CURRICULUM VITA
Edward M. (Ned) Danison

Education

Doctoral student, School of Educational Theory and Practice, University at Albany, NY.
Master of Science in Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1993.
Bachelor of Science in Cross-cultural Studies, Toccoa Falls College, Toccoa Falls, Georgia, 1992.

Teaching Certification

New York State Teacher Certification in Teaching English as a Second Language, K-12, 2003.

Teaching Positions

ESL Teacher, WHSWE Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES). January 2002 to present.

Lecturer in EFL, National Kaohsiung Hospitality College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. August 1998 to
December 2001.

EFL Writing Teacher, Chinese Culture University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. April 1999 to May 2000.

Lecturer in EFL and Cross-cultural Communication, Kao Yuan Junior College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. April 1994
to July 1998.

EFL Teacher, ELSI Language School, Kaohsiung. September 1993 to July 1994.

ESL Teacher, DeKalb Community College Continuing Education, DeKalb, Georgia, USA. September
1992 to June 1993.

ESL Tutor, Toccoa Falls College, Georgia. September 1991 to June 1992.

EFL Teaching assistant, Shenzhen Teacher's College, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. July-August
1990.

Conference Presentations

“Teaching culture via language in the CFL Classroom: A measure of cultural awareness.” Paper presented at
the Second International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR), August 17-
19, 2012, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.

"Developing Conceptions of Chinese Culture via Classroom Learning." Paper presented at the First
International Conference on Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR), August 27-29, 2010,
Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.

"Learning Culture in Taiwan's AFLD: Foreign films as resource." Paper presented at the English Teachers'
Association of the ROC 8th International Symposium on English Teaching, November 11-13, 1999, Taipei,
Taiwan.

"Teaching Culture in the Applied Foreign Languages Department." Paper presented at the Conference on
Communication and Culture in the Global Economy, March 22, 1999, Chaoyang University of Technology,
Taichung County, Taiwan.

Written Work and Publications

Danison, Ned. (forthcoming 2013). Integrating Language and Culture in the CFL Classroom: A view from the
bottom up. In
Trends in Applied Linguistics Series: Research in Chinese as a Second Language. Istvan
Kecskes, editor. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Danison, Edward, & Huang, Zhaoxian. (2000).
Restaurant English for Vocational High School, Volume IV.
(Student and teacher editions) Taipei: Tung Ta Publishers.

Danison, Edward. (2000) "Teaching Culture in the Applied Foreign Languages Department." In
Communication & Culture in the Global Economy, Clyde Warden, editor. Taipei: Crane Publishing Co. Ltd

Danison, Edward. (1999). "Learning Culture in Taiwan's AFLD: Foreign films as resource." Conference
proceedings of the English Teachers' Association of the ROC 8th International Symposium on English
Teaching, November 11-13, 1999, Taipei.

Danison, Edward, & Huang, Zhaoxian. (1999).
Restaurant English for Vocational High School, Volume I.
(Student and teacher editions) Taipei: Tung Ta Publishers.

Danison, Edward. (1998).
Cross-cultural Encounters: Foundations in cultivating cultural awareness. Course
text at Kao Yuan Junior College and Pingtung Teacher's College, Taiwan. Published by the author.

Nelson, G., Carson, J., Danison, N., & Gadjusek, L. (1995). "Social dimensions of second-language writing
instruction: peer response groups as cultural context." In
Composing Social Identity in Written Language,
Donald L. Rubin, editor. Lawrence Erlbaum Publishers, Hillsdale NJ.

Other Professional Activities

Assistant Editor, Chinese as a Second Language Research (CASLAR), published by Mouton DeGruyter.
Ned Danison
Doctoral Portfolio
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