Enthusiastic and skilled ESL Instructor dedicated to creating an inclusive, inviting and dynamic learning experience. Implements innovative hybrid teaching, and blended learning methods to prepare international students from diverse cultural backgrounds with skills needed to be academically competitive.
• Collaborated with full-time faculty to revise and create Intensive English course resources, including building textbooks to reflect appropriate proficiency levels
• Designed original lesson plans that helped faculty incorporate culturally appropriate materials to fit a diverse student population
• Taught writing, reading, grammar, integrated skills, listening and speaking courses for low-intermediate to advanced ESL university students from various countries and cultural backgrounds
• Helped design and implement the roll-out of the CESL ESL tutoring program, in addition to tutoring students of various proficiency levels
• Served as a graduate teaching assistant GTA representative on the CESL Hiring Committee
• Presented “How To” demonstrations of learning management technology to new and current GTA's
• Selected to participate as the GTA representative in the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA) site visit
• Performed various other duties including leading students through CESL orientation activities
Relevant Coursework: Phonological Theory, Syntactic Theory, Phonetics, Professional Study Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Research Methods, Advanced Phonology, Research in Linguistics, Field Methods in Linguistics
Relevant Coursework: CESL Teaching Methods, TESOL Methods/Materials, Pedagogical Grammar, TESOL Practicum, Second Language Acquisition, Graduate Teaching, Elementary Arabic
Relevant Coursework: Scholastic focus on the study of language from various perspectives including analyzing speech sounds, and the structure languages
Relevant Coursework: Anthropological courses centered on Mayan history, culture and historic language changes. Language classes taken include Spanish and Mayan.
Cultural Adjustment, Fall 2019 Orientation August 2019
Auburn Global Center for English at Auburn University Auburn, AL
• Presented informational session on culture shock, cultural expectation and student engagement.
• Engaged students through critical thinking group activities on culture shock and studying abroad.
• Provided students with a safe space to engage in feedback, question and answer dialogue.
• Helped to bridge understanding and alleviate misconceptions about international students studying in the US.
The Presence of Tone in Nafara May 2016
Department of Linguistics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL
• Presented research findings to the linguistics department chair, distinguished faculty and guests.
• Demonstrated presence of tone as outlined in my research
Poster Presenter April 2009
17th Annual CSTEP Statewide Student Research Conference University Lake George, NY
LaGuardia Community College at the City University Of New York (CUNY) New York City, NY
• Presented research findings to various audiences including fellow students and faculty from other educational institutions
• Engaged in question/dialogue sessions about research method and conclusions
English Program Specialist, Auburn Global, Auburn University, Auburn, AL email@example.com 724-422-8945
Moriah M. Kent
Instructional Designer, Auburn University, Auburn, AL firstname.lastname@example.org (719) 396 -0876
Dr. Asim Ali
Executive Director, Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning , Auburn University, Auburn, AL email@example.com
(334) 750 - 3950
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