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Department of English

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Debra O'Neal
Teaching Instructor

Office: OCB G307
Phone: 252-737-1087

Debra O'Neal returned to ECU in 2004 after a five year stint in private business. Prior to her leave, she was actively involved with the NC Department of Public Instruction's ESL initiative across the state. She has been involved in evaluating ESL teacher certification applications and has enjoyed delivering numerous workshops for public school teachers. She currently works with the College of Education developing ways to integrate ESL teacher education into the existing teacher ed curriculum.

B.S. Penn State University
M.S. University of Pennsylvania

Primary Areas of Research/Teaching
Language acquisition
ESL Teacher Education

Courses Taught
4720: Applied Linguistics for Language Teachers
4710: Teaching English as a Second Language: Theories & Principles
4530: Special Topics Seminar
4510: Directed Readings
3710: Advanced English Grammar
2730: Functional Grammar
2710: English Grammar
2700: Introduction to Language Studies
1200: Composition
1100: Composition