Scott Roy Douglas, BA MEd
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Research and Teaching Areas
Teaching English as an Additional Language (TEAL)
An Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at UBC’s Okanagan campus, Dr. Douglas has worked with additional language learners throughout the world from the Middle East to Asia. Dr. Douglas teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, including Developing Instructional Strategies for English as a Second Language (ESL)/French as a Second Language (FSL), ESL in Inclusive Education, ESL in Secondary Education, and Additional Language Teaching and Learning.
Research InterestsDr. Douglas’ research interests primarily reside in the field of Teaching English as an Additional language. Focusing on the transition from high school to university, current research includes inquiry into the lexical demands of post-secondary studies in English, vocabulary teaching and learning, academic writing teaching and assessment, English language proficiency testing, and English for Academic Purposes curriculum and materials design.
Dr. Douglas is the author of Academic Inquiry: Writing for Post-secondary Success, and the co-author of Q Skills for Success Reading and Writing 5, both published by Oxford University Press. Dr. Douglas’ work can also be found in the Journal of International Migration and Integration, the Canadian Journal of Higher Education, the TESL Canada Journal, and the Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics. His professional articles can be found in the BC TEAL news and the
Dr. Douglas is an active member of the association of BC Teachers of English as an Additional Language (BC TEAL). He is the editor of the BC TEAL Journal.
- BC TEAL
- The Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics / L’Association
canadiennede linguistiqueappliquée (ACLA)
- The Japan Association for Language Teaching
- Scott’s English for Academic Purposes Blog
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