Ellen M. Jackson, M.A.

International Language and Culture Learning Coordinator

Degrees

  • M.A., Linguistics, UCLA 1984
  • B.A., Languages and Biblical Studies, Seattle Pacific University 1978

Current positions

  • International Coordinator for Language and Culture Learning, SIL International, 2000-

Other professional experience and service

  • Course Head (visiting), Language and Culture Learning, Handong U, Korea 2006, U. of Oregon 2005, ABS, Philippines 2003, Horsleys Green, UK 2001
  • Director of Language Programs, SIL Cameroon, 1989-1998
  • Coordinator, Strategic Planning and Review, SIL Cameroon 1990-1998
  • Linguist, translator, researcher, Tikar language project, SIL Cameroon 1974-1989
  • Executive Committee Member, SIL Cameroon 1985-1987
  • Teaching staff, Africa Orientation Course, SIL Cameroon 1976, 1986
  • Course head, Introduction to Translation Principles (French section), SIL Cameroon 1985

Professional memberships

  • TESOL 2013-
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) 2005-
  • Steering committee, Intl. Congress on Language Learning 2002-
  • Steering committee, Asia Congress on Language Learning 2007-2010
  • West African Linguistic Society 1978-1988

Language proficiencies

  • English 5
  • French 3
  • Tikar 2+
  • Modern Hebrew 2
  • Biblical Greek 1

Research interests

  • Second language acquisition
  • Technologies and methodologies for adult language learning
  • Biblical studies
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