For the past three years, Yenda Prado has been a guest lecturer for the International Center's I-STEPS program. Her most recent lecture to I-STEPS students was on the topic of U.S. Classroom Culture.
I-STEPS is a 10-week program providing international students opportunities to learn more about U.S. culture, receive suggestions on how to succeed academically and socially at UCI, and explore on-campus resources and services.
Yenda Prado is a first year Ph.D. in Education Student pursuing a dual specialization in Learning, Teaching, Cognition, and Development (LTCD) and Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT). She is advised by Professor Mark Warschauer. Her research interests include language and literacy development in neuro-diverse populations, language teacher professional development, and technology applications in language and literacy teaching. Her prior international education experience includes serving as both Head ESL Teacher and Academic Director of a private international language school in Irvine.