Part-time Instructor

Department(s) or Program(s)

Biography

Louise worked in Africa for 10 years before returning to TWU for her MA TESOL.  After graduation, she taught Academic Speaking and Writing an a national university in North Africa.  She is currently teaching in the MA TESOL, TESOL Certificate and International College Programs here at TWU.  Her specialty is teaching writing to international students using a genre approach.

Research & Scholarship

 May 2015  Poster Session at BC TEAL Conference, Vancouver, BC.

 --Action Research Topic: Web 2.0 Connections: Teachers-in-training with Students in China

May 2013Workshop co-presented with Michelle Goertzen at BC TEAL Conference, Vancouver, BC.

--Topic: Teaching Text Structure for Better Reading Comprehension

May 2012  Workshop co-presented with Joan Acosta at BC TEAL conference, Vancouver, BC.

--Topic: Best of the Reader: An Online Resource for Teachers and Teacher Trainers

May 2012  Workshop present to English Department Faculty, University of Nouakchott, Mauritania.

--Topic: Assessment and Course Design.

Oct 2012  Workshop co-presented with Joan Acosta at TESL Canada conference, Kamloops, BC.

--Topic: Best of the Reader: An Online Resource for Teachers and Teacher Trainers

Education

B.A. Bachelor of Arts in English and History, UBC
TT.  Professional Education Year for Secondary School English and History, UBC
Diploma in Intercultural Studies, Canadian Theological Seminary (now Ambrose)
Diploma in French Language, L'Universite Laval
M.A. Master of Arts in TESOL, TWU

Recent Publications

Green, L. (1990). Robert Jaffray: Man of spirit, man of power. His Dominion, 16(1), 2-14.


Acosta, J. & Green, L. (2013). Developing strategic readers – Using an eBook compilation of Westcoast Reader stories. SHARE, 3, 22-25.  Link

Expertise

English, French.

Courses Taught

MA TESOL

  • Collaborating Instructor--Second Language Acquisition, Integrating the Four Skills, Materials Development
  • Instructor--Second Language Acquisition
  • Internship Supervisor

TESOL Certificate

  • Teaching Reading and Writing to Speakers of Other Languages

TWU Extension

  • English 101
  • English 101 International College