Mon, Wed, Fri
EDEC 314.1, Language and Emergent Literacy
11:00AM-11:50AM, PRINCE 117
EDEC 314.2, Language and Emergent Literacy
12:00PM-12:50PM, PRINCE 117
EDEL 314, Emergent Literacy Development
04:00PM-05:15PM, PRINCE 108
EDLL 650, Applied Linguistics for ESOL Teachers
Thurs, by appointment only
Ed.D., University of Virginia, 2013
M.A.Ed., Wake Forest University, 2011
M.A., University of Bucharest, 2005
B.A., University of Craiova, 2003
Elena Andrei is an assistant professor of literacy with emphasis on English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL). Her previous work experiences include serving as an English as a foreign language teacher in her native Romania and as an ESOL teacher in North Carolina. Dr. Andrei teaches both literacy and ESOL certification classes. Her research interests are second language literacy, teacher education, and non-native English speaking teachers.
Outstanding Graduate Teacher Assistant Award in Curriculum and Instruction and Special Education, University of Virginia, 2012
Andrei, E., Ellerbe, M. (2013). Coastal Carolina University, Professional Enhancement Grant. $2,120 to conduct a research project on teaching writing to ELLs.
Selected Publications and Presentations:
Kibler, A., Heny, N., & Andrei, E. (under review). Writing instruction for adolescent ELLs: Teachers’ perspectives.
Andrei, E. (in press). Digital technology in three middle school English as a second language language arts classrooms. TESL Reporter
Andrei, E., & Kibler, A. (in press). Linguistic minority students go to college – Book review. International Multicultural Research Journal
Ellerbe, M., & Andrei, E. (2014). Collaboration is key: Improving teaching through reflective practices. Presentation at 35th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum, Philadelphia, PA, February, 2014
Andrei, E., & Heny, N. (2013). The ELL Writer: Moving Beyond Basics in the Secondary Classroom. Teachers College Record, Date Published: September 20, 2013, http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17254
TESOL Professional Development Committee
TESOL 50 Advisory Committee