Enough About Me.
The trouble with any science of language is that the scientists have to classify and categorize the things that they use to classify and categorize things. It feels like being in a room full of mirrors, where people see reflections of reflections of reflections of... themselves.
When one thinks of science, one often thinks about technology, and one would be right to do so; however, one is optimally served by thinking about observation, first, and then description, second.
Second Language Acquisition & Teaching, U of AZ, Ph. D.
Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University, MA
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
Introductory Linguistics, Contact Linguistics (Bilingual Studies and Language Development of Children & Adults), Classroom Applications targeting (English) language knowledge and usage
MOST RECENT AWARDS / RECOGNITION
University System of Maryland, Certificate of Achievement, Designing with Open Educational Resources, Summer 2019
UM Teaching Excellence Initiative, Faculty Inquiry Project, Students' Understanding/Skills via Active Learning Opportunities, Spring 2019