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Tatiana Gordon

Professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology


Degrees

EDD, 1998, Teachers Coll, Columbia Univ; MS, 1992, Hofstra Univ; MA, 1978, St Petersburg Jr Coll


Bio

Dr. Tatiana Gordon has taught English to speakers of other languages in America, Asia and Europe. She earned a number of awards for excellence in teaching, including the 1997 Fulbright Memorial Scholarship.

Professor Gordon has published articles and has given media presentations on immigration studies, linguistics and TESOL methodology. Her book Teaching Young Children a Second Language covers questions of interest to TESOL educator: Why do immigrant children leave their home countries and what are their journeys to the US like? How do young immigrants adjust to American culture? How do they learn English? What instructional strategies are effective in teaching immigrant students? Most recently, Professor Gordon published The Educator's Guide to Linguistics. This textbook is concerned with linking linguistic theory to classroom practice.

Professor Gordon is committed to helping education students become highly effective ESL teachers. She served on a committee charged with developing national standards for the ESL teacher preparation.


Teaching Interests

1. ZPD-positioned instruction 2. immigration studies 3. applied linguistics

Research Interests

1. brain compatible language teaching 2. linking linguistic research to classroom practice

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
CT 226 LING -TEACHERS OF ENGL LANG Graduate
CT 241 SPECIAL READINGS SEMINAR Graduate
CT 266 IMMIGRANT CHLDRN IN U.S. SCHLS Graduate
CT 500 PRACTICUM IN LRNING & TCHNG Graduate
ELED 225 TCHG ENGL-2ND LANG Graduate
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