Department of Language and Literacy Education (LLED)
Her research focuses on the academic English discourse socialization of non-Anglophone students in English-medium higher education contexts. Dr. Zappa-Hollman examines strategies for integrating language and content instruction in sheltered university programs for English language learners. The main goal of this research is to contribute with enhanced understandings of effective models that expedite academic English development and familiarity with values and expectations in the target context.
Keywords:Academic English; Second language socialization; TESOL; Language and content integration; Social network theory; Qualitative research; Intercultural competence; International education.
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