Language Learning in Higher Education: AGENCY AND INVESTMENT IN MULTILINGUAL UNIVERSITY WRITERS

Bridging passion and profession: Supporting agency and investment in multilingual university writers Marlen Harrison / Maiju Uusipaikka / Annika Karinen / Tanja Räsänen / Diana Raitala / Reetta Ellonen / Hanna Huumonen / Otto Tuomela CLICK ME TO VIEW THE ACTUAL MANUSCRIPT  ABSTRACT Throughout the last two decades, scholarship discussing learner development and autonomy has expanded from viewing the learner as one who…

Book Chapter: Humanizing Pedagogy and the Personal Essay

Messekher, H., Reilly, J. & Harrison, M. (2010). Humanizing pedagogy in action: Observations of an English composition classroom. In G. Park (Ed.), Observation of teaching: Bridging theory and practice through research and teaching (pp.109-122). USA: LINCOM. Abstract This paper analyzes the practices and applicability of a humanized pedagogy in the composition classroom that relies heavily on personal essay assignments….

Qualitative Research in Psychology: Autoethnography, Sport & Identity

Running, Being, and Beijing—An Existential Exploration of a Runner Identity DOI: 10.1080/14780887.2013.810796 LINK: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14780887.2013.810796 Noora Johanna Ronkainena*, Marlen Elliot Harrisonb & Tatiana V. Rybaa Abstract In this research, we explore the negotiation of a conflicted runner identity in a Finnish runner’s short-term migration to Beijing, China. We examine the historical and cultural construction of the runner identity and discuss the…

Project Coordinator & Writer, The Smithsonian

In 2015, Dr. Harrison worked as a Project Coordinator and Writer for The Smithsonian’s Indians at the Post Office virtual exhibit, a joint project of the US Postal Service, the National Postal Museum and the National Museum of the American Indian. For this project, Dr. Harrison:  Was awarded a contract with the National Museum of the American Indian. Assembled…