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Name: Rebecca  S.  Wheeler
Institution: Christopher Newport University
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State and/or Country: VA
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Specialty: Teaching Standard English in African American Classrooms: Codeswitching
Selected Publications: Wheeler/Swords (2006) 'Codeswitching: Teaching Standard English in Urban Classrooms.' NCTE

'Code-Switching: Insights and Strategies for Teaching Standard English in Dialectally Diverse Classrooms.' Harvard's Achievement Gap Initiative Conference, 2007;

Wheeler, Rebecca (May 2005) 'Code-Switch to Teach Standard English' an invited column for for 'Teaching English in the World' of _English Journal_. Vol. 94, No. 5. 108 - 112.

Wheeler/Swords (July 2004) 'Codeswitching: Tools of language and culture transform the dialectally diverse classroom.' LANGUAGE ARTS. Vol. 81, No. 6. 470 - 480.

Announced on LINGUIST :  Polymorphous Linguistics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Polymorphous Linguistics
Courses Taught: At Christopher Newport University:

The Structure of English(Engl. 430)
Language Varieties in the Schools and Communities (Engl. 532)

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