Dr. Andrea Word-Allbritton

CLINICAL ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Biography

Dr. Andrea Word-Allbritton's Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, The University of Alabama, 2012
  • M.A., Linguistics, Indiana University University, 1997
  • M.A., English Literature, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1991
  • B.A., English Literature, Davidson College, 1987

Classes Taught


Publications

  • Word-Allbritton, A., Nemetz, Y. & Michaels, H. (2019). Evaluation of English language proficiency standards in Alabama. Prepared under PTE Federal Award No. C900605, Subaward No. 2019-065.
  • Simpson, S., Cockerill G., Word, A., & Koehl, D. (2019). Faculty and student perceptions of university course evaluations In D. F. Russ-Eft & C. M. Sleezer, Case Studies in Needs Assessment. Thousand Oaks: Sage University Press.
  • Word, A. (2012). General education for the 21st century: A quest for common principles. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Alabama Libraries).
  • Word-Allbritton, A. (2004). The Turkmen verb system: Motion, path, manner and figure. IULC Working Papers, 4(1).

Recent Presentations and Invited Workshops

  • “The Accidental Advocate,” SETESOL, September 2019, Orlando, Florida.
  • “Language by Design: Making it all about the Math,” (for administrators) (with Jeanne Simpson), National Council for Supervisors of Mathematics, April 2019, San Diego, California.
  • “DIAL in your Message,” (with Evdoxia Tsimika-Chronis), TESOL International Conference, March 2019, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • "There's More to Math than Numbers: Teacher Talk, Word Problems, and ELLs," (with Jeanne Simpson), Alabama Council for Teachers and Mathematics, November 2017, Birmingham, Alabama.
  • "Helping ALL (Academic Language Learners)," 2016 International TESOL Convention, April 2016, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • "Teacher Educator Roundtable," invited panel, 2016 AMTESOL Conference, February 2016, Orange Beach, Alabama.
  • "DIAL: Differentiating Instructional and Academic Language," invited professional development workshop, West Decatur Elementary (with Dr. Jason O'Brien), January 2016.
  • "Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching," professional development workshop, Huntsville City Schools, April 2015.
  • "CCRS and ELs," professional development workshop, Huntsville City Schools, December 2014.
  • "Creating linguistically-responsive classrooms," WIDA 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2014.
  • "Undergraduate linguistics at UAHuntsville: Responding to Change," SECOL 80, Spartanburg, SC, April 2013 (panel with Dr. Catherine Davies (UA) and Dr. David Bosilico (UAB)).
  • "Introduction to linguistics: Liminal spaces, threshold concepts, and instructional design for transformative learning," Southeast Conference on Linguistics 80, Spartanburg, SC, April 2013.
  • "Genres and conventions: Knowledge dissemination as a core duty in the practice of nursing," invited workshop series, College of Nursing, DNP Executive Cohort (Fall 2012, Fall 2013).
  • "Tech in the service of knowledge construction," Scholars' Institute, UA System, UAHuntsville, Fall 2010.
  • Workshop Series, TEA program, topics included: Second Language Learning, Best Practices in Language Teaching, Development of Fluency and Accuracy, June - July 2007 and October - November 2007.
  • "Feedback: A new perspective," Montgomery County Community College System, Rockville, Maryland, October 31 - November 1, 2003 (invited workshop). 
  • “There’s More to Math than Numbers: Teacher Talk, Word Problems, and ELLs,” (with Jeanne Simpson), Alabama Council for Teachers of Mathematics, November 2017, Birmingham, Alabama.
  • “Helping ALL (Academic Language Learners),” 2016 International TESOL Convention, April 2016, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • “Teacher Educator Roundtable,” invited panel, 2016 AMTESOL Conference, February 2016, Orange Beach, Alabama.
  • “DIAL: Differentiating Instructional and Academic Language,” invited professional development workshop, West Decatur Elementary (with Dr. Jason O’Brien), January 2016.
  • “Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching,” professional development workshop, Huntsville City Schools, April 2015.
  • “CCRS and ELs,” professional development workshop, Huntsville City Schools, December 2014.
  • “Creating linguistically-responsive classrooms,” WIDA 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, October 2014.
  • “Undergraduate linguistics at UAHuntsville: Responding to change,” SECOL 80, Spartanburg, SC, April 2013 (panel with Dr. Catherine Davies (UA) and Dr. David Basilico (UAB)).
  • “Introduction to linguistics: Liminal spaces, threshold concepts, and instructional design for transformative learning,” Southeast Conference on Linguistics 80, Spartanburg, SC, April 2013.
  • “Genres and conventions: Knowledge dissemination as a core duty in the practice of nursing,” invited workshop series, College of Nursing, DNP Executive Cohort (Fall 2012, Fall 2013).
  • “Tech in the service of knowledge construction,” Scholars’ Institute, UA System, UAHuntsville, Fall 2010.
  • Workshop Series, TEA Program, Topics included: Second Language Learning, Best Practices in Language Teaching, Development of Fluency and Accuracy, June – July 2007 and October – November 2007.
  • “Feedback: A new perspective,” Montgomery County Community College system, Rockville, Maryland, October 31 – November 1, 2003. (invited workshops)

Affiliations

  • TESOL
  • AMTESOL
  • IIE (International Institute of Education)