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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Joseph Denn

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Assistant Teaching Professor

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Modern Foreign Languages

101 Tolley Humanities Building

jwdenn@syr.edu


Research and Teaching Interests

Joe Denn is a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) at Syracuse University. He teaches multiple sections of undergraduate ENL courses emphasizing academic writing and research skills. He has been an ESOL instructor in the department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics since the fall of 2012. On the SU campus, he has experience administering ESOL placement exams with the ENL program in LLL, the Graduate School, and the School of Architecture. During the fall semester he serves as a first-year forum leader for the College of Arts and Sciences. During the summer, he teaches English for academic purposes at SU’s English Language Institute. Also at the ELI, he helped develop a four-week, intensive English for Graduate Studies course, focusing on academic writing and research for Fulbright scholars.

Courses

ENL 213: Advanced Academic Writing and Research for Non-native Speakers of English
ENL 211: Composition for Non-native Speakers of English
ENL 207: Advanced Integrated Skills for Non-native Speakers of English
ENL 202: Intermediate English for Non-native Speakers (Part 2)
ENL 201: Intermediate English for Non-native Speakers (Part 1)

Education

  • Master of Arts, French and Francophone Studies, Syracuse University, NY, May 2010
  • Certificate in University Teaching, Future Professoriate Program, Syracuse University, NY, May 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts, Dual Major: French Language, Literature and Culture, and Music, Syracuse University, NY, May 2007

Career

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, 2019-present
  • Lecturer, ESOL, Syracuse University, 2015-2018
  • Instructor, ESOL, Syracuse University, 2012-2015
  • Instructor, English for Academic Purposes, English Language Institute, Syracuse University, 2010-2012
  • Teaching Assistant, French, Syracuse University, 2008-2010