Ryan T. Miller, Ph.D.

Teaching

In all of the courses I teach, I aim to help students make meaningful connections between language (learning) theory and practical, real-life applications. 

Courses I teach at Kent State University:

Graduate courses in the MA program in TESL:

  • 63001 Methodology of Teaching English as a Second Language
  • 63033 Theories in Second Language Acquisition
  • 63041 Descriptive Grammar
  • 63043 Second Language Writing
  • 63044 Second Language Reading

Undergraduate courses in the BA program in TESL:

  • 31003 Introduction to Linguistics
  • 31007 TESL Pedagogy

Courses previously taught:

Carnegie Mellon University, Department of English:

  • 76-100 Reading and Writing for an Academic Context - Whose Language is it Anyway?: Issues in English Language Planning and Policy
  • 76-100 Reading and Writing for an Academic Context - Digital Living and Learning: The Net Generation
  • 76-904 ESL Practicum I (co-taught with Dr. Danielle Wetzel)

Michigan State University, English Language Center:

  • ESL Writing Lab
  • ESL090 IEP Level 3 Reading and Writing
  • ESL221 English Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

Iwate University, Center for Teaching, Learning, and Career Development:

  • English Communication 1-Elementary
  • English Communication 1-Intermediate
  • English Communication 2

Morioka College, Department of English Language and Culture:

  • English Speaking I
  • English Speaking II
  • English Speaking III
  • English Speaking IV

In addition, I have taught various English language (listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, etc.) courses at the elementary school and junior high school levels as well as for adults.