Marilee Coles-Ritchie
Marilee Coles-Ritchie, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Education
M.A. School for International Training
B.S. University of Utah
Contact
 
Phone 801-832-2475
Office: Malouf 123

Areas of Experience

  • Qualitative Research
  • Multicultural Education
  • Educational Foundations
  • English Learners/Bilingual Education
  • American Indian Education
  • About Marilee Coles-Ritchie, Ph.D.

    Marilee Coles-Ritchie has experience working in the field of language acquisition and multicultural education for over 20 years. She has taught English learners in many diverse settings including a public high school in Douglas, Arizona, a bilingual secondary school in Quito, Ecuador, and an elementary school in the Navajo Nation. She has a Masters of Teaching degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and a Ph.D. in Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. As Associate Professor at Westminster College, she teaches educational foundations, qualitative research methods, and ESL endorsement courses.

    Recent Publications

    Marilee Coles-Ritchie has experience working in the field of language acquisition and multicultural education for over 20 years. She has taught English learners in many diverse settings including a public high school in Douglas, Arizona, a bilingual secondary school in Quito, Ecuador, and an elementary school in the Navajo Nation. She has a Masters of Teaching degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and a Ph.D. in Cultural and Social Foundations of Education. As Associate Professor at Westminster College, she teaches educational foundations, qualitative research methods, and ESL endorsement courses.

    Recent Publications

    Coles-Ritchie, M. (2013). Reading and Analyzing Ethnographies through Literature Circles: A Praxis Model for Encouraging Multicultural Educators. International Journal of Multicultural Education15(1). http://ijme-journal.org/index.php/ijme/article/view/616/pdf

    Coles-Ritchie, M. & Charles, W. (2013). Teachers drawing on the power of place to indigenize assessment. In Marlow, P. & Siekman, S. (Eds.), Communities of Practice: An Alaskan Native Model for Language Teaching and Learning. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press.

    Marlow, P., Coles-Ritchie, M. Siekman, S. & Parker Webster, J. (2013). Conversations.  In Marlow, P. & Siekman, S. (Eds.), Communities of Practice: An Alaskan Native Model for Language Teaching and Learning. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/Books/bid2413.htm

    Coles-Ritchie, M. & Charles, W. (2011). Indigenizing assessment using community funds of knowledge: A critical action research study. Journal of American Indian Education, 50, 3, 24-39.

    Coles-Ritchie, M. & Lugo, J. (2010). Developing a Spanish for Heritage Speakers course in an English-only state: A secondary teacher’s journey. Educational Action Research Journal, 18, 2. 197-212.

    Coles-Ritchie, M. (2009) Inciting change in secondary programs for English learners: The Case of Cherry High School. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.http://us.macmillan.com/incitingchangeinsecondaryenglishlanguageprograms/MarileeColesRitchie

     


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