PCAL Modern Languages
- Interim Department Head, Department of Modern Languages
- HCIC 2035
English as a Second Language English; Introduction to College Writing English; Writing in the Disciplines English; Language and Communication English; English Language English; History of the English Language English; Theories of Second Language Acquisition English; TESL Methods and Materials English; TESL Internship English; Internship in TESL English; Integrated TESL English; Teaching and Testing ESL Grammar
Alex Poole (PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2003) is an applied linguist whose interests include focus on form instruction, Spanish-English bilingualism, and reading strategies. He regularly publishes articles on these topics and presents at national and international conferences. He also teaches courses in composition, TESOL methodology, and pedagogical grammar, among others. When not teaching, advising students, or researching, Dr. Poole lectures on issues related to English language learners and reviews scholarly submissions to peer-reviewed journals.