Resources for the Academic Community

Below, please find a number of resources to:

-understand English instruction in OPIE and the differences between Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills (BICS) and Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP).

English instruction in OPIE: BICS and CALPS

-understand placement and progression in OPIE.

Overview of OPIE Courses/Program
Placement/Duration Table (Undergraduates)
Placement/Duration Table (Graduates)
Advancement Flow Chart
OPIE Student Handbook

-advise current OPIE students.

Letter from Director to Undergraduate Advisors
Priority Registration Instructions for Summer 2014
More on Advising OPIE Students (from Allen Student Help Center/University College)
List of Suggested Undergraduate Academic Courses

-access resources and information for successful instruction and interaction with international students.

Making Access Possible (MAP) Initiative 

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