects of Free Voluntary Reading on Mexican English as a Foreign Language Learners.
Native and Non-native English Speaking Teachers' Feedback on College-level ESL Student Writing.
A Case Study of Bilingual Latino Middle School Students’ Attitudes towards Language, School, and Learning
The Comparative Affective Impact of Participation in a Peer-Based Writing Fellows Program on Native and Non-Native English Speakers.