ELL hosts 2 Visiting Professors in October

ELL hosts 2 Visiting Professors in October

Date
Friday, 14 October 2016

ELL has the pleasure of hosting the visits of Professors Betsy Rymes and Sandra McKay in October 2016.

 

Sandra McKay

Sandra McKay is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University. She has also taught at Stanford University, Georgetown University, and Temple University, Japan. She has been involved in teacher education programmes in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, South Africa, Latvia, Morocco, the Philippines, and Hungary. As a Fulbright scholar, she has also been involved in research and teaching in Chile, the UK, Uruguay and Hong Kong. Sandra McKay has published extensively in the areas of English as an International Language and second/foreign language pedagogy. Her books include Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language (edited with L. Alsagoff, G. Hu & W. Renandya, 2012, Routledge), Sociolinguistics and Language Education (edited with N. Hornberger, 2010, Multlingual Matters), International English in its Sociolinguistic Contexts: Towards a Socially Sensitive Pedagogy (with Wendy Bokhorst-Heng, 2008, Frances Taylor) and Teaching English as an International Language: Rethinking Goals and Approaches (2002, Oxford University Press, Winner of the Ben Warren International Book Award for outstanding teacher education materials). Professor McKay will be visiting ELL from 17 to 28 October 2016.

 

Betsy Rhymes
Betsy Rymes is Professor of Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. Her research, theoretically and methodologically informed by linguistic anthropology, is centered in educational contexts and examines how languages, social interaction, institutions, and the Internet influence what students learn in schools. She is the author of the books Conversational borderlands (Teachers College Press, 2001), and Classroom discourse analysis: A tool for critical reflection (Hampton, 2009) and co-editor, with Stanton Wortham, of Linguistic Anthropology of Education (Praeger, 2003). Professor Rymes will be visiting ELL from 3 to 13 October 2016.



 Sandra McKay

Sandra McKay is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University. She has also taught at Stanford University, Georgetown University, and Temple University, Japan. She has been involved in teacher education programmes in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, South Africa, Latvia, Morocco, the Philippines, and Hungary. As a Fulbright scholar, she has also been involved in research and teaching in Chile, the UK, Uruguay and Hong Kong. Sandra McKay has published extensively in the areas of English as an International Language and second/foreign language pedagogy. Her books include Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language (edited with L. Alsagoff, G. Hu & W. Renandya, 2012, Routledge), Sociolinguistics and Language Education (edited with N. Hornberger, 2010, Multlingual Matters), International English in its Sociolinguistic Contexts: Towards a Socially Sensitive Pedagogy (with Wendy Bokhorst-Heng, 2008, Frances Taylor) and Teaching English as an International Language: Rethinking Goals and Approaches (2002, Oxford University Press, Winner of the Ben Warren International Book Award for outstanding teacher education materials). Professor McKay will be visiting ELL from 17 to 28 October 2016.

 Sandra McKay

Sandra McKay is Professor Emeritus at San Francisco State University. She has also taught at Stanford University, Georgetown University, and Temple University, Japan. She has been involved in teacher education programmes in Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, South Africa, Latvia, Morocco, the Philippines, and Hungary. As a Fulbright scholar, she has also been involved in research and teaching in Chile, the UK, Uruguay and Hong Kong. Sandra McKay has published extensively in the areas of English as an International Language and second/foreign language pedagogy. Her books include Principles and Practices for Teaching English as an International Language (edited with L. Alsagoff, G. Hu & W. Renandya, 2012, Routledge), Sociolinguistics and Language Education (edited with N. Hornberger, 2010, Multlingual Matters), International English in its Sociolinguistic Contexts: Towards a Socially Sensitive Pedagogy (with Wendy Bokhorst-Heng, 2008, Frances Taylor) and Teaching English as an International Language: Rethinking Goals and Approaches (2002, Oxford University Press, Winner of the Ben Warren International Book Award for outstanding teacher education materials). Professor McKay will be visiting ELL from 17 to 28 October 2016.