Speciality | Experience | Presentations & Workshops | Publications | Honors
Areas of Specialty
International Business and Professional Communication, English for Specific Purposes, Cultural Intelligence, Presentation Coaching, Leadership, Program Evaluation, Best Practices in Workplace Language Training
Consulting and Employment Experience
Founder and Director, International Business Communication Program. September 1983 - July 2015. American English Institute, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Directed, designed, and taught courses in the undergraduate International Business Communication Program, a joint program with the UO Lundquist College of Business, which provides training in cross-cultural business communication, oral presentation, business writing, international business research, and cross-cultural negotiation. Coordinated ESP programs: ESP teacher training, corporate training, business English, and other joint programs with the Lundquist College of Business: International Pre-MBA Training Program and training for international executives. Additional employment experience in ESL/EFL teaching and teacher training, editing, and German/English translation, specializing in the fields of Science, Medicine, Engineering.
US Embassy Algiers. ESP Specialist. Algeria. December 2013.
External consultant for review of the ESP-Business and Economics curriculum for the Department of Foreign Languages at Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (EHEC). Workshops on ESP curriculum development / materials design and on building cultural intelligence (CQ).
International Business English Program Evaluation. Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia. September 2013.
External consultant for review of the Business English Program.
US Embassy San José. English Language ESP Specialist. Costa Rica. July 2013.
Consultant on the national English = Empleo Project. Workshops for INA (the government national technical training institute), Universidad Tecnica (public university focused on technical education) and the Binational Center to strengthen their curricula to target the needs of employers. Teacher training workshops also for the Ministry of Public Education to assist with a renewed focus on technical high schools and experimental bilingual schools located near service employers.
US. Department of State Academic Specialist. Saudi Arabia. December 2012.
Workshops on Tools for Leadership: Professional Communication for women working in nonprofit, community-based organizations, followed by workshops at colleges and schools on Leadership, Professional Communication, Active Listening, Preparation for the TOEFL iBT, Tips for Applying to US Universities, and Cultural Intelligence (CQ).
Evaluation of Voice of America Learning English online. December 2012.
Evaluation of the quality of information and language learning materials for people around the world learning English as a lingua franca with recommendations for improvement. http://learningenglish.voanews.com/
2012 ESP Teacher Training Workshop. Taiwan. July 2012.
ESP teacher training workshops for university faculty at three sites in Taiwan. Topics included "Internet-Based Resources and Projects for Business English" and a "Training Seminar in Effective Professional Presentations".
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Russia. June, 2012.
ESP Teacher Training consultations, plenaries, and workshops in Moscow, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, and Vladivostok. U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Russia. June, 2012. ESP Teacher Training consultations, plenaries, and workshops at four sites from Moscow to Vladivostok.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Indonesia. April, 2011.
Workshops on high frequency business communication skills at universities throughout the country.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Indonesia. November 2010 - April 2011
. SEBASA, officer training center for the Indonesian National Security Police: online consultations and face-to-face workshops on best practices in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) curriculum design and materials development.
AMIDEAST Collaborative Projects in Teaching (CPT) ESP and Blended Learning Project. Palestine/West Bank. April and August 2010.
On-going online consultation coupled with face-to-face workshops for a team of faculty from a consortium of five universities working to incorporate blended learning into their ESP courses.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Palestine/West Bank. April 2010.
Workshops for teachers from Gaza, who are teaching learners through the Access (English Access Microscholarship) Program. Face to face workshops on “Practical Advice for Using Authentic Materials” for teachers able to travel to Ramallah, with other teachers in Gaza participating through a digital video conference (DVC).
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Saudi Arabia. December 2009.
Two weeks of training for both male and female English language K-12 teachers, faculty from several universities and the Ministry of Health, as well as graduate students in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). The practical, hands-on workshops addressed content-based instruction (CBI) for a range of disciplines, classroom management, and e-learning.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. China. November 2008.
Two weeks of workshops for students and Business English faculty at Guangdong University of Technology: The Impact of Culture on Business Communication, Curriculum & Materials Design in English for Specific Purposes, Communication for the Multinational Job Search, Effective Professional Presentations, Internet-Based Projects & Resources for Business English, and Trends in ESP Research & Practice. International Business Communication Training - China.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Saudi Arabia. November 2007.
Two, one-week English Language Teacher Training Institutes at Prince Sultan University and the Riyadh Teachers' College, using the U.S. Department of State sponsored, video-based English teacher training series, “Shaping the Way We Teach English”.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist, Togo. August 2007.
Institute on Content-Based Instruction 2007. Led two, five-day institutes on content-based instruction and classroom management techniques to middle and secondary level teachers of English as Foreign Language in Togo.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist, West Africa. January 2007.
Training in best practices for English for Specific Purposes program design and delivery for workplace language trainers and university faculty in Senegal, Togo, and Burkina Faso.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Saudi Arabia. November 2006.
2006 Saudi English Supervisor Program: Shaping the Way Forward. Worked with a team to design and conduct training using the U.S. Department of State sponsored, video-based English teacher training series, “Shaping the Way We Teach English”.
U.S. Department of State. Office of International Information Programs. Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. December 2005.
Leadership Development and Entrepreneurship Training for women active in building small businesses or NGOs. Provided workshops in Cairo, Minya, Alexandria, Dhahran, and Manama on: What is Leadership?, Leadership Tools for Self-Awareness, Leadership Tools for Professional Communication, and Entrepreneurship: Building your Future.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Egypt and Yemen. September 2005.
Provided two weeks of training in Business and Professional English in both the private and public sectors: for university faculty teaching Business English and Professional Communication, AMIDEAST, corporate language trainers, and mid-level managers at the Egyptian Insurance Supervisory Authority. Training focused on the high-frequency business communication skills of telephoning, socializing, business writing, oral presentation, meetings, and negotiation, as well as using the Internet for Business English training. Participants received copies of the Arabic/English Minimax business communication booklet series.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Saudi Arabia. August 2005.
Saudi Summer Institute. Worked with a team to conduct two, one-week training sessions for Saudi MOE English Supervisors. Workshop topics were: How to Build Communicative Efficiency through Task-Based Instruction, How to Motivate Students to Read, How to Create More Successful Learners through Strategy-Based Instruction, How to Use the Internet for Business English, and How to Make the Most of the Internet: First Steps.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Jordan and Syria. February 2005.
Conducted a one-week intensive Training for Ministry of Education English Language Supervisors in Jordan: Cooperative Learning, Critical Thinking Skills, Interactive Reading Instruction, Task-Based Learning. Led workshops on Communicative Activities for the Four Skills and Interactive Reading Instruction in Syria at the English Language Training Center of the State Planning Commission, Damascus University, Qalamoon University, and Aleppo University.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Republic of the Congo and South Africa. July 2004. Plenary speaker at the annual conference of the South African Association of Language Teachers, University of the Transkei. Two, one-week teacher training workshops in general English and business English to teachers at universities and private language schools in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo.
BELLS Inc., Dow Jones and Wall Street Journal Business English. April 2003- April 2005.
Consultant on the design and delivery of the on-line Business English language training product, Dow Jones Business English, for the Japanese corporate market based on the Wall Street Journal and other Dow Jones publications. Wrote two, industry-specific, business English reading textbooks based on Dow Jones News Wires: Dow Jones @ Berlitz and Dow Jones Business Reading.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Tunisia. October 2003.
Led regional workshops in ESP Needs Assessment, Curriculum Design, and Materials Development. Other topics included: Trends in ESP Research and Practice, and An Overview of ESP.
Intercultural Training. Human Resources: Department of Performance and Development.
City of Eugene, Oregon. Fall 2002-Spring 2003.
Consultant on intercultural training needs and workshops for City of Eugene staff, police, and firefighters.
USAID Lead Consultant: ESP Institute in Course Design and Materials Development, Cairo, Egypt. July 2001.
Led the two-week institute on the principles of EOP and EAP course design and materials development. Designed NA instrument for workshop participants from ESP Centers throughout Egypt to use with five designated ESP sectors in preparation for the institute. Guided the five materials teams in the development of a 36-hour syllabus for each course and a sample unit. Content areas included: Nursing, Business Writing, English for Conferences, The Job Search, and English for Science and Math Teachers.
Longman English On-line. Pearson Education. April 2001.
Consultant on business content for an on-line Business English language training program.
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. April 1999 to Fall 2000.
Sabanci University, a new private university in Istanbul opened Fall1999. Served as the external consultant for English language teaching within the entire university context. Guided the process of needs assessment, EAP curriculum design, and materials development at 3 proficiency levels for the Foundation Development Program (FDP), the first year English preparatory program. Coordinated the program evaluation process after the first year of operation. Specific workshops addressed: Content Based Instruction (CBI); EAP Curriculum Design; Learning Strategies and Tasks; Reading Instruction; Testing/Student Assessment; Portfolio Approach; Program Evaluation; and Business/Professional Language Training for MBA Students and Corporate Clients.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Thailand. Summer 1999.
Conducted a series of workshops for teachers/trainers of Business English as well as for faculty from Colleges of Business and Economics at Thai universities, including Chulalongkorn University and Maihidol University in Bangkok, Chiangmai University, and Mahasarakam University. Topics included: Teaching English for International Negotiations, Effective Oral Presentations, and Internet Projects for Business Language Training.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Tunisia. December 1997.
Conducted a series of workshops on business language training and reading for Academic Purposes at a number of Universities. Met with representatives from the Tunisian Chamber of Commerce and multinational corporations in the Tunis area to discuss their communication needs in the workplace and to provide guidelines for selecting a provider of quality, cost-effective language training.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist for Business and Economics. Malaysia. October 1997.
Presented a plenary and workshop on training for business communication at the English for Specific Purposes Conference '97 in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Offered workshop for the faculty at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia on entering the field of workplace language training and consulted on the design of a new graduate program in Language for Corporate Communication to prepare teacher trainees for corporate language training. Provided a series of workshops on business language training for university and private language school teachers in Penang and Kuala Lumpur.
Faculty Associate for Visiting Fulbright Professor in ESP. January - May, 1995.
Advisor for a Visiting Fulbright Professor from the Academy of Business in Belarus in his research projects on ESP-Business at the University of Oregon.
Fulbright/USAID/Academy for Educational Development ESP Consultant. Egypt. November 1994.
Led workshops on the methodology and design of programs/materials for English for Occupational Purposes (EOP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at universities and other educational institutions in Cairo, Mansoura, and Alexandria during the two-week consultancy. Gave the keynote address at the Third National Egyptian ESP Conference in Alexandria.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. 10th Anniversary of the Summer Institute of English, Rabat, Morocco. July 1994.
A return visit to the two-week teacher training institute for Moroccan secondary school English teachers. Conducted the following workshops: Language Training for the Service Sector, Working with a Content Text, and Gap Activities for Language Learning.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Hautes Etudes Commerciales, Jouy-en-Josas, France. October 1993.
Reviewed and made recommendations regarding the structure and curriculum of the English language teaching component of the Bilingual MBA program at HEC, the leading business school in France.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Summer Institute of English, Rabat, Morocco. July 1993.
Conducted the following workshops for the teacher training institute for secondary school teachers: Motivating Students to Read; Project Approach to Language Learning; and Puzzles and Problems for Language Learning - Information Gap Activities.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Reggio Emilia, Italy. January 1993.
Two one-week ESP seminars on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Education for Italian vocational school teachers in the areas of Tourism, Hotel Management, Catering, and Commerce. Invited to return for 1994.
Teacher Training Workshop for Japanese Elementary School English Teachers. Institute for International English Education for Children. "Using Video in the Classroom". University of Oregon. March 1994.
U.S. Department of State Academic Specialist. Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan. France. January 1993.
Developed a curriculum for an ESP teacher-training program sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages at the ENS Cachan.
Consultant to the English for Specific Purposes Project at the United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E. 1991-1993.
Developed and reviewed ESP course materials for seven colleges at the University: Science, Economic and Administrative Sciences, Agriculture, Arts, Engineering, Education, and Law and Shariah. Worked directly with materials development teams on their texts. Assisted in the design of a diagnostic assessment process for incoming students and a procedure for program evaluation. Led teacher training workshops on the process approach to writing; an integrated-skills approach to materials design; the use of video in language learning; and materials/course evaluation. Conducted observations of ESP classes in each college.
Consultant to the English Unit at the Basic University Education Center, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, U.A.E. April, 1992.
One of three on an international consulting team. Tasks included: reviewing the existing first-year English language program and making recommendations for methodology and content; and leading a series of teacher training workshops with a reading skills focus. Because the BUEC Program plays a critical role in the educational development of the country, the team met twice with His Highness Sheikh Nahyan, Minister of Higher Education, and presented him with our recommendations.
U.S. Department of StateTeacher Training Workshop. "Developing Content-Based, Task-Centered Courses". University of Oregon. 1990.
Teacher Training Workshop for Spanish as a Second Language Teachers from Mexico. "Media in Language Learning". University of Oregon. 1990.
Teacher Training Workshop. Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey. Querétaro, Mexico. 1989.
Video in Language Learning, a two-week teacher training workshop on the use of video.
Invited Speaker. A Forum on: The Scope of ESP as a Transdisciplinary Learning Approach in Higher Education. Universidad Técnica Nacional, Costa Rica, July 2014.
"English for Specific Purposes: Agent of Social and Economic Progress". Invited Speaker Session. TESOL International Association Convention '14. Portland, Oregon. March 2014.
"ESP in the IEP: Addressing a Range of Specific Needs". ESP & IEP Intersection Session. TESOL International Association Convention '14, Portland, Oregon. March 2014.
"ESP Best Practices in Curriculum & Materials Design". Plenary. English for Specific Purposes: A TESOL International Academy in São Paulo, Brazil. September 2013.
"Meeting the Demand for English as a Global Lingua Franca". Digital Video Conference (DVC) session. Regional English = Empléo Conference. Limon, Costa Rica. August 2013.
"English as a Lingua Franca: Bridging from Academia to the Professions". Invited speaker. Forum on Educational Policies for the Development of English Language Competence in a Global Context. San José, Costa Rica. July 2013.
“ESP: Passport to Academia and Beyond”. Keynote speech. 2013 International Conference on English Education. Shih Chien University, Taipei, Taiwan, April 20-21, 2013.
"Micro and Macroeconomic Impact of ESP". Plenary. Lower Mekong Initiative. ESP Symposium: Professional Communication for LMI and ASEAN Professionals. Bangkok, Thailand. August 2012.
"Internet-based Resources & Projects of Business English" and "Effective Professional Presentations: Building Cultural Awareness & Presentation Skills". Invited speaker at the 2012 Workshop on English for Specific Purposes: Theory and Application. Taiwan. July 2012.
"ESP: Circles of Impact" Plenary and "ESP Best Practices in Curriculum & Materials Design" Workshop. Novosibirsk Summer Methodology School, "A Season for Progress in ESP"; Irkutsk teacher training seminar, "Innovative Approaches in Teaching ESP"; and Vladivostok Far Eastern Federal University and FEELTA's teacher training seminar. Russia. June 2012.
"English for Specific Purposes: Imagine the Possibilities!" ESP Interest Section Academic Session. TESOL '11. New Orleans. March 2011.
"English for Specific Purposes: What it is, How it’s done”. ESP Interest Section Academic Session. TESOL ’10. Boston. March 2010.
"Barnga: an Intercultural Simulation Game”. Western Hemisphere EducationUSA Adviser Training Program. Mexico City. September 2009.
“Building Cultural Intelligence in ESP Business Communication Training”. TESOL ’09. Denver. March 2009.
“Empowering West African Women through ESP”. ESP Interest Section Academic Session. TESOL ’08. New York. April 2008.
"ESP Principles and Practice in Teacher Education". ESP and Teacher Education Intersection Session. Invited panel member. TESOL ’08. New York. April 2008.
“English Language Specialist Program – U.S. Department of State”. Invited panel member. TESOL ’08 and ’07. April 2008 and March 2007.
“Implementing Best Practices in Teaching English in Occupational Settings”. ESP Interest Section Academic Session. Invited panel member. TESOL ’07. Seattle. March 2007.
“Collaborating with Content-Specialist Librarians”. TESOL ’06. Tampa. March 2006.
“Sharing Models of Leadership: What is Leadership?; Leadership Tools for Self-Awareness; Leadership Tools for Professional Communication; and Entrepreneurship: Building your Future.” Workshops for women in business and NGOs with business consultant, Kathy Long-Holland. U.S. Department of State. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Bahrain. December 2005.
High-frequency business communication skills: Workshops on Telephoning, Socializing, Business Writing, Oral Presentation, Meetings, and Negotiation, plus “Using the Internet for Business English Training”. Workshops. U.S. Department of State. Egypt and Yemen. September 2005.
“How to Build Communicative Efficiency through Task-Based Instruction”, “How to Motivate Students to Read”, “How to Create More Successful Learners through Strategy-Based Instruction”, “How to Use the Internet for Business English”, and “How to Make the Most of the Internet: First Steps”. Saudi Summer Institute. Saudi Arabia. August 2005.
“Internet-Based Projects for Business, ‘Net-working”. TESOL ’05. San Antonio. March 2005.
“Cooperative Learning”, “Critical Thinking Skills”, “Interactive Reading Instruction”, “Task-Based Learning”. Workshops. Jordan and Syria. February 2005.
“Cultural Competency and ESP: The Impact of Culture on ESP Course Design”. Plenary. 2004 South African Association of Language Teachers Conference. University of the Transkei. Umtata, South Africa. July 2004.
“Internet-Based Projects for Business”. 2004 South African Association of Language Teachers Conference. University of the Transkei. Umtata, South Africa. July 2004.
“Interactive Reading Activities”, “Communicative Activities for All Four Skills”. Two, week-long teacher training workshops. Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo. July 2004.
“Culture, Communication, and the Workplace”. Plenary. Northwest Career Educators and Employers Association. Eugene, Oregon. April 2004.
“Building Bridges on Campus: Collaboration between Teaching Faculty and Librarians. Oregon Librarian Conference. Eugene, Oregon. April 2004.
“Barnga, an Intercultural Simulation Game”. TESOL ‘04. Long Beach. March 2004.
“ESP: Passport to New Cultures”. Featured Speaker. 5th International Conference of Chulalongkorn University’s Language Institute. Bangkok, Thailand. December 2003.
“Strategic Intercultural Training Design”. Preconvention Institute. TESOL ’03. Baltimore. March 2003.
“Selected Best Practices in Workplace Language Training”. TESOL ’03. Baltimore. March 2003.
“Intercultural, Holistic Training for Business Presentations”. TESOL ’03. Baltimore. March 2003.
“Beyond Do’s and Taboos.” Intercultural training workshop. ThaiTESOL. Bangkok, Thailand. January 2003.
“Teachers Using Technology: Video in the Classroom”. Workshop for K-12 public school teachers. Oregon State University. December, 2002.
“Best Practices in Workplace Language Training”. TESOL ’02. Salt Lake City. April 2002.
“ESP Institute in Course Design and Materials Development". Cairo, Egypt. Two-week teacher-training workshop. July 2001
“English for International Negotiation”. Full day Pre-Convention Institute. TESOL ’01. St. Louis. February 2001.
“Nonverbal Communication”. The Center for Community Counseling. Eugene. May 2000.
Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey, workshops. See listing under Consulting. April 2000.
“Business-Speak’ in Cyberspace”. Thunderbird-EMU 2000 Conference on Language, Communication and Global Management. Thunderbird: The American Graduate School of International Management. Arizona. April 2000.
“Practical Methods for New Business English Teachers”. Full day Pre-Convention Institute. TESOL ’00. Vancouver, BC. March 2000.
“TESOL Task Force on Standards for Workplace Language Training Providers: Presentation of Document Draft”. TESOL ’00. Vancouver, BC. March 2000.
“Internet-Based Projects for Business: ‘Networking”. Public workshop sponsored by Thailand TESOL ESP Special Interest Group. Mahidol University. Bangkok, Thailand. July 1999.
“TESOL Online Professional Development”. TESOL ’99. New York. March 1999.
“Using the Internet for Business English Training”. The first TESOL Online Professional Development Workshop. Four weeks, Fall 1998.
“Curriculum and Materials Design for the Workplace: Best Practices”. TESOL Academy. Seattle. August 1998.
“Teaching English for International Negotiation”. TESOL Full day Pre-Convention Institute. TESOL ‘98. Seattle. March 1998.
“Internet-based Projects for Business: Networking”. Invited session. TESOL ‘98. Seattle.
“Practical Business Language Training”. Opening session. Symposium on Discourse Varieties and Translation. Sfax, Tunisia. December 1997.
"The Global Future: What is the Role of ESP?" Plenary. ESP '97 Conference. Johor Bahru, Malaysia. October 1997.
"Practical Preparation for Teaching Business English". ESP '97 Conference. Johor Bahru, Malaysia. October 1997.
"Cross-Cultural Business Communication - a Project Approach". Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. Eastern Michigan University. April 1997.
"Going into Business: Practical Preparation for Teaching Business English". Full day Pre-Convention Institute. TESOL '97. Orlando.
"Content-Based ESL and ESP: Definitions and Boundaries". ESP Academic Session. TESOL '97. Orlando.
"The Video Business". TESOL '97. Orlando.
"Needs Assessment: An HRD Perspective". ORTESOL Spring Conference. May 1996.
"Video in Workplace Communications Training". Conference on Languages for World Business and the Professions. Eastern Michigan University. April 1996.
"Workplace Language Training. Where to begin and how to proceed?" Thai-TESOL ESP Workshop. Bangkok, Thailand. November 1995.
"Using Video to Achieve Communicative Competence in Business Communication Skills". Chulalongkorn University Conference: Expanding Horizons in English Language Teaching. Bangkok, Thailand. November 1995.
"Building a Global Workforce". Keynote address. International ESP Conference - New Experiences in English, TESOL Institute '95. Valencia, Venezuela.
"ESP Meets HRD in Needs Assessment". TESOL '95. Long Beach.
"Using Video to Develop Business Communication Skills". Academic Session of the Video Interest Section - Business and ESL: Building Bridges with Video. TESOL '95. Long Beach.
"The Globalization Challenge". Keynote address. Third National Egyptian ESP Conference. Alexandria, Egypt. November 1994.
"Meeting the Globalization Challenge in the Workplace". Plenary. Summer Institute of English. Rabat, Morocco. July 1994.
"Making the Most of Your Textbook - the Teacher's Role". Plenary. Summer Institute of English. Rabat, Morocco. July 1994.
"Language Training for the Service Sector". Summer Institute of English. Rabat, Morocco. July 1994.
"Working with a Content Text". Summer Institute of English. Rabat, Morocco. July 1994.
"Gap Activities for Language Learning". Summer Institute of English. Rabat, Morocco. July 1994.
"Needs Analysis or How to Figure It All Out?" Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. April 1994.
"ESP Teacher Training Around the World". ESP Academic Session. TESOL '94. Baltimore.
"Learning Strategies". American Consulate. Paris. October 1993.
"A Project Approach to Language Learning". TESOL France. Paris. October 1993.
"Learning Strategies and their Role in Oral Skills Development". Plenary. Summer Institute of English. Rabat, Morocco. July 1993.
"Pre-MBA Intensive English Programs: Seeing the Total Picture". International Colloquium. TESOL '93. Atlanta.
"Designing a Reading Curriculum for International Pre-MBA's". Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. 1993.
"Academic Prep for Non-Native Speaker Pre-MBA's". Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. 1992.
"Issues in Academic ESP". Discussion Group. TESOL '92. Vancouver, Canada.
"Metaphors We Do Business By". Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. 1991.
"ESP Networking Session". TESOL '91. New York.
"Improved Fluency with Case Studies and a Video Method". TESOL '90. San Francisco.
"Academic Prep for International Pre-MBA's in Marketing". Eastern Michigan University Conference on Languages and Communication for World Business and the Professions. 1990.
"A Videocase Approach to Content-Based Instruction". ORTESOL '89.
"Receptive/Productive Skill Development Through Video and Case Studies". IATEFL '88 (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language), Edinburgh, Scotland. TESL Canada '87, Vancouver, Canada. EMU Conference on Languages and Communication. 1987.
"Video for All Levels: Prototypic Exercises for Karate Kid". TESOL '86. Los Angeles.
"Portrait of America: PBS for ESL". TESOL '86. Los Angeles.
"Simulations in Language Teaching". ORTESOL Spring Conference. 1986.
"Business Simulations in Language Training". TRI-TESOL '85, Seattle, WA. EMU Conference on Languages for Business and the Professions. 1985.
Westerfield, Kay. “Expanding Cultural Intelligence (CQ) in ESP”. Proceedings of the 2014 Cross-Straits International Conference on English for Specific Purposes (ESP). October 2014.
Friedenberg, Joan, Deborah Kennedy, Anne Lomperis, William Martin, and Kay Westerfield. 2003. Updated technology section, 2014. Effective Practices for Workplace Language Training: Guidelines for Providers of Workplace English Language Training Services. TESOL International Association.
Westerfield, Kay. Internet-Based Projects for Business English. Web. Updated August 2015.
Westerfield, K. (2012). “Making Significant Progress in English Communication through ESP and Intensive English Programs”. English Career, Vol. 41, Aug 2012, 46-51.
"Business English Speakers Can Still Be Divided by a Common Language". Interview with Voice of America. March 1, 2011.
English for Specific Purposes: An Overview for Practitioners and Clients. Knight, Kevin, Anne E. Lomperis, Margaret van Naerssen, Kay Westerfield. 2009. TESOL International Association Resource Directory. Web.
Dow Jones @ Berlitz. Westerfield, Kay. 2005. BELLS, Inc.
Dow Jones Business Reading. Westerfield, Kay. 2005. BELLS, Inc.
Van Naerssen, Margaret and Westerfield, Kay. “Workplace Standards Development: An International Effort”. TESOL Matters Vol. 9 No. 4, August/September 1999.
Van Naerssen, Margaret and Westerfield, Kay. “TESOL Workplace Standards Task Force Working for ESP”. Pharos. ESP Journal Vol. 10, Autumn 1999. Alexandria University, Egypt.
Westerfield, Kay. “Preparing for our Global Future: Key Trends in ESP-Business”. ESP Malaysia, Vol. 6, 1999.
Westerfield, Kay and Burt, Miriam. Assessing Workplace Performance Problems: A Checklist. Project in Adult Immigrant Education Digest , May 1996. Center for Applied Linguistics.
Westerfield, Kay. The Globalization Challenge. Pharos. An ESP Newsletter, vol. 7, Winter 1995.
Westerfield, Kay. ESP Teacher Training Around the World. ESP News, vol. 3, #2, Oct. 1994.
Westerfield, Kay. Review article: Getting Ahead and In Print. English for Specific Purposes. vol. 13 (2), 1994. (reprinted in ESP News, vol. 3, #2, 1994).
Kagen, Leslie and Westerfield, Kay. Meet the U.S.: People and Places in the United States. 1984. Prentice-Hall, Inc.: Englewood Cliffs, NJ.
Westerfield, Kay. Improved Linguistic Fluency with Case Studies and a Video Method. English for Specific Purposes 8, pp. 75-83, 1989.
Westerfield, Kay, Tomlin, Russell S., and Kieffer, Cynthia L. Business Simulations in Language Teaching. ERI, ED 271 988, 1985.
Westerfield, Kay. Missing Person: A Radio Play. TESOL Newsletter, April 1985. Review article.
Westerfield, Kay. Simulations in Language Teaching. ORTESOL Journal 6, pp. 30-38, 1985. Review article.
Board of Directors for TESOL International Association. 2010-2013.
TESOL International Association judge at the Franklin SpellEvent in Mexico City, April 21, 2012, sponsored by Franklin Electronic Publishers, Franklin Electronic Publishers de Mexico, TESOL International Association, and MEXTESOL.
Co-Chair of TESOL International Association Task Force on Standards for Workplace Language Training. March 1998 - 2003.
TESOL International Association Professional Development Scholarship recipient and nominee for the TESOL D. Scott Enright Interest Section Service Award. March 1999.
Founder and First Chair (1992-1993) of the English for Specific Purposes Interest Section within TESOL International Association.