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Associate Professor Greg Kessler

Education: PhD in Instructional Technology

Affiliation: Ohio University, USA


Department of Linguistics

383 Gordy Hall

Ohio University

Athens, OH 45701


Phone: +1-740-593-2748

Fax: +1-740-593-2967



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Greg Kessler is Associate Professor of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) in the Department of Linguistics and Director of the Language Resource Center at Ohio University. He teaches courses in linguistics, language pedagogy, CALL teacher preparation and research methods. He is currently president of the computer assisted language instruction consortium (CALICO) and editor of the Action research column for the journal Language Learning & Technology. His research addresses the relationship between language, technology and human behavior, including CALL teacher preparation, student language use in collaborative language learning, the role of students and teachers in innovative pedagogical contexts, student and teacher autonomy, and the relationship between technology and change in the English language. He has overseen the development of numerous technology enhanced language programs and has spoken, consulted and published widely in the area of CALL. He has served the teachers of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) through a number of roles and was president of Ohio TESOL from 2007-2008. He co-authored the TESOL Technology Standards Framework as well as the full volume, TESOL Technology Standards: Description, Implementation, Integration. He has Spoken and taught CALL teacher preparation courses and programs around the world.

Selected Publications