College of Education

Stephanie Dewing, Ph. D.

Instructor

College of Instruction

1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Work : (719) 255-4170
sdewing2@uccs.edu

Stephanie Dewing is an instructor and site professor for the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education. Stephanie has taught high school Spanish, English, English as a second language, and social studies. She has also taught English as a second language to adults as part of an intensive English program. Stephanie has been involved in teacher training in the culturally and linguistically diverse education program at UCCS since 2003 and is committed to helping teachers and future teachers acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to work effectively with their English learners. As site professor, Stephanie has worked closely with teacher candidates in two different local elementary schools, one of which is a Montessori school.

Education

Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Innovation
University of Colorado Denver - 2012

M.A., Teaching of English as a Second Language
University of Illinois - 2003

B.A., Teaching of Spanish
University of Illinois- 1998

Semester Abroad Exchange Program
Universidad de Granada, Spain- 1996

Teaching

TED 4800/5800 ESL For Educators

CURR 5700 Intro to ESL/Multiculatural Education

CURR 5702 Literacy for Linguistically Different Learners

CURR 5705 Capstone: Secondary Language Acquistion

Professional Experience

TED 4800/5800 ESL For Educators

CURR 5700 Intro to ESL/Multiculatural Education

CURR 5702 Literacy for Linguistically Different Learners

CURR 5705 Capstone: Secondary Language Acquistion

Publications and Presentations

Refereed Publications

  • Dewing, S.E. (2012). Preparing teachers to work with English learners: Exploring the potential for transformative learning in an online English as a second language for educators course. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Colorado, Denver.
  • Dewing, S.E. (2009). Review of Hyland, K. & Hyland, F. (2006). Feedback in Second Language Writing: Contexts and Issues. New York: Cambridge University Press. Education Review.

State and Local Presentations

  • Dewing, S. (2011, November). Preparing teachers to work effectively with ELLs. Paper presented to Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Annual Conference, Denver, Co.
  • Dewing, S., Bell, A. & Grant, L. (2011, November). A critical look at preparing teachers. Paper presented to Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Annual Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Dewing, S., & Grant, L. (2010, November). Building cultural experiences into teacher training. Presented at the Colorado Teachers of English to Spearkes of Other Languages Annual Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Dewing, S., Bogard, Y., Brunn, M., Grant, L., Lindley-Brunn, V. (2004, October). Establishing a new ESL teacher education program. Presented as a panel discussion at the Northern Rocky Mountain Education Research Association, Jackson Hole, WY.
  • Dewing, S., Bogard, Y., Lindley-Brunn, V., Saxon, D., & Watt, J. (2004, October). Family literacy and English as a second language. presented to staff at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Colorado Springs School District 11 and families participating in family literacy program.

Organizations

Professional Organizations

  • TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
  • COTESOL (Colorado Affiliate of TESOL)
  • ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)
  • AERA (American Educational Research Association)
  • NRMERA (Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association)

Volunteer and Service

State of Colorado

  • Co-chair for Teacher Education/Action Research Special Interest Group, Colorado Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages
    2011 - present
  • Consulted for the National Program on Non-collegieate Sponsored Instruction to complete a curriculum review and recommendations for the Colorado School of English in Denver, CO
    2011
 
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