Randall W Sadler

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Personal profile

Dr. Randall Sadler is an Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Illinois English as a Second Language (ESL) and Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) Programs. where he teaches courses on telecollaboration and language learning, virtual worlds and language learning and the teaching of L2 reading and writing. His main research area is on the role of technology in language learning, with a particular focus on how Telecollaboration, CMC, and VirtualWorlds may be used to enhance that process. He has published in these areas in journals including the Journal of English for Academic PurposesCALICOJournalReCALLLanguage Learning & Technology, Computers& Education, ELT, and in numerous edited volumes.  His latest book, Virtual Worlds, Telecollaboration, and Language Learning: From Theory to Practice is published by Peter Lang.  He is also the co-owner of the EduNation Islands, which are located in the Virtual World of Second Life, where he may often be found in the guise of his avatar Randall Renoir.

Teaching

EIL 445: Teaching Second Language Reading & Writing
EIL 587: Computer-Mediated Communication for Language Teaching
LING 487: Introduction to Second Language Acquisition

Office Address

Department of Linguistics
4080 Foreign Languages Building, MC-168
707 S. Mathews Ave
Urbana, IL 61801
USA

Office: 3054 Foreign Languages Building

Office Phone

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Research Output

If you don't improve, what's the point? Investigating the impact of a flipped online exchange in teacher education

Dooly, M. & Sadler, R., Jan 1 2020, In : ReCALL. 32, 1, p. 4-24 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
  • New Ways in Teaching with Games

    Nurmukhamedov, U. (ed.) & Sadler, R. W. (ed.), Feb 26 2020, TESOL Press. 254 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

  • Storytelling, Coherence, and Transition Devices

    Sadler, R. W. & Nurmukhamedov, U., Feb 26 2020, New Ways in Teaching with Games. Nurmukhamedov, U. & Sadler, R. (eds.). TESOL Press, p. 57-58

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    The Handbook of Informal Language Learning

    Dressman, M. (ed.) & Sadler, R. W. (ed.), Feb 2020, Wiley-Blackwell. 528 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

  • Virtual Landscapes

    Sadler, R. W., Feb 2020, The Handbook of Informal Language Learning. Dressman, M. & Sadler, R. W. (eds.). Wiley-Blackwell, p. 85-100

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter