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Name: Pamela  Mary  Wesely
Institution: University of Iowa
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State and/or Country: IA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Specialty: Individual differences, attitudes, motivation, beliefs; research methods; teacher education; intercultural competence
Selected Publications: Wesely, P. M. (In Press). Learner attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs in language learning. Foreign Language Annals.
Wesely, P. M. (2010). Language learning motivation in early adolescents: Using mixed methods research to explore contradiction. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 4, 295-312.
Wesely, P. M. (2010). Student attrition from traditional and immersion foreign language programs. Language and Linguistics Compass, 4/9, 804-817.
Bigelow, M., Wesely, P. M. & Opsahl, L. (2009). Multicultural education in a K-12 modern language department: Reconciling the professional development experience. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 11(2). Retrieved from
Wesely, P. M. (2009). The language learning motivation of early adolescent French immersion graduates. Foreign Language Annals, 42, 270-286.
Courses Taught: Culture in the Language Classroom
Mixed Methods Research
Second Language Program Management
Foreign/World Language Teaching Methods
Reviewer of: Research Methods in Second Language Acquisition (LL Issue 23.2388)

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