Cheryl Bostrom

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My areas of expertise include culturally valid assessment, international education, teacher education, educational leadership, English language learning, scholarly research and writing, and intercultural communication. In addition to teaching and advising at Bethel University, I am serving with TeachBeyond.

Started at Bethel

1995

Education

  • Regent University - Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, 2020
  • Bethel University - Ed.D., 2007
  • Bethel University - M.A., 2005
  • Northwestern University-Saint Paul - B.S. , 1997

Courses Taught

Graduate School

  • Educational Research
  • Preparing the Thesis/Action Research Project
  • Understanding Diversity and Student Needs
  • Academic Writing
  • Cross-Cultural Communication
  • International Gender Communication
  • Introduction to Communication Research
  • Qualitative Research Methods

College of Adult & Professional Studies

  • Scholarly Research and Writing for Organizational Leadership
  • Leadership Communication
  • Principles of Scholarly Writing
  • Reading and Researching the American Experience
  • Successful Writing

College of Arts & Sciences

  • Basic Communication
  • College Writing
  • Family Interaction
  • Persuasion

Awards

Graduated from University of Northwestern-Saint Paul with distinction; maintained a 4.00 GPA in my M.A. in Teaching, Ed.D. in Educational Administration, and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology programs.

Publications

Bostrom, C. A. (2021). Culturally valid assessment of the alphabetic principle for early elementary Hmong students learning English (Publication No. 28263171) [Doctoral dissertation, Regent University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.

Bostrom, C. A. (2012). Educational leadership and the e-learning paradigm. Global Partners in Education Journal, 2(1), 42-56. www.gpejournal.org

Bostrom, C. A. (2010). Diffusion of internationalization in Turkish higher education. Journal of Studies in International Education, 14(2), 143-160. https://doi.org/10.1177/1028315309332028

Bostrom, C. A. (2008). Diffusion of internationalization in Turkish higher education: A comparative case study at Ankara University and Gazi University (Publication No. 3309202) [Doctoral dissertation, Bethel University]. ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global.

Presentations

Minnesota Council of Teachers of English: Content Instruction for English Language Learners

Certificates and Licenses

  • K12 Principal License
  • K12 ESL License
  • Postsecondary Teaching Certificate

Professional Organizations, Committees, and Boards

  • TeachBeyond
  • Christians Advancing Transformational Education (CATE)

Areas of expertise

My areas of expertise include culturally valid assessment, English language learning, teacher education, international education, educational leadership, academic research and writing, and intercultural communication.

Research interests

The areas of research that interest me include constructs in reading, culturally valid assessment, curriculum-based measurement, response to intervention, dynamic assessment, students with special needs, internationalization, English language learning, online and blended learning, educational leadership, and intercultural communication.