Doris Macdonald

Doris Macdonald

Doris Macdonald

Associate Professor

Applied Linguistics, TESOL

Office: RH 320
Email: dmvm@niu.edu


Educational Background

Ph.D. Louisiana State University; 1991
M.A. Louisiana State University; 1989
B.A. University of British Columbia; 1985

Professional Interests

Linguistics
English as a Second Language Pedagogy, especially teaching pronunciation
Bilingual and Multilingual Education

Selected Awards

2007 Patricia L. Francis Award for Service to the Department of English
2006 Fulbright Lectureship, Department of English Philology, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
1992 ACTFL-MLJ Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education (with George Yule)

Selected Publications

  • “Reactions to Negotiated Interactions: Looking for Effects on Pronunciation” In Slishkin, G. G. (Ed.) Changing Communication in the Changing World, Vol. 2. Volgograd, Russia: Volgograd Academy of Government Service, Federal Education Agency. Summer 2008.
  • "'If English is good enough for me': Revisiting elite and folk bilingualism in the US." Paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of ACLA/CAAL, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics. June 2008, Vancouver, BC.
  • With M. Martinez. "Scaffolding and Teacher-talk variation: A case study of two grade three art classes." REVEL: Revista Virtual de Estudos da Linguagem, 3:5 August 2005.
  • “Revisiting Elite and Folk Bilingualism in the US.” In progress.