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JoAnn Crandall

Ph.D. – Georgetown University
Professor Emerita, Department of Education
Former Co-Director, MA Program in ESOL/Bilingual Education (now, MA TESOL Program)

Founding Director, PhD Program in Language, Literacy and Culture

Office: Sherman Hall, A Wing, Room 416
Phone: 410-455-2313
Email: crandall@umbc.edu
Courses taught at UMBC
Language planning and language policy
Teaching English to young learners
Dissertation proposal seminar

Teaching and Research Interests:
Teaching Young Learners English
Adult ESL

Publications

Crandall, J. A. & Christison, M. A. (Eds.) (2016). Global perspectives on teacher  education and professional development in TESOL. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor  & Francis & The International Research Foundation for English Language Education.

Crandall, J. A. & Shin, J. K. (Eds.) (2014). Explore our world. A 6-level series for teaching English to young learners around the world. Boston, MA: National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning. Awarded the Best El-Hi Print Series at the New England Book Show, 2014.

Crandall, J. A. & J. K. Shin. (Eds.) (2014). Our world. A 6-level series for teaching English to young learners(ages 6-11) around the world. Boston: National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning. Awarded the HRH Duke of Edinburgh English Language Book Award for Best Language Entry for Learners in 2014.

Shin, J. K.  & Crandall, J. A.  (2014). Teaching young learners English: From theory to practice. Boston: National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning.

Awarded the Ben Warren International Trust Prize for Outstanding Text in English Language Education in 2013.

Kearny Datesman, M., Crandall, J. A. & Kearny, E. N. (2014).  American ways: An introduction to American culture. (4th ed.) White Plains, NY: Pearson.

Shin, J. K. & Crandall, J. A.  (Series Editors.) (2014). Welcome to our world. A 3-level series for teaching English to pre-primary learners around the world. Boston: National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning.

Chapters in Books

Crandall, J. A. & Christison, M. A. (2016). An overview of research in English language teacher education and professional development. In J. A. Crandall & M. A. Christison (Eds.) Global research on teacher education and professional development in TESOL (pp. 3-34). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis & The International Research Foundation for English Language Education.

Eslami, Z., Reynolds, D., Sonneburg-Winkler, S. & Crandall,  J. A. (2016) Translanguaging for teacher development in Qatari middle school science classrooms. In J. A. Crandall & M. A. Christison (Eds.) Global research on teacher education and professional development in TESOL (pp. 240-254). New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis & The International Research Foundation for English Language Education.

Crandall, J. A. (2015). What languages for specific purposes (LSP) and content-based instruction (CBI) can learn from each other. Proceedings of the 2015 Conference on Language for Specific Purposes: Past, Present, and Future. Belgrade, Serbia: University of Belgrade.

Crandall, J. A. & Finn Miller, S. (2014). Effective professional development for English as a second/foreign language teachers. In M. Celce-Murcia, D. M. Brinton,  & M. A. Snow (Eds.) Teaching English as a second or foreign language. 4th ed. (pp. 630-648). Boston: National Geographic Learning/Cengage Learning.

Crandall, J. A. (2014). Preparing global citizens for the twenty-first century: The role of content-based language instruction. In Proceedings of Nepal English Language Teachers Association (NELTA). Kathmandu: NELTA.

Crandall, J. A. (2012). Content-based Instruction, In J. C. Richards and A. Burns (Eds.) Cambridge guide to pedagogy and practice in second language teaching, 2nd ed. (pp. 149-160). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Crandall, J.A., Nelson, J.E., & Stein, H. (2011).  Providing professional development for mainstream and novice or experienced ESL and bilingual teachers. In Freeman, R. & Hamayan, E. (Eds.) Educating English language learners: A handbook for administrators. Philadelphia: Caslon Inc. (2nd edition)

Crandall, J. A., Jaramillo, A., Olsen, L., Peyton, J. K., & Young, S.  (2008).  Diverse teaching strategies for diverse learners: Immigrant children.  In R. W. Cole (Ed.) More strategies for educating everybody’s children, 2nd ed. Alexandria, VA: American Society for Curriculum and Development.

Crandall, J. A., Ingersoll, G., and Lopez, J. (2008). Adult ESL teacher credentialing and certification. CAELA Brief. Washington, DC: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, Center for Applied Linguistics. Chisman, F. P. & Crandall, J. A. (2007). Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL. New York: Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy. http://caalusa.org/eslpassingtorch226.pdf

Crandall, J.A. & Sheppard, K.  (2007).  New York and San Diego: Lessons learned. In M. Spaventa (Ed.) Perspectives on community college ESL, Vol. 1.  Alexandria, VA: TESOL.

Crandall, J.A. (2005).  Resource Challenged? Yes. Under-resourced? Not Really. In Proceedings of the TESOL Symposium on English Language Teaching in Resource-Challenged Contexts (Dakar, Senegal, December 16-17, 2005), pp. 1-14.  Alexandria, VA: TESOL

Professional Affiliations and Activities (Selected);

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)Change date of President to 1987-88; Executive Board Member, 1983-90

American Association for Applied Linguistics (Life member) Member of Executive Board 1994-97 President, 1995-96

Washington Area Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Life member) President, 1981-83

TOEFL Policy Council, 1996-2001; TOEFL Research Committee & TOEFL Committee of Examiners, 1996-2001; Chair, Research Committee, 1997; Chair, Committee of Examiners, 1998-2001; TOEFL Grants and Awards Committee, 1996-99; Chair, 1996-98

Professional Affiliations and Activities

Center for Applied Linguistics, Chair, Board of Trustees, 2015-; Member 2012-American Association for Applied Linguistics, Trustee, Fund for the Future of Applied Linguistics, 2015- ; Vice-President & Program Chair, Annual Convention, 1994-95; Vice President, 1995-96; President, 1995-96.

TESOL International Research Foundation (TIRF) Founding Member and Secretary-Treasurer, 1999-2004; Member Board, 2013-International Book Bank, Board of Trustees, 2013-2016 Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), 2012- Educational Testing Service & Cengage Publishers, Advisory Panel for English Language Teacher Knowledge Assessment, 2010

National Commission for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), Board of Examiners, 2001-08 Economics Institute, Board of Trustees, 1994-99 Maryland State Department of Education

Secretary’s Panel for Excellence in Adult Education, 2005

PreK-12 ESOL Standards Committee, 2005

Editorial Advisory Boards: Journal of Language, Identity and Education, 2000-12

English for Specific Purposes/ESP Journal, 1982-2011; Journal of Language for International Business, 1997-2000

Editor, Linguistic Reporter, 1978-85

Editor, Vocational ESL Issue, English for Specific Purposes Newsletter, 1979

Editor, Special Vocational ESL Issue, ESP Journal, 1984

Honors and Awards

Career Outstanding Achievement Award, Washington Area TESOL (WATESOL),2014

Lifetime Achievement Award, Maryland TESOL, 2013

Donald Creighton Award for Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member, UMBC Graduate Student Association, 2012

Outstanding Scholarship and Service Award, American Association for Applied Linguistics, 2001

James E. Alatis Award for Teachers or English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL International), 2000

University of Maryland Regents Award, 1999

University Continuing Education Association Award for Excellence (Egyptian Teacher-Scholar Program), 1999

Named “ESL Pioneer” by ESL Magazine, 1999

UMBC Exceptional Sponsored Research Professor, 1997-2000

Alumna of the Year, College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio University, 1991

Ph.D. with Distinction, Georgetown University, 1982

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 1972

Margaret M. Deppen Award for the Outstanding Senior Woman, Ohio University, 1965

Phi Beta Kappa, 1964

US State Department Academic and English Language Specialist Assignments Serbia, 2014; Ukraine & Hungary (with participants from 10 countries), 2013; Nepal, 2013; Bolivia, 2012; Jordan and Israel, 2011; Cambodia & Vietnam, 2010; Mauritania, Mali & Burkina Faso, 2009; Nicaragua, 2006; Peru, 2003, 2008; Niger & 5 other West African countries, 2002; Thailand & Burma, 2001; Senegal + 5 other Countries), 2000; Ecuador 1996; Argentina, 1993; Namibia & Botswana, 1993; South Africa 1991, 1992, 1994, 1996; Romania, Bulgaria & Hungary, 1990; Mexico, 1990, 1993, 1996, 2008