Gloria Park, assistant professor of English and director of the M.A. TESOL program, recently had her article “‘Writing is a Way of Knowing’: Writing and Identity” published in the ELT Journal, a journal devoted to publishing articles related to the field of teaching English as a second or foreign language.
Park’s article links theory to practice by looking at how writing as a method of enquiry aids adult English language learners in completing their Cultural and Linguistic Autobiography (CLA). Thus, Park highlights the concept of writer identity in relation to learners’ self-assessment of what they gained from the CLA assignment. Read a full-text PDF of the article.
Department of English