Andrew Short

Lecturer, Applied Linguistics

Andrew Short

M.Ed. (Ph.D. IP)

Office: MC C411
905-688-5550 x3097

Andrew is a former student of the department of Applied Linguistics. For the past several years he has taught in various capacities for the Department of Applied Linguistics and for the Faculty of Education in the Graduate and Undergraduate department. Andrew currently holds an ILTA position within the Department of Applied Linguistics.

Andrew’s research interests include Second Language Acquisition, ESL in higher education contexts, language testing, professorial demeanour, professionalism and education, and higher education curricula.

Edited Books

  • Kentel, J. & Short , A. (Eds.) (2008) Totems and Taboos: Risk and relevance in research on teachers and teaching. Rotterdam: Sense publishers.

Chapters in Refereed Books

  • Short, A. (2013) Teaching qualifications for doctoral students. In M. Kompf & P. Denicolo (eds.), Critical Issues in Higher Education: The Next Generation. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.
  • Short, A. (2005). Discourse dissonance in the university. In P.M. Denicolo & M. Kompf (Eds.), Connecting policy and practice: Challenges for teaching and learning in schools and universities. Lisse, The Netherlands: Routledge.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Short, A. (2005). Professional Marginalization in the Academy. Professing Education 4 (2), pp. 10-12.
  • Short, A. & Kompf, M. (1999). Student and faculty perceptions of professorial attitudes: A study and an invitation to study. Brock Education Journal 9 (1), pp. 48-59.

Book Reviews in Refereed Journals

  • Short, A. (1998). [ Review of the book The Technological Classroom: A Blueprint for Success ]. Brock Education Journal 8 (1), pp. 115-117.

Non-refereed Articles

  • Short, A. (1998). Lesson Plans: Why Bother? In The Teaching Assistant Guide to teaching and learning at Brock University. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL).Brock University, August, pp. 99-101.

Non-published Papers

  • Short, A. (2000). Innovation in research: An experimental narrative.Unpublished Master’s Project, Faculty of Education, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario.

Andrew is currently teaching Academic English as a Subsequent Language (AESL 1P92). Over the last several years he has taught undergraduate courses for the Department of Applied Linguisitics, and undergraduate and graduate courses for the Faculty of Education.

Graduate Courses

  • Explorations in Applied Linguistics EDUC 5Q01
  • Critical Developments in Second-Language Reading EDUC 5Q04
  • Theory and Practice in Second-Language Writing EDUC 5Q05
  • Curriculum Processes 1 EDUC 5P26
  • Introduction to Studies in Education EDUC 5P33
  • Taught Research Proposal course EDUC 5P90
  • Graduate Research Seminar EDUC 5N99

Undergraduate Courses

  • Introduction to Language LING 1F25
  • Advanced Speaking APLS 1P91
  • Academic English as a Subsequent Language AESL 1P92
  • Introduction to Sociolinguistics LING 2P72
  • Sociolinguistics LING 3P92
  • Foundations of Education EDUC 1F95
  • School Learning EDUC 2F01
  • Family Literacy EDUC 3P40
  • Student Assessment EDUC 4P02

Andrew has supervised Graduate students, and served on thesis committees. In addition he has been a second reader on more than 20 Master of Education projects. Andrew’s service has also included journal article reviews for the Journal of Curriculum Studies (JCS), and for the Alberta Journal of Educational Research (AJER). Andrew was editor of the quarterly scholarly newsletter of the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching (ISATT) from 1999-2009, and was a member of conference organizing committee for the ISATT conference held in July 2007 at Brock University.