Texas State University Launches Project LEARN-Chile, Funded by 100,000 Strong in the Americas

The Leadership and Educational Action Resource Network (LEARN): Binational Graduate Student Collaboration for Educational Improvement in Chile project (Project LEARN-Chile) implements a transnational research and learning opportunity for doctoral students in education at Texas State University. Participants will collaborate with doctoral students at our partner universities in Chile, Universidad Alberto Hurtado and Universidad Diego Portales, in a research as service learning initiative. The project will occur via a doctoral seminar course in the Fall 2015 semester and involves travel to Chile in November, 2015. The 18 100K Strong-Gabriela Mistral Scholars selected from the Ph.D. in Education program (School Improvement or Adult, Professional & Community Education majors are welcome), have received travel awards to participate in research fieldwork and mutual learning in Chile. Project LEARN-Chile is funded through the 100,000 Strong in the Americas program. See the About Us page for more information.

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Project Staff:
Dr. Michael O’Malley, Principal Investigator / Chair & Associate Professor
Email: mo20@txstate.edu
Tanya Long, Co-Principal Investigator / Doctoral Research Assistant
Email: tal57@txstate.edu
Dr. Maria Teresa Rojas Fabris, Project Site Coordinator-Santiago / Academic Secretary & Faculty, Doctorado en Educacion, Universidad Alberto Hurtado
Email: mtrojas@uahurtado.cl
Carmen Gloria Almendras Montgomery, Spanish Language Instruction