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- Second language acquisition research and theory, classroom discourse, global English
Degrees and Institutions
B.A. (English) Magna cum Laude, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1970
M.A. (Applied English Linguistics) Pass with Distinction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1972
M.Ed. (Second Language Acquisition), Columbia University, 1980
Ed.D. (Second Language Acquisition), Columbia University, 1985
Numerous articles in books and publications such as Studies in Second Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics, TESOL Quarterly, Linguistics and Education. Forthcoming (late 2007) co-edited volume, The Research Process in Classroom Discourse Analysis: Current Perspectives.
Second language acquisition; critical perspectives on language learning and use; classroom discourse; global spread of English
Conducting research on language acquisition and use by young immigrant/refugee children in a community center.
Developing a course, EN 332 "The Global Spread of English," to meet simultaneously with a class at a university in Morocco.
2007This volume gives intellectual space to a range of current perspectives on classroom discourse research and provides a forum for conversations about the research process. Classroom discourse researchers from different theoretical perspectives provide five separate analyses of the same instructional unit in a high school biology class, using the same set of data.