Latricia Trites

Professor of TESOL and English

Director, TESOL Programs

Latricia Trites

Education

Ph.D., Applied Linguistics

Northern Arizona University

M.A., Interdisciplinary Studies: Linguistics

Texas Tech University

B.A., English and French

Texas Tech University

Professional Certification

Texas lifetime teacher certification for secondary schools in English, French, Journalism, ESL

Books

Panorama Level 1. Flynn, K., Mackey, D., & Trites, L. with Daniel, D., & Ochoa, A. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Panorama Level 2. Flynn, K., Mackey, D., & Trites, L. with Daniel, D., Holland, J., Kisslinger, E., & Tzoytzoyrakos, A. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Panorama Level 3. Flynn, K., & Trites, L. with Daniel, D., Kisslinger, E., Pollock, R., & Tzoytzoyrakos, A. (2006). New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Highlighted Publications

Trites, L., and S. Xia, eds. "Special Issue: Advanced Language Learning Issues in Second Language Acquisition." Indian Journal of Applied Linguistics 38.1 (2012).

"Reading to Learn and Reading to Integrate: New Tasks for Reading Comprehension Tests," with M. McGroarty. Language Testing 22 (2005): 174-210.

"Journals as a Self-Evaluative, Reflective Classroom Tool: A Case Study of Advanced ESL Graduate Students." Eds. J. Burton and M. Carrell. Journal Writing in ESL (2001): 59-70.

"Small-Group Journals as a Tool of Critical Reflection: A Measure of Success and Failure. Eds. J. Burton, P. Quirke, C. Reichmann, & J. Peyton. Reflective Writing: A Way to Lifelong Teacher Learning, 2010.

Courses Taught

Areas of Specialization

Assessment

Reading Comprehension

TESOL Methodology and Curriculum Design

Journal Writing

Online Teaching

Awards and Distinctions

Fulbright Scholarship, Yilan, Taiwan, 2008-09

Sandra Flynn Murray State International Student Professor of the Year Award, 2004-05

Leadership and Service

Director, TESOL Programs

Academic Council, Secretary & Graduate Studies Subcommittee

Chair, College of Humanities and Fine Arts Academic Planning and Curriculum Committee

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL)

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Awards Committee Member, 2010-2012

Kentucky Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (KYTESOL)
President, KYTESOL Board: 2012-Present

National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
Specialized Professional Association (SPA) Evaluator, Lead Reviewer, & Auditor: 2010-Present

Contact

Dr. Latricia Trites
7C-7 Faculty Hall
Murray State University
Murray KY 42071-3341
270-809-4721