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Craig Wilson, PhD Faculty Profile

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Craig  Wilson, PhD

Professor, University Faculty Affairs Committee Chair

Department of Teacher Education

Dr. Craig Wilson is an assistant professor in the Department of Teacher Education. Dr. Wilson's area of scholarly interest is the intersection of language and content learning, particularly with regard to English learners.  Dr. Wilson has been a member of the faculty at CSU East Bay since 1999.  As a lecturer in the 1990s, Dr. Wilson taught Vietnamese and ESL Methods at CSU East Bay.   He has taught ESL and content areas to English learners in California and Arkansas.  Credentials: 7-12 Preliminary, Arkansas, 1981.  Preliminary Single Subject, English, California, 1990.  Dr. Wilson was also lead administrator for a K-12 Bilingual/ESL Program (Vietnamese & Lao) for Fort Smith Public Schools, Arkansas, 1983-1989

Identifying key needs among basic and second language writers is my current interest.  I am working with colleagues to develop and test instructional strategies and materials that directlty address areas of need, as identified through statistical, corpus comparison of the writing of basic versus proficient writers.

  • BA 1976 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • MA 1978 Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
  • PhD 1998 University of California, Berkeley

Not teaching this quarter.

Wilson, Craig B. (2006). Passing Scores and Passive Voice: A Case for Quantitative Analysis in Writing Assessment.Exchanges: The Online Journal of Teaching and Learning in the CSU.

Using Quantitative Data to Improve Writing Instruction: The Case of the Passive Voice, May 2, 2009, CSU San Luis Obispo, CSU Institute for Teaching and Learning

Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice in Teaching Credential Programs., April 6, 2007, Hanoi National University of Education; Hanoi National University of Commerce: Hanoi, Vietnam, Teaching Faculty

Closing the Feedback Gap in Writing Assessment: A Role for Quantitative Analysis, April 8, 2006, San Francisco, California, American Educational Research Association

Why College Writers Should Use the Passive Voice: A Lesson from the Graduate Writing Assessment., April 1, 2006, CSU Dominguez Hills, Regional Symposium on University Teaching

Teacher Induction for Junior Professors?, April 1, 2005, Regional Conference on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, CSU Fresno, Presented with Carl Stempel, Department of Sociology, CSU East Bay

President, CSU East Bay - Diablo Chapter, Phi Delta Kappa

Faculty Sponsor, Vietnamese Students Association

Chair, Faculty Affairs Committee, CSU East Bay 2008-2009

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