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ELC faculty member's paper receives prestigious award

Posted by Sylvia Williams on Wed, Sep 28, 2011
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Fielding Graduate University’s Yolanda Gayol, EdD, received the Best Paper award at the Fourteen Cambridge International Conference on Open, Distance, and E-learning 2011. The conference is a collaborative effort between the Von Hugel Institute, Saint Edmunds College, Cambridge, the Open University and the Commonwealth of Learning. Gayol is on the faculty of Fielding’s School of Educational Leadership & Change.

Her paper that received the award was "International collaboration for social justice through immersive worlds: The US-Mexico program Letras para Volar.” The paper was supported in part by Fielding Graduate University. Co-authors were Dr. Patricia Rosas and Alejandro Uribe. 

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