HONORS, GRANTS, AWARDS, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
LAS Small Grants, 2012-2013, $1650.
Summer Teaching Director, Eng@ging Materials for Global English. US State Department Grant, $1.2 million (2011-2013).
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award (2010)
CDOL Grant for developing ENGL 525 as an online class, May 2011. $9,000
LASCAC Grant for “The VVT Project: Supporting International Students with Computer-assisted Vocabulary Skills Training.” November 2008. $16,460. With Jim Ranalli, PhD student.
Projects Grant, LAS Fall 2008. $1200. Database of nonnative speech.
Participant. Grant Writers’ Seminar. 2008-2009. Iowa State University.
Participant – “Renewal of the Teaching Spirit: Rethinking Learning Environments” sponsored by the Iowa State Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, at Springbrook Conservation Education Center, September 23-25, 2005.
Iowa Department of Education. 2005-2006. Enhancing Science Instruction for English Language Learners. $70,000. With Roberta Vann, Dan Douglas, Katherine Richardson-Bruna, Joanne Olson.