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Challenges and Triumphs for Nonnative-English Speaking Teachers in IEPs <ul><li>Dr. Denise Murray  - Professor Emeritus, M...
Non-Native Speakers in IEPs: Some Administrative Views <ul><li>By  T. Leo Schmitt </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Director </l...
Overview <ul><li>What not to look at </li></ul><ul><li>Views of Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NS and NNS faculty, spo...
What does not (or should not) concern us. <ul><li>Teaching Skill  </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Experience </li></ul><ul><li>...
Native Speaker Faculty Views <ul><li>Professional issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monolinguals who want to teach culture </li...
NNES Faculty Views <ul><li>Most NS faculty are supportive </li></ul><ul><li>Students feel encouraged or are neutral </li><...
NNES Faculty Views <ul><li>Knowledge of Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outsider vs. Insider. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Own cul...
Sponsors’ Views <ul><li>Foreigners do not know English </li></ul><ul><li>Native Speakers are the best </li></ul><ul><li>Co...
Student Views <ul><li>Stereotypes of Native Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blond-haired, blue-eyed, big-nosed is best </li...
Marketing <ul><li>Preconceived Notions </li></ul><ul><li>Enrollment Pressures </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching an Unknown Audien...
Cultural Knowledge <ul><li>What is culture? Who knows more? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food, history, art, etc. </li></ul></ul>...
Learning Experiences <ul><li>Who has mastered the language? </li></ul><ul><li>Acquiring vs. Learning </li></ul>TESOL 2010/...
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  • TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection Leo Schmitt
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    1. 1. Challenges and Triumphs for Nonnative-English Speaking Teachers in IEPs <ul><li>Dr. Denise Murray - Professor Emeritus, Macquarie University and San José State University </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Silvio Avendano – Instituto Especializadode Nivel Superior, Centro Cultural Salvadoreno, Americano and Binational Center of El Salvador </li></ul><ul><li>Leo Schmitt – The Pennsylvania State University </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Julie Yang – San José State University </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    2. 2. Non-Native Speakers in IEPs: Some Administrative Views <ul><li>By T. Leo Schmitt </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Director </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive English Communication Program </li></ul><ul><li>Penn State University </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    3. 3. Overview <ul><li>What not to look at </li></ul><ul><li>Views of Stakeholders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NS and NNS faculty, sponsors and students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ways perceptions can impact a program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing, Cultural Knowledge, Learning Experiences </li></ul></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    4. 4. What does not (or should not) concern us. <ul><li>Teaching Skill </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicity </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    5. 5. Native Speaker Faculty Views <ul><li>Professional issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monolinguals who want to teach culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NNES help with the ‘basic’ stuff </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personal and Cultural issues </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most NNES teachers can negotiate being in a different culture. </li></ul></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    6. 6. NNES Faculty Views <ul><li>Most NS faculty are supportive </li></ul><ul><li>Students feel encouraged or are neutral </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Some ‘suspicion’, but that usually disappears. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Feel defensive towards students </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness of ideology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Assimilation vs. Integration </li></ul></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    7. 7. NNES Faculty Views <ul><li>Knowledge of Culture </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Outsider vs. Insider. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Own culture vs. adopted culture </li></ul><ul><li>Some feeling from NES of patronization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Should not teach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>More forgiving of students </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    8. 8. Sponsors’ Views <ul><li>Foreigners do not know English </li></ul><ul><li>Native Speakers are the best </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We could import NNES teachers cheaper </li></ul></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    9. 9. Student Views <ul><li>Stereotypes of Native Speakers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blond-haired, blue-eyed, big-nosed is best </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alignment with Power </li></ul><ul><li>Nice to have someone, not nice to have no-one. </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    10. 10. Marketing <ul><li>Preconceived Notions </li></ul><ul><li>Enrollment Pressures </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching an Unknown Audience </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    11. 11. Cultural Knowledge <ul><li>What is culture? Who knows more? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Food, history, art, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Values, views, practices, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Who do students trust more? </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
    12. 12. Learning Experiences <ul><li>Who has mastered the language? </li></ul><ul><li>Acquiring vs. Learning </li></ul>TESOL 2010/Intensive English Programs and Nonnative Speakers of English in TESOL Intersection
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