Indiana University

The Department of Second Language Studies

Megan Hansen Connolly

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Lecturer of ESL

mmhansen@indiana.edu
(812) 855-7951
Ballantine Hall 723

Research Interests

  • Second language reading and writing
  • English for academic purposes
  • Second language pedagogy
  • Second language curriculum design

Education

Graduate Certificate, TESOL, University of Missouri, 2021
M.A., English, Boston College, 2010
B.A., English, concentration in Rhetoric and Composition, Westmont College, 2007

Grants and Awards

  • Course Materials Transformation Fellowship, 2021
  • Online Course Development Grant, 2020
  • Summer Writing-Teaching Grant, 2019
  • Trustee’s Teaching Award, 2018
  • Summer Instructional Development Fellowship, 2018

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Connolly, M.H. (2021). Designing creative writing activities for the ESL classroom. Workshop presented at TESOL International Convention and Expo (online).
  • Connolly, M.H. & Connolly, J. (2021). Recalibrating how we choose texts in the ESL classroom. Talk presented at TESOL International Convention and Expo (online).
  • Connolly, M.H. (2020). L2 active learning online. Dialogue conducted at INTESOL (Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) (online).
  • Connolly, M.H. (2020). Designing creative writing activities for the ESL classroom. TESOL Connections. Retrieved from http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/ tesolc/print/2020-09-01/3.html
  • Connolly, M.H. & Connolly, J. (2018). Best practices for assessing L2 writing. Dialogue discussion conducted at INTESOL (Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Friedman, D. & Connolly, M.H. (2017). Aligning plagiarism practice and policy in an intertextual world. Dialogue presentation at TESOL International Convention and Expo, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
  • Burghardt, B. & Connolly, M.H. (2017). Pushing the limits of L2 literacy: Research skills in the L2 classroom. In T. Stewart (Ed.). Voices from the TESOL Classroom: Higher Education. TESOL International.
  • Connolly, M.H. (2016). Can you clarify? Providing feedback in the L2 writing classroom. Paper presented to INTESOL (Indiana Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), Indianapolis Marriott East, Indianapolis, IN.