Meddeb, Elizabeth

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Columbia University  Language, Literacy, and Technology  2004 
    M Ed  Columbia University  Applied Linguistics  1998 
    MA  Columbia University  Applied Linguistics  1996 
    BA  Richmond University  International Business Administration  1990 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College, CUNY  Associate Professor  Foreign Languages/ESL/Humanites  2009-Present 
    York College, CUNY  Assistant Professor  Foreign Languages/ESL/Humanities  September 1, 2004—Present 
    Camden County College  ESL Curriculum Specialist  English as a Second Language  July 2003--June 2004 
    Camden County College  Language Technology Specialist  English as a Second Language  July 2002--June 2003 
    Columbia University, Teachers College  Research Assistant  Restructuring Education  Spring Semester 2002 
    New York University, Information Technologies Institute  Teaching Assistant  Programming Using Java  Spring Semester 2000 
    College of New Rochelle  Adjunct Lecturer  English  1997—2000 
    Fundacion Pedro Francisco Bono  Instructor  English  1996--1997 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    IBM T.J. Watson Research Center  Research Associate (in the Applied Learning Sciences)  June 1996-June 2002 
    Columbia University, Teacher's College  Computer Consultant  June 1997-July 2002 
    Children's Progress, Inc.  Language Consultant/Item Editor  1999-2000 
    Cambridge Biotech-INSERMAGH INC.  French-English Translator  1991-1992 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Meddeb, E., & Frenz-Belkin, P. "What? I Didn’t Say THAT! : Linguistic Strategies When Speaking to Write." Journal of Pragmatics. 42 (9). 2010: 2415-2429.

        Meddeb, E. "The Accuracy of Speech Recognition Dictation." International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society. 4 (6) 2008: 125-138.

        Frenz-Belkin, P., & Meddeb, E. "The Differential uses of “Okay” in Computer-Based Task Activities." The International Journal of the Humanities. 5 (11) 2008: 203-212.

        Meddeb, E. "Medium Transferability: Managing Speech Disfluencies when Speaking to Write with Speech Recognition Dictation Software." International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society. 4 (2) 2007: 163-179.

        Meddeb, E. "Speech Recognition-Mediated Literacy." International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society. 2 (8) 2007: 39-69.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings

          Barnes, A., & Meddeb, E. "E-practice Makes Perfect: Online Portfolios and Writing Improvement in English Language Learners." Discover. 2.1 2009: 44-56.

    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Occupy Wall Street: How a Social Movement is Depicted in Mainstream Media" (with Frenz-Belkin, P.). Paper presented as part of the panel "Sociolinguistics of Revolution in World's Capital Cities." 2012, August: Sociolinguistics Symposium 19. Freie Universität Berlin. Berlin, Germany.

    "Game Over: Sociolinguistics of the Tunisian and Egyptian Revolution" (with Saad, Z.)." 2012, April: International Organization of Social Sciences and Behavioral Research Spring 2012 Conference. Atlantic City, NJ.

    "Read this, not that and look over here: How gestures highlight talked-about objects in a technologically complex speech-to-text environment" (with Frenz-Belkin, P.)." 2011, July: The 12th International Pragmatics Conference. Manchester, England.

    "Listening Around the Computer"(with Frenz-Belkin, P.). Paper presented as part of the panel "Listener Activities and Responses." 2009, July: The 11th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association. Melbourne, Australia.

    "E-practice Makes Perfect: Online Portfolios and Writing Improvement in the ESL Classroom (with Barnes, A.)." 2009, January: The 7th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities.

    "The Use of Deictic References in Information-Rich Environments: Tutorials at the Computer" (with Frenz-Belkin, P.)." 2008, August: The 6th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Fatih University, Istanbul, Turkey.

    "How Speech Recognition Dictation Technology Affects Non-Native English Speakers." 2008, March: Asian American/Asian Research Institute (AAARI). City University of New York, New York, NY.

    "The Pragmatics of Speaking to Write for Non-native Speakers of English." Paper presented as part of the panel "The Pragmatics of Human-Computer Interaction." 2007, July: The 10th Conference of the International Pragmatics Association. Gothenburg, Sweden.

    "The Use of "Okay" in Learning-Teaching Interactions around the Computer" (with Frenz-Belkin, P.)." 2007, July: The 5th International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. The American University of Paris, Paris, France.

    "Medium Transferability: Managing Speech Disfluencies when Speaking to Write with Speech Recognition Dictation Software." 2007, January: The 3rd International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society. Cambridge University, Cambridge, England.

    "Strategies for Accommodating Speech Recognition Dictation Technology." 2006, April: "How People Talk to Computers, Robots, and Other Artificial Communication Partners" Workshop. Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany.

    "The Interaction between Speech Recognition Dictation Technology and Language Use: A Sociolinguistic Study." 2005, December: The Second International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society.Hyderabad, India.

    "The Interaction between Speech and Writing." 2004, June: The Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities: Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference. Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.

    "Speech Recognition talk as a Novel Register." Paper presented as part of the panel "Multimodal Interaction: How New Media Reshape Communicative Practices." 2003, March: American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference. Arlington, VA.

    "The Impact of Speech Recognition Technology on Language Use" 2002, November: Language in Education Division Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

    "The Impact of Speech Recognition Technology on Spoken and Written Language." 2002, April: American Association of Applied Linguistics Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

    "Speech Recognition-mediated Literacy: Redefining the relationship between language, speech, and writing." Paper presented as part of the panel "Multimodal Interaction and Learning." 2002, March: Georgetown University Roundtable on Languages and Linguistics. Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

  9. Patents

    None

  10. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  11. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Fulbright-Hays Study Seminar: Women, Family and Social Change in China. Grant Administered by Fordham University & Rust College: 2006.

    Visiting Scholar at The University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education. Language in Education Division.: September 2002—August 2003.

  12. Grants-In-Aid

    Center for Teaching and Learning. Title III Faculty Grant Program, E-Practice Makes Perfect. 2008-2009: .

    CUNY-wide Seminar on ePortfolio Research & Practice, An Inquiry into Learning. 2007-2008: .

    Out-of-Cycle PSC Research Grant, CUNY Research. 5/05-06/06: .

    CUNY Sloan Foundation, CUNY Research. Fall 2005: .

    National Center for Restructuring Education, Schooling, and Teaching. Teachers College, Columbia University, Tuition Exemption. Spring 2002: .

    Teachers College, Columbia University, Grant-in-Aid. Spring 2000 - Fall 2002: .

    Academic Computing Services Teachers College, Columbia University, Tuition Exemption. 1997- 2001: .

    Scholarship from the Department of International and Transcultural Studies Teachers College, Columbia University, . 1999-2000 Academic year: .

    Scholarship from the Department of Languages, Literature, and Social Studies Teachers College, Columbia University, . Summer term 1997: .

    Graduate Assistant, Office of Student Housing Teachers College, Columbia University, Tuition Exemption. 1995-1996: .

  13. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Full-time member of the Departmental P&B Committee: Fall 2007-Present.

      Substitute member of the Departmental P&B Committee: Fall 2006.

      Chaired the search committee for an Assistant Professor position in ESL/French: In Spring 2008.

      Chaired the search committee for a CLT position open to manage the Language Resource Center: In the Spring 2007.

      Submitted two new course proposals in the Humanities for consideration by the college-wide Curriculum Committee – Gender and Langauge and Language Acquisition.: Fall 2005—Present.

      Help coordinate pilot testing of placement tests for students in Spanish 101 and 102, and research possibility of using placement tests for ESL students.: Spring 2007—Present.

      Edited the ESL Journal for both the credit-bearing ESL program and the CLIP program: In Spring 2005, Fall 2006, and Spring 2008.

      Served as a judge for the foreign languages poetry contest: Fall 2005 and Fall 2006.

    2. Service to the School

      Continuing to Integrate C.A.L.L into the Curriculum: Feb. 2003.

      Utilizing C.A.L.L. Authoring Software: December, 2002.

      Integrating C.A.L.L. into the Curriculum: September, 2002..

    3. Service to the College
    4. Service to the Graduate Center
    5. Service to the University

      Panelist at the Fourth Annual Women's Symposium. Graduate School of Social Service: 03/07.

  14. Offices Held In Professional Societies

  15. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Book-building: Developing multimedia materials for ESL literacy programs: March, 2002.

    Teacher Training on Watch-Me!-Read Technology: October, 2001.

    Developing multimedia materials for ESL literacy programs: July, 2001.

    Developing multimedia adult literacy materials: May, 2001.

    Developing multimedia materials for ESL literacy programs: April, 2001.

    Developing multimedia materials for migrant worker literacy programs: March, 2001.

    Developing multimedia materials for ESL literacy programs: September, 2000.

    Multimedia materials for reading improvement: September, 2000.

    Watch-me!-Read training and curriculum development: June, 2000.

    Developing multimedia literacy materials for English and Spanish first-language learners: September, 1999.

    Watch-me!-Read: Developing curriculum materials for emerging readers: August, 1998.

    Developing multimedia literacy materials for Spanish first-language learners: July, 1998.

    CALL to the Future/Camden Campus (co-presented with Dr. Hoda Zaki).: 2003.

  16. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Hum 219: Second Language Acquisition, A class covering the major theories of SLA.

      Hum 290: Gender and Language, An introductory linguistics course focusing on how gender shapes language..

      ESL 150: Academic Reading and Writing for Non-Native Speakers II. H-WEB, A Hybrid version of ESL 150.

Meddeb, Elizabeth
 

Meddeb, Elizabeth
Associate Professor
Foreign Languages