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TESOL | Faculty Research Interests

Naomi Baron

Mobile phones, e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, relationship between spoken and written language, history of English, language acquisition in children, general linguistics.


Robin Barr

Indo-European and psycholinguistics, morphology, relationship between language learning and language change.

Heather Linville

Teacher education; advocacy in ESL/EFL education; globalization and the internationalization of education; cultural sensitively of ESL/EFL educators; the use of digital stories for language and cross-cultural education.

Younghee Sheen

Instructed second language acquisition, in particular, the role of form-focused instruction and corrective feedback in language learning.


Polina Vinogradova

Identity negotiation in personal and multimodal narratives; language, culture, and human interaction; multiliteracies and multimodality; pedagogical uses of digital storytelling.