Department: Programs in English as a Second Language
Campus Address: 518C Nebraska Hall East
Jane has been teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in Nebraska, California, and South Korea for over 20 years. She has taught Intensive ESL grammar, writing, reading, and listening courses for the IEP. In addition, she has taught ESL Acquisition, ELL Methods, ELL Practicum, Linguistics for the Classroom Teacher, Multicultural Education, Schools and Society, and Education in a Pluralistic Society for UNL, and English Literature, Freshman Writing Seminar, Business Writing, and Elementary Spanish for Doane University. She has also taught numerous education classes for UNL’s Indigenous Roots Program.
Beyond teaching, Jane has co-authored over 20 books and workbooks designed to help students improve reading comprehension skills. She is also developing programs that improve multicultural awareness for students in small rural schools, and that broaden International students’ educational experiences in the United States.
She also enjoys reading, traveling, watching movies, visiting museums, baking, and complaining about the cold Nebraska winters.
At the IEP, Jane most often teaches Advanced Grammar/Writing and CEAP Reading.
Areas of Expertise
Barriers to Language Acquisition
ELL / ESL Teacher Education
Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
Degrees and Universities
AB, University of Chicago
Honors and Recognitions
Honorable Mention, UNL Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award
Konkuk University Outstanding Teacher Award
Golden Key Honour Society