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Name: Flore  Zéphir
Institution: University of Missouri at Columbia
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State and/or Country: MO
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Specialty: French Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Foreign Language Education, Bilingual and Multicultural Education, Applied Linguistics, Creole Linguistics, Ethnic and Immigrant Studies.
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Selected Publications: Articles
“Ethnic Studies and Foreign Language Teacher Education in the United States: A Response to New Population Shifts. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 21(3): 230-46. 2000.

“Focus on Form: Perspectives of Developing Teachers and Action-Based Research.”Foreign Language Annals 33 (1): 19-30. 2000.

. “Challenges for Multicultural Education: Sociolinguistic Parallels Between Ebonics and Haitian Creole.” Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 20 (2): 134-154. 1999.

“Caribbean Films in the French Curriculum: Strengthening Linguistic and Multicultural Competency.” The French Review 72 (3): 515-28. 1999.

“New Directions in French Studies: Toward a Francophone Revolution.” In David Alley and Paula Heusinkveld (eds.), Dimension’98.Communications, Cultures, Connections, Comparisons, Communities, pp. 27-40. Annual Series of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching. Valdosta, Georgia: Valdosta State University. 1998.

“Haitian Creole Language and Bilingual Education in the United States: Problem, Right, or Resource?” Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 18 (3): 223-37. 1997.

“Role of the Haitian Middle Class and the Social Institutions in Forging the Linguistic Future of Haiti.” Research in Race and Ethnic Relations volume 8: The Black Middle Class edited by Rutledge M. Dennis, pp. 185-200. 1995.

“Meeting the Demands and Challenges of the Foreign Language Methodology Course”. In Robert Terry (ed.) Dimension’ 95. The Future is Now. pp. 47-63. Annual Series of the Southern Conference on Language Teaching. Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University. 1995.
Courses Taught: French Linguistics Structure of Modern French, (graduate level course developed and reinstated to the curriculum).

FL Education Research Seminar in Foreign Language Education (graduate seminar developed and added to the curriculum); Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages (graduate level course developed and added to the curriculum); Multicultural Perspectives in Foreign Language Teaching (graduate level course); Foreign Language Teaching Methodologies K-12; Advisory Seminar for Foreign Language education majors (undergraduate courses)

Sociolinguistics Bilingualism and Language Contact, (graduate level course developed and added to the curriculum). Survey of the Minority and Creole Languages of the US and the Caribbean, (undergraduate level course developed and added to the curriculum). Francophonie et identité culturelle (taught as a topic course)

French Language Beginning, intermediate and advanced courses. Conversation, composition, Business French, stylistics courses.



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