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MA TESOL Program


The full-time M.A. TESOL Program faculty specialize in a variety of fields related to language teacher education including applied linguistics, ESOL methodology, testing and evaluation, and instructional systems development.

Part-time faculty add a significant and important variety of professional expertise to the program. Together, the program's instructional staff have had considerable experience with K-12, adult, and university programs, both ESOL and bilingual, throughout the U.S. and abroad.

Doaa Rashed, M.A. (UMBC) (Program Director)
Intercultural communication, second language acquisition,
ESOL/FL testing and evaluation, English grammar
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Sarah J. Shin, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)
Bilingualism, TESOL methods, heritage language education, language policy
Dr. Shin's faculty homepage.
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Jiyoon Lee, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania) 
ESOL/FL testing and evaluation, second language acquisition
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Mary Tabaa, M.A. (UMBC) (Online/Off-Campus Coordinator);
English grammar, linguistics, instructional design, internship seminar
Mary Tabaa's faculty homepage.
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Renee Burgos, M.A. (UMBC)
Intercultural communication
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Elizabeth ChewLin, Ed.D.
TESOL methods
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JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall, Ph.D. (Georgetown University)
Content-based language learning, second language literacy, language teacher education, first and second language writing, ESL in the community college
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Yuliya England, Ph.D. (Assistant Director, English Language Institute)
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Heidi J. Faust, M.Ed. TESOL (Associate Director of TESOL Professional Training Programs, UMBC);
Intercultural communication, TESOL methods
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Michael Glennon, M.A. (McDaniel College)
Educational technology, instructional design
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Colleen Grisham, M.A. (UMBC)
Reading and writing instruction
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Laura Hook, M.A. (UMBC) (Maryland State Department of Education)
TESOL methods, Project Seminar
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Adriana Medina López-Portillo, Ph.D. (Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, & Intercultural Communication, UMBC)
Intercultural communication, intercultural training, Mexican cultural studies
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Ana Oskoz, Ph.D. (Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, & Intercultural Communication, UMBC)
Technology in the foreign language classroom, second language acquisition, language teaching and curriculum development
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Maria Reamore, M.A.
Internship supervision and instruction, reading and writing instruction
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Sara Rosen, M.A. (Boston University)
Internship supervision and instruction
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Ron Schwartz, M.A.
Intercultural communication, Project Seminar
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Ray Terhorst, M.A. (UMBC)
TESOL methods, educational technology
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Yeji Yoon, M.A. (UMBC)
Instructional design, Project Seminar

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