Laura La Flair

Laura La Flair
Laura La Flair
Instructor,
English

Meet Laura La Flair

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Examples of the classes taught by Laura La Flair:
  • CE 100: Communication Essentials
  • RH 101: Rhetoric I
  • RH 102: Rhetoric II
  • EN 211: Literary Classics of the Western Tradition
  • EN 212: Literary Classics of the Western Tradition II
  • BU 315: Business Communications
  • Post Graduate work in English University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia;
  • George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
  • M.S. in Applied Linguistics, Georgetown University
  • B.S. in Linguistics – Cum Laude, Georgetown University
  • Georgetown Study abroad Spanish immersion graduate program.

Presentations

  • Presenter – Central Virginia Writing Project – “Revision in the Classroom,” 2007
  • Presenter – Northern Virginia Writing Project – “Making Connections Through Current Events,” 2005

 

Review Projects

  • Advisory Board – Mindtap Software. Cengage Learning, 2015
  • Reviewer – The Bedford Reader, 12th edition. Bedford St. Martin’s, 2015
  • Advisory Board – Building Writing Skills the Hands-On Way, Jenia Walter. Cengage Learning, 2014
  • Reviewer – The Brief Wadsworth Handbook, 7e. Laurie Kirszner and Stephan Mandell. Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2013
  • Reviewer – Cengage/ Writing: An Essential Manual for the Digital Age Project, 2012
  • Reviewer – Critical Thinking, Critical Writing, 5e. John Chaffee. Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2012
  • Reviewer – Cengage/ Our World, Our Views: Mapping Public Consciousness with National Geographic Project, 2012
  • Reviewer – Questia/Cengage Learning Research Project, 2011
  • Reviewer – Brief Writer’s Harbrace, 5e. Cheryl Glenn and Loretta Gray. Wadsworth Cengage Learning, 2011
  • Reviewer – So to Speak, Book Two, Megan Webster and Judy DeFilippo. Houghton Mifflin, 1998
  • Reviewer – Grammar Links 1, Linda Butler and Janet Podnecky. Houghton Mifflin, 1998

 

Other Professional Activities

  • Pearson
    Scoring Assessor for various programs, including SAT essays & National Teacher Performance Assessment, 2005 – 2012
  • Culpeper Vocational Program
    Tutor, English as a Second Language, September 1995 – May 1996
  • Georgetown University – School of Continuing Education and Summer School
    Graduate Assistant to the director of Continuing Education’s Language Programs, 1995
  • Georgetown Student Linguistic Association Conference
    Organizer of first annual student linguistic conference for Georgetown University, 1995
  • Georgetown University – National Foreign Language Research Project
    Spanish language acquisition research assistant, 1994
  • Georgetown University– School of Languages and Linguistics
    Undergraduate Assistant to Dean James E. Alatis, 1993 – 1994
  • Georgetown University
    Tutor, English as a Foreign Language, September 1993 – May 1996
  • Northern Virginia Community College
    Tutor, Spanish and ESL, August 1991 – May 1993
  • The balance of content and grammar in the composition classroom
  • Motivational factors for student-writers’ success: Traditional & Adult Learners
  • Developing critical thinking skills in the FYC classroom
  • Revision through peer review
  • Teaching FYC through one-on-one conferences
  • Educational technology, including Learning Management Systems

Catawba Valley Community College – Certificate of Achievement in Coordinated Studies Learning Community Project , 2010

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