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Spadoni College of Education
Elena Andrei
Department(s): Foundations, Literacy, Technology
Degree: Ed.D.
Area of Study: Literacy
   
Email: eandrei@coastal.edu
Office: Prince 119D (for Fall 2014 only)
Phone: 843-349-2409
Website: http://www.coastal.edu/education/faculty/details.html?x=140
   
Classes: FALL 2014

On Campus

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

Mon, Wed
EDEL 314, Emergent Literacy Development
04:00PM-05:15PM, PRINCE 108

Online
EDLL 650, Applied Linguistics for ESOL Teachers
Office Hours: Mon, Wed
10:00AM-11:00AM
01:30PM-03:30PM

Thurs, by appointment only
Biography: Education:
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

Personal Statement:
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.

Selected Publications and Presentations:

Kibler, A., Heny, N., & Andrei, E. (under review). Writing instruction for adolescent ELLs: Teachers’ perspectives.

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

Service:
TESOL Professional Development Committee
TESOL 50 Advisory Committee