Language and Literacy Academics & Research Expertise

Rahat Zaidi

Rahat Zaidi - Specialization Chair

  • Bilingual/second language education
  • Language and culture
  • Second language teaching and learning
  • Multilingual literacy interventions
  • Peace education

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Subrata Bhowmik

Subrata Bhowmik

  • Applied linguistics
  • English as a foreign language (EFL)
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum design
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) teaching
  • Language and culture

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Umit Boz

Umit Boz

  • Second language teaching and learning
  • Conversation and discourse analysis
  • Intercultural communication
  • Sociolinguistics
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum design

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Roswita Dressler

Roswita Dressler

  • Action research
  • Applied linguistics
  • Bilingual/second language education
  • Discourse analysis
  • Distance education

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Yan Guo

Yan Guo

  • Second language acquisition (SLA)
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language and culture
  • Identity development
  • Diversity

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Marcia Kim

Marcia Kim

  • Applied linguistics
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum design
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) teaching
  • Pedagogical approaches in ESL/EAP teaching and learning environments
  • English as a Lingua franca in health care

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Kim Lenters

Kim Lenters

  • Literacy
  • Integrating technology in education
  • Elementary education
  • Case study research
  • Community studies

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Katherine Mueller

Katherine Mueller

  • French immersion schools
  • Pedagogy
  • Practicum
  • Second language acquisition (SLA)
  • Second language teaching and learning

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Murray Peglar

  • Adult learning
  • Applied linguistics
  • Second language teaching and learning
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) teaching
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum design

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Hetty Roessingh

Hetty Roessingh

  • Bilingual/second language education
  • Early childhood education
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum designL
  • Literacy
  • Pedagogical approaches in ESL/EAP teaching and learning environments 

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Sylvie Roy

Sylvie Roy

  • Bilingual/second language education
  • French immersion schools
  • Second language teaching and learning
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse analysis

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Anuradha Sengupta

  • English as a foreign language (EFL)
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum design
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) teaching
  • Heritage language instruction
  • Pedagogical approaches in ESL/EAP teaching and learning environments

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Erin Spring

Erin Spring

  • Case study research
  • Children's literature
  • Conversation and discourse analysis
  • Cultural studies
  • Diversity

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Phyllis Steeves

Phyllis Steeves

  • Literacy
  • Aboriginal education
  • Aboriginal peoples' health
  • Cross-cultural transitions
  • Homelessness

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Gregory Tweedie

Gregory Tweedie

  • Dialects in education
  • Dialects in language planning
  • World Englishes
  • English as a Lingua franca in health care

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