- Second language reading
- Disciplinary writing
- Project-based learning
- ESL methodology and pedagogy
- Curriculum and materials development
- Ed.D. in Educational Administration,
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona (1992)
- MA in Education (TESL/TEFL), University
of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1977)
- MA in Linguistics, University of
Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1976)
- BA in Italian Studies, University of
California, Berkeley, California (1975)
- Professor, English Department, NAU
- Director, Program in Intensive English,
Professor/Associate Professor, English Department, NAU (1985–2005)
- Fulbright Scholar, University of Foreign
Language Studies, University of Da Nang, Vietnam (Spring 2018)
- Fulbright Specialist, Timor Leste (May
2014, August 2014)
- Senior Fulbright Lecturer, Bilkent University,
Ankara, Turkey (2002–03)
- TESOL Summer Institute faculty, St.
Michael's College, Vermont (1995)
- Summer Teaching Fellow, EFL Program,
Harvard University (1982–84)
- Lecturer/Intensive English Supervisor,
American Language Institute, USC (1980–85)
- EFL Instructor, Institute of North
American Studies, Barcelona, Spain (1977–1980)
- "Research support for content-based
instruction,” with S. Fitzsimmons-Doolan & W. Grabe. In M. A. Snow & D.
M. Brinton (Eds.), The content-based
classroom: New perspectives on integrating language and content (2nd ed.,
pp. 21-35). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. (2017)
- “Building coherence into the
content-based curriculum: Six Ts revisited,” with W. Grabe. In M. A. Snow &
D. M. Brinton (Eds.), The content-based
classroom: New perspectives on integrating language and content (2nd ed., pp.
53–66). Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. (2017)
- “Content-based instruction,” with S.
Fitzsimmons-Doolan. In N. Van Deusen-Scholl & S. May (Eds.), Encyclopedia of language and education:
Second and foreign language education. Vol.
4 (3rd. ed., pp. 71-84). Berlin, Germany: Springer. (2017)
materials and tasks.” In K. Hyland & P. Shaw (Eds.), The Routledge handbook for English for academic purposes (pp.
577–591). New York, NY: Routledge. (2016)
- "Assisting ESP students in reading
and writing disciplinary genres,” with M. Robinson. In N. W. Evans, N. J.
Anderson, & W. G. Eggington (Eds.), ESL readers and writers in
higher education: Understanding challenges, providing support (pp.
164 –179). New York, NY: Routledge. (2015)
- “Drawing upon applied linguistics to
attain goals in an interdisciplinary chemistry–applied linguistics project,”
with M. Robinson. In M. J. Curry & D. I. Hanauer (Eds.), Language, literacy, and learning in STEM
education: Research methods and perspectives from applied linguistics (pp.
11–25). Philadelphia, PA: John Benjamins. (2014)
- “An interdisciplinary textbook project:
Charting the paths taken,” with M. Robinson. In N. Harwood (Ed.), English language teaching textbooks: Content,
consumption, production (pp. 262–298). London, England: Palgrave
- “Teaching reading for academic
purposes,” with W. Grabe. In M. Celce-Murcia, D. M. Brinton, M. A. Snow (Eds.),
Teaching English as a second or foreign
language (4th ed., pp. 189–205). Boston: Heinle Cengage. (2014)
- "Making a commitment to
strategic-reader training,” with R. Komiyama. Contemporary Foreign Language Studies, 396(12), 46 –62.
- “Instructional enhancements to improve
students’ reading abilities,” with N. Anderson, W. Grabe, & R. Komiyama. English Teaching Forum, 51(1), 2 –11,
- “Chemistry journal articles: An
interdisciplinary approach to move analysis with pedagogical aims,” with M. S.
Robinson. English for Specific Purposes,
32, 45–57. (2013)
- “Going green: Merging environmental
education and language instruction,” with S. Hauschild & E. Poltavtchenko. English Teaching Forum, 50(2), 2 –13.
- A Handbook for Language Program Administrators (2nd ed.), co-edited with M. A. Christison. Miami,
FL: Alta English Publishers. (2012)
- Teaching and Researching Reading (2nd ed.), with W. Grabe. New York: Routledge. (2011)
- "Innovation as the hallmark of
effective leadership," In M. A. Christison & D. Murray (Eds.), Leadership in English language education:
Theoretical foundations and practical skills for changing times (pp.
73–84). New York: Routledge. (2009)
- Write Like a Chemist: A Guide and Resource, with M. S. Robinson, M. S. Costanza-Robinson, &
Jones, J. K. New York: Oxford University Press. (2008)
- “Using the ACS Journals Search to
validate assumptions about writing in chemistry and improve chemistry writing
instruction,” with M. S. Robinson & J. K. Jones. Journal of Chemical Education, 85(5), 650–654. (2008)
- “Interdisciplinary collaboration: Two
heads are better than one,” with B. Horn & M. S. Robinson. English Teaching Forum, 42(2), 2–13.
read-analyze-write approach to research-related literacy skills for
upper-division chemistry majors,” with Marin. S. Robinson. In K. K. Katukstis
& T. Elgren (Eds.), Designing,
implementing, and sustaining a research-supportive undergraduate curriculum: A
compendium of successful curricular practices from faculty and institutions
engaged in undergraduate research (pp. 175–190).Washington, D.C.: Council
on Undergraduate Research. (2007)
- “Establishing a theoretical foundation
for project-based learning in second and foreign language contexts.” In G. H.
Beckett & P. C. Miller (Eds.), Project-based
second and foreign language education: Past, present, and future (pp.
19–40). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing. (2006)
- Civic Education volume of Language &
Civil Society: A Forum Electronic
National Science Foundation Course,
Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Educational Materials Development
Grants, with M. S. Robinson, Chemistry (PI).
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