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Karen E. Johnson

Karen E. Johnson

Kirby Professor in Language Learning and Applied Linguistics

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Curriculum Vitae

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Biography:

Education

  • Ph.D. , English Education, Syracuse University

Areas of Specialization

  • Teacher Learning in L2 Teacher Education
  • Sociocultural Perspectives on L2 Teacher Professional Development
  • Narrative Inquiry as Professional Development

Recent Courses

  • APLNG 587 Theory and Research in L2 Teacher Education
  • APLNG 572 Communication in L2 Classrooms
  • APLNG 500 Practice Teaching in ESL
  • APLNG 493 Teaching English as a Second Language

Selected Publications

BOOKS

Johnson, K. E., & Golombek, P. R. (March 2016). Mindful L2 Teacher Education: A        
           SocioculturalPerspective on Cultivating Teachers’ Professional Development.

           New York: Routledge

Johnson, K. E., & Golombek, P.R. (Eds.) (2011). Research on Second Language
           Teacher Education: A Sociocultural Perspective on Professional Development.

           New York: Routledge.

 Johnson, K. E. (2009). Second Language Teacher Education: A Sociocultural Perspective.
           New York: Routledge.

 ARTICLES

Johnson, K., & Dellagnelo, A. (2015). L2/FL Teacher Education: Bridging the complexities of      
      Teaching and the Learning of Teaching. Ilha Do Desterro [A Journal Of English            
      Language, Literatures In English And Cultural Studies], 68
(1), 11-16.       
      doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-8026.2015v68n1p11

Johnson, K. E. (2015). Reclaiming the relevance of L2 teacher education. The Modern
     Language Journal
. 99(3), 515–528.

Johnson, K. E., & Worden, D. (2014). Cognitive/emotional dissonance as growth points
     in learning to teach. Language and Sociocultural Theory, 2(1) 125-150.

Johnson, K. E., & Dellagenlo, A. (2013). How 'sign meaning develops': Strategic mediation
     in learning to teach. Language Teaching Research. 17(4) 409-432.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED BOOKS

Johnson, K. E. (forthcoming). Language teacher education.  In G. Hall (Ed.) The Routledge
         Handbook of English Language Teaching
. (pp. XX-XX). London: Routledge.

Johnson, K. E. (2014). Foreword.  In S.B. Said & L.J. Zhang (Eds.) Language Teachers
         and Teaching: Global Perspectives, Local Initiatives.
(pp. xv-xvii). London: Routledge.

Johnson, K. E. & Golombek, P. R. (2013). A tale of two mediations: Tracing the dialectics           
         of cognition, emotion, and activity in teachers' practicum blogs.  In G. Barkhuizen (Ed).
         Narrative Research in Applied Linguistics. (pp. 85-104). Cambridge University Press.

Johnson, K. E. (2013). Innovation through teacher education programs.  In L. Wong &
        K. Hyland  (Eds.) Innovation and Change in English Language Education (pp. 75-89)
        New York: Routledge.

Professional Awards and Achievements

Kirby Professor in Language Learning and Applied Linguistics (2010)

Liberal Arts Research Professor of Applied Linguistics (2007)

College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Teaching Award, The Pennsylvania State University (1996)