InterAmerican Campus
627 SW 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33135


 

  Cynthia M. Schuemann
    Department of ESL & Foreign Languages
       
  GENERAL INFORMATION

Cynthia M. Schuemann
Faculty
Department of ESL & Foreign Languages
Phone: 305-237-6561
E-mail: cschuema@mdc.edu

 
    COURSE INFORMATION for Fall 2004

 
Course Name Course # Ref # Day Times Room #
INTRO TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS LIN2605 261991 T 5:40-8:10 P.M. 1127
INTRO TO SOCIOLINGUISTICS LIN 2605 279234 R 5:40-8:10 P.M. 3102
SPEECH/LISTENING 4 EAP 1401 245680 W 5:40-8:10 PM 3307
SPEECH/LISTENING 4 EAP 1401 245679 T/R 8:25-9:40 AM 3308
SPEECH/LISTENING 4 EAP 1401 262822 T/R 9:50-11:05AM 3307
SPEECH/LISTENING 4 EAP 1401 262823 T/R 12:40-1:55 PM 1379
OFFICE HOURS
   
Tuesday
11:15 AM 12:40 PM
2:05 PM 5:40 PM
Wednesday
4:40 PM 5:40 PM
Thursday
11:15 AM 12:40 PM
2:05 PM 5:40 PM
 
    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
   
Ed.D., Higher Education, Florida International University, 1997

M.S., TESOL, Florida International University, 1988

B.A. International Relations, University of Wisconsin, 1981
     
    LINKS FOR SOCIOLINGUISTICS CLASS
     

Materials about the research paper. Please let me know if you have additional questions, need extra help, or extra time.    First basic handout                       Second Handout with more details         Link to sample APA paper    Link to APA paper writing guidelines  (Please note that I have not required formal APA style for your research paper, but these guidelines can help to give ideas about formatting.)

Definitions:

http://www.ecu.edu.au/ses/research/CALLR/sociowww/definitions.htm

Translation Interpretation and Language Links:

http://www.mpichard.ca/trans.htm

Lecture Summaries:

Session 6 - Gender & Language Variation

Session 7 - Gender & Language Variation

       The Deborah Tannen lecture video has been placed on reserve in the library for you.

Session 8 - Test, Moscowitz Study, Intro to Corpus Analysis

Session 9 - Corpus Analysis Power Point; Academic Vocabulary Profiler Website

Session 10 - Social & Academic Language (Cummin's Website)

Session 11 - Pidgins & Creoles

Session 12 - Language Attitudes

Session 13 - Bilingualism and Language Addition  (Center for Applied Linguistics Web-link on Bilingual Education, Two-Immersion models: http://www.cal.org/pubs/twoway_p.html)

Session 14 - Diglossia and Intro to Language Policy (Link to Haitian Creole article http://web.mit.edu/linguistics/www/degraff/hc-sketch.pdf )

Session 15 - Language Policy

 

     
    CURRENT PROJECTS
     

English for Academic Success Series

Linking a Curriculum to Competencies. WebEx Live, Nov.5 & 19, 2004

Teaching Academic Reading. Houston, September 2004

Assessing Academic Reading. Houston, September 2004

Corpus Linguistics: It's Impact on Teaching. Chicago, September 2004

Corpus Linguistics Will Change the Way We Teach. Published in Language Magazine.

Second Language Pedagogy for Foreign Language T.A.’s. Miami, August 2004 

Academic Vocabulary Development in Reading/Writing Classrooms.Long Beach, April 2004 

Addressing the Challenges of Teaching Academic Reading. Long Beach, April 2004

     
    INTERESTS
     

Bicycle touring - Miami Herald Article and kayaking

Treasurer for Sunshine State TESOL Organization

Former Co-Chair of TESOL International's Materials Writers Interest Section

Member of Florida Community College EAP Consortium
 

     
    ONLINE RESOURCES / LINKS
   
 
     
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