Degrees and Institutions
M.A. English as a Second Language, University of Arizona
B.A. Languages and Latin American Studies, University of New Mexico
Area: English for Speakers of Other Languages and General Studies Writing
Research Interests: English for academic purposes, second language writing, genre-based writing, multimodal composition, teacher self-care
English for Speakers of Other Languages Courses
ESOL 1000: Academic Composition I
ESOL 1010: Academic Composition II
ESOL 1030: Academic Speaking and Listening I
ESOL 1040: Academic Speaking and Listening II
ESOL 5000: Academic Composition I
ESOL 5010: Academic Composition II
ESOL 5030: Intermediate Listening and Speaking
ESOL 5050: English for International Graduate Assistants II
ESOL 5080: Advanced Speaking and Listening
TESOL Certificate Courses
ENG 5100: Theories and Methods of TESOL
General Studies Writing Courses
GSW 1100: Intensive Introduction to Academic Writing
GSW 1110: Introduction to Academic Writing
GSW 1120: Academic Writing
“Exploring Multimodal Genres in ESOL Writing Classes.” Invited Keynote Presentation. Dia Internacional Lengua Materna, XII Edición, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez. Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, February 2018.
“Creating Memes to Explore Academic Honesty.” Poster Presentation. National Geographic Michigan State University Learning Symposium. East Lansing, MI, April 2017.
“Innovating with Infographics in University Classes” with Kimberly Spallinger. TESOL International Convention, Computer Assisted Language Learning Interest Section Electronic Village Event. Seattle, WA, March 2017.
“Multimodal Assignments for University ESL Writing Classes” with Kimberly Spallinger. TESOL International Convention, Computer Assisted Language Learning Interest Section Electronic Village Event. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 2015.
“Ten Ways to Play Tic-Tac-Toe for Language Practice” TESOL International Convention. Portland, OR, March 2014.
“Teaching with TED: An Advanced Listening and Speaking Course” TESOL International Convention. Portland, OR, March 2014.
“Academic Honesty and ESOL Writers: Where is the Line?” International Writing Centers Association Conference. San Diego, CA, October 2012.