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Ulugbek
Nurmukhamedov
Assistant Professor, Graduate Advisor
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5876
Expertise
Second Language Vocabulary; Second Language Writing; Computer-Assisted Language Learning
Courses Taught
TESL 468: Assessment of the Limited English Proficient Student
ELP 097: Developmental Writing Workshop
READ 097: Developmental Reading Workshop
Research Interests
Language Assessment; Second Language Reading & Writing; Corpus Linguistics, Computer-Assisted Language Learning
Education

Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University
MA., TESOL, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA., Translation Theory and Practice, Uzbek State World Languages University 

Selected Publications

Nurmukhamedov, U., & Kerimova, I. (in press). Google.Docs: Writing practices and potential use in ESL/EFL environments. In P. Hubbard & S. Ioannou-Georgiuou (Ed.), Teaching English reflectively with technology. Canterbury, UK: IATEFL.

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2016). The contribution of collocation tools to collocation correction in second language writing. International Journal of Lexicography, 1-29.

McFeely, W., & Nurmukhamedov, U. (2014). Target vocabulary use through meaningful sentence production. In A. Coxhead (Ed.), New ways in teaching vocabulary, revised (pp. 127-129). Alexandria, VA: TESOL International Association.

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2014). Collocation look-up strategies for second language writers. In A. Coxhead (Ed.), New ways in teaching vocabulary, revised (pp. 164-167). Alexandria, VA: TESOL International Association.

Ranalli, J., & Nurmukhamedov, U. (2014). Learner dictionaries. In C. Chapelle (Ed.), The encyclopedia of applied linguistics (pp. 1-5). London, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Additional Information

Selected Presentations

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2016, June). [Workshop] Second language reading. Korean summer workshop for university students from South Korea. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2015, June). [Keynote Speaker] Discussing L2 vocabulary principles over a cup of UzTEA. Annual conference of Uzbekistan Teachers of English Association (UzTEA). Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2015, March). [Invited] The lexical coverage of four skills: Implications for the Intensive English Programs. A Professional Development Seminar at Program in Intensive English at Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona.

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2014, November). The contribution of collocation tools to collocation production in L2 writing. Paper presented at Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, Arizona.

Nurmukhamedov, U. (2014, October). Gauging the effect of corpus-based resources on productive lexical collocations. Second Language Research Forum, Columbia, South Carolina. 

Lech Walesa Hall (Office 3070)
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625-5870
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5876
Office Hours
Office location: 3070 LWH Office Hours: Thursday/Friday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or by appointment
Main Campus
John Doyle
John
Doyle
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5810
Courses Taught
ENGL 101 Writing I
ENGL 102 Writing II
ENGL 335 Written Communication for Business
Research Interests
Composition and business writing
Education

MA  University  of Illinois at Chicago

5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5810
Office Hours
Fall 2016 Tues/Thurs 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Main Campus
Courtney Francis
Courtney
L.
Francis
Instructor, Undergraduate Clinical Advisor
Social Work
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5872
Expertise
Mentorship of College Students in TESL Clinical Experience; Social Work Research and Evaluation
Courses Taught
ELP 099 - Developmental Writing
SWK 304 - Social Work Practice I
SWK 306 - HBSE II
SWK 309 - Research and Quantitative Applications in Social Work
SWK 310 - Research Practicum I
SWK 311 - Research Practicum II
TESL 330 - Language, Society and Education
TESL 340 - Practices and Procedures
TESL 341 - Principles of Language Teaching
TESL 399 - Clinical Experience in Teaching English as a Second Language
Research Interests
Social Work Systems, Social Work Program Evaluation, Programmatic Impact of Family Social Work Programs on Vulnerable Communities, Impact of Dialect on Academic Writing, History of and Societal Interface with African American Vernacular English, Language Contact, ESL policy in American Schools, Effective Methods of Teaching Writing in Inner City Schools.
Education

Bachelor’s Degree: Brown University, Major: Economics, Minor: Urban Studies.

Master’s Degree: University of Chicago, Social Service Administration and Policy.

Master’s Degree: Northeastern Illinois University, Teaching English as a Second Language.  

Background

Former elementary school principal on Chicago’s West Side; former program manager at Healthy Families Illinois Program; former Instructor at Robert Morris University; former program director at Drug Free Schools and taught  ESL at the Northeastern El Centro campus in the Community Program for four semesters.

 

Additional Information

Courtney  Francis is a native of NYC and graduate of Brown University (Providence, RI), who came to Chicago for graduate school. Her BA is in Economics with a minor in Urban Studies. Courtney holds a Master's degree from University of Chicago in Social Service Administration and Policy, with a focus in Program Management and Administration. She is one class away from an MA in TESL/Applied Linguistics, here at NEIU. Her academic interests include language contact, American English dialect, research in Innovative ESL teaching methods, and English language learner interface with native English speakers in urban settings. Outside interests include swimming, art appreciation, researching her family history, and spending time with her husband, and their  four children, aged 10-20.

In TESL, Courtney Francis teaches TESL 399 (TESL Clinical Experience) and TESL 340 (Practices and Procedures). She also teaches Developmental Writing and select courses in the Social Work Department and taught four semesters of ESL at the Northeastern El Centro campus.

LWH 3067
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5872
Office Hours
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Wednesday 2:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Main Campus
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Susan
Berkman
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5480
Courses Taught
ELP 112 Writing Workshop I
TESL 341 Principles of Language Teaching
TESL 310 English Grammar: Description & Instruction
NDP 310 Diversity in the Workplace (WIP)
Research Interests
Language as it relates to cultural behavior and world views ( Pragmatics and Sociolinguistics); Writing in relation to critical thinking.
Education

BFA Illinois, Wesleyan University

Master's in TESL, Northeastern Illinois University

LWH 2046
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago , IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5480
Office Hours
TR 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. W 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Sat 12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.
Main Campus
Teodora Burian
Teodora
B.
Burian
Ph.D.
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Studies and Research
Phone
(773) 442-5439
Expertise
Teaching ELS/Developmental Writing, Linguistics – Syntax, Community Interpreting
Courses Taught
ELP 114 Academic Writing Workshop II
ELP 120 Academic Writing Workshop III
ESL 121 English Grammar Skills
LING 109 Language and Diversity in Chicago
LING 120 Language and Human Behavior
READ 115 Academic Reading Workshop I
READ 116 Academic Reading Workshop II
TESL 340 Practices and Procedures
TESL 402 Principles of Linguistics for Teachers
TESL 410 Techniques of Teaching English as a Second Language
WLC 301 Introduction to Community Interpreting
Research Interests
Teaching English as a Second Language; Interpreter Education
Education

Ph.D. Slavic Linguistics and Literatures (University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008)

M.A. Linguistics, concentration on TESL (Northeastern Illinois University, 1991)

B.A. English and French Linguistics and Literature (University of Zagreb, Croatia, 1989)

LWH 2048
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago , IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5439
Office Hours
M 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. and 7:40 - 8:40 p.m. W F 1:00 - 1:50 p.m. and by appointment.
Main Campus
jim
James
O'Connor
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
773-442-5820
Expertise
Academic Literacy
Courses Taught
ELP 120 Academic Writing Workshop III
ESL 121 English Grammar Skills
ESL 230 Content- Based ESL
READ 116 Academic Reading Workshop II
READ 117 Vocabulary Enrichment
Research Interests
N/A
Education

M.A., Northeastern Illinois University

B.S., Northwestern University

LWH 2046
5500 North St. Louis Ave
Chicago , IL 60625
United States

Phone
773-442-5820
Office Hours
M 3pm – 4pm, T 12:15pm – 3:00pm, and at other times by appointment. After the move to the new El Centro building occurs, the Monday office hour will be held there.
Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
El Centro
Main Campus
NEIU logo
Brian
Spector
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5485
Courses Taught
ELP 099 Developmental Writing
ELP 114 Academic Writing Workshop II
ELP 120 Academic Writing Workshop III
READ 116 Academic Reading Workshop II
ESL 108 Listening and Speaking
ESL 121 English Grammar Skills
ESL 230 Content Based ESL
Summer Transition Program
Research Interests
N/A
Education

M.A., The University of Chicago

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

LWH 2048
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago , IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5485
Office Hours
TR 7:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.; TR 3:00 p.m. -3:30 p.m.
Main Campus
NEIU logo
Siobhan
G.
Wee
English Language Program
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
773- 442-5486
Expertise
Teaching English as a Second Language
Courses Taught
ELP 099 Developmental Writing
ELP 114 Academic Writing Workshop II
ELP 120 Academic Writing Workshop III
READ 115 Academic Reading Workshop I
ESL 121 English Grammar Skills
ESL 108 Listening and Speaking
Research Interests
Developmental/basic writing and Teaching English as a Second Language
Education

B.A. Smith College;  Master of Social Work, University of Michigan;  M.A. Linguistics (TESL concentration), Northeastern Illinois University

LWH 2046
5500 North St. Louis Ave
Chicago , IL 60625
United States

Phone
773- 442-5486
Office Hours
M 12 pm -2 pm, WF 12 pm -1 pm
Main Campus