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Dr. Yeager-Woodhouse has been a full-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Applied Linguistics since 2003. Prior to teaching in the department she enjoyed careers as a Nurse/Nurse Educator, having worked with Internationally Educated Nurses (IENs), in addition to other nursing populations, and as an ESL Listening Coordinator/Instructor in Brock University’s Intensive English Language Program (IELP).
Dr. Yeager-Woodhouse is an active registered member of the College of Nurses of Ontario (CNO), and the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (RNAO), as well as a certified member of TESL Ontario.
Dr. Yeager-Woodhouse teaches courses in the Applied Linguistics/TESL stream at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Currently, she teaches the following courses:
Dr. Yeager-Woodhouse is currently involved in three research projects:
1. Life History Research examining the professional development of ES/EFL teachers over the career lifespan;
2. Sociocultural dimensions associated with academic literacy for First Year University Students in transition;
3. Ethical/sociocultural issues associated with health literacy in adults with intellectual disabilities.
Dr. Yeager-Woodhouse is currently the Chair of the Brock University Faculty Association (BUFA) Status of Women Committee and a member of the BUFA Grievance Committee.