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Faculty and Staff - Alexander Poole

Dr. Alexander Poole

Dr. Alexander Poole


Office:  Cherry Hall 6A
Phone:  270-745-5780


English 051 English as a Second Language English
100 Introduction to College Writing English
300 Writing in the Disciplines English
302 Language and Communication English
304 English Language English
404/G History of the English Language English
469 Theories of Second Language Acquisition English
470 TESL Methods and Materials English
471/G TESL Internship English
508 Internship in TESL English
565 Integrated TESL English
566 Teaching and Testing ESL Grammar


Alex Poole (PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2003) is an applied linguist whose interests include focus on form instruction, Spanish-English bilingualism, and reading strategies. He regularly publishes articles on these topics and presents at national and international conferences. Dr. Poole directs the ESL Endorsement/TESOL Graduate Certificate programs at WKU. He also teaches courses in composition, TESOL methodology, and pedagogical grammar, among others. When not teaching, advising students, or researching, Dr. Poole lectures on issues related to English language learners and reviews scholarly submissions to peer-reviewed journals.

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