PROFESSIONAL

 

EDUCATION

 

                     University of Texas @ Dallas, Richardson, TX

Ph.D. - 2012

Arts & Humanities

 

                     University of North Texas, Denton, TX

M.S. Degree 1996

Communication Studies

 

                     University of Texas @ Arlington, Arlington, TX

M.S. Studies Linguistics and Humanities 1996-1998

 

                     University of Texas @ Dallas, Richardson, TX

B.S. Degree Speech and Language Pathology & Audiology - 1980

Summa cum laude graduate

 

                     Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Paralegal Certification Program

 

PROFESSIONAL

 

Collin College, Plano, TX

1996-Present

 

         ESL Professor 18 years, ESL Coordinator/Chair 4 years

         Courses taught

 

ESL Listening and Conversation

Grammar

Pronunciation

Writing/Reading

Vocabulary/Idioms

Communication Studies

 

 

Building Real Life English Skills

Nonverbal Communication

            Communication and American Idioms

            Developing Vocabulary and Spelling Skills

            ESL and the Internet

            English in the Workplace and Community

            Learning Language through Popular Music

            Movies and American Culture

            Reading and Conversation: American Biographies

            Reading and Conversation: News for You