College of Micronesia-FSM
P.O. Box 159
Master of Arts- Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan May 1997.
Major: English/TESOL- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Bachelor of Arts- Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, June
Minor: Spanish and Japanese
|College of Micronesia-FSM, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, September
1998- Present, Title III CALL Specialist, |
Work as a member of a U.S. Department of Education Title III grant
project designed to strengthen institutions with technology. Primarily give computer
assisted language learning training and technology support to instructors in four
Intensive English Programs and the Language and Literature Division on the various
campuses. Team teach Language Arts Methods and Second Language Curriculum and Materials
Development. Also work with faculty to recommend strategies for integration of CALL into
their remedial and regular language courses. Report and make recommendations for hardware
and software upkeep as well as lab maintenance. Collect and report on project data
|Taegu University, Kyongsanbuk-Do, South Korea, August 1997 to August 1998, Assistant
Director, Taegu University Foreign Language Education Center|
Responsible for: management of 27 foreign instructors, teacher training, curriculum
development, textbook selection, textbook development, scheduling, recruiting, promotions,
|Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, August 1995 to August 1997, ESL
Teaching Assistant - English Language Center|
Independently devised syllabi, lessons, homework assignments, quizzes, and taught the
Intermediate Content Course of Ecology
ESP-Intermediate Business English
IEP-Intermediate, High-Intermediate Speaking/Listening & Writing
EAP- Speaking/Listening, Writing & Reading
|Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, August 1995 to August 1997 ESL
Instructor - Visiting International Professional Program|
Designed, implemented, and taught the following three culture courses:
Learning American Culture through Comedy
Gaining Global Insight with Media
|Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI, August 1993 - August 1997 (part-time) ESL
Instructor - English Language and Culture Center & ESL Department|
Designed syllabi, lessons, homework assignments, quizzes and instructed:
IEP-Beginning Writing & Reading
IEP-Intermediate Writing & Reading
EAP Writing & Reading
IEP- Beginning (Integrated)
Assessed and designed an EAP reading curriculum which the English Language and
Culture Center is presently using.
Member of Steering Committee for Curriculum Development and Placement Test Development.
Wilson-Duffy & Mignot, "The English Equation", Taegu University Press,
Polio and Wilson-Duffy, Teaching English in an Unfamiliar Context: International Students
in a North American MA TESOL Practicum " TESOL Journal, Vol.7, No. 4, Summer 1998.
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning's Pacific Educators Conference,
"Don't Crash and Burn: Making Technology Work for You", Group
Presentation, Saipan, July 27, 1999.
4th Tri-University International Joint Seminar and Symposium, "Computers and Content
Based Instruction: Teaching Environmental Issues in a Global Classroom", Mie, Japan,
November 14, 1997.
TESOL Conference, "Non-Native Teacher's Perception of a Master's TESOL Program",
Orlando, Florida, 1997.
Community College, "Internet Language and Homepage Design", Novi, Michigan,
Conference, "Killing Three Birds with One Stone: How to make a newspaper/web page
easily", Livonia, Michigan, 1996.
Successfully co-authored -Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology Capacity
Building Grant for $128,000. (U.S. Department of Education)
Attended a week long Distance Learning by Design Seminar hosted by the Pacific Resources
for Education and Learning at Northern Marianas College, July 19-23, 1999. (Delivered by
Western Illinois University)
ETS (English Testing Services)
Attended workshop September 1996. Gained instruction concerning the process of writing
appropriate test questions for ETS.
OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) Attended weekend long workshop on how
to develop lessons and tests for evaluating students using the Oral Proficiency Interview
method. Michigan State University, Foreign Language Department, April, 1997.
Attended training and evaluation sessions September 1995 August 1997 and
learned how to assess the speech of non-native teaching assistants desiring to attend and
teach at Michigan State University.
Michigan State University English Placement Test.
Assisted in the administration and grading of the placement and exit tests. August 1995
|CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning):|
Give regularly scheduled workshops on the following CALL software:
PowerPoint, FrontPage, Publisher, Daedalus, Ultimate Speed Reader, Ultimate Word Attack,
Grammar Games, Perfect Copy Class, SkillsBank, Accelerated & Active English, Dynamic
English, and Decisions, Decisions, September 1998-present
Give regularly scheduled workshops on the following CALL topics:
scanning, use of digital cameras, the WWW, and Integrating Technology into the Classroom,
Attended workshops August 1995 - August 1997. Topics included:
HyperCard, HyperStudio, Power Point, Dasher, MacLang, MacReader, Internet, Graphics and
Webbing, Scanning, for both Macintosh and DOS operating systems.
Developed all curriculums for Taegu University, IEP Program, Freshman Conversation
Courses, and Special Summer Programs.
Developed a Business English Curriculum for Michigan State University, English Language
Developed an Intensive Business English Curriculum for Michigan State University,
International Business School.
Developed a Reading Curriculum for Lansing Community College, English Language and
Korea (KOTESOL) Fall 1997-1998
TESOL Member: Fall 1995-present
Presently, Secretary of the Higher Education Interest Section 1999
Member of CALICO: Computer Assisted Language Learning Consortium Fall 1998-present
Michigan (MI-TESOL): Fall 1995-present
Michigan State University- Graduate Student Organization Vice-President: Fall 1995-Spring
Assistant Editor for TESOL Graduate Students Organizations Webpage Newsletter.
Michigan State University, Fall 1996-Spring 1997
Assistant Editor for MITESOL Website Fall 1996-Spring 1997
Attendee-TESOL '99-New York, 97- Orlando, 96-Chicago
Attendee-KOTESOL 97- Kyong-ju, Korea
Attendee- MI-TESOL Conferences: Fall 1995-Spring 1997
College of Micronesia-FSM - Innovative Idea Award '99
Michigan Chapter Marckwardt Travel Award -TESOL 97
Computers, languages, scuba diving, jogging, tennis, ethnic cooking, and reading
|REFERENCES: available upon request|