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Kelly McClendon

Kelly McClendon

Director of Academic Assessment/Senior Lecturer
Modern Languages
College of Arts and Sciences
Contact
International house
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2688
Degrees & Certifications
University of Tulsa, Bachelor of Science
Oklahoma State University, Master of Arts
Academic History
  • Senior Lecturer Coordinating the Intensive English Program, 2023 - present
  • Lecturer Coordinating the Intensive English Program, 2010 – 2023
  • Adjunct Instructor, Intensive English, Washburn University, 2000 - 2010
  • Adult ESL Program Instructor, Lawton Public Schools, Oklahoma, 1998-2000
  • High School Teacher, Tianjin International School, China, 1994-1998
  • Nankai University Instructor, China, 1993-1994
Scholarly Interests/Activities
  • International Education         
  • Advocacy work in credit for ESOL courses
  • Collaborative instruction bringing native and non-native English speaking students together
  • Assessment of language acquisition
  • Assessment and accreditation work for program improvement
Service Interests/Activities
  • Academic Diversity and Inclusion Committee member, Washburn University
  • Washburn Academic Advising Network, Washburn University
  • President, MIDTESOL, 2020-2021
  • MIDTESOL Program Administrators Interest Section Chair, 2023 – present
Selected Presentations and Publications
  • McClendon, K., & McGee, T. (2023) "Advocating for and Implementing Credit for ESOL Classes," EnglishUSA Journal: Vol. 8, Article 4. https://surface.syr.edu/englishusa_journal/vol8/iss1/4
  • McClendon, K., Routsong, T. Pacioianu, J., & Williams, T. (2018) Building Bridges in Classrooms: Collaboration for Integration and Globalization. Issues in Language Instruction, (8). Selected presentations from Building Bridges for English Language Centers Conference, University of Kansas. https://journals.ku.edu/ili
  • McClendon, K. & Springsteen, S. (2015) Designing and Implementing a Bridge: IEP to M. Ed. Edited by Thu H. Tran. The Conference Proceedings of MIDTESOL 2015. MIDTESOL. Retrieved from https://midtesol.org/publications/conference-proceedings/the-conference-proceedings-of-midtesol-2015/
  • McClendon, K. & Walter, M. (2019). “Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning: Training the Trainers.” Presented at the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, University of Kansas.
Career Accomplishments
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2014-2015
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2015-2016
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2016-2017
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2017-2018
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2018-2019
  • Certificate of Inclusive Teaching and Learning 2018-2019
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2019-2020
  • Certificate of Inclusive Teaching and Learning 2019-2020
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2020-2021
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2021-2022
  • Certificate of Inclusive Teaching and Learning 2021-2022
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2022-2023
  • Certificate of Inclusive Teaching and Learning 2022-2023
  • Certificate of Teaching and Learning 2023-2024
  • Certificate of Inclusive Teaching and Learning 2023-2024
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