Professor Hedgcock teaches courses such as Language Analysis, Structure of English,
Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Writing, Teaching Reading, Portfolio Preparation,
and the Language Teaching Practicum. A two-time recipient of the Institute's
Excellence in Teaching Award, he has held instructional positions in English for Academic
Purposes (EAP), English as a Second Language (ESL), and Composition at the university and
community college levels; he has also taught French, Spanish, and English as a Foreign
Language. In addition to presenting papers and workshops at national and international
conferences, he has worked with language professionals in Africa and the Middle East as a
consultant and teacher educator. 

Articles

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Learning Modern Greek: A Comparison of Development and Identification Patterns Among Heritage and Foreign Language Learners (with Lida Triantafillidou), Journal of Language, Identity, and Education (2007)

Although second language (L2) research has explored connections between sociopsychological variables and L2 socialization processes,...

 

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Sound Effects: Social Pressure and Identity Negotiation in the Spanish Language Classroom (with Natalie Lefkowitz), Applied Language Learning (2006)

This study explores how social pressure and identity construction patterns interact with the oral performance...

 

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Sound Barriers: Influences of Social Prestige, Peer Pressure and Teacher (Dis)approval on FL Oral Performance (with Natalie Lefkowitz), Language Teaching Research (2002)

Social pressure & prestige have been viewed as barriers to oral performance in the L2...

 

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Toward a Socioliterate Approach to Second Language Teacher Education, The Modern Language Journal (2002)

This article proposes that effective language teacher preparation should facilitate candidates' access to the shared...

 

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Overt and Covert Prestige in the French Language Classroom: When Is It Good to Sound Bad? (with Natalie Lefkowitz), Applied Language Learning (2000)

Foreign language (FL) educators & researchers have displayed a persistent interest in the formal, pedagogical,...

 

Books

Contributions to Books

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Theory-and-Practice and Other Questionable Dualisms in L2 Writing, Practicing Theory in Second Language Writing (2010)
 

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Acquiring Knowledge of Discourse Conventions in Teacher Education, The Cambridge Guide to Second Language Teacher Education (2009)
 

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Lessons I Must Have Missed: Implicit Literacy Practices in Graduate Education, Learning the Literacy Practices of Graduate School: Insiders' Reflectons on Academic Enculturation (2008)
 

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Taking Stock of Research and Pedagogy in L2 Writing, Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning (2005)
 

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Reflections on Coauthorship and the Professional Dialogue: Risks and Rewards, Writing for Scholarly Publication: Behind the Scenes in Language Education (2003)
 

Book Reviews