Sarah E Dietrich

Professional Details

Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: None
Phone: None

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1626 S1 ENG859 Teaching Grammar to English Language Learners

Professional Biography

Fulbright Scholar,
Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Mexico Teaching and Learning English in Mexico: Language and Literacy Development in a Second Language

Boston University, Doctorate of Education, Literacy, Language, and Cultural Studies
A Bilingual Approach to the Examination of Writing Products and Processes in Adults who are Learning to Write in their Second Language
Masters of Education, TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

University of Paris VII, Masters of Arts, History La femme comme trosième sexe: La remise en cause du rôle de la femme

University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, History and French, minor Women's Studies

Professional Interests

Bilingual language and literacy development, Discourse(s), Teacher training.

Selected Publications

"Professional Development and English Language Teaching in Tamaulipas: Describing the Training and Challenges of Two Groups of Teachers". Special Topic Issue, 2007: The Professionalization of ELT in Mexico: National and local perspectives. MEXTESOL Journal.

“Falling Into Place: A Trip to Mexico Helps Put theExperiences of International Students into Perspective.” Salem Statement. Fall 2007.

"Exploring the Effects of Socialization on Second Language Writing." October 2006. Summaries of Selected Presentations Leon, Guanajuato. MEXTESOL.

"Recommended Reading: Annotated Bibliography." May 2000, In Perspectives on the Writing Process: Research, Theory and Practice, (Eds. Roselmina Indrisano and James Squire, International Reading Association).

Selected Presentations

Doing it write:Getting beginners writing from the start. November, 2010. MEXTESOL (Mexican Association of Teachers of English) AnnualConference

Making ExtensiveAuthentic Reading Come Alive. October 2009, MEXTESOL Annual Conference

Negotiation andCollaboration in Teacher Mentoring. March 2009.TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Annual Conference

Features of Interaction in the Academic Writing of Mexican University Students. April 2007. AAAL (American Association of Applied Linguistics) Annual Conference.

Exploring First and Second Language Writing: Implications for Students and Teachers. March 2007. Encuentro de Profesionales en Lenguas Extranjeras. Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco.

Exploring the Effects of Socialization on Second Language Writing. June 2006. Joint presentation with Dr. Julie Whitlow. AAAL/CAAL (Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics) Annual Conference.