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Escamilla, Kathy M Professor and the Bob & Judy Charles Endowed Chair

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Escamilla's research is focused on the development of biliteracy in Spanish speaking emerging bilingual students in U.S. schools. A novel component of her work is the focus on paired literacy for simultaneous bilingual children and the focus on writing development as a means of enhancing reading development in two languages.

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  • biliteracy development and instruction for emerging bilingual Spanish speaking children in U.S. schools

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • EDUC 5615 - Second Language Acquisition
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Presents a broad survey of second-language acquisition research. Stresses theoretical concerns and research findings and practical applications to teaching second languages. Gives special emphasis to second-language acquisition.

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International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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