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Dan Kulmala  Certified faculty
Professor of Global English

Teagle Foundation Teaching and Learning Scholar

Primary Email: dkulmala@fhsu.edu
Secondary Email: dwkulmla@gmail.com
Cell Phone: 785-498-9148
Office Phone: 785-628-5380
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About Me

I am a professor of Global English, and I am excited about my work with international students and universities. I especially enjoy my work and the Global Business English Program with Sias University in China.

On a daily basis, I enjoy running and writing. Most of my writing is in the genre of non-fiction, about my family and academic life. But I think that my greatest joy is being a father, since I get the chance to re-learn valuable things about life that I've allowed to pass by me. My son and two daughters keep me busy, learning.
Biography
After completing his PhD in English at the University of Kansas, Dan Kulmala accepted a position at Fort Hays State University in Hays, KS. His professional interests have gravitated away from the study of drama and theater to essay writing, assessment of student learner outcomes, performance-based learning, innovative curriculum development, and Global English.  With a focused interest in theories of the post-modern university, he develops new programs of study and re-designs existing courses at FHSU. Recently, he created a new degree program: Global English. This program involves the study of English for professional purposes as a global language. He has been awarded a Teagle Foundation Teaching and Learning Scholar position and serves on the Advisory Board for SXSWedu. Currently, he holds a position as Professor of Global English and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages. Over the next year, he plans on completing a collection of non-fiction essays about his family for a book entitled Locating My Father.
 
   
Presentations
 Rachel Vidmar and I presenting at Sias University to the Sophomore Class.
 
 
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Academic Interests
Assessment of Learner Outcomes, Global English, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design, Performance-Based Learning, Open Educational Resources
Consulting Interests
Writing Across the Curriculum, Assessment of Learner Outcomes
Teaching Interests
Business English, e-Learning, Playwriting, Non-Fiction Writing, Academic and Professional Writing, Business Writing, Digital Writing
Research Interests
Writing, Assessment of Learner Outcomes, Drama, Digital Learning, Writing Across the Curriculum, Post-Modern Education, e-Learning, Open Educational Resources
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Here is a short video that features CEO Evan Nisonson. I am included in it.
 
 
 
Rob Salkowitz's Visit to Campus
As part of the Red Balloon Project Speaker Series, Rob Salkowitz, author of Generation Blend and Young World Rising, visited FHSU and gave several presentations aimed at discussing ways to engage students in an entrepreneurial spirit.
 
Here is a link to his luncheon presentation:
 
 
 
 


 
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