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																	Thomas																 A. Upton

Thomas A. Upton

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs
Director, Program for Intensive English
Professor of English
Department: English, TESOL
317-274-4226
(CA) 441D

Education

Education

  • BA Wheaton College 1983
  • MA Wheaton College 1985
  • MA University of Minnesota 1989
  • PhD University of Minnesota 1993

Publications

Publications

author, Reading Skills for Success: A Guide to Academic Texts (University of Michigan Press, 2004);

co-author, Discourse on the Move: Using corpus analysis to describe discourse structure (John Benjamins Publishing Co., 2007);

co-author, Strategies in Responding to the new TOEFL Reading Tasks (Monograph No. 33, Educational Testing Services, 2006);

articles in System Discourse StudiesLanguage Testing JournalJournal of College Reading and LearningEnglish for Specific Purposes: An International JournalStudies in Second Language AcquisitionInternational Journal of Corpus Linguistics, and TESL-EJ;

and in books: New Ways in Content-Based Instruction, New Ways of Using Computers in Language Teaching, Mainstreaming: Case Studies in TESOL Practice Series, Corpus Analysis: Language Structure and Language Use.

Services

Services

Editorial Board member for English for Specific Purposes: An International Journal.

Academic Interests

Academic Interests

Teaching English as a Second Language, applied linguistics, second language acquisition, corpus linguistics, second language reading, discourse analysis, English for academic and specific purposes, intensive English instruction

Location

Location:
(CA) 441D
Address:
Cavanaugh Hall (CA) 441D
425 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202