Teaching

Courses

Fall 2019, Fall 2018

  • LLT 807 Introduction to Language Teaching Methods (3 credits), MA TESOL and Second Language Studies Ph.D. program, Instructor, Michigan State University.

Spring 2018, Spring 2016

  • LLT 808 Assessment for language teaching and research (3 credits), MA TESOL and Second Language Studies Ph.D. program, Instructor, Michigan State University.

Spring 2017

  • FLT 898 MA Comprehensive exam / Portfolio exam (1 credit), Master of Arts in Foreign Language Teaching (MAFLT) Program, instructor, Michigan State University.

Summer 2015

  • Taalbeleid op klasniveau [Language Policy at the classroom level] (8 ECTS), Educational Master ‘Dutch Language and Culture’, invited lecturer, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research (IGSR), Antom de Kom University of Suriname.
  • Taalbeleid op schoolniveau [Language Policy at the school level] (8 ECTS), Educational Master ‘Dutch Language and Culture’, invited lecturer, Institute of Graduate Studies and Research (IGSR), Antom de Kom University of Suriname.

Spring 2015

  • Taalverwerving: verdiepende vraagstukken [Second Language Acquisition: advanced topics] (B-KUL_FOVN3a) (6 ECTS), substitute lecturer, Master in Linguistics, KU Leuven.

Spring 2008

  • Taal en onderwijs: de rol van interactie [Language and education: the role of interaction] (B-KUL-F0VH7A) (6 ECTS), assistant lecturer, Master in Linguistics, KU Leuven.

2001-2002

  • Taalvaardigheidsonderwijs in het basisonderwijs [Language education in primary schools] (6 ECTS), lecturer Erasmus University College Brussels, teacher training institute.

Invited seminars

2019

  • Language awareness in action. One and a half-hour seminar for the course Second Language Learning (LLT 361), Michigan State University, September 20, 2019.
  • University entrance language tests: A matter of justice. Three-hour seminar for the course Assessment for language teaching and research (LLT 808), Michigan State University, March 18, 2019.

2018

  • Research topics. One-hour seminar for the course Advanced Topics in Second Language Acquisition (LLT 861), Second Language Studies Program, Michigan State University, October 25, 2018.
  • Designing a unified task specification framework for learner-oriented assessment. One hour seminar for Testing & Tasting: The language assessment research and reading group, Second Language Studies and TESOL Program, Michigan State University, October 15, 2018.
  • Task-based language assessment. One hour seminar for Testing & Tasting: The language assessment research and reading group, Second Language Studies and TESOL Program, Michigan State University, February 15, 2018.

2016

  • Introduction to the ACTFL OPI and OPI-c, 1,5-hour seminar for the course Teaching Subject Matter to Diverse Learners – Secondary (W) (TE 407), College of Education, Michigan State University, 21 November 2016.
  • Task-based language education: Integrating instruction and assessment, one-hour seminar for the course Reflection and Inquiry in Teaching Practice II (TE 804), College of Education, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 22 April 2016.

2014

  • Assessing young learners. From monolingual testing to multilingual, holistic assessment: a shift in paradigm?, three-hour seminar with José Pascoal (Universidade de Lisboa), ALTE 45th Meeting & Conference, London, 20 November 2014
  • Keeping it real: task-based language testing, three-hour seminar with Bart Deygers (KU Leuven), ALTE 45th Meeting & Conference, London, 19 November 2014.
  • Positief omgaan met meertaligheid [Dealing with multilingualism in education] voor de lerarenopleiders kleuteronderwijs en lager onderwijs van de Karel de Grote-Hogeschool [three-hour seminar for teacher trainers preschool and primary school of the Karel de Grote University College Antwerp], Merelbeke, 8 September 2014.
  • Tweedetaalverwerving: de leerder centraal! [Second language acquisition: learner-centred!], Summer School ‘Over het vak Nederland: van didactiek tot toetsing’ [About the subject Dutch: from didactics to testing], three-hour seminar for lecturers Dutch as a foreign language, Dutch Language Union/Centre for Language and Education, Leuven, 25 August 2014.

2012

  • Taalgericht vakonderwijs: Hoe goed werken interactie, taalsteun en contextualisering écht? LOPON2 Masterclass ‘Taal in andere vakken’ voor opleiders Nederlands/NT2 en hun zaakvakcollega’s [Three-hour masterclass ‘Language across the curriculum’ for teacher trainers Dutch/Dutch as a second lanuage and other subjects], Fontys Pabo Den Bosch, The Netherlands, 12 October 2012.

2010

  • The effect of amount and quality of participation in classroom discourse on SL learning and knowledge construction in primary schools, one-hour seminar for the course Introduction to Second Language Acquisition (LLT 860), Second Language Studies Program, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, 3 February 2010.

2008

  • Three-hour invited seminar (with international TBLT experts) for the course Task-based Language Teaching (SLS 680P), Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA, 16 October 2008.