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11th International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019

The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, MN

Integrating Immigrant Memoirs into ESOL Teacher Education

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:00 AM–10:30 AM Central Time (US & Canada) add to calendar
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Session Type

Paper (25 minutes)

Program Summary

After explaining the benefits of using immigrant memoirs in the classroom, the presentation will draw from data from teacher education classes to explain what teacher education students have gained from reading and discussing immigrant memoirs. The session will conclude with pedagogical strategies to use immigrant memoirs in ESOL teacher education.


Lead Presenter/organizer

Gwendolyn Williams, Auburn University

Paper Co-Presenters

Rod Case, University of Nevada, Reno