Academic Experience (Download a full copy of my CV here: Poole_CV)
Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Second Language Acquisition, English Grammar, Composition
Instructor of English 406 Modern English Grammar, The University of Arizona, English Department
Graduate Associate Teacher, The University of Arizona, English Department, First Year Writing Program, Courses: English 101 & 102, Composition for Native Speakers; English 102 &108, Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English; English 102/108 Combined Section for Native and Non-Native Speakers of English
First Year Writing Program Placement Advisor, University of Arizona
Adjunct ESL Instructor, The Center for English as a Second Language (CESL) at the University of Arizona, Courses: Second Language Acquistion Theory for the TEFL Certificate Program, Reading & Writing for Academic Purpose, Writing, Reading (multiple levels)
Graduate Associate Teacher, The University of Alabama, English Department, First Year Writing Program, Courses: English 121 & 122, Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English
Adjunct ESL Instructor, The English Language Institute at the University of Alabama,
Courses: Grammar, Oral Communication, Academic Skills
EFL Instructor, Learning Well Academy, Chung-ju, South Korea
Courses: EFL for various ages and proficiencies, Business English, TOEFL Preparation
EFL Instructor, ABC Academy, Granada, Nicaragua
Courses: EFL for various ages and proficiencies, English for Service and Tourism
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor, University of Alabama
Peace Corps Volunteer,Georgetown, Guyana, South America, Life Skills Teacher, School Sports Director
Poole, R. (2016). A corpus-aided approach for the teaching and learning of rhetoric in in an undergraduate composition course for L2 writers. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 21, 99-109.
Poole, R. (2016). Good times, bad times: A keyword analysis of the letters to the shareholders of two fortune 500 banks. International journal of business communication, 53(1).
Poole, R. (2012). Concordance-based glosses for academic vocabulary acquisition. CALICO journal, 29 (4), 679-693.
Poole, R. (2015). Corpus-aided pedagogy for language classrooms. In The Center of Applied Second Language Studies Intercom Newsletter. http://caslsintercom.uoregon.edu/content/18889.
Poole, R. (2013). Good times, bad times: A keyword analysis of letters to shareholders of two Fortune 500 banking institutions. Coyote papers: working papers in linguistics. Proceedings from the Arizona Linguistic Circle. Vol. 21.
Poole, R. & Jeong, Y. (2013). Determining word choice. In Hacker, D. & Sommers, N. with Little, K. Rules for writers with resources for students at the University of Arizona (p. 104-108). Boston: Bedfords/St. Martin’s.
Poole, R. (2013). A review of ‘New trends in corpora and language learning’. Linguist list. http://linguistlist.org/pubs/reviews/get-review.cfm?SubID=9968976
Poole, R. (2011). A review of real grammar: a corpus-based approach to English. Second language writing news, 2(1). http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolslwis/issues/2011-03-03/5.html
Poole, R. (2016). Implementing Specialized Corpora in L2 Writing Classrooms. American Association of Applied Linguistics( AAAL), Orlando FL, April 2016.
Poole, R. (2015). Corpus Activities for ESL Classrooms: A How-To Guide. TexTESOL, San Antonio TX,October 2015.
Poole, R. (2015). A Corpus-Aided Approach for the Teaching and Learning of Rhetoric in an Undergraduate Composition Course for L2 Writers. To be presented at Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, July 2015.
Poole, R. (2015). Integrating Corpus Linguistics and GIS for the Study of Environmental Discourse. To be presented at Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster University, United Kingdom, July 2015.
Poole, R. (2015). An Ecolinguistic Discourse Analysis of the Rosemont Copper Mine Debate. Oceans and Deserts: Charting Transdisciplinary Currents in Environment and Culture within the Arts and Sciences, University of Arizona, March 2015.
Poole, R., Edmiston, S., Hager, D., Hardy, R., Hensley, E. (2015). Using Corpora for Language Teaching and Research. A workshop presented with the students of Modern English Grammar at the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Roundtable, Tucson AZ, March 2015.
Kraut, R. & Poole, R. (2015). In Their Own Words: Chinese EFL Teachers’ Attitudes towards CLT. Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Roundtable, Tucson AZ, March 2015.
Poole, R. (2014). An Ecology-Informed Genre and Corpus Approach for L2 Writing. Symposium on Second Language Writing (SSLW), Tempe AZ November 2014.
Poole, R. (2014). Corpus-informed Activities for EAP Writing Classrooms. Arizona TESOL, Flagstaff AZ October 2014.
Brooks, Z. & Poole, R. (2014) Poster: A Corpus Analysis of University Strategic Plans. American Association of Corpus Linguists (AACL), Flagstaff AZ September 2014.
Poole, R. (2014). The Rhetorical Value of a High Frequency Semantic Class of Adjectives in Business English Writing. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Portland OR March 2014.
Poole, R. (2014). Are all adjectives equal? Implications for learners of business English. SLAT Roundtable, Tucson AZ February 2014.
Poole, R.(2013). Corpus Linguistics for Language Pedagogy. Invited Speaker for graduate course in TESOL Methods at the University of Arizona. November 2013.
Poole, R.(2013). Exploring Bodies of Language: A Corpus-Informed Approach to Modern English Grammar. Presented at the University of Arizona English Department’s First Fridays Lecture Series. October 2013.
Poole, R.(2013). Good Times, Bad Times: A Keyword Analysis of the Letters to the Shareholders of Two Fortune 500 Banks. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL), Dallas TX USA, March 2013. Enhanced and extended version of AACL presentation.
Poole, R. (2013). Good Times, Bad Times: A Keyword Analysis of the Letters to the Shareholders of Two Fortune 500 Banks. American Association of Corpus Linguistics (AACL), San Diego CA USA January 2013.
Alsahil, A., McNeil, M., Maranzana, S., Poole, R., & Renigar, P. (2013) The Digital Sublime in Language Use and L2 Learning. Convergences: The Technological Sublime, University of Arizona. Sponsored by the College of Humanities.
Poole, R. (2013). A Keyword Analysis of the Letters to Shareholders of Two Fortune 500 Banks. Poster presentation. Arizona Linguistics Circle, Tucson AZ 2012.
Poole, R. (2013) ESL Challenges and Strategies: Helping our Exchange Students. Presented to the faculty at St. Gregory College Preparatory School. Tucson, AZ. October 2011.
Poole, R. (2011). Corpus-Enhanced Glosses for Vocabulary Acquisition: Results and Student Attitudes, TESOL Conference, New Orleans 2011
Poole, R. (2011). Concordance-Based Glosses for Facilitating Semantization and Enhancing Productive Knowledge of Academic Vocabulary, Symposium: Exploring the Boundaries and Applications of Corpus Linguistics, University of Alabama
Poole, R.(2010). Using Web Applications to Enhance Peer Review in L2 Writing Classrooms, TESOL Graduate Student Forum, Boston 2010.