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Languages and Cultures

Dominik Wolff

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Languages and Cultures

Address:
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048


Dr. Cristóbal Cardemil-Krause
Acting Chair July 2018-June 2019

Dominik Wolff

Dominik Wolff

  • Assistant Professor of Languages
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Syracuse University
  • B.A., Gerhard Mercator University

Research Interests

  • Teacher Identity
  • Corrective Feedback
  • Instructed SLA
  • Teacher Preparation
  • ESL Teaching Methods
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research

Recent Publications/Activities

Publications

  • Wolff, D. with De Costa, P. (2017). Expanding the language teacher identity landscape: An         investigation of the emotions and strategies of a NNEST. The Modern Language Journal.
  • Wolff, D. with Loewen, S. (2016). Task-based interaction in F2F and CMC contexts. In M. Sato & S.     Ballinger (Eds.), Peer interaction and second language learning: Pedagogical potential and research agenda. John Benjamins: Amsterdam.
  • Wolff, D. with Loewen, S., Lavolette, E., Spino, L., Papi, M., Schmidtke, J., and Sterling, S. (2013). Statistical Literacy among Applied Linguists and Second Language Acquisition Researchers. TESOL Quarterly.
  • Wolff, D. (2012). Review of A.D. Houwer and A. Wilton (Eds.). English in Europe Today - Sociocultural and educational perspectives. Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins. In: Language Teaching Research, 2012 (16).

Recent Conferences

  • Wolff, D. (2017, July). (Accepted.) The role of emotions in a NNS language teacher’s development. AILA World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Wolff, D. (2017, March). The role of emotions in a NNES teacher’s development. Paper presented as part of a colloquium on emotion in language teacher research at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Wolff, D. (2016, November). A non-native speaking teachers’ emotional journey in a U.S. MATESL program. Paper presented at the Japanese Association for Language Teaching (JALT) conference, Nagoya, Japan.
  • Wolff, D. (2016, August). The impact of emotions on a NNES teacher’s development and strategy use. EuroSLA conference, Jyväskylä, Finland.
  • Wolff, D. (2016, April). The role of emotions in language teacher development. Paper presented at the Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • Wolff, D. (2015, October). The role of emotion in language teacher development: A case study. Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
  • Wolff, D., with Rawal, H. (2015). "Going beyond my comfort zone" - A female Nepali teacher's developing ‘selves' in a U.S. MA TESOL program. Paper presented at the Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Wolff, D. (2015, March). Advancing the teacher identity research agenda: theoretical and methodological innovations. Colloquium co-organizer, American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • Wolff, D., with Loewen, S. (2014). Complexity, Accuracy and Fluency (CAF) in L2 Task Performance in Two Computer-Mediated Communication Contexts. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Wolff, D., with Nakatsukasa, K. (2014). Does SLA research impact language teaching? The influence of MA TESOL programs on teachers' practices and knowledge. Roundtable discussion at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Portland, Oregon, USA.
  • Wolff, D. (2013). The development of novice ESL teachers' beliefs and identities: A multiple case study. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Wolff, D., with Loewen, S. (2013). Task-based Interaction in F2F and CMC Settings. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics conference, Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Wolff D., with Sterling, S., & Papi, M., (2012). Students' and professors' views of statistics in SLA - A call for change? Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • Wolff, D. (2012). Cultural and socioaffective factors and the perception of corrective feedback in the ESL classroom. Paper presented at the Association for Language Awareness conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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