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John E Kotnarowski

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Personal profile

Office Address

FLB 2027
707 S Mathews Ave
4080 FLB
M/C 168
Urbana, IL 61801

Personal profile

A teacher of English to speakers of other languages for the last ten years with a special focus on second language writing instruction and materials design and development.

Research Interests

EAP/ESP writing
Language Assessment
Materials Design

Education

MATESOL, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, History & Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Honors & Awards

U.S. State Department English Language Fellowship (AY 2014-15) - NUST MISiS (Moscow, Russian Federation)
U.S. State Department English Language Specialist

Teaching

  • ESL 111
  • ESL 115
  • ESL 500
  • ESL 501/515
  • ESL 502/592
  • ESL 503/593
  • ESL 512 (Online)
  • ESL 521 (Online)
  • ESL 504

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Research Output

Picking Teams: A Communicative Decision-Making Game

Kotnarowski, J. E. & Rosado, C. A., Feb 26 2020, New Ways in Teaching with Games. Nurmukhamedov, U. & Sadler, R. (eds.). TESOL Press, p. 5-7

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Teaching Questions and Descriptions With “International Guess Who?”

Rosado, C. A. & Kotnarowski, J. E., Feb 26 2020, New Ways in Teaching with Games. Nurmukhamedov, U. & Sadler, R. (eds.). TESOL Press, p. 93-94

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rhetorical analysis

Kotnarowski, J. E., 2019, Academic Writing for English Language Learners. Sadler, R., Pennell, J. K. & Kotnarowski, J. (eds.). Urbana-Champaign, IL: eText at Illinois

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The development of a profile-based writing scale: How collaboration with teachers enhanced assessment practice in a post-admission ESL writing program in the USA

Yan, X., Kim, H. R. & Kotnarowski, J. E., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Issues in Language Testing Around the World: Insights for Language Test Users. Lanteigne, B., Coombe, C. & Brown, J. D. (eds.). Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter