RESUME
 

CHRISTINE BAUER-RAMAZANI
                      

Saint Michael’s College, Applied Linguistics Department
Colchester, VT 05439-0253
(802)654-2642
e-mail: cbauer-ramazani at smcvt.edu
home page: http://academics.smcvt.edu/cbauer-ramazani
 

Education | Professional Experience | Professional Distinctions & Recognitions |
Professional Engagement | Consulting | Grants | Language Background | Organizational Affiliations

 

Education

 

 

Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Vermont, 1992: "best individual performance on the 1992 comprehensives"
Certificate in Management, University of Colorado, 1983
M.A. in English Linguistics, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany, 1978
M.Ed. in English Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1975
Equivalent of B.A. in English, History and Education, Universität Trier, Germany, 1973


Professional Experience
 


Saint Michael's College, Applied Linguistics Department, Colchester, Vermont, 9/86-present

INSTRUCTOR (9/89-pres.), TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR
(8/03-12/09), PROGRAM COORDINATOR for the Undergraduate Intensive English Language Study Program (UIELSP) Grant  (1/09-3/10)
Instruct international students in English at all levels of proficiency and in all areas of language study (grammar, reading, writing, listening, speaking, academic skills, academic English for business, TOEFL) in the Intensive English Program (IEP) as well as the Academic English Program (AEP); chair the Placement & Proficiency Committee for CEA accreditation of the IEP; have developed proficiency tests and rubrics for speaking and writing and implemented placement and proficiency testing procedures in the IEP; function as master teacher and mentor for graduate practicum students; have trained faculty in using technology in the classroom through workshops and one-on-one sessions; specialize in teaching computer-assisted language learning (CALL) to MATESOL graduate students as well as English for Business in the College's Academic English and Intensive English Programs; have authored and teach an online, interactive, multimedia course for GSL520: CALL; have taught other graduate MATESOL courses (Communication Skills, Practicum, Testing & Assessment); regularly teach an undergraduate course in business administration; have developed and taught special courses in Learning English through the Internet, Learning English by Creating a Web Project; Business English, TOEFL, Academic Skills, video-based content instruction, debating, orientation to the U.S., essay-writing, research and formal documentation skills; coordinated a grant program by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for 5 grant cohorts from Latin America (99 students), including implementation of program/curriculum, administration, assessment of and tracking of academic performance, contact with the U.S. Dept. of State, teaching; designed and conducted surveys of satisfaction of students, on-campus and off-campus partners, host families; wrote reports for the U.S. Dept. of State, accounting for the students' achievement of 80% of the stated goals in language proficiency and familiarity with American culture; served on IEP Search Committee for an instructor position (2011).
Saint Michael's College, Business Department, Colchester, Vermont, 2002-present
ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR
Teach Foundations of Business Administration course to undergraduate students as part of a teaching team; assist with syllabus design and design of course elements in the course management system; have oriented and mentored new members of the teaching team.

Saint Michael's College, Applied Linguistics Department, Colchester, Vermont

DIRECTOR
, Intensive English Program, 8/93-8/94

Directed administration and curriculum of the program, including budget, staffing, hiring, orienting, and training new instructors, enrollment management, testing, student orientation and advising, course selection and scheduling, teacher and program evaluation, professional development, development of advertising materials and student and faculty handbooks; assisted the Dean with development of management information systems tools to establish an internal budget system, track student inquiries, student placement/academic plans, standard test scores; developed marketing strategies and budgets for special programs.
CO-COORDINATOR, Intensive English Program, 1/90-8/93:
Directed curriculum development and planning for the five levels of the program; reorganized the Language Lab into a Language Learning Resource Center; assisted with staffing, testing and student placement, student orientation, text selection, development of teacher evaluation criteria and procedures.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), 2002-present
ONLINE INSTRUCTOR

Teach regularly in TESOL's Certificate Program Principles and Practices of Online Teaching: Online Learning for Campus-based Teaching; have taught Teaching Reading and Writing Online and Teaching Writing Online as well; have designed the courses and taught them online using the Desire2Learn platform. 

The Economics Institute, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, 1980-1986
ASSISTANT PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR/ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR
:

Assisted the Deputy Director in the administration of a program for international graduate students of economics and business; as Chairperson of the English Curriculum Committee, negotiated for and implemented new curriculum projects; supervised and evaluated the performance of faculty; organized and conducted faculty in-service workshops; as Instructor, taught English for Business at all levels and in all areas of the curriculum.

The Bridge International School, Denver, Colorado, 1979-80
ASSISTANT CURRICULUM SUPERVISOR/INSTRUCTOR
:
Coordinated the grammar curriculum for all five levels of the program; instructed undergraduate international students in all areas of English language and culture studies.

English Language Services, Denver, Colorado, 1978-1979
INSTRUCTOR
:
Instructed undergraduate international students in English as well as in American life and culture

Volkshochschule Kelsterbach, Kelsterbach, Germany, 1977-78
ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR
Instructed German adults in basic and intermediate English; introduced them to British and American customs and culture


Professional Distinctions & Recognitions


Main author of reports on student achievement for accreditation by CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation), 2012-2014
Invited speaker, Technology Showcase of TESOL Flipping the Classroom in an Online MATESOL Course? Technology Showcase, 48th TESOL
        Convention and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2014

Member of the Search Committee, Applied Linguistics Department, Spring 2014
Invited reviewer,
GiST--Education and Learning Research Journal, a publication of ÚNICA, Institución Universitaria Colombo Americana, July 2013
Invited Featured Speaker and Workshop Presenter, TESL New Brunswick, Canada, Spring Conference, April 26-27, Saint John, New Brunswick

Member of the Search Committee, Applied Linguistics Department, Spring 2013
Invited Quality Assurance Reviewer for two English language programs at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, November 11-16, 2012
Invited Keynote Speaker & Workshop presenter, Colombo Symposium: ELT Practices that Matter, Centro Colombo Americano
         Bogota, Colombia, September 17-18, 2012

Member of the CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation) Self-Study team, Applied Linguistics Department), Saint Michael's
        College, Spring 2012 - Fall 2012
Recipient of the D. Scott Enright TESOL Interest Section Service Award, December 2011; honored by colleagues for my work
       with the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Interest Section;
the award is presented at the 46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition,
       Philadelphia, PA, March 28-31, 2012
Series Advisor, Pearson PDI Integrating Technology in Education (ITE), November 2011-July 2012
Consultant for Online/Distance Teacher Training, Saint Michael's College, November 2010-February 2011
Member of the Search Committee, Applied Linguistics Department, Spring/Summer 2011
Invited speaker, Academic Session of the Computer-Assisted Interest Section (CALL-IS) of TESOL. Online Teacher Training for Web 2.0 and
       Beyond, 45th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, March 2011
Invited Keynote Speaker & Workshop presenter,
8th International TELLSI Conference, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran,
       October 13-15, 2010

Immediate Past Chair (2010-2011) and Electronic Village Events Coordinator of the Electronic Village, sponsored by the Computer-Assisted
       Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS) of
TESOL, 45th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, March 2011
Distance Course author/teacher, "Online Learning for Campus-based Teaching," part of TESOL's Principles and Practices of Teaching Online series,
        2004 - present.

Webmaster, Applied Linguistics Department of Saint Michael's College, May 2010 - May 2012
Recipient of Dennis Franz Memorial Partnership Award, recognized for advancing the use of technology in the classroom; the award
       commemorates ten years of successful partnership between the college and Pearson eCollege, now named Pearson Learning
       Studio through the eCollege system, now named Pearson Learning Studio, Campus Currents, May 2010
Chair (2009-2010) of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS) of TESOL
Chair-Elect (2008-09) of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS) of TESOL
Member of the CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation) Accreditation team, Applied Linguistics Department, Saint Michael's
        College, Spring 2008 - Spring 2009

Coordinator & Web Cast Organizer, Electronic Village Fair Classics, Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS) of
        TESOL (2006-2008)
Invited speaker, Academic Session of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS) of TESOL. Best Practices in CALL.
        CALL and SLA: Research, Applications, and Beyond, 42nd TESOL Convention and Exhibition, New York, NY, March 2008
Advisory Board Member for Online Teaching and Learning / Online Learning Consultant, Pearson Longman, February 2008-present
Invited plenary speaker,
10th National ELT Conference on InformationTechnology and ELT, British Council/Centro Colombo
        Americano/Universidad de la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia, April 26-28, 2007
Invited speaker, Academic Session of the Speech, Pronunciation, Listening Interest Section (SPL-IS) of TESOL, 41st Annual TESOL
         Convention and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, March 2007

Chair, Intensive English Program Placement and Proficiency Testing Committee, Applied Linguistics Department, Saint Michael's College,
         Fall 2007- 2012, then the combined Intensive English Program Placement and Assessment Committee, 2012-2014
Member of the Task Force of the Applied Linguistics Department charged with restructuring the Intensive English Program, June 2007-February
         2008 (presented to the department faculty and collaborated on the report)
Member of the CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation) team, School of International Studies (now Applied Linguistics
         Department), Saint Michael's College, Fall 2006 - Summer 2007
Member of the Committee on the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) Committee, Applied Linguistics Department,
         Saint Michael's College, Fall 2006 – present
Nominated to the 2006/2007 Manchester Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women
Faculty Mentor of the week-long Teaching with Technology Workshop 2005, Saint Michael's College, June 2005
Re-elected member of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Steering Committee, TESOL, 2005-2008
Featured in The Bell Tower, A Publication of the School of International Studies at Saint Michael’s, Spring 2004, “Computers as Tools
         for Students and their Teachers"

Member of the Technology Advisory Committee, TESOL, April 2004-07
Technology Coordinator, Applied Linguistics Department, Saint Michael's College, September 2003-2009
Member of the Course Management Systems Task Force, Saint Michael's College, 2003-2004
Consultant to the Curriculum and Educational Policy Committee of Saint Michael's College on the topic of "Evaluating Online Course Design and
        Syllabi", March 2004
Invited Leader, TESOL ONLINE ACADEMY Workshop on “Teaching Writing Online”, with participants from 3 continents, September 30-
        October 27, 2002.

Member of the International Centennial Committee, St. Michael’s College, 2002-2004
Elected member of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Steering Committee, TESOL, 2000-2004
Featured in
Topics Online Magazine for conducting “An Integrated Skills Unit: Student Web Projects,”
        http://www.topics-mag.com/projects/restaurants/christine-b-r-page.htm

Featured in TESOL Matters 11.4, Sept./Oct./Nov. 2001, “Wandering the Web,” p. 15: “Web Pages Created by Students”—
       
http://www.tesol.org/pubs/articles/2001/tm11-4-02.html

Founding member and Lead Organizer of the Electronic Village (EV) Online Sessions, TESOL Computer-Assisted Language Learning
        Interest Section (CALL) Interest Section, August 2000-April 2004

Member of the Technology Steering Committee, St. Michael’s College, 2000-2006
Member of the Technology Committee, Applied Linguistics Department, St. Michael's College, 2000-present
Featured in The Bell Tower, A Publication of the School of International Studies at Saint Michael’s, Fall 1999, “Virtually Speaking: Computer
        Technology in the ESL/TESL Classroom”

Featured in TESOL Matters 10.3 (June/July 1999), “Wandering the Web”, p. 23 ”Wired Teachers at TESOL 2000, Internet Fair
Member of the Dean's Council, School of International Studies, St. Michael's College, 1993-1998
Member of the Educational Technology Committee, St. Michael's College, 1996-1997
Member of the UAP Action Team, St. Michael's College, 1996-1999
Member of the MATESL Practicum Committee, St. Michael's College, 1996-present;
Member of the Vice President's Strategic Planning Committee, St. Michael's College, 1992-93
Member of several Language Lab Committees, St. Michael's College, 1992-1995
Member of Language Lab Search Committee, St. Michael's College, 1995-1996
Co-Program Chair, 8th Annual CoTESOL Convention, Nov. 1983, Denver, Colorado
Elected Chairperson/Member of Executive Committee, CoTESOL Special Interest Group, Applied Linguistics, 1980-1981
Organizer and Chair of the Applied Linguistics Forum of CoTESOL on pragmatics in April 1981


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Invited Reviewer, Latin American Journal of Content & Language Integrated Learning (LACLIL), July 2014 - present
Proposal Reviewer for 49th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2015

Invited speaker, Hot Topic: Enhancing Education through Technology: Flipping the Classroom in Multiple Contexts--Flipping the Classroom in an
        Online MATESOL Course? Technology Showcase, 48th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2014
Presentation, Practicing Integrated Speaking Tasks for the iBT TOEFL with Voxopop, Electronic Village Technology Fair, 48th TESOL Convention
        and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2014

Presentation, Formative Assessment in Blended Learning with Quizlet and Engrade, with Mohammad Jufrianto, Electronic Village Technology
        Fair, 48th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2014
Webcast Team Member, CALL Interest Section of TESOL, 48th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2014
Proposal Reviewer for the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Interest Section of TESOL--Electronic Village EV Technology Fairs for
        the 48th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2014
Proposal Reviewer for 48th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 204

Article, with Elizabeth O'Dowd and Mahmoud Arani, From On-Campus to Online--Challenges and Rewards Associated with Taking
        a Teacher Education Program Online
, Language Magazine, March 2014.
Review of article, Moving beyond the native speaker norm from the National Educational Technology Plan Approach, for
        GiST--Education and Learning Research Journal, a publication of ÚNICA, Institución Universitaria Colombo Americana, August 2013

Keynote/Feature Presentation, Engaging English Language Learners through Technology, TESL New Brunswick, Canada, Conference,
        April 26-27, 2013.

Workshop, Developing Listening and Reading Skills for Blended Learning Environments, TESL New Brunswick, Canada, Conference,
        April 26-27, 2013.

Workshop/Pre-Convention Institute presenter on Wikis: Creating Collaborative Learning Spaces, 47th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Dallas,
         TX, March 21-23, 2013

Presentation, From face-to-face to hybrid: Opportunities and Challenges of Delivering Teacher Training Online, with Elizabeth O'Dowd and
         Mahmoud Arani,
Electronic Village Technology Fair, 47th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, March 21-23, 2013
Webcast Team Member, CALL Interest Section of TESOL, 47th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, March 21-23, 2013
Quality Assurance Review and Report for 2 English language programs at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, November 11-16, 2012.
Keynote, Technology and Its Impact on Teaching and Learning, Colombo Symposium: ELT Practices that Matter, Centro Colombo Americano
         Bogota, Colombia, September 17-18, 2012.

Workshop, Creating and Sharing Performance Inventories for Project-based Language Tasks with GoogleDocs, Colombo Symposium: ELT
         Practices that Matter, Centro Colombo Americano Bogota, Colombia, September 17-18, 2012.
Proposal Reviewer for the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Interest Section of TESOL--Electronic Village EV Fairs for the 47th
         TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, March 21-23, 2013
Proposal Reviewer for 47th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Dallas, TX, March 21-23, 2013
Presentation, Electronic Village Fair, with Christina Mager, Why Use a Wiki with Students? 46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Philadelphia,
         PA, March 28-31, 2012.
Presentation, Electronic Village Fair, with Maria Tomeho-Palermino, Skip Gole, and Jack Watson, TESOL PP110 Outcomes: Using our Wikis with
         Students as Learning Spaces
. 46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, March 28-31, 2012.
Invited Presentation, Electronic Village Fair Classics, Training CALL Teachers Online, 46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA,
         March 28-31, 2012.
Webcast Team Member, CALL Interest Section of TESOL, 46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA,
         March 28-31, 2012.
Proposal Reviewer for
46th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, March 28-31, 2012
Proposal Reviewer for the Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Interest Section of TESOL--Electronic Village EV Fairs for the 46th TESOL
         Convention and Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, March 28-31, 2012
Electronic Village Special Events Coordinator, Electronic Village & Technology Showcase Special Events, Computer-Assisted
         Language Learning Interest Section of TESOL (CALL-IS), 2010-11.
Course developer/trainer of a distance course:
"Online Teacher-Training, Applied Linguistics Department," Saint Michael's College,
         Colchester, VT, January - February 2011

Panel Presentation, Academic Session of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section of TESOL (CALL-IS).
         Online Teacher Training for Web 2.0 and Beyond. 45th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, March 2011.

Organizer & Moderator, Web Casts from the 2011 TESOL Convention Presentations at the 45th Annual TESOL Convention and
         Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2011
Panel Presentation,
Collaborative Action Project, "Using an adjunct/companion teacher model to develop mathematical
         understanding for low English language proficient high school ELLs at Winooski High School
," part of Grant Project CREATE:
         Curriculum Reform for All Teachers of ELLs through the Department of State, December 2010, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT.

Keynote,
Engaging English Language Learners through Technology, 8th International TELLSI Conference, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran,
         October 13-15, 2010
Workshop, Constructing a Web Space for Teacher-Student Collaboration and Interaction, 8th International TELLSI Conference,
        Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran, October 13-15, 2010
Workshop, Developing Speaking and Listening Skills Online, 8th International TELLSI Conference, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran,
        October 13-15, 2010
Distance Course author/teacher, "Online Learning for Campus-based Teaching," part of TESOL's Principles and Practices of Teaching Online series,
        September - October 2010.
Proposal Reviewer for 45th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, New Orleans, LA, March 16-19, 2011
Proposal Reviewer for 44th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Boston, MA, March 25-27, 2010
Organizer & Lead Facilitator, Web Casts from the Electronic Village (EV) at the 44th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Boston, MA,
        March 25-27
, 2010
Organizer and Moderator, Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section (CALL-IS) of TESOL, 43rd TESOL Convention and Exhibition,
        Denver, CO, March 26-29, 2009
        Invited Session: Colloquium -- Celebrating 25 Years of CALL: Forging New Pathways
(link to Wiki)
        Academic Session: CALL Pathways for Interaction and Collaboration
(link to Wiki)
        InterSection Session (CALL-IS, SPL-IS, VDM-IS): Innovative Uses of Digital Technology for Teaching Oral Skills
(link to Wiki)>
Proposal Reviewer for the 43rd TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Denver, CO, March 26-29, 2009
Faculty Development Workshop, "Using the Internet to Develop Oral Skills," Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia, July 2008
Faculty Development Workshop, "Interactive Spaces for Online Communities," Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia, July 2008
Faculty Development Workshop, "Using the VAESTRO Voiceboard for Oral Skills," Saint Michael's College, June 2008
Faculty Development Workshop, "Using Longman English Interactive Online in the Intensive English Program," Saint Michael's College,
      April 2008
Academic Session of the Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section of TESOL (CALL-IS).  Best Practices in CALL. CALL and SLA:
      Research, Applications, and Beyond
, 42nd TESOL Convention and Exhibition, New York, NY, March 2008
Discussion Group, together with Sandy Wagner, "What is your favorite technagogy?"  42nd TESOL Annual Convention and Exhibit, New York
      NY, April 2-5, 2008
Organizer & Moderator, Web Casts from the 2008 EV (Electronic Village) Fair Classics at the 42nd Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition,
      New York, New York, April 2008

Article, together with Sandy Wagner, Paula Emmert, Kent Matsueda, Roger Drury, CALL-IS Goes the Distance, in
      On CALL: the newsletter of TESOL's Computer-Assisted Language Learning Interest Section 24 (1), March 2008
Keynote, Engaging English Language Learners in Project-based Learning through Technology, 10th National ELT Conference on Information
      Technology and ELT, British Council/Centro Colombo Americano/Universidad de la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia, April 26-28, 2007
Workshop, Searching for an Evaluating> Web Sites Effectively, 10th National ELT Conference on Information Technology and ELT,
      British Council/Centro Colombo Americano/Universidad de la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia, April 26-28, 2007
Workshop, Using the Internet for Reading and Vocabulary Development, 10th National ELT Conference on Information Technology and ELT,
      British Council/Centro Colombo Americano/Universidad de la Sabana, Bogota, Colombia, April 26-28, 2007
Faculty development demonstration of my presentations and organized events at the 41st Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition,
      (Seattle, WA, April 5, 2007) to the Intensive English Program faculty, Saint Michael's College, April 12, 2007
Academic Session of the Speech, Pronunciation, Listening Interest Section (SPL-IS) of TESOL,
     
Technology & Speech: The effectiveness of computer technology in teaching speaking and pronunciation skills, 41st Annual TESOL
      Convention and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, March 2007
Demonstration, Electronic Village Fair, Teaching with PowerPoint, together with Sandy Wagner, Paula Emmert, and Roger Drury, 41st Annual
      TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, March 2007
Organizer & Moderator, Web Casts from the 2007 EV (Electronic Village) Fair Classics at the 41st Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition,
      Seattle, Washington, March 2007
Lead Organizer, Electronic Village (EV) Fair Classics, 41st
Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Seattle, Washington, March 2007
Organizer & Moderator of online workshop, Teaching with Technology: PowerPoint in the Classroom, Electronic Village (EV) Online,
      sponsored by the CALL and Teacher Education Interest Sections of TESOL, Jan. 15-Feb. 25, 2007

Faculty development workshop, "
Using the Internet in the ESL Classroom--Resources and Web Site Evaluation," Saint Michael's College,
      December 5, 2006

Faculty development workshop, "Integrating Technology into the ESL Classroom," Passaic County Community College,
Hudson County
      Community College, New Jersey City University, Paterson, NJ, Oct. 27, 2006
Book chapter, "Training CALL Teachers Online,"
in Teacher Education in CALL (2006) (eds. Philip Hubbard & Michael Levy).  John Benjamins
      Publishers.

Organizer/Interviewer/Moderator, Web Casts from the 2006 Internet Fair Classics, 40th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Tampa, Florida, March
      2006. 

Co-Organizer, Internet Fair Classics 2006, 40th TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Tampa, Florida, March 2006.
Internet Fair Mini-Workshop, together with Paula Emmert, Introduction to Creating WebQuests with Templates, 40th TESOL Convention and
      Exhibition, Tampa, Florida, March 2006.
Discussion Group, together with Mary-Ellen Butler-Pascoe, Collaborative Activities for Effective Online Learning Communities, 40th TESOL
      Convention and Exhibition, Tampa, Florida, March 2006.
Panel member and on-campus Photo Exhibit (Durick Library): Perspectives on the Middle East, Saint Michael's College, Fall 2005
Mentoring, presenting to, and assisting faculty at the week-long Teaching with Technology Workshop 2005, June 2005

Live online presentation at the Tutor Mentor eConference--Interaction and collaboration in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL),
      
Produced by: Digital Workforce Education Society, Powered by: Alado.net, May 10, 2005.
Invited
Demonstration--Internet Fair Classics: Using CALL Software in the ESL Classroom: Streaming video clips, 39th Annual TESOL
       Convention and Exhibition 2005, San Antonio, Texas
Invited demonstration--Internet Fair Classics—Training CALL Teachers Online, 39th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition 2005, San
       Antonio, Texas
Discussion Group, together with Mary-Ellen Butler-Pascoe, "Professional Development Opportunities in CALL," 39th Annual TESOL Convention
       and Exhibition 2005, San Antonio, Texas
Article, with Elizabeth Hanson-Smith.
Professional Development: The Electronic Village Online of the TESOL CALL Interest Section
       TESL-EJ, Vol. 8. No. 2 (September 2004).
Participant and Faculty Mentor-in-Training, Teaching with Technology Workshop 2004, Saint Michael's College
Demonstration, together with Kayoko (Koko) Hirano, Hiroko Kunimatsu, Anne Orellana, and Yasuko Unno,
       Using WebQuests for ESL in Public Schools and Intensive English Programs, Northern New England TESOL, Saint Michael's College, April
       17, 2004.
Academic Session of the CALL Interest Section of TESOL, Preparing the Next Generation of CALL Practitioners: Online teacher training in CALL,
       
38th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition 2004, Long Beach, California.
Discussion Group, together with Mary-Ellen Butler-Pascoe, How can we use technology to integrate skills-based activities into our classes?,
       
38th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition 2004, Long Beach, California, March/April 2004..
Demonstration, together with Chris Jones, Vance Stevens, Elizabeth Hanson-Smith, Nigel Caplan, Rebecca M. Dauer, Gary Carkin,
       Teresa Almeida d'Eca, Professional Development through Electronic Village Online Sessions, Jan. 25 to March 5, 2004, Internet Fair
       of the 38th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition 2004, Long Beach, California.
Demonstration, together with Kayoko Hirano, WebQuests for Project-based Teacher Training, Internet Fair of the 38th Annual TESOL Convention
        and Exhibition 2004, Long Beach, California.
Presentation, Experiments in Distance Learning: 4 1/2 Years of Distance Learning/Teaching, delivered as part of a panel discussion by the
        Educational Technology Committee and the Teaching Resource Committee, Saint Michael’s College, March 26, 2004>
Demonstration, The theoretical and pedagogical implications of authentic, collaborative web projects, Northern New England (NNE) TESOL
        Conference
, Southern New Hampshire UniversityManchester, NH, Nov. 15, 2003
Leader/Owner of the "Collaborating Online" Community of Practice in Yahoo!Groups,
 "How to use the Internet in Teaching English as a
        Foreign Language"--
Presentation to 12 Armenian Public School Principals, April 7, 2003, Saint Michael's College
Discussion Group, together with JoAnn Miller, Collaborative Activities in Online Learning/Teaching, 37th Annual TESOL 2003 Convention and
        Exhibit, Baltimore, MD.
Invited Demonstration, Internet Fair Classics—Teaching Computer-Assisted Language Learning Online, at the Internet Fair of the 37th Annual
        TESOL 2003 Convention and Exhibit, Baltimore, MD.
Invited Demonstration,
Internet Fair Classics—Multimedia CALL Lessons, at the Internet Fair of the 37th Annual TESOL 2003 Convention and
        Exhibit, Baltimore, MD.      
Demonstration,
Internet Fair—Autonomous Learning through authentic, collaborative web projects, at the Internet Fair of the 37th Annual TESOL
        2003 Convention and Exhibit, Baltimore, MD.
Demonstration,
Internet Fair—Electronic Village (EV) Online Sessions 2003, at the Internet Fair of the 37th Annual TESOL 2003 Convention and
        Exhibit, Baltimore,MD.
Training of Online Moderators for the Electronic Village Online 2003 Sessions in the web course management tools/systems offered by
        YahooGroups,
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/evonline/.
TESOL ONLINE ACADEMY Workshop on “Teaching Writing Online”, with participants from 3 continents, September 30-October 27, 2002. 
Leader/Owner of the “Teaching Writing Online” Community of Practice in Yahoo!Groups
Demonstration, together with Olena Koroliova, Internet Fair Classics--Multimedia CALL Lessons, at the Internet Fair of the 36th Annual
        TESOL 2002 Convention and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT.
Demonstration, Internet Fair Classics--Building Blocks of an Online CALL Course, at the Internet Fair of the 36th Annual TESOL 2002 Convention
        and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT.
Discussion group, together with Barbara Sihombing, “Fostering interaction and collaboration in online courses”, 36th Annual TESOL 2002
        Convention and Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Discussion group, together with Susan Gaer, “
On-line projects for teaching and learning,” 36th Annual TESOL 2002 Convention and Exposition,
        Salt Lake City, Utah.
Training of Online Moderators for the Electronic Village Online 2001-2004 Sessions in the web course management tools/systems offered by
       YahooGroups (
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/evonline/ --open) and Blackboard (http://www.blackboard.com/courses/EV2001/ -- password protected).
“An Integrated Skills Unit: Student Web Projects,” Topics Online Magazine, 
http://www.rice.edu/projects/topics/teachers/christine-b-r-page.htm.
Workshop/Seminar (May 21, 2001): Planning for Online International Study/ Sharing AVIC Resources, Retreat of the Association of Vermont
       Independent Colleges (AVIC), Brattleboro, VT (PowerPoint slideshow).
Faculty Presentations to the Board of Trustees on Technology in the Classroom, St. Michael’s College (April 2001): “SIS (School of International
       Studies) Distance Courses”.
Workshop, together with Barbara Sihombing, Economics Institute: Interaction, collaboration, and assessment in online courses  (
PowerPoint
       slideshows
, bibliography, and rubric for Indicators of Engaged Learning), 35th Annual TESOL Convention and Exposition, St. Louis, MO,
       March 2001.
Internet Fair Demonstration, together with graduate students Anna Marie Robinson and Margaret Rafferty (March, 2001):
       Multimedia CALL Lessons35th Annual TESOL 2001 Convention and Exposition, St. Louis, MO.
Paper (May 2000): Using the Internet to Deliver Teacher Training:Teaching Online, TESOL Greece, Athens, Greece.
Workshop (May 2000): Teaching Computer-assisted Language Learning Online, Hellenic American Union and the University of Athens, Athens,
       Greece.
Workshop (May 2000): Online Resources for Computer-Assisted Language Learning Teachers, Hellenic American Union and the University of
       Athens, Athens, Greece.
Internet Fair Demonstration (March 2000): Building Blocks of an Online CALL Course for MATESL Students, 34th Annual TESOL Convention and
       Exposition, Vancouver, BC, Canada; mentioned in the column “Convention Coverage” of TESOL Matters, June/July 2000.
Paper (June 1999), together with Lori Williams,
       Using CALL to teach CALL: Preparing an interactive web-based CALL course for distance education.  CALICO
       (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium ), Oxford, Ohio.
Paper (March 1999): An Assessment Rubric for Business Writing, 33rd Annual TESOL Convention and Exposition, New York, NY.
Internet Fair Demonstration (March 1999), together with graduate student Karl Sklar, St. Michael’s College:
        A student-centered web-based Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) course for teachers of English as a Second Language,
       
33rd Annual TESOL Convention and Exposition, New York, NY; the demonstration was mentioned in the column “Convention Coverage”
        of TESOL Matters, June/July 1999.
Colloquium (March 1998), together with Dr. Mahmoud Arani, St. Michael’s College; Loren Deutsch, University of Chicago; Laura Doto,
        University of Chicago; Karen Russikoff, California State Polytechnic University; Betsy Smith, Pitzer College;Carmen Velasco-Martin,
        University of Barcelona and California State University:
Preparing ESL students for academic content courses, 31st Annual
        International TESOL Convention and Exposition, Seattle, WA.
Paper (March 1997), together with Dr. Mahmoud Arani, St. Michael’s College:
What business faculty expect of ESL writers , 30th Annual
        International TESOL Convention and Exposition, Orlando, FL.
In-Progress Paper (March 1996), together with Dr. Mahmoud Arani, St. Michael’s College: Discourse analysis of American and international
        students’ business writing
; 29th Annual International TESOL Convention and Exposition, Chicago, IL.
Workshop (March 1995), with Dr. Mahmoud Arani: Academic Skills Incompetencies: A Discourse or Culture Problem?  29th Annual International
        TESOL Convention and Exposition, Long Beach, CA.
Presentation (May 1995): The Influence of Culture on Writing, Summer 1995 Workshops of the Modern Languages Department, St. Michael’s
        College, Colchester, VT.
Presentation (May 1995): Two Approaches to Writing: Process-oriented and Top-Down, Summer 1995 Workshops of the Modern Languages
        Department, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT.
Presentation (October 1995), with Dr. Mahmoud Arani, St. Michael’s College: Teaching Writing to International Students: Problems and
        Solutions
, NAFSA Bi-Regional Conference, Burlington, VT.
Workshop (1994), with Dr. M. Kathleen Mahnke, St. Michael’s College: Strategic Planning,TESOL Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Colloquium (1994), with Dr. Anca Nemoianu, Tracy Henniger-Chiang, and Charles N. Sandy:Small  IEP’s in a Big World: Practical Advice,
        TESOL Convention, Baltimore, MD.
Presentation (1993), with Mary McQuillen, St. Michael’s College: Only One Way to Winooski: A Hypertext Reading Program, International
        Association of Learning Labs (IALL), University of Kansas, Lawrence.
Presentation (1990) to the Vice President’s Committee on Multimedia and to the faculty of the Center for International Programs: “Multimedia in
        Language Learning: A Report on IALL 1990”, St. Michael’s College.
Textbooks (1983): Four volumes of Listening Course Texts in English for Business and Economics, The Economics Institute, Boulder,
        Colorado.
Paper (1980): “Identifying Student Learning Strategies in the EFL Classroom.” 
Colorado Working Papers in Linguistics 2; presented at
        the annual CoTESOL Conference in Denver, Colorado, Nov. 1979 and the CoTESOL Spring Conference in Denver, April
        1980.
Master’s Thesis (1978): “Error Analysis: A Study of Syntax Errors Committed by German Learners of English as a Foreign Language,”
        Johannes-Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Germany (thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Klaus Faiss)
 

Consulting Pearson Professional Development International Group, November 2011 - July 2012
        
-- series advisor for Integrating Technology in Education (ITE) courses for teachers internationally

Saint Michael's College, Applied Linguistics Department
         -- authored and delivered an online training course for MATESOL faculty members in the department on the principles of putting courses
            online; supervised the development of courses in eCollege for distance delivery

Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia (July 2008) (former binational center):
         -- workshops on Using the Internet to Teach Oral Skills and Interactive Spaces for Online Communities
        
-- Strategic Plan for Technology Infrastructure Development at the Colombo

Pearson Education (2008):
         -- online multimedia programs consultant (Longman English Interactive, Focus on Grammar Interactive, other online programs); workshop
            designer/presenter

Passaic County Community College, Patterson, New Jersey (October 2006):
         -- Faculty Development Workshops on Integrating Technology into the ESL Classroom
  

Grants
(applied for = A; received = R)
Faculty Development Grant, "Online Teacher-Training, Applied Linguistics Department," Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT,
         December 2010 (R)
Collaborative Action Project "Applying Systemic Functional Linguistics to the Visual Mathematics Program at Winooski High School," part of
         Project CREATE: Curriculum Reform for All Teachers of ELLs through the Department of State, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT,
         April 2010 (R)
Extension of Undergraduate Intensive English Language Study Program (UIELSP) for two additional cohorts (39 students) from Central America,
         Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the United States Department of State, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT,
         August 2009 (R)
Collaborative Action Project "
Adapting Visual Mathematics and Connected Math at Winooski High School," part of Project
         CREATE: Curriculum Reform for All Teachers of ELLs through the Department of State, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT,
         April 2009 (R)
Davis Grant for Collaborative Learning, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT, February 2003 (R)
TESOL Special Projects Grant (October, 2000): founding of the Electronic Village Online for the CALL Interest Section of TESOL (R)
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the Institute of International Education (IIE): Intensive English
         Language Program II-Computers in English Language Teaching Training
(1999)--a specialized 6-week program for 35 Egyptian educators
         from the Egyptian Ministry of Education (A)
Curriculum Development Grant, St. Michael's College (1999): "Preparing GSL520, Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL), as a Distance
         Education (on-line) Course" (R)
Social Science Research Center Grant, St. Michael's College (1997):  What business Faculty expect of ESL writers: A nationwide survey (R)
Curriculum Development Grant, St. Michael's College (1994): a course in "Business English for Managers and Executives" (R)
USAID NIS Training Project Partnership ($2,000,000 grant): Project Most: Mutual Opportunities in Systems Technology (A)
Curriculum Development Grant, St. Michael's College (1993): "An Academic Strand for College-Bound Intensive English Students" (R)

Language Background


Bilingual
and bicultural in English and German.


Organizational Affiliations


Member of Teachers of English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)
Member of many listservs, e-groups, and organizations related to Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL)

updated November 26, 2014