Category: Innovative and Sustainable Practices in Intensive English Programming
Learn how professional university-governed ESL programs maintain control over academic integrity, revenue and the enrollment funnel for intensive English and pathway program students.
Executive Director - CELL
University of Missouri
Mark Algren, Executive Director, Center for English Language Learning, University of Missouri; TESOL President 2009-2010; UCIEP President 2014. A frequent speaker, author, and TESOL 2003 convention chair, Mark has been an ESL/EFL teacher/administrator since 1979, with 14 years in Saudi Arabia and the UAE, one in Hong Kong, and many years at the University of Kansas.Applied English Center. With a strong interest in professionalism, standards, and accreditation, he was on the TESOL Professional Development Committee, and has been a site reviewer for CEA (Commission on English Language Program Accreditation).
Miami Shores, FL
Carter A. Winkle is an Associate Professor at Barry University in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction / TESOL, facilitating doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate courses across various Adrian Dominican School of Education programs. Beyond research in the area of matriculation pathway programs for international English as a second language students in university settings, Dr. Winkle explores educational issues within the realm of second-language teaching and learning, including alternative forms of assessment and feedback, as well as Visual Thinking Strategies as a pedagogical practice to support language acquisition in English language learners. A practitioner of arts-based research methods and methodologies—in particular, ethnodrama and other narrative genres—he additionally examines research questions related to gender and sexual identity in second-language teaching and learning contexts through a social justice or advocacy lens.