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TEXAS STATE VITA
Prepared August 2013
 
I. Academic/Professional Background
 
A. Name: Joellen E. Coryell                                                  
     Title: Assistant Professor, Adult, Professional, and Community Education
 
B. Educational Background
Degree Year              University                      Major                        Thesis/Dissertation      
PhD
2007
Texas A&M University 
Educational Human Resource Development; Adult Education
Sociocultural connections, language learning anxiety, and communities of practice: Insights and perceptions of the adult online Spanish learner
M.Ed
1998
Texas State University
Curriculum and Instruction/English as a Second Language
 
B.A.
1989
University of Illinois
International Economics
 
 
C. University Experience
Position                                                           University                                            Dates              
Assistant Professor, Adult, Professional, & Community Education
Texas State University
2011- present
Assistant Professor, Adult Learning & Teaching
Program Co-Director, Graduate programs in Adult Learning & Teaching
The University of Texas at San Antonio
2007-2011
Assistant Professor, Emergency Health Sciences
The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
2006-2007
Lecturer, Curriculum & Instruction
Texas State University
2004
Technology Training Specialist
The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
2001-2003
 
D. Relevant Professional Experience
Position                                                           Entity                                                   Dates
Research Fellow, Adult Education
Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning
2005-2006
English as a Second Language Specialist (3 campuses)
Schertz, Cibolo, Universal City Independent School District
1998-2001; 2003-2005
Adult Community Education Instructor
Department of Adult and Community Education, Schertz, Cibolo, Universal City Independent School District
1998
Instructional and Technology Consultant
Department of Adult and Community Education, Schertz, Cibolo, Universal City Independent School District
1998
Adult Education Instructor/Curriculum Developer
Texas Careers, Dept. of Business Technologies
1996-1997
Account Coordinator
Executive Sales Management and Training
Estée Lauder, Inc.
1995-1996
Account Executive
Executive Sales Management and Training
Halston-Borghese, Inc
1992-1996
Manager
Texas 21 Restaurants
1990-1992
 
E. Other Professional Credentials (licensure, certification, etc.)
Texas Lifetime Certificate in English as a Second Language, Elementary Self-Contained, and Early Childhood
 
II. TEACHING
 
A. Teaching Honors and Awards:
2013                Top 25 Texas Education Professors, Online Schools Texas
2012                Alpha Chi Alpha Favorite Professor Award, Texas State University
2011, 2009      Advancing Globalization Presidential Award, College of Education and Human Development, The University of Texas at San Antonio
 
B. Courses Taught:
Texas State University
ED 7311 Education Philosophy in a Social Context
ED 7315 Models of Inquiry: Understanding Epistemologies
ED 7325 Teaching Adults
ED 7364 Team Development in Education
ED 7378 /ADED 6388 Seminar in International Educational Research: New Zealand
ADED 5344 Multicultural Perspectives
ADED 5321 Adult Learning and Development
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
ALT 6123 International Perspectives on Adult Learning and Teaching
ALT 6223 Distance and Blended Learning in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6343 Curriculum and Instruction in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6603 Foundations and Contexts of Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6633 Multicultural Issues, Diversity, and Social Action in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6943 Internship in Adult Learning and Teaching
ALT 6953 Independent Study
ALT 6973 Special Problems: Successful Professional Development/Workshops
ALT 6983 Master’s Thesis
 
C. Graduate Theses/Dissertations, Honors Theses, or Exit Committees (if supervisor, please indicate):
Texas State University
Dissertation Chair/Co-Chair (in progress)
  1. Oleksandra Sehin (data gathering stage)
  2. BJ Spencer (proposal writing stage)
  3. Karen Miller-Kopp (proposal writing stage)
  4. Felix Villarreal
  5. Cristina Valverde
 
Dissertation Committee Member (in progress)
  1. Geleana Alston
  2. Benjamin Jimenez
  3. David Gibbs
  4. Jonna Beck
  5. Kay Newling
  6. Naomi Garcia
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Dissertation Co-Chair, Completed Dissertation
1.      Shelbee Nguyen, May 2012: “The Influence of Public Pedagogy on Adult and Higher Education Learners’ Perceptions of and Motivations to Study Abroad at a Hispanic Serving Institution”
2.      Leo Wittnebel, May 2013: “Learning within the Confines of a Continuing Professional Education Activity: Perspectives from Respiratory Therapists”
 
Dissertation Committee Member (in progress)
  1. Jennifer Swoyer (data gathering stage)
  2. Anna Cohen-Miller (proposal writing stage)
 
Thesis Committee Chair, Completed Thesis
  1. George Midla, December 2008: “PBL Preparation for Physician Assistant Facilitators”
 
Thesis Committee Member, Completed Thesis
  1. Joseph Senesi, May 2009: “Keeping the Care in Military Health Care”
 
D. Courses Prepared and Curriculum Development:
Texas State University
ED 7315 Models of Inquiry: Understanding Epistemologies (with Dr. Duncan Waite)
ED 7325 Teaching Adults
ED 7364 Team Development in Education
ED 7378 /ADED 6388 Seminar in International Educational Research: New Zealand (with Dr. Trae Stewart)
ADED 5344 Multicultural Perspectives
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
ALT 6123 International Perspectives on Adult Learning and Teaching
ALT 6223 Distance and Blended Learning in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6343 Curriculum and Instruction in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6603 Foundations and Contexts of Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6633 Multicultural Issues, Diversity, and Social Action in Adult Education and Human Resource Development
ALT 6943 Internship in Adult Learning and Teaching
ALT 6953 Independent Study
ALT 6973 Special Problems: Designing & Delivering Successful Professional Development for a Variety of Settings
 
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
EMSP 3100: Orientation to Online Learning in EHS
 
E. Funded External Teaching Grants and Contracts:
Working with the Struggling Student: Credit Recovery Program In-service, Austin ISD: 2005-2006
 
I. Other:
Teaching Professional Development/Personal Learning
·         Program for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Texas State University, 2011-2012, Participant
·         Allies of Texas State University Training. 2012, Participant
·         A Global View Symposium on Graduate Study Abroad, Michigan State University. 2012, Participant
·         How to Develop a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program. Texas State University, 2011. Participant
 
III. SCHOLARLY/CREATIVE
 
A. Works in Print (including works accepted, forthcoming, in press)
 
2.  Articles
 
a. Refereed Journal Articles: (*indicates publication with graduate students)
Fedeli, M., *Giampaolo, M., & Coryell, J.E. (In press). The use of learning contracts within an Italian university setting. Adult Learning.
Coryell, J.E. (2013). Collaborative comparative inquiry, and transformative cross-cultural adult learning and teaching: A Western educator metanarrative and inspiring a global vision. Adult Education Quarterly. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0741713612471420
Coryell, J.E. (2013).Learning on-location: Evaluating the instructional design for just-in-time learning in Italian interdisciplinary short-term study abroad. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 24(2), 5-31.
Coryell, J.E., Clark, M.C., Wagner, S., & Stuessy, C. (2013). Becoming real: Impressions of developing an educational researcher identity. Journal of Further and Higher Education, 37(3), 367-383. doi: 10.1080/0309877X.2011.645456.
Coryell, J.E., Durodoye, B., Wright, R.R., Pate, E., & *Nguyen, S. (2012). Case studies of internationalization in adult and higher education: Inside the processes of four universities in the US and UK. Journal of Studies in International Education, 16(1), 75-98. doi:10.1177/1028315310388945.
Coryell, J.E. (2011). The foreign city as classroom: Adult learning in study abroad. Adult Learning. 22(3), 4-11.
Durodoye, B.A., Coryell, J.E., Redmon Wright, R., & Pate, P.E. (2011). Assessing global perspectives at a Hispanic and minority serving institution: A university-wide effort. Journal of College and Character, 12(3), 1-6. doi: 10.2202/1940-1639.1776
Wright, R.R., Coryell, J.E., Martinez, M., Henkin, R., Harmon, J., & Keehn, S. (2010). Rhyme, response and reflection: An investigation of the possibilities for critical adult learning through reading poetry. Journal of Transformative Education, 8(2), 103-123. doi:10.1177/1541344611406737.
Coryell, J.E., Clark, M.C., & Pomerantz, A. (2010). Cultural fantasy narratives and heritage language learning: A case study of adult, heritage learners of Spanish. The Modern Language Journal, 94(3), 453-469.
*Midla, G.S., & Coryell, J.E. (2010).Problem-based learning preparation for physician assistant faculty. The United States Army Medical Department Journal (Oct-Dec), 39-47.
Coryell, J.E. (2010). Adult computer-assisted language learning. Texas Adult and Family Literacy Quarterly, 14(4), 8-9.
Coryell, J.E., & Clark, M.C. (2009). One right way, intercultural participation, and language learning anxiety: A qualitative analysis of adult online heritage and nonheritage language learners. Foreign Language Annals, 42(3), 483-504.
Coryell, J.E., & Clark, M.C. (2008). Examining online language practice communities. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 12(3), 95-101.
Coryell, J.E., & Chlup, D.T. (2007). Implementing e-learning components with adult English language learners: Vital factors and lessons learned. Computer Assisted Language Learning, 20(3), 263-278.
 
b. Non-refereed Articles:
Coryell, J.E. (2009). The TESOL doctoral forum: Helping to develop TESOL’s rising stars. Essential Teacher, 6(2), 46.
 
3. Conference Proceedings (*indicates publication with graduate students)
 
a. Refereed Conference Proceedings:
Coryell, J.E. (2012). Combining specialized professional skills with personal global citizenship development: The case of an itinerant graduate study abroad program. Proceedings of the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (pp. 63-72). Leicester, UK: University of Leicester.
Coryell, J.E., *Alston, G.R., & Nguyen, S.R. (2012). “Slow down. Listen. Observe. Know yourself. Understand your own culture. Get advice from others…and start planning early”: Instructor learning and professional development in international field-based education. Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference (pp. 96-102). Saratoga Springs, NY:SUNY Empire State College.
Nicolaides, A., Chlup, D.T., Wright, R.R., Coryell, J.E., Ramdeholl, D., Cox, T.D. (2012). Who are we becoming? A critical, communicative, reflective, transformative, timely inquiry into the coming-to-be of adult education in the early 21st century. Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference (pp. 412-419). Saratoga Springs, NY:SUNY Empire State College.
Coryell, J.E. (2011). Insights into experiences in student research forums: The case of the TESOL Doctoral Student Forum. Proceedings of National Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education/Association Canadienne pour l'Étude de l'Éducation des Adultes and the Adult Education Research Conference  (pp. 140-147).Toronto, CA:Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
*Nguyen, S.R., & Coryell, J.E.  (2011). What’s the social network got to do with it?!?: An adult and higher education evaluation of perceptions and motivations to study abroad. Proceedings of National Conference of the Canadian Association for the Study of Adult Education/Association Canadienne pour l'Étude de l'Éducation des Adultes and the Adult Education Research Conference  (pp. 496-501). Toronto, CA: Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.
Coryell, J.E. (2010). Reflexive design for international/cross-cultural adult and higher education: The case of short-term study abroad. Proceedings of the International Pre Conference of the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (pp.38-47). Clearwater, FL.
Coryell, J.E., & Wright, R.R. (2010). Exploring the power of poetry for fostering critical reflection: Adult poetry readers and self-reflexivity. Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference (pp. 108-114). Sacramento, CA: Sacramento State University.
Coryell, J.E. (2009) Critical transformational learning: Collective inquiry and inspiring a global educational vision. Proceedings of the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (pp. 97-105). Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge.
Wright, R.R., Coryell, J.E., Pate, P.E. (2009). The internationalization of an Hispanic-serving American university – Effective research strategies for policy, structure, and curricular change. Proceedings of the Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults (pp.443- 451). Cambridge, UK: University of Cambridge.
Coryell, J.E., Clark, M.C., Wagner, S., & Stuessy, C. (2008). Anxiety in the doing: Impressionist tales of adults learning to be educational researchers. Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference, St. Louis, MO. Retrieved http://www.adulterc.org/Proceedings/2008/Proceedings/Coryell_Clark_Wagner_Stuessy.pdf
Coryell, J.E. (2006). E-Acquisition? The intersection of the research from the fields of adult language acquisition and online L2 education. Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference (pp. 88-93). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota.
Chlup, D.T., Gardner Flores, L., & Coryell, J.E. (2006). Working for it: The other work in graduate school. Procuring fellowship funding and designing the research to accompany the funds. Proceedings of the Adult Education Research Conference (pp. 506-507). Minneapolis, MN.
 
5. Reports: (*indicates publication with graduate students)
Coryell, J.E., Pate, E. Durodoye, B., Wright, R.R., Johnson, D., & *Nguyen, S. (2010). UTSA Internationalization Task Force: Evaluation study on research, learning/teaching, and organizational approaches. Retrieved from http://provost.utsa.edu/evp/docs/ITF_Evaluation_Study_Final_Report.pdf
Coryell, J.E., Pate, E. Durodoye, B., Wright, R.R., & Johnson, D. (2010). UTSA Internationalization Task Force Evaluation study on research, learning/teaching, and organizational approaches: Logic model. Retrieved from http://provost.utsa.edu/evp/docs/Final%20ITF%20Logic%20Model.pdf
 
6. Book Reviews: (*indicates publication with graduate students)
Coryell, J.E. (2009). Review of the book, What they don't teach you in graduate school: 199 helpful hints for success in your academic career. P. Gray & D. E. Drew. Text and Academic Authors Association Recommended Reading List, 4.
Coryell, J.E., *Palow, J., *Che, N., *Senesi, T., & *Longoria, G. (2008). Review of the book Non-western perspectives on learning and knowing. S. Merriam. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 2(2). Retrieved from http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/v2n2/book_reviews/PDFs/Review_Coryell_et_al.pdf
 
B. Works not in Print
 
1.  Papers Presented at Professional Meetings: (*indicates presentation with graduate students)
Coryell, J.E., Sailors, M., *Sehin, O., & *Nelson, R. (2013, May). International adult education in third-space practice, capacity building, and education aid collaborations in Malawi. Paper presentation to the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Coryell, J.E., *Sehin, O., & *Spencer, B.J. (2012, November). Cosmopolitan adult education, international professional development, and itinerant graduate study abroad: A European case study. Paper presentation to the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education, Las Vegas, NV.
Wright, R.R., & Coryell, J.E. (2012, November). Developing a graduate program in adult education: Scope and pedagogy at a complex time. Paper presentation to the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education, Las Vegas, NV.
Coryell, J.E., Sailors, M., & *Sehin, O. (2011, November). International adult education and capacity building: What’s the connection? Paper presentation to the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education, Indianapolis, IN.
*Cohen Miller, A., Coryell, J.E., & Wright, R.R. (2011, November). Technology and the Internet: A form of oppression or liberation? Roundtable presentation to the American Association for Adult & Continuing Education, Indianapolis, IN.
Coryell, J.E., & Gribou, J. (2011, July). Case studies in internationalization: An analysis of the processes of four US and UK institutions of higher education. Presentation to the Association of Public and Land-Grant University’s Commission on International Programs Summer Meeting, Ottowa, Canada.
Littlefield, J., Coryell, J.E., & Redmon Wright, R. (2011, May). Needs assessment: Fellowship program in health professions education. Poster presentation to the 7th Annual Innovations in Health Science Education Conference. Interprofessional Health Science Education: The Innovation Imperative, San Antonio, TX: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
*Nguyen, S.R., & Coryell, J.E. (2011, April). Lifestyles of the rich and the famous…: Looking at perceptions and motivations of adult and higher education study abroad through the lens of popular culture. Paper presentation to the American Education Research Association, New Orleans, LA.
Coryell, J.E. (2011, March). Supporting adult student development through graduate research forums. Paper presentation to the Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, International Convention, New Orleans, LA.
Coryell, J.E. (2010, October). Collective inquiry and transformational cross-cultural adult learning and teaching. Paper presentation to the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Clearwater, FL.
Gribou, J., Coryell, J.E., Pate, P.E., Wright, R.R., Durodoye, B., Johnson, D. (2010, July). Internationalizing an Hispanic-serving institution: Findings of an evaluation study on internationalization at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Paper presentation to the Association of Public and Land-Grant University’s Commission on International Programs Summer Meeting, Sedona, AZ.
Coryell, J.E. (2010, May). Intercultural participation and language learning anxiety: A qualitative analysis of adult online language learners. Paper presentation to the American Education Research Association, Denver, CO.
Coryell, J.E., Wright, R.R., Pate, P.E., Durodoye, B., Johnson, D., & *Nguyen, S. (2010. May). Curricula, research, scholars, and study abroad: Evaluating the internationalization perspectives and possibilities at an Hispanic-serving institution. Paper presentation to the American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.
Coryell, J.E. (2010, March). CALL, intercultural participation, and language learning anxiety. Paper presentation to the Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, International Convention, Boston, MA.
Gribou, J., Durodoye, B., Coryell, J.E., Pate, P.E., Wright, R.R. (2009, July). UTSA Internationalization Task Force: Evaluation study of research, learning/teaching, service, and organizational approaches. Paper presented to the Association of Public and Land-Grant University’s Commission on International Programs Summer Meeting, Colorado, Springs, CO. http://www.aplu.org/NetCommunity/Document.Doc?id=1783
Coryell, J.E., Wright, R.R, Pate, P.E., Durodoye, B., & Johnson, D. (2009, May). The University of Texas at San Antonio internationalization evaluation study: Employing the power of the logic model. Poster presentation to the National Association for International Educators Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA.
Clark, M.C., Coryell, J.E., Wagner, S., & Stuessy, C. (2009, May). Impressionist tales: The view from inside the developing educational researcher. Paper presentation to the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Champaign-Urbana, IL: The University of Illinois.
Gardner-Flores, L., Coryell, J.E., & Chlup, D.T. (2009, March) Transitioning adult ESL students: Programmatic pathways that lead to success. Paper presentation to the Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, International Conference, Denver, CO.
Coryell, J.E. (2009, March). Impressionist tales: The view from inside the developing educational researcher. Paper presentation to the College of Education and Human Development Junior Faculty Research Brown Bag Series, San Antonio, TX: The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Coryell, J.E. (2008, October). Collective perspective transformation: The use of an inquiry framework in an international adult learning and teaching course. Paper presentation to the American Association of Curriculum & Teaching, Austin, TX.
Coryell, J.E., & Flores, L. (2008, May). Cultural fantasy narratives and heritage language learning: A case study of adult, heritage learners of Spanish. Paper presentation to the American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Meeting, Washington DC.
Coryell, J.E. (2006, April). Language anxiety in online settings. Poster presented to the Educational Research Exchange, College Station, TX: Texas A&M University.
Coryell, J.E. (2006, March). English language learner-centered lessons supported with free Internet resources. Workshop presented at the Conference on Adult Basic Education, Houston, TX.
Coryell, J.E. (2005, November). Foreign language anxiety in online education: A pilot study. Paper presentation to the El Paso Adult Literacy and Learning Conference, El Paso, TX.
Coryell, J.E., Gonzales, E., Cary, C., Cisneros, J. (2001). Los Compadres: ESL student mentor program. Paper presentation to theTeachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages International Convention, St. Louis, MO.
Coryell, J.E. & Gonzales, E. (2004, Spring). Bilingual literacy mentoring. Program presentation to the Bilingual Conference, Kingsville, TX: Texas A&M Kingsville.
Coryell, J.E., Gonzales, E., Cary, C., Cisneros, J. (2000, November). Los Compadres: Bilingual mentoring program. Program presentation to the TexTESOL State Convention, San Antonio, TX.
Coryell, J.E., Gonzales, E., Cary, C., Cisneros, J. (2000, Fall). Los Compadres: Bilingual Mentoring. Program presentation to the TexTESOL III Conference, Austin, TX.
 
2. Invited Talks, Lectures, and Presentations:
Coryell, J.E. (2013, May). Internationalizing the academy: Challenging, concentrating, and connecting. Senior Leadership Meeting on Internationalization, Christchurch, NZ: University of Canterbury,.
Coryell, J.E. (2013, May). Meaningful teaching and learning in faculty-led study abroad programs: Pedagogy, faculty development, and the future of study abroad. Invited Visiting Scholar Lecture. Christchurch, NZ: University of Canterbury.
Coryell, J.E. (2012, November). The American Association of Adult and Continuing Education’s Commission of Professors of Adult Education Opening Session: The adult education doctorate in North America. (Respondent). The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.
Coryell, J.E. (2012, June). The Academy for the Critical Inquiry of the Cultural Commons. (Discussant). San Antonio, TX: The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Coryell, J.E. (2012, May). Internationalizing the academy. To the Texas State University Globalization Faculty Development Workshop. San Marcos, TX
Coryell, J.E. (2009, February).  A graphic approach to research time and effort. Presentation to the University of Texas at San Antonio, College of Education Faculty Research Forum. San Antonio, TX.
Coryell, J.E. (2008, June). Facilitating learning in adulthood. Invited Keynote Address. Literacy Coaching Conference. San Antonio, TX: The University of Texas at San Antonio.
Wright, R.R., & Coryell, J.E. (2008, May). Awesome assessment and fantastic feedback: Techniques for evaluation that promotes learning. Presentation to the UTSA Learning Communities 2008 Summer Teaching Institute, San Antonio, TX.
 
3. Consultancies:
Pantheon Institute for Study Abroad (Rome, Italy). 2010-2011: Marketing and RecruitmentConsultant for academic and professional programs offered in Italy and throughout the Mediterranean on architecture and landscape architecture.
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2011: Needs Assessment: Fellowship Program in Health Professions Education.
 
4. Workshops:
Globalization Faculty Development Workshop, Co-Coordinator, 2012, Texas State University
Team-Based Learning Strategies Professional Development Workshop, Director, 2007, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
 
5. Other Works not in Print:
 
a. Works “submitted” or “under review” (*indicates publication with graduate students)
Coryell, J.E., Sailors, M., *Nelson, R., & *Sehin, O. (Manuscript under review). Mid-programme capacity building in third-space practises and educational aid collaborations in Malawi. Compare.
Coryell, J.E., *Spencer, B.J., & *Sehin, O. (Manuscript under review). Cosmopolitan adult education and global citizenship: The scholarship of teaching and learning in a European itinerant graduate professional study abroad program. Adult Education Quarterly.
Nguyen, S.R., & Coryell, J.E. (Manuscript under review). Flipping the script in study abroad participation: The influence of popular culture and social networks on perceptions and motives. Journal of International Students.
 
b. Works “in progress” (*indicates publication with graduate students)
Coryell, J.E., & *Murray, K. (Manuscript in preparation) Adult student learning in research forums: Fostering development for access and entry into the educational research community of practice
Coryell, J.E., Sailors, M., & *Sehin, O. (Manuscript in preparation). Capacity building and adult education: What’s the Connection? A review of the literature.
Coryell, J.E., *Alston, G.R., & Nguyen, S.R. (Manuscript in preparation). Faculty development in international field-based education: A qualitative study of instructor learning and teaching in international settings.
*Sehin, O., Stewart, T., & Coryell, J.E. (Manuscript in preparation). Learned hopelessness: Afghani female life experience and community engagement.
Wright, R.R., & Coryell, J.E. (Manuscript in preparation). Developing a Master of Arts in adult education: An autoethnographic discussion of curriculum, international perspectives, and radical pedagogy.
 
C. Grants and Contracts
 
1. Funded External Grants and Contracts:
USAID. Title: Malawi Reads! Alliance for the International Study of Texts and Literacy: Textbooks and Learning Materials Program Project. (2009 – 2012). Coordinator of capacity building research team; consultant for adult and higher education. Recognizing that the education of African children and adults is essential to Africa’s future economic growth and sustained democracy, this project submission established a collaboration between UTSA, USAID and the Department of Education in Malawi. This partnership included promoting literacy through teacher training and native language textbooks and instructional materials development, as well as the creation of a Center for Teaching Excellence in the ninth poorest country in the world.
 
The University of Texas Health Science Center System. Educational Needs Assessment Plan: Improve Teaching-Learning Expertise of UT System Health Professions Faculty. (2011). Co-Principal Investigator. Awarded budget = $12,000.
 
USAID, Title: Ithuba Writing Project. (2008). Lesson Designer. Jointventure between the Department of Education, the University of Texas at San Antonio and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Instructional Materials Designer. The project promoted and facilitated the writing of story books for the Intermediate Phase, with particular emphasis on African languages, namely, Tshivenda, Xitsonga, Sepedi, IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, Isindebele, Siswati, Sesotho, and Setswana.
 
2. Submitted, but not Funded, External Grants and Contracts:
The Spencer Foundation, “New Civics Grant,” Title: Global Citizenship and Post-Disaster Community Engaged Study Abroad. (2011). Co-Principal Investigator (with Dr. Trae Stewart). This study aimed to investigate learners’ sense of and development of global citizenship through the combined experience of study abroad and service-learning in post-disaster Christchurch, NZ, in collaboration with the University of Canterbury. Proposed budget = $322,698.
 
3. Funded Internal Grants and Contracts:
Texas State University
Research Enhancement Program, Title: Community Engagement and Study Abroad: The Case of Post-Earthquake Adult and Higher Education in Christchurch, Aotearoa (New Zealand). Principal Investigator. (2012-2013). The purpose of the study is to investigate study abroad learners’ sense of leadership, self-efficacy, global perspective, and civic responsibility in a service learning program in post-disaster Christchurch, NZ. Awarded budget = $13,573.
 
The College of Education Faculty Pilot Research Grant, Title: Cosmopolitan Adult Education and Global Citizenship: The Case of an Itinerant Study Abroad Program. (2012). Principal Investigator. Framed through cosmopolitanism and experiential learning theories, this qualitative case study aimed to investigate learners’ sense and development of global citizenship through engagement in an innovative itinerant master’s degree program in architecture, archaeology, and museum design. The program is organized around a unique educational formula that includes students and local professionals and professors interacting in multiple sites in different international locations where individual professional design workshops are held. Awarded budget = $4185.
           
The College of Education Mentor-Scholar Program, Title: Collective inquiry and transformational cross-cultural adult learning and teaching: Inspiring a global educational vision. (2011-2012). Mentor: Dr. Jovita Ross-Gordon; Awarded = $1000.
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Research Travel Grant, Office of the Vice President of Research. Title: Adult Learning in Study Abroad. (2010). Principal Investigator, Awarded budget = $500.
 
Incentive Fund Grant. Title: UTSA Internationalization Task Force: Evaluation Study on Research, Learning/Teaching, Service, and Organizational Approaches. (2008-2010). Principal Investigator. We know that for international education to become incorporated into the educational fiber at UTSA, a wide variety of academic, administrative, support service, and student members of the institutional community must be represented in the process of change. Therefore, this project approaches an evaluation study from two integrated methods: organizational and academic. Outcomes for this study include a UTSA Internationalization Status Report and Action Plan. Awarded budget = $100,000.
 
The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Grant. Perspective Transformations on Global Diversity through the Study of Italian Urban Culture: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Study Abroad. (2009). Principal Investigator.Awarded budget = $3370.
 
Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Pre-Proposal Finalist. Title: The Global Graduate: Higher Education for Leadership and Success that Transcends Regional and National Boundaries. Principal Investigator. (2008). Awarded = $2,500.
           
Faculty Research Award, Title: Faculty Development and Study Abroad Programs: Insights and Lessons Learned to Inform the Future. Principal Investigator. (2008). Awarded budget = $5,000.
 
D. Fellowships, Awards, Honors:
Exemplary Paper Award, The American Educational Research Association (AERA), Adult Literacy and Adult Education SIG, 2013
Early Career Award, The American Association of Adult and Continuing Education, Commission of Professors of Adult Education,2012
Research Fellow, Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning, 2005-2006. Awarded = $25,000
 
E. Other
Reflections Editor, Adult Learning, 2011- present
 
Research Professional Development/Personal Learning
  • NVivo Training, Texas State University, 2011, Participant
  • Preparing a Proposal, Texas State University, 2011, Participant
 
IV. SERVICE
 
A. Institutional
     
1.      University:
Texas State University
Globalization Faculty Development Workshop Committee, Co-Coordinator, 2012
Common Experience Committee, 2012-2013
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Internationalization Task Force, Chair, 2009, 2010
Teaching and Learning Center Advisory Committee, 2009, 2010
New Faculty Orientation, Promotion and Tenure Panel, 2009
New Faculty Orientation, First Year Professor Panel, 2008
Piper Professor Selection Committee (Ad Hoc), 2008
UTSA TEAM Center Director Search: Candidate Interviewer 2008
Freshman Seminar Instructor Training Leader, 2008
 
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Technology Training Advisory Committee, Member, 2001-2003
School of Allied Health Educational Technology Advisory Committee, Member, 2006-2007
 
2.      College:
Texas State University
COE Tenure and Promotion Policy Committee, 2012-2013
COE Outstanding Graduate Student Selection Committee, 2011-2012
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
College Research and Development Committee, 2009 - 2011
COE Commencement Marshal, 2011
 
3.      Department/School:
Texas State University
CLAS Department Chair Search Committee, 2013-2014
 
PhD Program Service
            PhD Scholarship/DIA Committee, 2012, 2013
PhD Comprehensive Exam Reviewer (1 student, 2013; 4 students, 2012; 3 students, 2011)
            PhD Transition Committee, 2012
 
ADED Master’s Program Service
ESL Certificate Proposal Committee, 2011-2012
Marketing and Recruitment Initiatives, 2011 - present
 
The University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching
Academic Policy and Curriculum Committee, Member, 2007- 2011
Graduate Program Committee, Member, 2007- 2011
Area Coordinator – Adult Learning and Teaching, 2007-2011
Member of Graduate Faculty, 2007- 2011
Executive Graduate Program Committee, Member, ALT, 2007- 2011
Editor of the ILT Department Newsletter, 2010-2011
New Graduate Student Orientation, 2007- 2011
SACS Assessment Report Committee, Member, 2007-2011
ILT Chair/Assistant Chair Committee (Ad Hoc), Member, 2009-2010
Search Committee for the Instructional Technology Assistant Professor Position, 2008-2009
Graduation Greeter, Spring, 2008, Spring & Fall, 2009
Book Fair Volunteer for the Storytelling Festival, 2008
 
Adult Learning and Teaching Program
            Co-Coordinator, graduate programs in Adult Learning and Teaching, 2007-2011
            Adult Learning and Teaching Assessment Committee, Member, 2009-2011
            ALT Graduate Student Advisor, 2007- 2011
 
PhD in Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching Program
Curriculum Development Committee (Teaching and Service), Chair, 2010
Doctoral Admissions Committee, 2009, 2011
Celebration Committee, 2009
Procedures for Comprehensive Exam & Dissertation, 2009
Mentoring Committee, 2009
Curriculum Design, 2009
 
B. Professional:
The Adult Education Research Conference (AERC)
Steering Committee, 2012 - present
 
American Association of Adult and Continuing Education
Universities and Colleges, Commision of Professors of Adult Education, History and Philosophy Proposal Review Coordinator, 2013
 
Commission of Professors of Adult Education, The American Association of Adult and Continuing Education
Instructional Improvement Special Interest Group Co-Chair, 2012 – present
 
Reviewer for Scholarly Journals
Adult Education Quarterly
Adult Learning
SAGE Open
Canadian Modern Language Review
The Modern Language Journal
         The Foreign Language Annals
         International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education
         American Education Research Journal
 
CQ University (Australia), Great Guide on Internationalising the Curriculum
External Reviewer, 2012
 
The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education Annual Conference
Proposal Reviewer, 2011
 
Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL), International
TESOL Doctoral Forum Coordinator, Annual Convention, 2008 – 2011
TESOL Doctoral Forum Moderator, Annual Convention, 2007
TESOL Doctoral Forum Proposal Reviewer, Annual Convention 2006
 
            American Education Research Association Annual Meeting
         Reviewer, Instructional Technology Special Interest Group, 2006
         Reviewer, Adult Literacy and Adult Education Special Interest Group, 2006
         Reviewer, Language and Social Processes Special Interest Group, 2006
         Reviewer, Division B – Curriculum Studies, 2006
 
Professional Organizations:
American Association of Adult and Continuing Education
Commission of Professors of Adult Education
Commission of International Adult Education
American Educational Research Association
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, International
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
American Association for Applied Linguistics
Text and Academic Authors Association
 
C. Community:
Oak Run Middle School, Campus Improvement Committee: Member, 2010 - 2013
Delta Delta Delta Alumnae Association, Golden Circle Chair, 2012 - present
Kick-It Kickball Philanthropy. Cure Search for Children’s Cancer. New Braunfels, 2011
Texas Center for Adult Literacy and Learning, Barbara Bush Family Literacy Fellowships. Reviewer. 2008, 2009
The City of San Antonio and The University of Texas Health Science Center Medical Director National Search: Adult Education Representative, 2008
Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning: Research Fellowship Reviewer, 2008
 
F. Other
Service Professional Development/Personal Learning
·         Social Media: The Next Step. Texas State University, 2012, Participant.
 
Languages
Italian and Spanish