Texas Tech University

Greta Gorsuch

Gorsuch

Professor, Applied Linguistics

greta.gorsuch@ttu.edu

PRESENTATIONS

  • 2015 "International teaching assistants learning to talk in college classrooms." With Bryce Berta & Linley Jones Melhem. College Academic Support Programs, Allen, Texas September 1.
  • 2015 "New language instructors: Politics of native speakerness." With Dale Griffee. International Society of Language Studies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 18.
  • 2014 "Developing international teaching assistants' procedural knowledge for talking and teaching in English." Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Portland, OR, March 28.
  • 2014 "The role of fluency in second language reading comprehension: Building input and language experience for adult learners of heritage languages." Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, February 22.
  • 2013 "Colloquium: Recent research regarding ITAs: The dynamics of interaction." Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Dallas, TX, March 21. Gorsuch contribution: "Helping ITAs acquire Discourse Intonation: Challenges raised (and answered?) by research.
  • 2012 "Colloquium: Growing a research agenda to support international teaching assistant programs." American Association of Applied Linguistics, Boston, MA, March 26. Colloquium organizer with Catherine Smith. Gorsuch contribution: "The roles of teacher theory and domain theory in materials and research in international teaching assistant education."
  • 2011 "Teaching English in international contexts: Opportunities for a place in the global community." With Johnny Laforet, Eunjeong Lee, Andreia Moreira, Aoi Saito & Timothy Turner. Public lecture given for the department of Classical and Modern Language and Literatures, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, December 6.
  • 2011 "Teaching English in international contexts: Opportunities for a place in the global community." With Johnny Laforet, Eunjeong Lee, Andreia Moreira, Aoi Saito & Timothy Turner. Student Global Connections International Conference, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, November 14.
  • 2011 "Improving speaking fluency for international teaching assistants by inceasing input: What role for prosodic contours?" 3rd Annual Conference for Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching. Ames, Iowa, September 17.
  • 2011 "Exporting English pronunciation from China: The communication needs of young Chinese scientists as teachers in higher education abroad." Oxford Round Table, Harris Manchester College, Oxford, United Kingdom, August 3.
  • 2011 "Improving speaking fluency for international teaching assistants by increasing input." 34th Annual Meeting Southwest Educational Research Association, San Antonio, TX, February 3.

ARTICLES

  • Taguchi, E., Gorsuch, G., Lems, K., & Rosszell, R. (2016). Scaffolding in L2 reading: How repetition and an auditory model help readers. Reading in a Foreign Language, 28(1), 101-117. Available: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/rfl/April2016/articles/taguchi.pdf
  • Gorsuch, G. (2016). International teaching assistants at universities: A research agenda. Language Teaching, 49(2), 275-290.
  • Gorsuch, G., Taguchi, E., & Umehara, H. (2015). Repeated reading for Japanese language learners: Effects on reading speed, comprehension, and comprehension strategies. The Reading Matrix, 15(2), 18-44. Available: http://readingmatrix.com/files/13-l624by2v.pdf
  • Gorsuch, G. (2013). Helping international teaching assistants acquire discourse intonation: Explicit and implicit L2 knowledge. Journal of Teaching English for Specific and Academic Purposes, 1(2), 67-92. Available: http://espeap.junis.ni.ac.rs/index.php/espeap/issue/view/2
  • Umehara, H. & Gorsuch, G. (2013). A near peer review task for Japanese language learning. Journal of Creative Practices in Language Learning and Teaching, 1(2), 35-51. Available: http://www.kedah.uitm.edu.my/CPLT/images/stories/v1n2/Article3.pdf
  • Gorsuch, G.J. (2012). International teaching assistants' experiences in educational cultures and their teaching beliefs. TESL-EJ, 16(1), 1-26. Available: http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume16/ej61/ej61a1/
  • Taguchi, E., Gorsuch, G., Takayasu-Maas, M., & Snipp, K. (2012). Assisted repeated reading with an advanced-level Japanese EFL reader: A longitudinal diary study. Reading in a Foreign Language, 24(1), 30-55. Available: http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/rfl/April2012/
  • Austin, K.A., Gorsuch, G.J., Lawson, W., Newberry, B., & Darwin, T. (2011). Developing and designing online engineering ethics instruction for international graduate students. Instructional Science, 39, 1-23.
  • Gorsuch, G.J. (2011). Improving speaking fluency for international teaching assistants by increasing input. TESL-EJ, 14(4), 1-25. Retrieved March 30, 2011 from http://www.tesl-ej.org/wordpress/issues/volume14/ej56/ej56a1/

BOOKS

  • Griffee, D.T. & Gorsuch, G. (2016). Second language course evaluation. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
  • Gorsuch, G. & Griffee, D.T. (2017). Second language testing for student evaluation and classroom research. In press. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Gevara, J.R., Gorsuch, G., Almekdash, H., Jiang, W. (2015). Native and non-native English speaking ITA performance test raters: Do they rate ITA candidates differently? In G. Gorsuch (Ed.), Talking matters: Research on talk and communication of international teaching assistants (pp. 313-346). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Griffee, D.T. & Gorsuch, G. (2015). A study of international teaching assistant recruitment practices in academic departments. In G. Gorsuch (Ed.), Talking matters: Research on talk and communication of international teaching assistants (pp. 239-262). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Gorsuch, G.J. (2012). Introduction to working theories. In G. Gorsuch (Ed.). Working theories for teaching assistant development: Time-tested & robust theories, frameworks, & models for TA & ITA learning (pp. 7-25). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Gorsuch, G.J. (2012). Does instruction make a difference? Concept development in applied linguistics M.A. students. In G. Gorsuch (Ed.). Working theories for teaching assistant development: Time-tested & robust theories, frameworks, & models for TA & ITA learning (pp. 312-358). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Gorsuch, G.J. (2012). The roles of teacher theory and domain theory in materials and research in international teaching assistant education. In G. Gorsuch (Ed.). Working theories for teaching assistant development: Time-tested & robust theories, frameworks, & models for TA & ITA learning (pp. 421-474). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Lee, E. & Gorsuch, G. (2012). Conversation analysis of the classroom communication of a math international teaching assistant. In G. Gorsuch (Ed.). Working theories for teaching assistant development: Time-tested & robust theories, frameworks, & models for TA & ITA learning (pp. 661-689). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.
  • Taguchi, E. & Gorsuch, G.J. (2012). Fluency instruction in reading in a second or foreign language. In T. Rasinsky, C. Blachowicz, & K. Lems (Eds.) Fluency instruction: Research-based best practices (2nd ed.)(pp. 255-288). New York: The Guilford Press.

TEXTBOOKS

  • Gorsuch, G., Meyers, C., Pickering, L., & Griffee, D.T. (2013). English communication for international teaching assistants (2nd ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc.

EDITED BOOKS