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Name: Amanda  Lanier  Temples (IPA: /ə'mændə lə'niːɹ tɛmpl̩z/)
Institution: Michigan State University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: MI
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Social & cultural approaches to language learning, qualitative methods, teacher development, heritage languages, less-commonly-taught languages, identity construction, biliteracy, intercultural communication, distance learning & CMC, corpus-based discourse analysis. Languages studied: French, Czech, Serbian/Croatian, Arabic.
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Temples, A.L. (in preparation). Constructing Arabic as heritage: Identity, investment, and imagined communities.

Temples. A.L. (forthcoming). Language and identity. In Bennett, J. (Ed.) The Sage encyclopedia of intercultural competence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Temples, A.L. & Nelson, G.L. (2013). Intercultural computer-mediated communication: Insights from corpus-based analysis. [Book chapter]. In D. D. Belcher & G. L. Nelson (Eds.), Intercultural Rhetoric and Discourse. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Nelson, G.L. & Temples, A.L. (2011). Identity construction as nexus of multimembership: Attempts at reconciliation through an online intercultural course. Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 10(2), 63-82.

Temples, A.L. (2010). Heritage motivation, identity, and the desire to learn Arabic in U.S. early adolescents. Journal of the National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages, 9, 103-123.
Courses Taught: Methods of Foreign Language Teaching (MA level)

Second/Foreign Language Acquisition (MA level)

Culture in Foreign Language Teaching (MA level)

Literacy in a Foreign Language (MA level)

Reflective Teaching and Teacher Inquiry (MA level)

Sociolinguistics (MA level)

Language in Society (BA level)

Methods of Teaching EFL (BA level)

Pre-MBA intensive courses - Reading & Writing

English for Academic Purposes – Reading and Listening, Extensive Reading, Oral Communication, Freshman Composition

EFL - full-time 2002-2006 in Czech Republic and Serbia – general, business, & exam prep
Reviewer of: Second Language Socialization and Learner Agency (LL Issue 24.963)

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