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Jodi M.

Petersen Additional Contact Info upon Request


Brigham Young University, Provo UT Apr 2018

 Emphasis: Assessment and Curriculum Development
 Thesis: Performance Self-appraisal Calibration of ESL Students on a Reading Comprehension Multiple-Choice Assessment

Brigham Young University, Provo UT Dec 2013

BS Communication Disorders
 Minor – Family Life

Teaching Experience

ESL Instructor May - Aug 2017

BYU, English Language Center, Provo, UT
 Developed syllabus and overall course structure, and administered all grades
 Created lesson plans based on ELC student objectives course calendar
 Course taught: intermediate reading

ESL Student Instructor Feb – Mar 2017

BYU, English Language Center, Provo, UT
 Coordinated with mentor teacher to create lesson plans and course calendar
 Course taught: advanced reading

Community ESL Instructor Jan - Feb 2017

BYU, English Language Center, Provo, UT
 Created syllabus, course calendar, and detailed lesson plans with co-teacher
 Coordinated with mentor teachers and supervisors to improve teaching
 Taught integrated English skills to intermediate level students of diverse ages and linguistic backgrounds

Substitute Teacher 2013 - 2014

Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District, Fairfield & Suisun City, CA
 Taught K-12 classes on a substitute basis
 Taught Middle School U.S. and World History as a long-term substitute

Substitute Teacher
Travis Unified School District, Fairfield & Vacaville, CA 2013 - 2014
 Taught K-12 classes on a substitute basis

Related Experience

Curriculum Research Assistant Aug 2016 - Present

BYU, English Language Center, Provo, UT
 Worked with curriculum coordinators in the development of various projects:
• Intermediate CORE lessons for novice English teachers
• Teacher training videos
• Reading fluency and comprehension passages
• Academic writing program
• Self-regulated learning module for novice students
Research Assistant Jan 2018 - Present
BYU, Provo, UT
 Research and compile studies on self-assessment in SLA

Teacher’s Assistant – Language Testing Sep – Dec 2017

BYU, Provo, UT
 Grade assignments, manage course calendar, and make weekly quizzes in graduate level course

ESL Tutor Aug 2016 – Aug 2017

BYU, English Language Center, Provo, UT
 Tutored students of all English proficiency levels from linguistically diverse backgrounds in the areas of listening,
speaking, pronunciation, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary

Full Time Representative Aug 2014 – Feb 2016

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Quintana Roo, Mexico
 Studied Spanish intensively for 2 weeks, followed by continued language study for 1 hour each day
 Taught students skills and principles to improve quality of life and assisted in setting and achieving goals in Spanish
 Participated in weekly personal development trainings and conferences
 Taught a English and Spanish in daily one-on-one study sessions

Relevant Coursework

LING 610 TESOL Methods and Materials Overview

LING 611 TESOL Methods and Materials Application
LING 612 TESOL Practicum
LING 620 Research in TESOL
LING 631 Grammar Theory and Pedagogy
LING 640 Language Acquisition
LING 660 Language Testing
LING 670 Teaching Skills, Reading/Writing/Vocabulary
LING 671 Teaching Skills, Listening/Speaking/Pronunciation
LING 677 Curriculum Development
LING 695 TESOL Seminar

Professional Affiliations

I- TESOL: Intermountain Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Sept 2016 - Present


 English – native language
 Spanish – Advanced Low speaking/listening and reading/writing
 American Sign Language – Novice Low
 Yucatec Maya – Novice Low speaking and reading
Computer Programs/Software
 Microsoft: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher
 Google: Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides
 Overhead projectors, projectors, cameras, scanners, photocopiers

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