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Name: Jo Anne  Kleifgen
Institution: Teachers College, Columbia University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Anthropological Linguistics
Selected Publications: Kleifgen, J. (2013). Communicative practices at work: Multimodality and learning in a high-tech firm. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Garcia, O. & Kleifgen, J. (2010). Educating emergent bilinguals: Policies, programs, and practices for English Language Learners. New York: Teachers College Press.

Kleifgen, J., & Bond, G. C. (Eds.) (2009). Languages of Africa and the diaspora: Educating for language awareness. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.

Kleifgen, J., Kinzer, C. K., Hoffman, D., Gorski, K., Kim, J., Lira, A., & Ronan, B. (2014). An argument for a multimodal, online system to support English learners' writing development. In R. S. Anderson & C. Mims (Eds.), Digital tools for writing instruction in k-12 settings: Student perception and experience. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Garcia, O., & Kleifgen, J. (2010). Equity and excellence in the education of Emergent Bilinguals. In K. van den Branden, P. van Avermaer, & M. van Houtte (Eds.), Equity and Excellence in Education. New York: Routledge.

Kleifgen, J., & Kinzer, C. (2009). Alternative spaces for education with and through technology. In H. Varenne & E. Gordon (Eds.), Theoretical perspectives on comprehensive education: The way forward (pp.139-186). Lewiston, NY: Mellen Press.

Kleifgen, J., & Le, Trang. (2007). Vietnamese immigrants' shifting patterns of status display at work: Impressions from Hanoi. Journal of Asian Pacific Communication, 17(2), 259-279.

Kleifgen, J. (2006). Variation in multimodal literacies: Now new technologies can expand or constrain modes of communication. WORD, 57(3), 303-324.

1997 'Assembling Knowledge' Research on Language and Social Interaction, 30(2), 157-192 (with P. Frenz-Belkin)

1992 'Achieving Coherence in Social Interaction' Discourse Processes (with Muriel Saville-Troike)
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Languages of Africa and the Diaspora
 Communicative Practices at Work
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Languages of Africa and the Diaspora
Courses Taught: Research on education of immigrant groups/minorities (Spanish, Haitian Creole) Discourse Analysis-Introduction Classroom Discourse Conversation Analysis Survey of Linguistics Computers and Language Teaching Computers and Writing Culture in the Classroom ESL for Children

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