Faculty and Former Students at TESOL International Conference

Current members of the Department of Linguistics, English Language Institute (www.eli.pitt.edu) presented at International TESOL in Seattle, WA (March 21-25, 2017). ELI Director Alan Juffs presented “Foundations in (Applied) Linguistics and collaboration promote research at the Pitt ELI”, in which he discussed how to promote research in an Intensive English Program. Dr. Dawn E. McCormick and Betsy Davis presented ‘Enriching Vocabulary Learning through the Involvement Load Hypothesis’; Brianne Harrison, Rob Mucklo and Ece Ulus presented ‘Engaging Students Outside the Classroom: Extracurricular English’ and Christine O’Neill and Heather McNaught presented “Engaging in Accreditation: Benefits to the Profession, Program, and Reviewer’. Former Pitt student and Director of the Roosevelt University English Language Program Susanne McLaughlin presented ‘Vlogging: Putting Technology to Good Use in Language Classes’ with Jane Curtis. Former student Janine Carlock presented ‘Guiding International Students through the Research Paper’, related to our Pitt Series in ESL. Alan Juffs also announced the winner of the University of Pittsburgh Travel Award, which honors the memory of two former professors and ELI Directors, Edward M. Anthony, Jr. and Christina Bratt Paulston.