Ms. Robin Halsey

Graduate Assistant/Instructor
  • BIOGRAPHY
  • B.S. English Education, Huntington University; M.A. English Studies/TESOL, Illinois State University. I am an avid book collector, especially books about grammar, the history of the English language, and TESOL.
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • ENG 244.Sec 001 Applied Grammar And Usage For Writers
  • ENG 145.13Sec 004 Writing Business & Government Organizations
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Second language acquisition, English grammar, TESOL Methods and Materials, Civics and Literacy in ESL.
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Diachronic history of English grammar; Approaches to teaching low literacy students; English orthography; Brain-based learning theory.
  • MA English Studies/TESOL - 2013
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, IL
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Why do teachers hate 'ain't'? Eighteenth-century ideologies and attitudes in twenty-first century classrooms
  • BS English Education - 1981
  • Huntington University
  • Huntington, IN