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ELIZABETH (BETSY) GILLILAND

Department of Second Language Studies                 Email: egillila@hawaii.edu 

1890 East-West Rd., Honolulu, HI 96822 USA                Department phone: +1.808.956.8610

ORCID 0000-0001-6601-8121                Scopus Author ID: 45761263000 

EDUCATION

PhD, Education: Language, Literacy, & Culture (2012)        University of California at Davis

Designated Emphasis: Second Language Acquisition        Davis, CA

Designated Emphasis: Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies

Dissertation: Talking about Writing: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Adolescents’ Socialization into Academic Literacy (Committee: Kerry Enright (chair), Dana Ferris, & Christian Faltis)

MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (2001)         School for International Training

Capstone research: Curriculum design for Uzbek university English course         Brattleboro, VT

Vermont K-12 ESL teaching credential with bilingual (Russian) endorsement

Peace Corps Master’s International Program

BA Magna Cum Laude, Russian Studies (1995); Phi Beta Kappa honor society        Brown University

Semester abroad, St. Petersburg, Russia        Providence, RI

AWARDS AND HONORS

Presidential Citation for Meritorious Teaching at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 2021

Core Fulbright Scholar Award (Chile), August-December 2018

UH Mānoa College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures Excellence in Teaching Award, 2018

UH Mānoa ESL Programs Executive Director (research release), Spring 2017

UH Mānoa Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Funds ($2200), 2014.

UC/ACCORD Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000), 2011-2012

Award for Scholarly Promise, UC Davis Graduate Group in Education, 2011

Summer Research Fellowship ($4000), UC Davis School of Education, 2009

P.E.O. Scholar Award (Barbara Andes Presidential named award: $15,000), 2009

Award for Outstanding Leadership and Service, UC Davis School of Education, 2008

Provost's Award for Excellence in Service Learning, San José State University, 2005

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Humanities and Arts, San José State University, 2004

CCCC Professional Equity Project grant for conference attendance, 2004

BOOKS

Siegal, M., & Gilliland, B. (Eds.) (2021). Empowering the community college first year composition teacher: Pedagogies and policies. University of Michigan Press.

Gilliland, B., & Pella, S. M. (2017). Beyond “teaching to the test”: Rethinking accountability and assessment for English language learners. National Council of Teachers of English. 

Gilliland, B., Bekchanova, S., & Khasanova, D. (2001). Course reader for current events, third course. Peace Corps Uzbekistan.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS

(* indicates current or former graduate student)

Gilliland, B., Tanaka*, J., Schwartz*, B.F., & Diez Ortega*, M. (2020). Multiple dimensions of teacher growth on an international practicum. TESL-EJ, 23(4), 1-16.

Gilliland, B. (2018). Against the odds: The importance of personal connections in one migrant student’s literacy trajectory to college. L2 Journal, 10(2), 183-197. https://doi.org/10.5070/L210235249 

Gilliland, B., Oyama*, A., & Stacey*, P. (2018). Second language writing in a MOOC: Affordances and missed opportunities. TESL-EJ, 22(1), 1-25.

Gilliland, B. (2018). Language teacher learning through action research during an international practicum. ELT Journal 72(3). https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccx054   

Tanaka, J.,* & Gilliland, B. (2017). Critical thinking instruction in English for Academic purposes writing courses: A dialectical thinking approach. TESOL Journal 8(3), 657-674. https://doi.org/10.1002/tesj.291 

Banna, J. C., Gilliland, B., Keefe, M., & Zheng, D. (2016). Cross-cultural comparison of perspectives on healthy eating among Chinese and American undergraduate students. BMC Public Health, 16(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3680-y 

Gilliland, B. (2015). Perspectives from the classroom: Supervising an international teaching practicum. CATESOL Journal 27(2), 201-209.

Gilliland, B. (2015). Reading, writing, and learning English in an American high school classroom. Reading in a Foreign Language 27(2), 272-293.  https://doi.org/10125/66888 

Zheng, D., Bischoff,* M., & Gilliland, B. (2015). Vocabulary learning in massively multiplayer online games: Context and action before words. Educational Technology Research & Development 63(5), 771-790. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11423-015-9387-4 

Gilliland, B. (2015) High school teacher perspectives and practices: Second language writing and language development. Language and Education 29(4), 287-301. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500782.2014.1001398 

Gilliland, B. (2014). Academic language socialisation in high school writing conferences. Canadian Modern Language Review 70(3), 303-330. https://doi.org/10.3138/cmlr.1753 

Enright, K. A., & Gilliland, B. (2011). Multilingual writing in an age of accountability: From policy to practice in U.S. high school classrooms. Journal of Second Language Writing, 20, 182–195. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jslw.2011.05.006   

Okhremtchouk, I., Seiki, S., Gilliland, B., Ateh, C., Wallace, M., & Kato, A. (2009) Voices of preservice teachers: Perspectives on the Performance Assessment for California Teachers. Issues in Teacher Education, 18 (1), 39-62.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS (refereed)

Gilliland, B. (2022). Context as mediator in language teacher learning during an international practicum. In C. Pu & W. Wright (Eds.), Innovating the practicum in TESOL teacher education: Design, implementation, and pedagogy in an era of change. Routledge.

Gilliland, B., Campos, D., & Villalobos, C. (2021). Living the narrative: Multimodal blogging by Chilean EFL university students. In D. Shin, T. Cimasko, & Y. Yi (Eds.), Multimodal composing in K-16 ESL and EFL education– Multilingual perspectives (pp 179-195). Springer. http://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-0530-7_11

Shannahan, J.*, Gilliland, B., & Kwon, C.* (2021). Dialog journals promote language development and critical reflection on community issues. In C. E. Poteau (Ed.), Effects of service-learning in foreign, second, and heritage language courses (pp. 88-108). Routledge. 

Gilliland, B. (2019). Teacher preparation for writing in kindergarten to 12th grade. In J. I. Liontas, TESOL International Association & M. DelliCarpini (Eds.), The TESOL encyclopedia of English language teaching. TESOL International and Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118784235.eelt0556 

Gilliland, B., Pavez Bravo, K., & Muñoz Galleguillos, A. (2018). E-portfolio project: Assessing language teacher learning in the Chilean desert. In T. Ruecker & D. Crusan (Eds.), The politics of English second language writing assessment in global contexts (pp. 189-202). Routledge.

Gilliland, B. (2017). Opportunity gaps: Curricular discontinuities across ESL, mainstream, and college English. In C. Ortmeier-Hooper & T. Ruecker (Eds.) Linguistically diverse immigrant and resident writers: Transitions from high schools to college (pp. 21-35). Routledge.

Gilliland, B. (2015). Listening logs build independent comprehension practice. In D. Nunan & J. Richards (Eds.) Language learning beyond the classroom (pp. 13-22). Routledge.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS (editor reviewed)

Gilliland, B., & Siegal, M. (2021). Conclusion: Listening to teachers. In M. Siegal & B. Gilliland (Eds.), Empowering the community college first year composition teacher: Pedagogies and policies (pp. 277-291). University of Michigan Press.

Siegal, M., & Gilliland, B. (2021). Introduction. In M. Siegal & B. Gilliland (Eds.), Empowering the community college first year composition teacher: Pedagogies and policies (pp. 1-18). University of Michigan Press.

Campos-Galdames, D., Noriega, N., Gilliland, B., & Palma Flores, C. (2021). El uso del blog y el patrón problema-solución: Una combinación eficaz para desarrollar cohesión textual. In M. Aravena Gaete, C. Marambio Carrasco, M. Martin Bris, & M. Ramos Navas-Parejo (Eds.) Estrategias para desarrollar habilidades del pensamiento en la educación superior (pp. 121-131). Editorial Dyckinson (Spain).

Gilliland, B. (2020). Happy families. In P.T. Randolph and J.I. Ruppert (Eds.) New ways in teaching creative writing (pp. 120-121). TESOL Press.

Gilliland, B. (2018) Gummy grammar: A tasty way to practice comparative and superlative adjectives. In A. Kevech and C. Rylance (Eds.) New ways in teaching grammar, 2nd Edition (pp. 31-32). TESOL Press.

Gilliland, B. (2015). Create your own religion: a content-based project; Listening logs; Service learning and developmental college writers. In J. C. Richards (Ed.), Key issues in language teaching (pp. 81-82, 388-389, 492-493). Cambridge University Press.

Gilliland, B. (2013). Discovering register variation in academic and business writing. In D. Mussman (Ed.), New ways in teaching writing (revised edition) (pp. 223-224). TESOL Press.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS (editor reviewed)

Gilliland, B., Kunkel, M.*, & Suzuki, M.* (2022). Online teacher-student group conferences. Journal of Response to Writing, 8(1), 100–106. https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol8/iss1/6/ 

Gilliland, B. (2022). [Review of the book Teaching ESL/EFL reading and writing by I.S.P. Nation & John Macalister]. Reading in a Foreign Language, 34 (1), 204–207.

Gilliland, B., Christensen*, C., Urada*, K., Le*, H., Kunkel*, M., & Motomura*, K. (2021). Action research in language teaching: Practitioner reflections. In S. Bogdan & D. Puiu (Eds.), Empowering English language educators through action research: VII Virtual International Spring Symposium Proceedings (pp. 20-29). Alecu Russo Bălți State University (Moldova).

Gilliland, B. (2020, August). Microteaching online: New teachers balance technology and identity. TEIS News (TESOL International Teacher Education Interest Section Newsletter). http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolteis/issues/2020-08-17/6.html 

Gilliland, B. (2020, March). Letter from the chair. SLW News (TESOL Second Language Writing Interest Section newsletter). http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolslwis/issues/2020-03-16/index.html#story 

DaSilva, N., DeMartino, S., Ferrario, K., & Gilliland, B. (2020). NCTE position paper on the role of English teachers in educating English language learners (ELLs). National Council of Teachers of English. https://ncte.org/statement/teaching-english-ells/ 

Gilliland, B. (2019, November). Letter from the chair. SLW News (TESOL Second Language Writing Interest Section newsletter). http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolslwis/issues/2019-10-25/index.html#story 

Gilliland, B., Pavez, K., & Muñoz, A. (2019). E-portfolios scaffold English language teacher development in Chile. In D. Barr, E. Bañados, & A. Gimeno (Eds.), WorldCALL 2018 Conference Proceedings (pp. 26-29). Universidad de Concepción (Chile).

Gilliland, B. (2019). Teaching in Thailand: The SLS graduate practicum. Department of Second Language Studies. https://www.hawaii.edu/sls/courses/teaching-in-thailand-the-sls-graduate-practicum-betsy-gilliland-phd-sls-associate-professor/ 

Gilliland, B. (2016). [Review of the book Principles and practices for response in second language writing: Developing self-regulated learners]. Journal of Second Language Writing 34, 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jslw.2016.08.001 

Gilliland, B. (2016) [Review of the book Writing essays in English language and linguistics]. Critical Inquiry in Language Studies 13(4), 380-384. https://doi.org/10.1080/15427587.2016.1182882 

Gilliland, B. (2015, October). Review of TESOL Resource Center’s writing resources. TESOL Second Language Writing Interest Section Newsletter. Accessed from http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolslwis/issues/2015-10-07/7.html

Gilliland, B. (2014, February) [Review of the book Dilemmas in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: 40 Cases]. TESOL Higher Education Interest Section Newsletter. Accessed from http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolheis/issues/2014-02-18/3.html 

Gilliland, B. (2012, Summer). Pre-conference institutes prove a positive learning experience. CATESOL News 44(1), 4.

Lange, E., & Gilliland, B. (2011, Winter). Northern regional conference proves an overflowing success. CATESOL News 43(3), 3.

Gilliland, B., & Boyd, C. (2011, Summer). Addressing plagiarism and academic integrity. CATESOL News 43(1), 6.

Gilliland, B. (2009, March) [Review of the book English learners left behind]. Education Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.14507/er.v0.2133 

Gilliland, B. (2003, August). Looking at American magazines. CATESOL News 35(2).

EDITORIAL INTRODUCTIONS

Gilliland, B., & O’Meara, K.D. (2022). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 8(1). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol8/iss1/1/ 

O’Meara, K.D., & Gilliland, B. (2021). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 7(2). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol7/iss2/1/ 

Gilliland, B., & O’Meara, K.D. (2021). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 7(1). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol7/iss1/1/ 

O’Meara, K.D., & Gilliland, B. (2020). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 6(2). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol6/iss2/1/ 

Gilliland, B., & O’Meara, K.D. (2020). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 6(1). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol6/iss1/1/ 

Gilliland, B., & Eckstein, G. (2019). Editorial introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 5(2). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol5/iss2/1/ 

Eckstein, G., & Gilliland, B. (2019). Editorial introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 5(1). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol5/iss1/1/ 

Gilliland, B., & Eckstein, G. (2018). Editorial introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 4(2). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol4/iss2/1/ 

Eckstein, G., & Gilliland, B. (2018). Editorial introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 4(1). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol4/iss1/1/ 

Gilliland, B., & Eckstein, G. (2017). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 3(2). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol3/iss2/1/ 

Eckstein, G., & Gilliland, B. (2017). Editors’ introduction. Journal of Response to Writing, 3(1). Retrieved from https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/journalrw/vol3/iss1/1/ 

Gilliland, B. & Park, J.* (2015). From the guest editors. Reading in a Foreign Language 27 (2), iii-v. https://doi.org/10125/66898 

GUEST EDITING SPECIAL ISSUES OF JOURNALS

Gilliland, B., & Park, J.* (Eds.). (2015). Reading in a Foreign Language, 27 (2) special issue on Reading-Writing Connections. http://www.nflrc.hawaii.edu/rfl/October2015/ 

BLOG POSTS

Gilliland, B. (2021, March 2). From Minnesota to the Mekong: Language teaching around the world. Invited blog post for Concordia Language Villages blog. http://www.concordialanguagevillages.org/blog/villages/from-minnesota-to-the-mekong-language-teaching-around-the-world#.YFf-0eZugdU 

Gilliland, B. (2019-present). Trends in second language writing. Monthly (2019-2020)/bi-monthly (2021-2022) blog posts for the TESOL Blog. http://blog.tesol.org/author/bgilliland/ 

Gilliland, B. (2016-present). Teaching teachers to teach. Blog posts about language teacher education, academic writing, and English language teaching. https://beetsyg.wordpress.com/ 

INTERVIEWS AND REVIEWS OF MY WORK

Sweeny, B. (2022). Book review: Empowering the community college first-year composition teacher: Pedagogies and policies, by Siegal, M., & Gilliland, B. (Eds.). Community College Review, 50(1), 117–120. https://doi.org/10.1177/00915521211047676

Estima, S., & Mac Donald, K. (2022). Book review – Empowering the Community College First-Year Composition Teacher, Pedagogies and Policies By Meryl Siegal and Betsy Gilliland. CATESOL Blog. https://catesol.org/blog/catesol-blog/2022-01-17-catesol-book-review-empowering-the-community-college-first-year-teacher-by-meryl-siegal-and-betsy-gilliland 

O’Meara, K.D. (2021). Book review: Empowering the Community College First-Year Composition Teacher: Pedagogies and Policies, edited by Meryl Siegal and Betsy Gilliland. University of Michigan Press, 2021. 328 pp. Composition Studies, 49 (3), 203-206. https://compositionstudiesjournal.files.wordpress.com/2022/01/omeara_br.pdf 

Posey, B. (2021). Review of Empowering the Community College First-Year Composition Teacher: Pedagogies and Policies. Teaching English in the Two-Year College, 49 (1), 87-89.

Subphadoongchone, P. (2017). A special interview with Asst. Prof. Dr. Betsy Gilliland, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Pasaa Paritat 32, 166-177. http://www.culi.chula.ac.th/Publicationsonline/files/article2/hMTkPfJ3WlMon33035.pdf 

Collier, L. (2017, September). Flipping accountability on its head: Keeping students at the center of ELL instruction. Council Chronicle, 18-20.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION

Ene, E., Gilliland, B., Henderson Lee, S., Saenkhum, T., & Seloni, L. (Eds.). EFL writing teacher education and professional development: Voices from under-represented contexts. Status: manuscript proposal accepted by Multilingual Matters September 2021 for publication late 2022; chapters under revision by authors.

Gilliland, B. , & Leal, P.B.* Genre innovation in multilingual Pacific Islander teen girls’ writing. Status: data analyzed, drafting with plans to submit to Journal of Second Language Writing.

Leal, P.B.*, & Gilliland, B. Border-crossings, family, friends, and education: Pacific Islander girls in Hawai‘i writing their lives. Status: under review.

Kunkel, M.*& Gilliland, B.  Teaching language teachers to research their teaching. Status: abstract accepted, chapter under review, in P. Hohaus & J.-F. Heeren (Eds.), Innovating the Future of Language Teaching.

Gilliland, B., & Kunkel, M.* Ethical dilemmas of teacher research in applied linguistics. Status: abstract accepted, drafting manuscript for invited special issue of Research Methods in Applied Linguistics.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Connecting Theory and Practice in Language Teacher Action Research, 2020-21

Collaboration with PhD student Michelle Kunkel to analyze graduate students’ experiences doing action research in their own teaching of foreign language and BA program classes during Fall 2020 semester.

Online Teacher-led Small-group Writing Conferences in an EAP Context, 2020-2021

Collaboration with five SLS graduate students teaching writing in the UH English Language Institute to analyze teacher-led small group writing conferences with their online classes during Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters.

Oral Communication for Language Teachers: Assessment Rubric Development, 2020-2021

Collaboration with colleagues in SLS (Dr. Dustin Crowther, Dr. Dan Isbell, and Kenton Harsch) and in the UHM General Education Office (Dr. Cari Gochenouer) to develop and pilot an oral communication rubric for use in SLS 312 and SLS 313, undergraduate language teacher education courses. Received UHM Assessment Support Fund grant for materials and rubric development workshops.

E-portfolios Supporting Novice Language Teacher Reflection, 2016-2019

Collaborating with colleagues at Universidad de Atacama, Chile, to analyze the electronic portfolios they have implemented for program-wide formative and summative assessment in a 4-year undergraduate language teacher education program; collecting qualitative data (student reflective writing, survey and interviews with students and instructors); received Core Fulbright Scholar research grant for 2018.

Community-Based Writing Workshop for Adolescents, 2015

Collaborating with PhD student Priscila Bluth Leal to design and teach 6-session workshop series on writing scholarship statements of purpose for adolescent Pacific Islander girls; collecting qualitative data (audio of workshop sessions and girls’ discussions; student writing; interviews with girls); analyzing data through grounded theory and critical discourse analysis. Applied for small grants from TESOL and NCTE, 2015 (both rejected).

Language Teacher Learning through Action Research, 2014-2016

Documented novice graduate student teacher’s learning about second language teaching and action research during 2-month practicum at a university in northeastern Thailand (2014 & 2016 summers) and in English for Academic Purposes courses in United States (2017 spring); collected qualitative data (video of participants teaching lessons; audio and video of participants’ discussions during practicum courses; participants’ lesson plans, teaching journals, and coursework; interviews with participants). Project funded through summer research grant from University of Hawai‘i Endowment for the Humanities, 2014 ($2200). Applied for small grants from TESOL and NCTE, 2016 (both rejected).

Writing in the Disciplines: Nutrition, 2014-15

In collaboration with a colleague in the Department of Nutrition, Dr. Jinan Banna, I analyzed texts written by students in an introductory nutrition course that she taught once in China and again at UH. We have analyzed the students’ texts through content analysis to identify potential cross-cultural differences between the Chinese and American students’ perceptions of healthy diets.

Teacher Education for ESL: Preparing Hawai‘i’s Teachers to Work Effectively with Multilingual Learners, 2012-2014

In collaboration with Dr. Christine Malsbary, documented program development, faculty learning, and novice teacher understanding and practices in UH Institute for Teacher Education; collected qualitative data (video of professional development workshops and focus groups, interviews with teacher education faculty, written reflections from teacher education faculty; surveys of teacher education faculty).  

Dissertation Research: Talking about Writing, 2009-2012

Investigated multilingual students’ socialization into academic writing and language through year-long ethnographic field research in California high school, observing three English/ELD classes and interviewing students and teachers; Conducted grounded theory qualitative analysis of classroom discourse data, using Atlas.ti software for analysis of field notes, audio transcriptions, student written work, and school artifacts; Recruited teacher and student participants; Project funded through UC/ACCORD Dissertation Fellowship ($20,000) and PEO Scholars Award ($15,000).

Graduate Student Research Assistant, Diverse Adolescent Literacies project, 2007-2009

Explored language and literacy experiences available to and engaged in by multilingual students through year-long multi-classroom ethnographic field research in California high school, observing classes and interviewing students and teachers; Participated in data collection design and recruitment of teacher and student participants; Managed data collection process of four research assistants; Engaged in qualitative analysis of classroom discourse data. (PI: Dr. Kerry Enright)

Masters Research: Students taking control of their learning: An approach to teaching university-level English in Uzbekistan, 1999-2000

Designed action research project to create interactive, communicative curriculum for third-year (advanced) Oral and Written Communication course for English as a Foreign Language major in Bukhara, Uzbekistan; Collected observation and survey data and artifacts; wrote analysis for portfolio capstone paper.

TEACHING: TEACHER EDUCATION AND APPLIED LINGUISTICS COURSES

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (2012-present)

Associate Professor, Department of Second Language Studies (2017-present) 

Assistant Professor, Department of Second Language Studies (2012-2017)

Adolescent and Adult Second Language Literacy in US Contextsgraduate seminar (SLS 730; Spring 2014 & 2017)

Critical Issues in EFL Teachers' Work and Professional Development—graduate seminar (SLS 730; Fall 2022)

Introduction to Second Language Studies—graduate level (SLS 600; Spring 2013, Fall 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019)

Multilingual/English Learner Pedagogy—graduate level (EDCS 644; Summer 2021, co-taught with B. Chapman de Sousa)

Professionalism in Second Language Studies—undergraduate capstone (SLS 485; Spring 2021, 2022, Fall 2021)

Second Language Classroom Research—graduate level (SLS 672; Fall 2015)

Second Language Listening and Speaking—graduate level (SLS 613; Spring 2013 & 2016)

Second Language Writing—graduate level (SLS 614; Fall 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

Teaching Practicum—graduate level (SLS 690; Summer 2014, 2016, 2018, 2022)

Teaching Second Language Reading and Writing—undergraduate level (SLS 312; Spring 2014, 2015, & 2020)

Topics in Second Language Pedagogy: Response to Writing—graduate level (SLS 680P; Spring 2015 & 2018)

Topics in Second Language Research: Classroom Action Research—graduate level (SLS 680R; Summer-Fall 2014 & 2016, Fall 2020)

Topics in Second Language Use: Multilingualism in Hawai‘i—graduate level (SLS 680U; Summer 2021, co-taught with G. Crookes)

University of California, Davis (2008-2012)

Instructor, UC Davis Extension TESOL Certificate and International English and Professional Programs

Applied Methods: Literacy (TESOL Certificate, Spring 2010 & 2011)

Assessment of English Learners (TESOL Certificate, Summer 2010 & 2011)

Literacy and Second Language Acquisition (TESOL Certificate, Summer 2008 & 2009)

Teaching Writing to Learners of English (Chilean Visiting Scholars, Winter 2010 & 2011)

TEFL Methods and Materials (Chinese Visiting Scholars, Summer 2010)

Associate Instructor, School of Education

Inquiry into Class Practice: Study Design (MA for teachers, Fall 2010)

MA Seminar in Language, Literacy, and Learning (Spring 2010)

Teaching Assistant, School of Education

Inquiry into Class Practice: Study Design (Fall 2008 & 2011)

Inquiry into Class Practice: Data Analysis and Research Reporting (Winter 2009, 2011, & 2012)

Introduction to Schools (Winter 2010 & Spring 2012)

Philosophical Foundations of Education (Spring 2009)

Reading in the Secondary School (Fall 2008 & 2009; Winter 2011)

TEACHING: LANGUAGE TEACHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

United States Department of State

English Language Specialist

Assessment of English Learners Virtual MOOC Camp for Brazilian secondary school EFL teachers (May-June 2021)

Center for Asia-Pacific Exchange, Honolulu, HI

Workshop Leader: South Korean primary and secondary EFL teachers (2013-2017)

Overview of Second Language Writing Pedagogy

Second Language Writing Across the Content Areas

Second Language Writing Assessment

Second Language Writing in Elementary and Secondary School Settings

TEACHING: UNDERGRADUATE COMPOSITION COURSES

University of California, Davis

Associate Instructor, University Writing Program

Writing in Education (Summer 2011)

Instructor, Department of Linguistics

Advanced ESL Composition (Fall 2006)

San José State University, San José, CA

Lecturer, Department of Linguistics and Language Development (2001-2006)

Academic English I & II (Pre-baccalaureate composition)

Around the World in 16 Weeks (Freshman seminar on world literature)

Grammar for Writers (Upper-division developmental composition)

TEACHING: SECOND OR FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES

Universidad de Atacama, Copiapó, Chile, Department of Languages 

Instructor (August-December 2018)

Writing for Teachers and Translators (fifth-year undergraduate)

Workshop: Movie Club (first year undergraduate conversation class)

Workshop: Drama Club (second year undergraduate conversation class)

Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

Instructor

Publishing and Presenting Your Research (Lecturers in the Faculty of Science, Summer 2018)

English for Academic Purposes (Public Health Lecturers in College of Medicine, Summer 2014)

English in the Workplace (Staff of Faculties of Science and Engineering, Summer 2014)

UC Davis Extension International English and Professional Programs

Instructor (Summer 2007)

Oral Grammar, Intermediate

Vocabulary and Culture, Advanced

San José State University, Studies in American Language

Instructor (2001-2006)

Current Events, Reading and Vocabulary (beginner to high-intermediate)

Field Trip and Lecture Preparation (for delegation of Chinese university administrators in Higher Education Administration special program)

Oral Communication (intermediate and advanced)

Pop Culture (American culture through television, film and music)

Short Stories (high level reading and discussion elective)

TOEFL Preparation

Bukhara State University, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, Faculty of Foreign Philology

Lecturer (1998-2000)

American Literature (third-year undergraduate lecture and discussion)

Current Events (second- and third-year undergraduate reading and discussion)

Home Reading (undergraduate and MA-level reading)

TOEFL Preparation (elective)

Written and Oral Practice in English (undergraduate and MA-level)

TEACHING: SUMMER LANGUAGE CAMPS

Peace Corps Uzbekistan English language and leadership summer camps

Director, Bukhara Girls Leading Our World Camp (summers 1999-2000)

Counselor & Language Teacher, Jizzak English Summer Camp (summer 2000)

Counselor & Language Teacher, Namangan Girls Leading Our World Camp (summer 1999)

Concordia Language Villages, Moorhead, MN

Russian Language Instructor (Summers 1993-1997)

Beginner and high beginner level Russian language (High school credit program)

Beginner and intermediate level Russian language (Elementary and high school programs)

Russian folklore and fairy tales

LANGUAGE TEACHER SUPERVISION

University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa

Graduate level teaching practicum (English for Specific Purposes) at Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand (Summer 2014, 2016, 2018, 2022)

UC Davis School of Education (Teacher Education Fellowship, Winter-Spring 2007)

Assistant supervisor to high school English/ESL teaching credential candidate

San José State University

Mentor Teacher for MA-TESOL student teacher during practicum (Spring 2005)

Coordinator of Academic English (developmental writing) program, Department of Linguistics and Language Development (2004-2006)

Peace Corps Uzbekistan (1998-2000)

Observed and critiqued lessons of colleagues and graduating students in Foreign Languages Faculty, Bukhara State University

Observed Peace Corps trainees during university-level TEFL teaching practicum

INVITED WORKSHOPS

“Supporting graduate students’ writing.” Workshop given with R. Qayyum* for faculty at University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa, sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence, November 19, 2021 (online).

“Providing feedback on student writing.” Workshop for faculty at University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa, sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence, September 17, 2021 (online).

“Teaching and responding to writing with young learners.” Workshop for undergraduate TESOL students at Khon Kaen University, Thailand, August 21 & 28, 2021 (online).

“Developing a research proposal and reviewing the literature.” Workshop for MA TESOL students at Khon Kaen University, Thailand, August 7 & 14, 2021 (online).

“Supporting culturally and linguistically diverse writers across the curriculum.” Workshop given with A.A. Relyea, S. Shapiro, M. Siczek, and C. Torres for faculty teaching first-year writing at Colorado College, April 8, 2021 (online).

“Not the five-paragraph essay: Towards transferrable writing practices.” Workshop given with D. Ferris and A. Johns at CATESOL Annual Conference, San José, CA, October 2019.

“Written genres and soft skills” and “Classroom action research.” Workshops for professors from Al-Quds University (Palestine), University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa, August 12 & 14, 2019.

“Writing for publication in applied linguistics and TESOL.” Workshop for instructors, Departamento de Idiomas, Universidad de Atacama, Copiapó, Chile, December 14, 2018.

“Writing for publication in English-language academic journals” Workshop for instructors and graduate students, Facultad de Sciencias Sociales, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, November 9, 2018

“Developing professional networks: Contacting external advisors, an exercise in tone management” (with G. Janssen) Workshop for instructors and graduate students, Facultad de Sciencias Sociales, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, November 7, 2018

 “Response to Writing: What’s new in research and practice?” Workshop for instructors, Departamento de Lenguas y Cultura, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, November 6, 2018

“Practitioner/classroom research: From study design to publication.” Workshop for TESOL program undergraduate and graduate students, Universidad Distrital, Bogotá, Colombia, November 6, 2018, and Departamento de Lenguas y Cultura, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia, November 8, 2018.

“Writing assessment.” Workshop for CULI Experiential English lecturers and directors, July 2018, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

“Writing for publication in applied linguistics and TESOL.” Workshop for graduate students and lecturers in Faculty of Liberal Arts, July 2018, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand.

“Teaching through English.” Workshop for lecturers in multiple disciplines, June 2018, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand.

“Teaching and learning in the 21st century.” Two-day workshop for graduate students and lecturers in multiple disciplines, July 2017, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand.

“Writing for publication in applied linguistics and TESOL.” Workshop for graduate students and instructors, July 2017, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

“Action research for EFL professionals.” Workshop for graduate students and instructors, July 2017, Chulalongkorn University Language Institute, Bangkok, Thailand.

“Classroom action research.” Workshop for graduate students and lecturers in Liberal Arts and language teachers from regional high schools and colleges, July 2016, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand.

“Second language writing research.” Higher Education Press (China) sponsored program for Chinese EFL and English pedagogy professors, Summer 2013. Honolulu, HI.

“Scaffolding the writing of synthesis through students’ home literacies.” Workshop presented with B. Nicolls at the Academic Literacy Summit, Davis, CA, February 2009.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

“Teaching and Assessing Writing beyond Standardized Tests.” Keynote presentation at Korea Association of Teachers of English annual conference 2022 (online).

“Structuring academic writing: Thesis and support.” Anniversary lecture for Departamento de Idiomas, June 18, 2021 (online), Universidad de Atacama, Copiapó, Chile

“Teaching and responding to academic writing.” Invited online lecture, May 21, 2021 (online), Hebei Normal University, China

“Action research for language teachers: Successes and recommendations.” Plenary panel (with C. Christensen*, M. Kunkel*, H. Le*, K. Motomura*, & K. Urada*) at 7th Virtual International Spring Symposium, March 27, 2021, Moldova (online).

What you need to know about the academic job market: TESOL/SLW Jobs.” Webinar co-presented for TESOL Second Language Writing Interest Section, October 19, 2018.

“When teachers research their work: Action research as connector between theory and practice.” Plenary speaker at CULI International Research Seminar, July 6, 2018, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Theorizing your practice: Action research in L2 writing.” Webinar presented for TESOL Second Language Writing Interest Section, November 1, 2016.

 “Form follows function in classroom action research.” Featured speaker at CULI International Research Seminar, July 15, 2016, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

“Against the Odds: The Importance of Personal Connections in One Migrant Student’s Literacy Trajectory to College.” Paper presented as part of the Secondary-Second Language Writing “Intersection” colloquium at TESOL Annual Convention, April 2016, Baltimore, MD.

 “Academic language for new language learners.” Presentation on panel Strategies for teaching new language learners at 3rd Annual Meet to LEAP (Link Educators Across the Pacific) for ELL Education Forum at Pacific Rim Conference on Disability and Diversity, Honolulu, HI. May 19, 2014.

“Research in Education: Teaching English.” Presentation to third, fourth, and fifth year English teaching BA candidates and faculty, Universidad San Sebastián, Puerto Montt, Chile. June 28, 2013.

“Action Research.” Presentation to fourth-year English teaching candidates, Universidad de Atacama, Copiapó, Chile. June 25, 2013.

“Academic literacy for California's adolescent English Language Learners.” Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Northern California Phi Beta Kappa Association, Pacific Grove, CA, February 2012.

“Weaving the Fabric: Synthesis in Academic Writing.” Keynote Session, California Writing Project Improving Students’ Academic Writing Conference, October 2008.

“Uzbekistan old and new.” Presentation to the Annual Conference of the Northern California Phi Beta Kappa Association, Pacific Grove, CA, February 2005.

PANELS ORGANIZED

“Lessons Learned from “Zooming” into Teacher-student Group Writing Conferences” Chair and organizer of panel for TESOL Annual Convention 2022, Pittsburgh, PA.

“Teacher-Student Group Conferences in Online Writing Courses: Conference Talk, Textual Revision, and Student Attitudes” Chair and presenter on colloquium for AAAL 2022, Pittsburgh, PA.

Community college English learners in first-year composition: Research, practice, policy.” Chair and organizer of colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2021, Online.

EFL Writing Teacher Education and Professional Development in Under-researched Contexts.” Chair, presenter, and organizer of colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2021, Online.

“Action research for language teachers: Successes and recommendations.” Chair and organizer of symposium for Hawaiʻi TESOL Annual Conference, February 2021, online.

Diversity and inclusion in L2 writing.” Chair and organizer of academic session colloquium sponsored by Second Language Writing Interest Section, TESOL Annual Convention, April 2020, Denver, CO. [conference canceled; panel rescheduled to online webinar, December 2020]

“Practical approaches to leveraging technology in L2 writing instruction.” Chair and organizer of intersection colloquium co-sponsored by Second Language Writing Interest Section and CALL Interest Section, TESOL Annual Convention, April 2020, Denver, CO. [conference canceled]

“Response to writing: Enduring issues and new frontiers.” Chair and organizer of academic session colloquium sponsored by Second Language Writing Interest Section, TESOL Annual Convention, March 2019, Atlanta, GA.

“From student of writing to writing teacher: Successful transitions,” Chair, presenter, and organizer of colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2018, Chicago, IL.

"What writing teachers need to know: Exploring teacher education models." Chair, presenter, and organizer of colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2017, Seattle, WA.

"TESOLERs supporting mainstream teachers of English language learners." Chair, presenter, and organizer of colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2017, Seattle, WA.

“Second Language Writing MOOCs in Theory and Practice” Chair, presenter, and organizer of colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2015, Toronto, Ontario.

“Classroom Action Research: English for Academic Purposes in Thailand” Chair and organizer for CATESOL Annual Conference, Santa Clara, CA, October 2014.

“Teaching English Internationally: Teachers’ Stories and Teaching Suggestions.” Chair, presenter, and organizer of panel presentation given at CATESOL State Conference, Santa Clara, CA, April 2010.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REFEREED ORAL PRESENTATIONS

"Assessing Pre-Service Language Teachers’ Oral Communication: A Rubric Development Project" Paper presented with D. Crowther and D. Isbell at TESOL 2022, Pittsburgh, PA.

“Language teacher-researchers: Negotiating the boundary between knowledge creator and knowledge consumer” Paper presented with M. Kunkel* at AAAL 2022, Pittsburgh, PA.

“Onions, Twisters, and Field Trips: (Re)conceptualizing Action Research via Metaphor” Paper to be presented with M. Kunkel* at TESOL 2022, Pittsburgh, PA.

Student engagement in online teacher-led peer writing conferences.” Paper presented with R. Larkin*, V. Lee*, M. Kunkel*, and M. Suzuki* at the Fourteenth International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies, May 2021, Greece and online.

“Infographics and the problem-solution pattern for oral practice in a virtual context” Paper presented with D. Campos and C. Palma at INTED 2021, Spain and online.

“Raising critical thinking in L2 writing pedagogy: Perspectives from the United States and Japan.” Paper presented with M. Kawano at AsiaTEFL conference, November 2020, South Korea and online.

“Submission and review processes.” Paper presented on panel Tips for publishing your first journal article, organized by W. Renandya, at AsiaTEFL conference, November 2020, South Korea and online.

“Preservice teachers’ writing preparation in the Chilean context.” Paper presented at Symposium on Second Language Writing, November 2019, Tempe, AZ.

“Critical thinking recreating reflection in EFL preservice teacher education in Chile.” Paper presented at the International Society of Language Studies Conference, June 2019, Hong Kong.

"Preservice EFL Teachers’ Reflective Writing Assessed through e-Portfolios" Paper presented with K. Pavez Bravo and A. Muñoz Galleguillos at TESOL Annual Convention, March 2019, Atlanta, GA.

“Becoming a Writing Teacher-Researcher,” Paper presented on panel “L2 Writing Pedagogy in Global Contexts: Challenges and Possibilities," TESOL Annual Convention, March 2019, Atlanta, GA.

 “E-portfolios Scaffold English Language Teacher Development in Chile.” Paper presented with K. Pavez Bravo and A. Muñoz Galleguillos at WorldCALL Conference, November 2018, Concepción, Chile.

“Preservice Teachers’ Reflective Writing Assessed through e-Portfolios.” Paper presented with K. Pavez Bravo and A. Muñoz Galleguillos at II Congreso Internacionale ALES (Asociación Latinamericano de Estudios de la Escritura en Educación Superior y Contextos Profesionales), October 2018, Santiago, Chile.

“‘I Wanna Know What You’re Gonna Do to Help Them’: Adolescent Micronesian Girls Representing Conflicting Worldviews in Personal Writing.” Paper presented with P. Leal at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, March 2018, Chicago, IL.

 “Teaching Academic Language and Literacy as a Social Practice.” Paper presented with S. Pella at AsiaTEFL, July 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

“Preservice Teachers’ Reflective Writing Assessed through e-Portfolios.” Paper presented with K. Pavez Bravo and A. Muñoz Galleguillos on panel at Symposium on Second Language Writing, July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

“Teachers’ accountability to English language learners in a time of high-stakes assessment.” Paper presented with S. Pella at Symposium on Second Language Writing, July 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

“Validating stories of conflict and becoming: immigrant adolescent girls' life narratives in a community writing workshop.” Paper presented with P. Leal at the International Society of Language Studies Conference, June 2017, Honolulu, HI.

“Opportunity Gaps: Missed Opportunities for Developing Expertise in High School Writing.” Paper presented at Symposium on Second Language Writing, October 2016, Tempe, AZ.

“Valuing self and history: Immigrant adolescent girls writing outside of school” Paper presented with P. Leal at Symposium on Second Language Writing, October 2016, Tempe, AZ.

“Action Research for Writing Teacher Learning.” Paper presented with Aran Choi and Changho Kwon at the Symposium on Second Language Writing, November 2015, Auckland, New Zealand.

“Community Service-Learning and Dialogue Journals.” Paper presented with Jennifer Shanahan and Changho Kwon at the Symposium on Second Language Writing, November 2015, Auckland, New Zealand.

“Language Teacher Learning through Action Research during an International Practicum.” Paper presented at International Society of Language Studies Conference, June 2015, Albuquerque, NM.

 “Second Language Writing MOOCs: Affordances and Missed Opportunities.” Paper presented with Ai Oyama and Pamela Stacey at the Symposium on Second Language Writing, November 2014, Tempe, Arizona.

“Incoherent Curriculum Reduces English Learner Opportunities in High School Writing Instruction.” Paper presented at International Society of Language Studies Conference, June 2014, Akita, Japan.

“Core Competencies for Mainstream Educators of English Language Learners.” Paper with Christine Malsbary, TESOL Annual Convention 2014, Portland, OR.

“Teacher Beliefs and Practices Around Writing and Language Learning.” Paper presented at American Educational Research Association 2013 conference, San Francisco, CA.

“Academic Language Socialization Through Teacher-Student Interaction in High School Writing Classrooms.” Paper presented at American Association of Applied Linguistics 2013 conference, Dallas, TX.

“High School Writing Instruction as Gateway or Gatekeeper to College Composition.” Paper presented at Conference on College Composition and Communication: March 2012, St. Louis, MO.

 “Becoming Academic Writers: Multilingual High School Students’ Socialization into Academic Literacy.” Paper presented at Oxford Ethnography and Education Conference: September 2011. Oxford, UK.

“Talking about Writing: Language Socialization and Academic Writing in High School.” Paper presented at Writing Research Across Borders, February 2011, Fairfax, VA.

“Language Socialization into the Academic Writing Community: Second Language Writers in Mainstream High School Classrooms.” Paper presented at American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Atlanta, GA, April 2010.

“Learning to Play the Part: Second Language Writers Socialized into Academic Discourse Through Teacher-student Conferences.“ Paper presented at the Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, AZ, November 2009.

“Whose Logic? Multiple Modalities in High School Writing Practices.” Paper presented at Computers and Writing, Davis, CA, June 2009.

“‘I Am Proud Today’: Students Finding Voice through Technology and Writing.” Workshop presented with B. Rinard at Computers and Writing, Davis, CA, June 2009.

“Preservice Teacher Views on Performance Assessment of California Teachers (PACT).” Paper presented with S. Seiki & I. Okhremtchouk at the American Educational Research Association conference, San Diego, CA, April 2009.

“Academic Language Across Contexts: Diverse High School English Classrooms.” Paper presented with K. Enright and J. Vega at the American Educational Research Association conference, San Diego, CA, April 2009.

"Exploring Concepts of Academic Writing in Student-Teacher Conferences." Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Denver, CO, March 2009.

“Crossing Grade Level Borders in Collaborative Inquiry about Persuasive Writing.” Paper presented with S. Pella at the Writing Research Across Borders conference, Santa Barbara, CA, February 2008.

“Voices of Preservice Teachers: Perspectives on the Performance Assessment for California Teachers.” Paper presented with S. Seiki & I. Okhremtchouk at Hawaiʻi International Conference on Education, Honolulu, HI, January 2008.

“Calibrated Peer Review: Putting Students at the Helm.” Presentation given with J. Leih at the College Reading and Learning Association Conference, Long Beach, CA, November 2005

REFEREED POSTER & ROUNDTABLE PRESENTATIONS

“Contextualizing General Concepts: Best Practices for Virtual MOOC Camps” Poster presentation for TESOL Annual Convention 2022, Pittsburgh, PA.

“From language teacher to teacher researcher: Insights into teacher cognition from action research.” Roundtable session presented with M. Kunkel* at AAAL Annual Conference, March 2021, online.

Avoiding predatory journals: Advice for readers and authors.” Poster presented at AsiaTEFL conference, November 2020, South Korea and online.

“Learning to Teach Beyond National Borders.” Roundtable presented at TESOL Annual Convention, April 2016, Baltimore, MD.

“Language Policy in Use: One Teacher’s Practice.” Poster presented at the TESOL Doctoral Forum, Denver, CO, March 2009.

SELECTED STATE AND REGIONAL REFEREED PRESENTATIONS

"Reflection on Teaching and Assessing Grammar in Chilean EFL" Paper presented with A. Muñoz Galleguillos at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, February 2022, online.

Crowther, D., Gilliland, B., Harsch, K., Isbell, D. & Gochenouer, C. (2021, April). Oral communication for language teachers: Assessment rubric development. Poster session presented at the Assessment for Curricular Improvement Poster Exhibit at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI.

“Online Tools for Multimodal Language Teaching.” Paper presented with D. Campos at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, February 2021, online.

“Predatory journals: What they are and how to avoid them.” Poster presented at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Pearl City, HI, February 2020.

“Academic writing groups: Cultivating a community of practice.” Presenter on panel at CATESOL Annual Conference, San José, CA, October 2019.

Fulbright opportunities for student and teacher travel and language learning.” Poster presented at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Laie, HI, February 2019.

“Writing into the future: What are journal editors looking for?” Poster presented at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Kapolei, HI, February 2018.

“Teachers as Researchers: Action Research in the Language Classroom.” Workshop given at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Hilo, HI, February 2017.

“Writing College and Scholarship Statements of Purpose” Poster presented with P. Leal at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI, February 2016.

“Creative Low-Prep Activities for Teaching Writing” Workshop given at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Laie, HI, February 2015

 “Connecting with Writing Through Creative Low-Prep Activities” Workshop given at CATESOL Annual Conference, Santa Clara, CA, October 2014.

“Interlacing Identities: Culture and Collaboration in an Online Composition Course.” Presentation given with A. Oyama and P. Stacey at Hawai’i TESOL Annual Conference, February 2014.

“Register and Genre in Academic Writing.” Workshop given at CATESOL Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, October, 2013

 “Listening Logs for Extensive, Independent Comprehension Practice.” Workshop given at Hawai‘i TESOL Annual Conference, Hilo, HI, February 2013.

“Preparing Hawaiʻi’s Teachers to Teach Second Language Learners.” Paper given with C. Malsbary and J. Miranda at Hawaiʻi Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, February 2013.

“Teaching the Art of Citation and Paraphrase.” Workshop given with C. Boyd at CATESOL Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA, April 2011.

 “Writing Conferences for Whole Teachers and Whole Students.” Paper presented at CATESOL State Conference, Pasadena, CA, April 2009.

 “Graphic Organizers for Critical Thinking and Writing.” Paper presented at the CATESOL State Conference, San Diego, CA. April 2007.

 “Responding to Student Writing: A Faculty Learning Project.” Presentation given with R. Henze and J. Leih at the CATESOL State Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.

“Training TESOL Graduate Students to Tutor First-Year Developmental Writers.” Presentation given with J. Leih at the CATESOL State Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.

 “Service-Learning Motivates Developmental Writers.” Presentation given at the CATESOL State Conference, Santa Clara, CA, April 2004

“When There Is No Photocopier: Teaching with Minimal Resources.” Presentation given with N. Bozorova and S. Bekchanova at the CATESOL State Conference, Santa Clara, CA, April 2004.

LEADERSHIP

Undergraduate Chair, Department of Second Language Studies, UH Mānoa (2018-present)

TESOL International Second Language Writing Interest Section

        Incoming Chair-Chair-Past Chair, 2018-2021

        Steering Committee Member-at-large, 2015-2018

California Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Co-chair, CATESOL Northern Regional Conference, Davis, CA, Nov. 5, 2011.

Sunday Workshops Co-coordinator, CATESOL Annual Conference 2014 & 2015

Pre-Conference Institute Coordinator, CATESOL Annual Conference, 2011, 2012, & 2013

Steering Committee, Capital Area Chapter, 2009-2012.

Academic Credits Coordinator, CATESOL State Conference 2004, 2006, 2008, & 2009

Graduate Writing Fellow, University Writing Program, UC Davis, Spring 2010-2012

Continuing Education Coordinator, Computers and Writing 2009 Conference, Davis, CA

Conference co-organizer, Responding to Student Writing Symposium, San José State University, CA, 2005

ACADEMIC SERVICE

Fulbright Program Advisor (2021-present), UH Mānoa

Senator, Mānoa Faculty Senate (2019-2023)

Member, General Education Committee, UH Mānoa (2019-2022, vice chair, 2020-2021, chair 2021-2022)

Member, Curriculum Committee, UH Mānoa College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures, 2013-2018

Student Representative, Executive Committee, Designated Emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies, UC Davis, 2010-2011

Student Representative, Committee on Scholarly Writing, UC Davis Graduate Group in Education, 2008

Co-chair and Emphasis Area Representative, Education Graduate Student Association, 2006-2008

Student Member, Policy Committee, UC Davis Graduate Group in Education, 2006-07

Member, Curriculum Committee, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, San José State University, 2004-2006

SERVICE TO THE PROFESSION

Co-editor-in-chief, Journal of Response to Writing (January 2017-present)

Member of Editorial Board

Journal of Language, Identity, and Education (2019-present)

Journal of Second Language Writing (2019-present)

Journal of Response to Writing (2013-2016)

TESL-EJ (2018-2020)

Coordinator, revision team for NCTE Position Paper on the Role of English Teachers in Educating English Language Learners, 2019

Guest editor, Reading in a Foreign Language, special issue on Reading-Writing Connections (October 2015)

Ad hoc Manuscript Reviewer

British Journal of Educational Technology

Issues in Applied Linguistics

Language & Education

Language Learning and Technology

Pedagogy, Culture, and Society

Reading in a Foreign Language

Research in the Teaching of English

TESOL Quarterly

Conference Proposal Reviewer

American Association of Applied Linguistics

American Educational Research Association

TESOL Annual Convention

Symposium on Second Language Writing

International Society of Language Studies Conference

CATESOL

Judge, Hawaiʻi History Day  (2013-present)

Judge, Moanalua High School World Languages Speech Festival (2019-present)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Introduction to Online Language Teaching, Michigan State University (2020)

Consortium on Graduate Communication Summer Institute, Monterey, CA (2017)

Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research, Dartmouth College (2015)

Summer Institute in Applied Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University (2009)

Area 3 Writing Project Teacher Consultant (2007-2012)

Facilitator and developer of writing-related professional development workshops for K-12 teachers

Summer Invitational Institute, 2007

Teacher Education Fellowship, UC Davis School of Education (Winter-Spring 2007)

ACADEMIC PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION 

Coordinator of Academic English (developmental writing) program, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, San José State University, 2004-2006

Coordinated Final Exam Committee for Academic English Final Exam; Co-developed curriculum for Academic English I activity section; Co-facilitated training of writing tutors at Language Development Center; Led workshop on holistic essay scoring for new faculty

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Fulbright Core Scholar, Universidad de Atacama, Copiapó, Chile (August-December 2018)

Taught undergraduate courses in Department of Languages

Supported professors’ action research on their teaching

Provided feedback on professors’ manuscripts for publication

Collaborated with professors to research e-portfolio program

Conducted workshop for teachers about publication in academic journals

Mentored professors’ preparation for international conference presentations

EFL teaching practicum supervisor, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand (Summer 2014, 2016, 2018)

Coordinated with UBU university staff to recruit University of Hawai‘i graduate student teachers and UBU students for summer EFL courses

Taught UH graduate courses on practicum teaching and action research

Supervised UH graduate student teachers

Taught weekly English for Academic Purposes courses for UBU lecturers in College of Medicine, Public Health program (2014) and in Faculty of Science (2018)

Taught weekly English for the Workplace courses for office staff in UBU Faculties of Science and Engineering (2014)

Conducted full-day workshop on Classroom Action Research for lecturers at UBU and nearby universities and high school teachers from surrounding region (2016)

Conducted half-day workshop on Teaching through English for lecturers at UBU and nearby universities (2018)

Peace Corps Volunteer, Bukhara, Uzbekistan (1998-2000)

University-level English instructor: Taught courses for MA and BA-level students in TEFL major; Observed and critiqued lessons of colleagues and graduating students in Foreign Languages Faculty; Co-wrote Course Reader for Current Events classes; Co-wrote two-level curriculum for low-cost extra-curricular educational circles in local schools without English language programs

Training Assistant: Co-taught class on EFL methodology for Peace Corps university-level trainees; Observed Peace Corps trainees during university-level EFL teaching practicum

Director, Bukhara Girls Leading Our World Camp: English language and leadership summer camp

Director, Bukhara English Community Center: English language club for youth ages 10-25

Study Abroad, St. Petersburg, Russia (Fall 1993)

Intensive language study; Independent research project on folklore in contemporary Russia

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

AAAL (American Association of Applied Linguistics)

AERA (American Educational Research Association)

ISLS (International Society for Language Studies)

CCCC/NCTE (Conference on College Composition and Communication)

CGC (Consortium on Graduate Communication)

TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

CATESOL (California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

HITESOL (Hawaii Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

LANGUAGES

Russian: Advanced (ACTFL certified tester, 2000): able to communicate fluently on personal and academic topics

French: Intermediate High (self-assessment): able to communicate effectively on personal and social topics

Spanish: Intermediate High (self-assessment): able to communicate effectively on personal and social topics

Thai, Uzbek, Portuguese, Italian: Novice Mid (self-assessment): communicate minimally by using isolated words and memorized phrases limited by the particular context

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Qualitative data analysis: Atlas.ti; Dedoose

Online course delivery: Zoom; Adobe Connect

Course management systems: Sakai, Google Classroom, WebCT, and Moodle in face-to-face and hybrid classes

Internet-based instructional tools: Padlet, Jamboard, Flipgrid, Flippity

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