Student Profiles

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TESOL; language socialization; teacher training and professional development; collaborative action research; professional academic discourse; discourse analysis; and classroom interaction.

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Digital literacy and teacher education.

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Language socialization; second language writing; second language acquisition; TESL/TEFL; Chinese as an additional language.

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Secondary Theatre Education, Theatre for Positive Youth Development, A/r/tography, Social and Emotional Learning, Drama and Literacy.
David Beare’s Theatre Education Blog

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Literacy and language practices of Francophone children in a minority setting; children’s in- and out-of-school literacy practices; identity construction; multimodality and literacy; adolescent and children’s literature.

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Racial issues in TESOL, native and non-native speakers in L2 education, second language acquisition, and critical applied linguistics.

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Sociocultural and critical approaches to understanding multimodality and literacy, identity construction, teacher education, critical pedagogy, ethnography.

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Fee-paying international students in K–12 public schools; sociocultural/political issues in K–12 ESL/EAL education; language socialization; discourse analysis; qualitative research & research methodology; Korean as an additional language learning.

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English for professional academic purposes; systemic functional linguistics; grammatical metaphor in 2nd language writing; semiotic mediation; multimodality; grammatics and student inquiry in EAP.

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L2 testing and it’s role in shaping learner beliefs, motivations, identity (re)formations, and short/long-term investments; large-scale high-stakes language test validity; L2 test washback on pedagogical practices and classroom environments; Vygotskian and other sociocultural theories of identity (re)formation.

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Second language writing; world Englishes; standard language ideology; English in China; native and non-native English teachers in EFL contexts.

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Youth media production, Latin America, media literacy, democratic life, participatory politics, gender/feminist studies, affect theory
Blog: www.nicayouthmedia.wordpress.com.

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Identity construction, poetic and narrative inquiry, art-based inquiry, youth and girls studies, feminisms, critical pedagogy, participatory research methods.

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Early literacy; family literacy; sociocultural literacy practice.

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English as a second/foreign language; second/foreign language writing; ethical dimensions of literacy; socio-cultural theories of literacy; language assessment; mixed-methods research methodology.

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Poetic imagination and peacebuilding; interdisciplinary, arts-based, poetic and narrative inquiry: research as witness and resistance; the act of writing in conditions of extremity; traditions of reconciliation; literacy; trauma resilience; translation; poetics of return; and the poetic image as a space for radical meeting, moving from Imam Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali’s notion of dihliz (threshold/liminal space). Currently working on the creation of a multi-lingual anthology of Iraqi children’s poetry, her research objectives are to: 1) cleave a space where Iraqi children – speaking for themselves- may be heard; 2) better understand how the arts might provide significant ways of addressing critical issues of exile, loss and hope.

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Second language writing; globalization and ELT; English pedagogies in EFL contexts; non-native English teacher issues.

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First Nations language revitalization; Indigenous second language acquisition; adult immersion practices; early childhood bilingualism; cultural identity issues; autoethnography.

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Health literacy; socio-cultural practices of literacy; critical pedagogy; family literacy; adult literacy; discourse analysis and international development.

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Teacher-produced local language content; teachers and digital literacy in developing country contexts; revitalization of mother tongues; language and the open education resource movement; peacebuilding and education.

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Inclusive early literacy; early literacy in the lives of young children labelled with significant disabilities; family literacy and early literacy in community settings, particularly public libraries; digital media in early childhood; children’s literature.

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Poetic Inquiry, poetry in society and education, literacy, spirituality and education, arts-based educational research, creativity and aesthetic philosophy.

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Critical pedagogy; arts-based research; multimodal literacy; theatre and drama in education; identity construction; conflict resolution.

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Social semiotic analysis of picturebooks.

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Bilingualism and biliteracy, multiliteracies, language and literacy socialization, early literacy, family literacy, in- and out- of school literacy practices; K–12 English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English as a Second Language (ESL), Korean as a Second Language (KSL); critical sociolinguistics, migration, globalization, and language issues; discourse analysis, ethnography; critical pedagogy, bilingual education.

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Early literacy, classroom literacy instructional practices, and teacher training and development in literacy instruction.
Website: http://www.joestoufferliteracy.com/.

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Family literacy, early literacy, literacy in digital contexts.

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Applied Linguistics, TESOL, EAP, Language Socialization, Discourse Analysis
Related interests: qualitative research, teacher training, globalization and education, language and identity

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Theatre and drama in education, arts-based research, second language acquisition, TESL, bilingualism and multilingualism, immigration, social justice.

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Chinese applied linguistics; second language acquisition; language socialization; technology assisted language learning.

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French as second language (FSL), Second Language Acquisition (SLA), multilingualism/plurilingualism, teacher education/development, language policy, discourse analysis, open education. Website: www.mwernicke.ca.

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Blended Classrooms, English Language Learners, Educational Technology, Communities of Practice, Multimodality, K-12 Education.