Research & Publications

This is my list of publications, presentations, and professional development activities to date. Some are linked to the articles themselves, but please be aware that you must secure permission before reproducing them.

Peer-reviewed Publications

2011 “‘Small Talk’: developing fluency, accuracy, and complexity in speaking” ELT Journal 66 (1)

2099 (With Jeannot, Mary) “The discussion doesn’t end here: the online discussion board as a reflective writing forum” in Jill Burton, Phil Quirke,Carla L. Reichmann, and Joy Kreeft Peyton (eds) Reflective Writing: A Way to Lifelong Teacher Learning. TESL-EJ Publications

2008 (With Cheng, Bin)  “Practicing grammar through focused tasks: a theoretical background” Teaching of Grammar, Seri Kembangan,Malaysia:  SASBADI–MELTA ELT Series    

2008 (With Cheng, Bin) “Before and after: using the passive to show change”Teaching of Grammar, Seri Kembangan, Malaysia: SASBADI–MELTA ELT Series      

2004 (With Jeannot, Mary)  “Oral communication in Japanese English classes: active listening and active speaking” Studies on Communication Vol. 3, Kansai University of International Studies                                                        

2000 – 2002 Business Explorer 1 & 2 Teacher’s Books. Cambridge University Press         

1997  “English language teaching: linguistic & cultural imperialism?”  Revista De Estudos Da Lenguagem, Belo Horizonte, Brazil         

 

Professional Presentations

Interlanguage analysis for fun and profit. Regional ESL Conference, Spokane, WA. February, 2011

TED.com: teaching ideas worth sharing. Regional ESL Conference, Spokane, WA. February, 2011

Camtasia: show and tell on a computer. Professional development seminar, Abu Dhabi Women’s College. April, 2010

Text manipulation in Word and Acrobat. Professional development seminar, Abu Dhabi Women’s College. February, 2010

A minimal approach to feedback in writing. Professional development seminar, Abu Dhabi Women’s College. January, 2010

Using a corpus and concordance in language teaching. Professional development seminar, Abu Dhabi Women’s College. December, 2009

Using Word to manage citations and references. Professional development seminar, Abu Dhabi Women’s College. October, 2009

Student Data Management. TESOL Convention, New York. March, 2008

Culturally-responsive instruction: addressing the needs of minority & international students. CTA, Gonzaga University. April 2007

A minimal approach to feedback in writing. TESOL Convention, Seattle. March, 2007

Using Hot Potatoes. Regional ESL Conference, Spokane, WA. February, 2007

The Whys and Hows of teaching pronunciation. Regional ESL Conference, Spokane, WA. February, 2006

Giving feedback in the writing process. Regional ESL Conference, Spokane, WA. ebruary, 2005

Oral Communication in Japanese English classes. JALT Kobe, JALT Osaka. February, 2004

 

Editorial

Oxford University Press, ELT Division, Review of proposal for Oxford Introductions to Language Learning and Teaching series. July 2010

Oxford University Press, ELT Division, Review of Nathan Carr, Language Assessment for Teachers. March 2010

Bedford/St. Martin’s, Review of William O’Grady, et al. Contemporary Linguistics, 5th edition. May 2008

Bedford/St. Martin’s, Review of the ESL coverage in Diane Hacker A Writer's Reference 6th edition. July 2005

Oxford University Press (USA) ELT Division, Editorial consultant and reader, Action! project. September 1994

Heinemann International, ELT Division Editorial consultant, Reward/Move Up Americanization project. 1995 – 1998