Rosalind Raymond Gann

Rosalind Raymond Gann

Rosalind Raymond Gann

Adjunct Faculty

The language/rhetoric interface; English composition for second language learners; academic English acquisition; international teaching.

Dr. Gann is a Professor Emeritus from East Tennessee State University where she attained the rank of distinguished professor in 2012. She developed an English as a second language education program and taught English in Turkey, Czech Republic, and China. She did research on indigenous languages and literacy in Mexico. She is the author of several grants to assist elementary school teachers in working with multilingual students. She has helped to arrange international exchanges with a number of Chinese universities.

Currently, Dr. Gann teaches English composition part-time and directs an adult education program for new English learners in Sterling, Virginia. 

Selected Publications

Beyond Alphabetic Literacy, Lessons from the Chinese.  Co-authored, Wei Liu Beijing Normal University & Martha Collins, ETSU. American Reading Forum Yearbook, Dec. 2010.

 Wt dz txtng do 2 yr spllng?  Co-authored, Karin Bartoszuk, East Tennessee State University.International Journal on the Book, 2010.

Inscribe Me in The Book of Life. Journal of Affective Reading Instruction. Summer, 2006.Beyond

 Linguistic Hegemony: language, migration, and Appalachian schools: Co-Authored, Marquez & Dean. Changing English, December 2006

 Language, conflict, and community: linguistic accommodation in the urban U.S. Changing English, Vol. 11, No. 1, March 2004.

 Lore in the Lab: Linguistic Accommodation between AAVE and WAVE youngsters in an urban middle school.  American Reading Forum Online Journal.  Vol. 23, 2003.

Expanded Publication List

Teaching undergraduates to analyze.  Co-authored R. Nivens.  The Online Journal of New Horizons in Higher Education.  Vol. 4. No. 3.

 Textbook aliteracy in teacher education: Information everywhere, but how much do they read? Co-authored K. Sharp and S. McIlquham.  American Reading Forum AnnualYearbook [Online]. Vol. 33, Dec. 2013.

 Beyond Alphabetic Literacy, Lessons from the Chinese.  Co-authored, Wei Liu Beijing Normal University & Martha Collins, ETSU. American Reading Forum Yearbook, Dec. 2010.

 Wt dz txtng do 2 yr spllng?  Co-authored, Karin Bartoszuk, East Tennessee State University.International Journal on the Book, 2010.

Studies on Contrastive Analysis. Co-authored, Guo Tao, North China University of Technology International Forum of Teaching Studies, Vol 4 No. 1, 2008.

 Writing for Empowerment: Research Discourse for Education Undergraduates.  American Reading Forum Yearbook, 2006.

 Inscribe Me in The Book of Life. Journal of Affective Reading Instruction. Summer, 2006.Beyond

 Linguistic Hegemony: language, migration, and Appalachian schools: Co-Authored, Marquez & Dean. Changing English, December 2006

 Chomskyan linguistics: what’s in it for reading teachers?  The Tennessee Reading Teacher, July 2005.

 From Practitioners to Researchers: Facilitating Classroom Research: Co-authored: Melendez, Bray, Mann & Young. American Reading Forum Online Journal. Vol. 24, 2004.

 Language, conflict, and community: linguistic accommodation in the urban U.S. Changing English, Vol. 11, No. 1, March 2004.

Lore in the Lab: Linguistic Accommodation between AAVE and WAVE youngsters in an urban middle school.  American Reading Forum Online Journal.  Vol. 23, 2003.

 Systematizing Environmental Print: ‘A’ is for Applebee’s; ‘B’ is for Bounce. Tennessee Reading      

Teacher, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 2003.

 The Birth of an ESL Center.  GCEC Journal, University of Cincinnati: August, 2000.

 Too Hoarse to Sing. The English Journal, 1991.

Casework with Dying Cancer Patients and Their Families.  Anna Budd Ware Memorial Lectures. Family Services of Cincinnati, 1979.                       

 

Education

University of Cincinnati, Ed.D 2002

Smith College School for Social Work, MSW 1974

Brooklyn College, City University of New York, BA Cum Laude with Honors in English, 1970