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Student Awards

At the end of the academic year, the AL and TESOL program recognizes student accomplishments and achievements with our APPLE award in outstanding MA Projects and the John F. Fanselow Award in outstanding teacher work.


APPLE Award Recipients (Outstanding MA Projects)

2017

Daniel Eskin (TESOL), "Interlanguage Pragmatic Development and L2 Request Behavior: A Critical Review of the Literature for Emergent Use of 'Polite' Requests"
Dani Scheffler (TESOL), "Immigrant/Learner, Affiliate, Author, Expert: The Intersections of L2 Writing, Identity, and Computer-Mediated Communication"

2016

Soo Hyoung Joo (AL), "Self- and Peer-Assessment of Speaking"
Christopher Mueller (AL), "Positive Feedback Loops: Sarcasm and the Pseudo-Argument in Reddit Communities"

2015

Amanda Meier (TESOL), "L2 Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition Through Extensive Listening"
Katherine Kang (AL), "Peer Interaction: A Compromise or a Necessity?"

2014

Sachiko Aoki (TESOL), "Potential of Voice Recording Tools in Language Instruction"
Meghan Odsliv Bratkovich (AL), "Assessment and feedback: Examining the relationship between self-assessment and blind peer- and teacher-assessment in TOEFL writing"
Haimei Sun (AL), "Paired and Group Oral Assessment"
Lauren Wyner (TESOL), "Second Language Pragmatic Competence: Individual Differences in ESL and EFL Environments"

2013

Yuan-Yuan Meng (AL), "Written Corrective Feedback: A Review of Studies since Truscott 1996"
Andrew Ring (AL), "A Classroom-Based Study of CFL Pronunciation Targeting Syllabus with [-i]"
Tammy Wang (AL), "Crosslinguistic Influence in Third-Language Acquisition"
Amanda Stesson (TESOL K-12), "Postcolonial Theories and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: Exploring Implications for Teaching in U.S. Contexts"

2012

Chikako Takahashi (TESOL), "Impact of Dictionary Use Skills Instruction on Second Language Writing"
Kate Burrill (AL), "How Use Are Recasts? Factors influencing their success, and Problems in Testing"
Abigail Bruhlmann (AL), "Does the L1 have a role in the FL classroom?"
Peter Hourdequin (TESOL), "Identity and Communities of Practice in Foreign Language Learning Contexts"

2011

Rebecca Black (AL), "Dementia and Epistemic Authority: A Conversation-Analytic Study"
Ian Blood (AL), "Automated Essay Scoring: A Literature Review"
Grace Kong (TESOL), "The Role of Attitude, Motivation, and Identity in Heritage Language Learning among Korean-Americans"

2010

Denise Osborne (AL), "The Production of Rhotic Sounds by Brazilian Speakers of English"
Amanda Gardner (TESOL), "Revising Integrative Motivation: L2 Motivation Research and Learner Context"

2009

Kathy Bluestone (TESOL), "Acculturation, Interpersonal Networks, and the Learner's Sense of Self: The Effects of Social Relationships on Second Language Learning"
Sarah Creider (AL), "Frames, Footing, and Teacher-Initiated Questions: An Analysis of a Beginning French Class for Adults"

2008

Elizabeth Reddington (AL), "Native Speaker Response to Non-native Accents"
Adrienne Wai Man Lew (TESOL), "Processing Instruction and Second Language Grammar Instruction"

2007

Antonieta Cal y Mayor Turnball
Heather Barikmo (AL)
Tara Tarpey (TESOL)

2006

Ayako Kawase (TESOL), "SLA and Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication"
Antonieta Cal y Mayor Turnbull (AL), "Face-Saving and Conflicting Frames: An Analysis of Interaction between Native and Nonnative ESL Teachers"
Julie Matsubara (AL), "An Emerging Area in Second Language Phonology: The Perception of English Vowels by Adult Second Language Learners"


John F. Fanselow Awards (Outstanding Teacher Work)

2017

Becky Gould (TESOL K-12), "Art for Social Change"
Amy Olson (TESOL K-12),  "Podcasting in Palestine"
Vincent Pham (TESOL K-12), "Vietnam War Carousel: Teaching Immigrant Students the Effects of US Government Intervention Abroad"
Hsu-Ping Tuan (TESOL K-12),  "Playful Learning in Content-Based Instruction in English as a Foreign Language Environment"

2016

Brendan Gillett (TESOL K-12), "Color Collector: A Game about Game Literacy"
Aklima Hossein Joldic (TESOL K-12), "Water Conflict"

2015

Corinne Gibbon (TESOL K-12), "Aztec Narratives: Reframing the Age of Exploration with Fifth-Grade ELLs"
Meghan Fahey (TESOL K-12), "Teaching Modern-Day Slavery"

2014

Amanda McKenna (TESOL K-12), "Building Bullying and Anti-Bullying Awareness: A Fifth Grade English Language Arts ESL Social Justice Mini-Unit"

2013

Francis Corva (TESOL K-12), "On Being a Good Citizen"
Jade (Yu) Song (TESOL), "Summer Enrichment Program

2012

Lindsay Richman, "The Environment and Social Entrepreneurship"

2011

Kristen Lawlor, "The Progressive Era Newspaper Unit"

2010

Amanda Gardner, "Jonathan Livingston Seagull"

2009

Stephanie Yang, "An Oral History Curriculum for the ESL Classroom: Intermediate Grades 5-8"

2008

Susan Goldstein, Esther Chin, Lucy Portugal, Lan Ngo, Karena Mortimer "Putting the Pieces Together: An Introduction to Document Based Questions (DBQs)"

2007

June Wai

2006

Michael Feyen, "The Little Prince Meets MySpace.com"

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