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JENNIFER LEVIN
Curriculum Vitae


English Department
1773 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Jennifer.Levin@colostate.edu


Education M.A. English (Teaching English as a Second Language)
Colorado State University (2009)

B.A. in Russian with Polish minor
University College London, UK (2004)

Professional Instructor in Composition
Experience English Department, Colorado State University
August 2009 present
Senior Teaching Appointment received August 2014
Teach Academic Writing (CO130) and College Composition (CO150) to
native and non-native speakers of English; adapt and develop curriculum;
mentor GTAs and other instructors.

English Language Learner Specialist
Writing Center, Colorado State University
August 2012 present
Provide professional development training to Writing Center consultants on
working with international students; revise tutorial curriculum; develop
resources for consultations; present workshops; conduct needs analysis and
assessment for program development.

Part-time Instructor
INTO Center, Colorado State University
May August 2014
Developed curriculum and instructed students in all-skills, all-levels
General English courses.

Part-time Instructor
Intensive English Program, Colorado State University
January August 2009
Instructed ESL students in all four skills areas and grammar.




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Graduate Teaching Assistant in Composition
English Department, Colorado State University
August 2007 May 2009
Taught freshman composition to classes of native and non-native
speakers of English (sole responsibility).

Special Education Paraprofessional
Poudre School District, Fort Collins, CO
August 2006 May 2007
Assisted students with developmental and physical disabilities.

Internship Internship in ESL Adult Learning (Intensive English Program)
Experience May-July 2008
Co-taught a seven week Intensive English Program course focusing on
Listening and Speaking skills. Engaged in lesson planning and
implementation, assessment and course design

Professional Internship in English (Composition Teaching)
August 2007-May 2009
Presented workshops to other teachers and received supervision in lesson
planning and implementation, assessment design and grading.

Supervised College Teaching (ESL)
August December 2009
Taught ESL classes to Colorado State University community members.
Classes covered all four language skill areas and were divided into
beginning, intermediate and advanced levels.


Presentations Assessing the Writing of International Students
August 2012, 2013 and 2015 with Karen Duncan
Training for Colorado State University GtPathways GTAs.

Practical Strategies for Teaching Academic Integrity
November 2013 with Hannah Nizam-Aldine
Demonstration given at the Colorado TESOL conference.

Successfully Integrating Non-Native Speakers into CSU Classes
November 2013 Faculty Panel Member for TILT Short Course Session
Shared my experiences and strategies for supporting international students.

Writing from Sources: Issues, Research and Pedagogy
April 2012 with Kathryn Hammond.
Workshop at Colorado State University for GTAs and faculty who teach
composition classes.


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International Student Writers in the CSU Context
February 2012 with Nancy Berry.
GtPathways workshop at Colorado State University for GTAs and faculty
involved in the integration of writing skills in curricula.

Working with Non-Native English Speakers in your Composition
Classes
November 2011 with Nancy Berry.
Panel/Colloquium at Colorado State University for Composition GTAs and
staff.

Supporting Language Development in Freshman Composition Classes
November 2010 with Rachel DeDeyn.
Demonstration given at the Colorado TESOL conference.

The Development of a Grammar Consultation Service
November 2010 with Rachel DeDeyn.
Collaborative poster presentation presented at the Colorado TESOL
conference.

Comparing EFL Teachers Treatment of Errors in Students Texts
March 2009 with Fabiola Ehlers-Zavala, Douglas Flahive, Heidi
Holycross and Elissa Hoffert.
Panel paper presented at the Annual Conference of Teachers of English to
Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Grading and Responding to the Writing of International Students
February 2009 with Nancy Berry.
GtPathways workshop at Colorado State University for GTAs and faculty
involved in the integration of writing skills in curricula.

Working with Non-Native Speakers in your Composition Classes
February 2009 with Beth Cloven and Margie Gough.
Panel/Colloquium at Colorado State University for Composition GTAs and
staff.

How Do Graduate Students in English (TESL/TEFL) and Foreign
Languages Embrace, Foster and Celebrate Diversity on and off
Campus?
September 2008 with Fabiola Ehlers-Zavala and a panel of graduate
students.
Panel presentation at Diversity Conference, Colorado State University.





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Professional Vice President for Community Outreach, Colorado State University
Activities TESL/TEFL Graduate Student Association
2007/2008 Academic Year
Collaborated with Poudre School District, Habitat for Humanity and local
charity groups to organize the first annual family literacy night.

Teaching Awards College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award Nomination
2012-2013

Stephen Reid GTA Teaching Award: Honorable Mention
2009