Adjunct Professor of ESOL and Literacy Tuba Angay-Crowder is the 2019 recipient of the Part-Time Instructor Pedagogy Award.
This award is given to the part-time instructor who shows dedication to teaching and to the development of student learning.
Tuba Angay-Crowder teaches literacy and English education courses at the graduate level and works with pre-service and in-service teacher education in the fields of literacy education and English education. She coordinates ESOL and reading programs, including ESOL Non-Degree Endorsement Online, Non-degree Endorsement Reading Online, The English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) Online degree programs, The M.Ed. major in Reading, Language, and Literacy Education (ESOL) Online Program (leads to Reading Endorsement and ESOL Endorsement).
After she earned her Ph.D. degree at the Language and Literacy program at GSU, in 2016, Tuba worked with pre-service teachers at the Department of Early Childhood Education, Kennesaw State University, supporting them in using research-based strategies for instruction in reading, writing, listening, and speaking in preschool to fifth grade. In 2018, Tuba was awarded with the Infusing Instructional Technology in Educator Preparation Mini-Grants, offered by College of Education at GSU. She received $500 professional development stipend to support my research that she conducted collaboratively with two Turkish universities.
Tuba has published on diverse topics in top-tier journals, including TESOL Quarterly, TESL Canada Journal, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, International Literacy Association: Reading Today Online, Global Education Review, Talking Point, and Ubiquity: The Journal of Literature, Literacy, and the Arts. Her most recent co-authored articles with a title “Self-sponsored writing in the contexts of second language writing: Pedagogical implications” will be published shortly in TESOL Encyclopedia of English Language Teaching.
Her research interests include Culturally Relevant and Sustaining Pedagogies, Second Language Teacher Education, Language and Identities, Multimodal Literacies, and (Online) Professional Development. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org