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Faculty: Alessandro Rosborough

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Alessandro Rosborough

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

TEd

Contact Information

Office: 206 P MCKB

Phone: 801-422-1266

Email: nope@alex_rosborough@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

My family and I are immigrants from Roma, Italia, and I have enjoyed being raised in America. I enjoy working as a teacher educator focusing on teaching and research concerning second language teaching and learning, sociocultural theory, gesture and language, critical and transformative educational issues. I am pleased to promote the equitable access and support of minority language students.

Teaching Interests

Sociocultural Theory and Second Language Learning and Development; Dual Language Immersion teaching and content; Ecological/Eco-social learning and development;

Research Interests

Vygotskian Sociocultural Theory and Gesture; Applied Linguistics; Second Language teaching and learning; Gesture and second language learning; Embodied Learning; Ecosocial Second Language Learning

Awards

Experiential Learning Grant (Rejected)

BYU - MSE

2020 - 2021

Visiting Scholar Grant

McKay School of Education - BYU

2012 - 2013

President's Innovation Fund Research-Practice Partnership (PIF-RPP

Brigham Young University

2020

Selected Publications

Teacher self-disclosure in adult ESL curriculum

  • Authors:
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • City: Alexandria, VA
  • Country: USA

Identifying Language Goals and Needs in Community-based ELLs: Findings from an Ethnography of Four Salvadoran Immigrants in the Western United States.

  • Authors:
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publisher: Springer
  • City: New York, New York
  • Country: USA

Institutional productivity and publishing trends in nine literacy journals: 1972-2012

  • Authors:
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Volume: 36
  • Issue: 7

Embodied meaning-making and gesture

  • Authors:
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: De Gruyter Publishing
  • City: Trnava, Slovakia
  • Country: Slovakia

Contingent teaching: Vygotsky, second language learning, and the pedagogy of multimodal ensembles.

  • Authors:
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Equinox
  • City: Sheffield
  • Country: United Kingdom

Understanding relations between gesture and chronotope: Embodiment and meaning-making in a second language classroom

  • Authors:
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Routledge (Taylor & Francis)
  • City: United Kingdom
  • Country: United Kingdom

Gesture and Chronotope: A meaning making experience in an elementary classroom

  • Authors:
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis