Updated July 2013

 

 

icStefan Frazier

 

Associate Professor

Coordinator, LLD 1 & 2 (Academic English) courses

Department of Linguistics and Language Development

San José State University

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0093

 

Office: CL 493

Phone: 408-924-4443

Email: stefan.frazier AT sjsu DOT edu

 

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Courses taught

 

Undergraduate

LLD 001:       Academic English I

LLD 002:       Academic English II

Ling 107:       Patterns of English

 

Graduate

LLD 250W:    Becoming a Professional in Linguistics / TESOL

LLD 260:       English Structures for Teaching I

LLD 280:       Methods and Materials for TESOL

LLD 293:       Developmental Reading & Writing

 

Full CV (PDF) (to be updated soon)

 

Research experience/interests: Functional grammar, corpus linguistics, NNEST issues, composition pedagogy, conversation analysis, discourse analysis, classroom interaction, gesture and talk.

 

Publications:

 

Peer-reviewed journal articles

 

(2011/2012, with Scott Phillabaum). “How TESOL Educators Teach Nonnative English-Speaking Teachers.” The CATESOL Journal 23(1), pp. 155-181.

 

(2012/2013, with Scott Phillabaum). “Student Perceptions of How TESOL Educators Teach Nonnative English-Speaking Teachers.” The CATESOL Journal 24(1), pp. 245-271.

 

(2009, with Lorena Llosa). “Meaning Differences in the Use of the Null vs. the Definite Articles: the Case of the Seasons.” English Text Construction 2(1), pp. 1-17.

 

(2007). “Introduction to Special Issue: Continuing Developments in Discourse-Based Grammar Instruction.” The CATESOL Journal 20(1), pp. 30-34.

 

(2007). “Tellings of Remembrances ‘Touched Off’ by Student Reports in Group Work in Undergraduate Writing Classes.” Applied Linguistics 28(2), pp. 189-210.

 

(2007). “Conversational Structures of ‘Reports’ in Writing Class Group Work.” Semiotica 164(1),pp. 53-80.

 

(2003). “A Corpus Analysis of Would-Clauses Without Adjacent If-Clauses.” TESOL Quarterly 37(3), pp. 433-466.

 

(2002). “The Trouble with Cross-Cultural Oversensitivity.” CATESOL Journal 14(1)pp. 283-291.

 

 

Book chapter

 

(2009). “A Systematic Program for Dealing with Error in Graduate Level Writing.” In Davies Samway, K., Karathanos, K., Mena, D.M., & Whitenack, D.A. English Learners in Higher Education: Strategies for Supporting Students Across Academic Disciplines (pp. 70-74). SJSU Connie L. Lurie College of Education.

 

 

Proceedings

 

(2003). “‘How Does She Play That?’: The Role of Talk and Embodiment in Referring to Objects and Persons.” Proceedings of the First Congress of the International Society for Gesture Studies.

 

(1999). “A Student-Centered Short Story Curriculum.” Education Resources Information Center, Doc. Nr. ED431335.

 

 

Book reviews

 

(2009). Book review of G. Barnbrook, P. Danielsson, & M. Mahlberg, Meaningful Texts: The Extraction of Semantic Information from Monolingual and Multilingual Corpora. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism.

 

(2001). Book review of H. D. Brown’s Teaching by Principles (2nd edition). TESOL Quarterly 35(2), pp. 341-342.

 

Conference presentations:

 

INVITED: (Apr. 2012). “English Council and California’s Multilingual Student Population.”

Š      English Council meeting, California State University; Burlingame, CA.

Š       43rd Annual CATESOL State Conference, Oakland, CA.

 

(Apr. 2012). “Student Perceptions of How TESOL Professionals Educate NNEST Students.”43rd Annual CATESOL State Conference, Oakland, CA. With Scott Phillabaum.

 

(Apr. 2011). “Best Practices for Working with NNS MA TESOL Students.” 42nd Annual CATESOL State Conference, Long Beach, CA.

 

(Nov. 2009). “Mainstreamed L2 Writers: Are Their Instructors ‘Ready’ for Them?” 2009 Symposium on Second Language Writing, Tempe, AZ.

 

INVITED: (Apr. 2009). “Generation 1.5 Students in the Composition Classroom: The High School and College/University Connection.” (Panel participant.) 40th Annual CATESOL State Conference, Pasadena, CA.

 

(Mar. 2009). “The Future of Basic Writing: Crashing Waves and Curriculum Reform.” (Panel participant.) Conference on College Composition and Communication, San Francisco.

 

“How TESOL Professionals Educate Nonnative English Speaking Teachers.”

Š      (Oct. 2008). Invited panel discussion at CATESOL Regional Conference.

Š      (Apr. 2009). 40th Annual CATESOL State Conference, Pasadena, CA.

  

(Mar. 2008). “Group Work Talk-in-Interaction in Writing Classrooms.” American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

 

(Oct. 2007). “Interaction, Semiotics, and the Writing Classroom.” Annual Meeting of the Semiotic Society of America, New Orleans, LA.

 

(Apr. 2007). “Stance and Footing in Writing Class Group Work.” American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Costa Mesa, CA.

 

(Mar. 2007). “Meaning Differences with Null and Definite Articles.” 41st Annual TESOL Convention, Seattle, WA.

 

INVITED: (June 2006). “Language Teaching: Principles and Methods.” Cultural Diplomacy – The Hellenic Education of the Diaspora. Hellenic Heritage Institute, San José, CA.

 

(June 2006). “Clearing Up Misunderstandings in a Group Work Reading Task: A Single-Case Conversation Analysis.” American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Montreal, Ca.

 

INVITED: (May 2006). “Building a Web Presence for Language Teachers.” Instructional Technology Workshop Series at San José State University.

 

(Apr. 2006). “Using Corpora and Google in TESL Grammar Assessment.” The 3rd UC Language Consortium Conference on SLA Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives, Los Angeles, CA (UCLA).

 

(Mar. 2006). “The Pedagogical Value of Sociocultural/Sociohistoric Theory.” Invited discussion. 40th Annual TESOL Convention, Tampa, FL.

 

(Mar. 2005). “Conversational Structures in Writing Class Group Work.” 38th Annual TESOL Convention, San Antonio, TX.

 

(Sept. 2004). “How Students Invoke Culture in ESL Writing Class Group Work.” Fourth Symposium on Second Language Writing, West Lafayette, IN (Purdue University).

 

(May 2004). “That Reminds Me Of ...”: Touched-off Memories in Composition Class Group Work. American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Portland, OR.

 

(July 2003). “Laughter and Teasing as Interactional Peer-Peer Learning Devices in Classroom Group Work.” 15th Conference of the International Society for Humor Studies; Chicago, IL.

 

(May 2003). “Hybridity/L.A.” First Annual UCLA Conference on Biosemiotics and Interaction; Los Angeles, CA.

 

(Mar. 2003). (Colloquium Organizer.) “A Corpus Analysis of Would-Clauses Without Adjacent If-Clauses.” American Association for Applied Linguistics Annual Conference; Arlington, VA.

 

(Feb. 2003). “Laughter and Teasing as Interactional Peer-Peer Learning Devices in Classroom Group Work.” Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics; Washington, DC.

 

(Nov. 2002). “Hypothetical/Counterfactual Would-Clauses Without Adjacent If-Clauses.” Fourth North American Symposium on Corpus Linguistics; Indianapolis, IN.

 

(June 2002). “Embodiment and Vision in Conversation.” Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society for Text and Discourse; Chicago, IL.

 

(June 2002). (Colloquium Organizer.) “The Roles of Talk and Embodiment in Referring to Objects and Persons.” First Congress of the International Society for Gesture Studies; Austin, TX.

 

(Apr. 2001). “What Do You Do with the Lexical Approach?” 32nd Annual CATESOL State Conference; Ontario, CA.

 

“A Student-Centered Short Story Curriculum.”

 

Š      (Apr. 1999). 30th Annual CATESOL State Conference; Reno, NV.

Š      (Mar. 1999). 33rd Annual TESOL Convention; New York, NY. 

Š      (Dec. 1998). San Francisco State University M.A. TESOL Conference; San Francisco, CA. 

 

(Oct. 1998). “Using Short Stories in the Integrated Skills Classroom.” Northern CATESOL Regional Conference; Oakland, CA.

 

(Oct. 1998). “Get Your Students Talking!” Northern CATESOL Regional Conference; Oakland, CA.

 

(Mar. 1996). “Classroom Dynamics.” Chinese Culture University First Annual TESL Symposium; Taipei, Taiwan. 

 

Education

 

Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles (2005).

 

M.A. English (TESOL), San Francisco State University (1998).

 

B.A. Economics, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (1990).

 

 

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