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Languages and Cultures

Innhwa Park

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Languages and Cultures

Address:
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383


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


Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair July 2016-June 2017

Innhwa Park

Innhwa Park

  • Assistant Professor of TESOL
  • Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A., Seoul National University

Research Interests

  • Language and Social Interaction
  • Conversation Analysis
  • Pedagogical Discourse
  • Pragmatics
  • Writing Instruction
  • ITA Training and Assessment

Classes Taught (only WCU listed)

  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education
  • ESL Practicum
  • Sociolinguistics (Conversation/Discourse Analysis)
  • Teaching English Language Learners (PK-12)
  • Teaching Listening and Speaking to ESL/SL learners
  • Teaching Pronunciation to ELLs

Recent Publications/Activities

Publications


Presentations

  • “Sorry (to interrupt)”: Apology and turn-taking during workplace meeting interactions (co-presenter with Margo Duey). Language and Social Interaction Working Group. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, September 2017.
  • “Why do I care?”: Reported Thought as Critical Evaluation. National Communication Association. Philadelphia, PA, November 2016.
  • Interactional Practices in Microteaching Sessions. Research Symposium (The Study of the Interactional Competencies for (L2) Teaching-and-Learning), Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, May 2016.
  • “So What’s the Difference?”: L2 Writers’ Use of Questioning as Advice Resistance. American Association of Applied Linguistics, Orlando, FL, April 2016.
  • Cultural concepts in role­play assessments – Exploring L2 learner’s use of communicative strategies in oral interaction (co-presenter). American Association of Applied Linguistics, Orlando, FL, April 2016.
  • Insights into ITA Testing and Training from Conversation Analysis (co-presenter). TESOL, Baltimore, MD, April 2016.
  • I want you to read it": Requests in Writing Tutoring. Language and Social Interaction Working Group. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, October 2014.
  • Advice Negotiation in Writing Center Peer Tutoring. American Association of Applied Linguistics,Portland, OR, March 2014.
  • The use of conjunction "or" in student questions. Linguistic Association of the Southwest, New Brunswick, NJ, September 2013.
  • Low and high proficiency test takers' resumption strategies in an English oral proficiency exam (co-presenter). American Association of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, TX, February 2013.
  • Non-Type Conforming Responses to Alternative Questions in Writing Conferences. Applied Linguistics Association of Korea, Seoul, Korea, October 2012.
  • Keeping the flow of the presentation during an English oral proficiency exam (co-presenter). Applied Linguistics Association of Korea, Seoul, Korea, October 2012.
  • Discussion or Conclusion?: Students' use of alternative questions in writing conferences. American Association of Applied Linguistics, Boston, MA, March 2012.
  • Test taker-initiated repairs in an English oral proficiency exam for ITAs (co-presenter). American Association of Applied Linguistics, Boston, MA, March 2012.
  • Asking Different Types of Polar Questions: The Interplay between Context, Turn, and Sequence in Writing Conferences. National Communication Association. New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2011.
  • Repetition vs. Reformulation: Test taker-initiated repairs in the test of oral proficiency (co-presenter). Second Language Research Forum, Ames, IA, October 2011.
  • Questioning Teachers: Students' Epistemic downgrades as questions. Language and Social Interaction Working Group. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, October 2011.
  • Language Skills for International Teaching Assistants. TA Conference. UCLA Office of Instructional Development. September 2011.
  • Well-prefaced responses to alternative questions: An examination on question-answer sequences in writing conferences. National Communication Association. San Francisco, California, November 2010.
  • A Conversation Analytic Study on Student Initiated Question-Answer Sequences in Writing Conferences. American Association of Applied Linguistics, Atlanta, GA, March 2010.

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