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Call for Master’s Student Proposals Deadline Approaches 

The deadline to turn in proposals to present at the 2nd Annual Bilingual/Bicultural Ed. & Applied Linguistics/TESOL Student Symposium is this Friday, March 13, by 5pm EST. This year's conference theme is “Language Instruction & Learning: Field Applications.”

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New AL/TESOL Lecturer Beth Clark-Gareca at Fall Brown Bag Luncheon 

Dr. Clark-Gareca is the newest lecturer to join the AL and TESOL program this fall. The presentation for this installment of the Brown Bag Lunch focused on Dr. Clark-Gareca’s dissertation entitled, “Sometimes an F+ is Good: Elementary English Language Learners and Classroom Content Tasks.”

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TESOL/AL Roundtable’s Fall 2014 Research Forum, a Relaxed and Lively Event  ☆

This November marked the first research forum of the year for the student-led TESOL and AL Roundtable group. Roundtable Co-chairs, Mariana Cruz and Stacy Hall, organized the function during the fall semester. “It’s a good chance for peers to present research in a relaxed setting,” Ms. Cruz said. She explained that it not only supports …

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2015 APPLE Lecture 

The Applied Linguistics (AL) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program hosts their annual APPLE Lecture on Friday, February 6. This year’s speaker is Professor James Paul Gee, the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies and Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University. Professor Gee’s evening lecture is titled, “Language, the …

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Paper Presentations at the 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference  ☆

This past Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, Teachers College held its 2013 Diversity in Research and Practice Conference (DiRP).

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TESOL Topics: ETS Presentation 

The TESOL and Applied Linguistics Programs would like to extend a warm thanks to Dr. Philip Everson and Emilie Pooler from Educational Testing Service (ETS) for their innovative presentation on computer-based testing at TC this past Thursday, April 11th. At the presentation, Dr. Everson and Ms. Pooler shared with TC students and faculty the groundbreaking …

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The Development of Orchestrated Collisions: A Summer at Signature Theatre Company  ☆

By Erin Moore M.A. Candidate, Arts Administration At most theatres, it would be unusual and thrilling to see the playwright of a particular production lounging in the lobby most afternoons. It would be even more unusual to see two playwrights, both with current productions being mounted, happening upon each other in the lobby. This would …

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From TC to Joe’s Pub: Music Ed Students Play the City  ☆

Since getting their undergraduate degrees at The New School, Christian Nourijanian and Dustin Kaufman have followed a similar trajectory in their career and educational paths.  Dustin recently graduated from Teachers College with a dual Master’s degree that pairs a jazz performance major from Manhattan School of Music (MSM) with a music education major from Teachers …

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Cancelled: “Ella Baker: Radical Educator with Harlem Roots” 

CANCELLED CANCELLED CANCELLED Due to a severe winter storm in Chicago, Prof. Ransby was unable to make the trip to New York for this event. We are working now to reschedule and hope that you will join us at a later date this spring. Please join us for the first lecture of the Educating Harlem …

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Graduate Spotlight: Daniel Mann, Applied Linguistics  ☆

Daniel Mann graduated this May with his Master’s degree in Applied Linguistics. Looking back at his time at TC, one of the biggest take-aways for him is the ability to relate to a variety of people on different levels.

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Conversations from the Classroom: Revisiting Marisa Militello’s student teaching experience 

In the fall, we looked at TESOL student Marisa Militello’s experience as a student teacher in an elementary ESL classroom. Now in her final semester at TC, Ms. Militello has been student teaching at the secondary level.

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Teacher-Student Talk  ☆

Teachers in training are often told what they need to do to effectively deliver information to their students. But how does that actually look? How does it sound? The how is exactly what TESOL/Applied Linguistics doctoral student Sarah Creider is seeking to uncover through her research.

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New Faculty: Dr. Inez Heath  ☆

We’d like to warmly welcome Dr. Inez A. Heath who is joining our TESOL/AL program as a lecturer.  Dr. Heath, who is originally from Gainesville, Florida earned her PhD in Multilingual, Multicultural Education from Florida State University, with a secondary concentration in International Development Education. Dr. Heath has a passion for indigenous cultures and South …

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New Faculty: Dr. Arieh Sherris 

Returning from Saudi Arabia, Ghana, and Mt. Kilimanjaro this year, Dr. Ari Sherris is a welcome addition to the TESOL/AL program. With a Ph.D in Second Language Learning from George Mason University, Dr. Sherris has lived and worked in a variety of places and fields, most of which related to education and education reform. Most recently in Saudi Arabia, he co-founded …

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Exploring Discourse Analysis 

Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring, Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Teachers College, is bringing a wealth of learning opportunities to the discourse analysis research community. As founder of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI), Dr. Waring oversees a monthly meeting of professors, researchers, and students who come together to work on …

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Spotlight on TESOL/AL Student Yoonah Seong  ☆

Yoonah is a third year TESOL/AL Ed.D student. She received her bachelor’s degree in Korea in English Literature and her Master’s in Applied Linguistics from the University of Hawaii. She is a testing coordinator at TC’s Community English Program and an English teacher at New York University.

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A Learning Lab for Language Teachers: A Look at the Community English Program at Teachers College  ☆

Located in the basement of Horace Mann, the Community English Program (CEP) at TC is hard for anyone to find who’s not looking for it. But for the adults who come from the community to receive English language classes and work with the TESOL and Applied Linguistics majors who teach there, it’s a place they …

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TC Student Activists: TC represents at the Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action in Washington DC 

July 30, 2011 was a sweltering day in Washington DC, but the heat didn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of teachers, parents, students, and activists who traveled from across the country to protest education policies they say are demoralizing teachers and reducing the profession to little more than “teaching to the test.” After rendezvousing …

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Katie Bartels: Helping, Empowering, and Raising Awareness  ☆

Katie Bartels is a 2009 Returning Peace Corps Fellow with a TESOL degree. She served in Mozambique for two years, was a Secondary School ESL teacher for the New York Department of Education at Kingsbridge International High School, and ran an international program for Save the Children. Katie currently serves as a Program Officer at …

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TESOL and Applied Linguistics Programs Host APPLE Events!  ☆

On Friday, February 11th, the TESOL and Applied Linguistics programs were proud to host the annual Applied Linguistics & Language Education (APPLE) lecture events. Funded through a generous donation by Language Innovations, Inc., the APPLE lectures were created by Professor Emeritus Leslie Beebe, who wanted to give students in the Applied Linguistics and TESOL programs …

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