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Thomas-Ruzic, Maria "Mia" Senior Instructor


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research overview

  • My research in support of teaching has focused on: the use of discourse tools in professional development; interactive features of language used in instructional and other settings; EFL/ESL academic literacy, L2 authorship and English as International Language; Teacher exchange/cross-cultural and cross-educational experiences; Teacher reflective practice and action research.


  • Language Teaching Methods; Reflective teacher learning and practice; Inquiry, teacher action research, teacher coaching, mentoring, professional development, adult development; L2 authoring; Classroom language & interaction; Instructional talk; Student voice; Immigrant youth & identity; Transnational teacher exchange; Study abroad; Language and content integrated learning; Critical perspectives on language, culture, teaching


International Activities

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

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