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I am a Ph.D. student in Applied Linguistics & Technology at Iowa State University. My research interests include computer-assisted language learning and corpus linguistics.  I’m especially interested the use of ePortfolios for their potential to enable student reflection, self-assessment, and autonomy.  My other main interest area is disciplinary writing.

After nearly ten years teaching ESL in various contexts, I decided to work toward my Ph.D. At Iowa State, I work on the ISUComm Online Learning Team and I teach a global online course called Using Educational Technology in the English Language Classroom.

I live with my husband, two sons, five chickens, and two pet snakes in Ames, Iowa and can be contacted electronically at this link.