Lorrie Stoops Verplaetse
Professor of TESOL and Bilingual Education
TESOL Program Coordinator
TAT Program Director
Telephone: (203) 392-6759
Office: Engleman Hall D-170
Ph.D., Boston University: Applied Linguistics
M.S. Ed., Syracuse University: Foreign Language Education
B.A., University of Illinois: Liberal Arts, Russian
Second Language Acquisition, Classroom Discourse, Interaction
- Verplaetse, L.S. (2007). Developing academic language through an abundance of interaction. In L. Verplaetse & N. Migliacci (Eds.) Inclusive pedagogy for English language learners: Research-informed practices. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publ.
- Verplaetse, L.S., Migliacci, N., Doyle, K., & Osses, C.. (2005). Mainstream Teachers + Sheltered Instruction = Engaged English Language Learners. Thresholds in Education (Volume XXXI, January, 2005), pp. 4-15.
- Verplaetse, L. S. (2001). How content teachers allocate turns to limited English proficient students. Journal of Education 183 (1): 19-35.
- Verplaetse, L. S. (2000). Mr. Wonder-ful: Portrait of a dialogic teacher. In J.K. Hall & L.S. Verplaetse (Eds.), Second and foreign language learning through classroom interaction. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers.
- "Native Speaker Modifications: Beneficial or Detrimental to SLA?" Refereed presentation, International Society for Language Studies, Honolulu, HA, April 4, 2007.
- "Inclusive Pedagogy for English Language Learners: The New Myths." Invited presentation, co-presented with Naomi Migliacci, delivered at the Oxford Round Table: Bilingual Education, Pembroke College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, March, 2006.
- "Making Content Comprehensible in the Mainstream." Refereed presentation, International TESOL Conference, Tampa, Florida, March, 2006.
- "Native Speaker Interactive Modifications: Revisited and Revised." Refereed presentation, Conference for the International Association of Applied Linguistics, Madison, WI, July 29, 2005