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Amanda Smith, MA-TESOL/Applied Linguistics

Lecturer of English Language Programs
English Language Program
Dukes Memorial 205
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
Ms Smith's interests first began while studying abroad in Chile and tutoring English informally. Upon returning to the U.S., she looked into TESOL as a career option and applied to Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. It was there that she also discovered a love for linguistics, so she chose to pursue both TESOL and Linguistics as areas of study. During her three years at Ball state, she taught part-time as a graduate assistant in the Intensive English Institute. After graduating in 2011, she began working full-time at Ohio Northern and is currently leading English Language Programs through the formal language program accreditation process.
Professional Experience: 
2008-2011 – Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Intensive English Institute at Ball State University.  Taught ESL courses part-time with responsibilities on accreditation committees. 
2011-Present – Full-time instructor in the Intensive English Program and Accreditation Coordinator for English Language Programs at Ohio Northern University.
B.S. in Spanish and Communication Disorders, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
M.A. in TESOL/Linguistics, Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Teaching Interests: 
Project-based Learning
Games (modified board games, card games, etc.) as effective classroom learning tools
Research Interests: 
Native Language Influence on Second Language Acquisition
Sociolinguistics – Language, Power, and Gender
English Language Programs
Dukes Memorial 228
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Department of English

Paulene Callahan

Dukes Memorial 100
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed