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Area of Expertise: Education -- English as a Second Language

Chappell, Sharon

Associate Professor of Education

Areas of Knowledge
  • Social Studies
  • Socio-emotional learning
  • Bias-based bullying
  • Gifted and talented education

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Eyring, Janet

Professor of Modern Languages and Literature

TESOL Coordinator

Areas of Knowledge
  • Second language learning
  • Methods of teaching ESL
  • Teacher training of ESL/EFL
  • Service learning
  • Second language curriculum
  • Second language testing
  • Pedagogical grammar
  • Teaching English abroad

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Gallego, Juan C.

Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures

Areas of Knowledge
  • Teaching/learning foreign languages (ESL included) and teacher training
  • Bilingual education and language policy
  • Contemporary culture of Spain
  • Spanish linguistics
  • Study abroad and international education matters (especially in relation to Spain)

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Jefferies, Julian

Associate Professor of Literacy and Reading Education

Areas of Knowledge
  • Undocumented students
  • Representation of Latina/os in the Media
  • Study Abroad Programs

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Patchen, Terri R.

Professor, Elementary and Bilingual Education

Faculty Fellow, Student Creative Activities and Research

Areas of Knowledge
  • Classroom participation
  • Collaboration in science education

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Rodriguez-Valls, Fernando

Associate Professor of Secondary Education

Coordinator, Bilingual Authorization Program

Areas of Knowledge
  • Biliteracy
  • Migrant Education
  • Equity in Education

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Suwinyattichaiporn, Tara

Assistant Professor of Human Communication Studies

Areas of Knowledge
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Social Media
  • Intercultural and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Statistics
  • Public Speaking
  • Social Support

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Winstead, Lisa

Associate Professor of Elementary and Bilingual Education

Spanish Bilingual Authorization Coordinator

Areas of Knowledge
  • cultural competence and pedagogy
  • Bilingual authorization, ELL, EFL, TESOL
  • Global education and immigrant issues

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Zimmerman, Cheryl

Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages and Literatures

Areas of Knowledge
  • Methods of teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL)
  • Theories of second language acquisition
  • Academic English
  • Vocabulary for non-native speakers of English
  • Culture in the language classroom

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