Department Chair, Associate Professor of Linguistics/TESOL
BA, State University of New York at Purchase; MA, Columbia University; PhD, New York University
About Professor Whiting
James Whiting has over two decades of experience in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) as a teacher and teacher trainer.
His main research interest is in education for English language learners in low-incidence settings.
He is currently past-President of Northern New England TESOL, where he has also served as the New Hampshire state representative to the Executive Board.
Professor Whiting holds a K-12 ESOL license in Vermont.
Representative Recent Publications:
Teacher-Leaders in Low-Incidence ELL Settings: Implications for Pre-Service Leadership Training, New Hampshire Journal of Education, v. 15, Spring, 2012.
Addressing the Isolation of Low-Incidence ELL Settings through Professional Learning Communities, New Hampshire Journal of Education, v. 13, Spring, 2010.
Student Podcasts: Oral Assessment and e-Portfolios, AccELLerate, v.2, n. 4, Summer, 2010.
The Effects of Multimedia Input on Comprehension of a Short Story, TESL-EJ, v. 14, n. 2, Fall, 2010.
Key Behaviors of Successful College ELLs, Idiom, v. 40, n. 3, Fall, 2010.
Representative Recent Conference Papers:
Effects of Multimedia Input on Reading Comprehension, Northern New England TESOL May, 2008.
Technology in the English Language Classroom, TESOL Canada, May, 2008.
Authentic Reading and Multiple Forms of Comprehensible Input, TESOL Canada, May, 2008.
Using Web 2.0 to Promote Success for ELLs in Low-Incidence Settings, Northern New England TESOL, November, 2008.
Challenges and Possibilities: ELL Teachers & Learners in Low-Incidence Settings, Northern New England TESOL, May, 2009.
Teaching ELLs in Low-Incidence Settings: Where Do We Go From Here? Teachers as Researchers, University of New Hampshire May, 2009.
Teaching Non-Native Speakers of English in a Correctional Setting, Northern New England TESOL, November, 2009. (with D. Joan Bishop)
From Isolation to Community for Teachers in Low-incidence Settings, TESOL International, March, 2010.
Implementing an English Language Program in a Correctional Setting, Teachers as Researchers, University of New Hampshire, May, 2010. (with D. Joan Bishop).
Oral Language Podcast Portfolios: Implications for L2 Teaching and Learning, Northern New England TESOL, November, 2010.
The New Nativism & The Role of ELT Professionals (Roundtable Discussant), Northern New England TESOL, November, 2010