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Douglas E. DeLong
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[Certification] [Education] [EFL Teaching Experience]
[Previous Employment History] [Web Site Design]
[Original Online Material] [Conference Presentations]

Akebono Sou #301
571-3 Shiro-Machi
Mihara-shi 723-0014
Japan

Phone: 81-848-63-3049
Email: doudel@hotmail.com

Objective

Explore creative ESL opportunities in the teaching,
educational material development, and web site design fields.

CERTIFICATION

July, 1997
RSA CELTA Certificate, University of Cambridge.
St. Giles Academy, San Francisco, California, USA

EDUCATION

June, 1973
B.A. Speech Communication, University of Northern Colorado
Awarded Colorado Secondary Teaching Certificate, Renewed 1990

1974
Graduate Study, Mass Media, University of Northern Colorado

EFL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Title/Company: EFL Instructor, AEON Corporation, Okayama, Japan

Dates: 1991-92, 1993-96, 1997-present

Responsibilities:

-Teach English conversation to all ages and levels, including General English, Business English, and Test Preparation classes
-Assess student levels
-Evaluate student progress
-Provide educational counseling
-Create original educational material
-Rewrite, edit company textbooks

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

1988-91: Media Department Supervisor: Regis University, Denver, Colorado

1986-87: Magazine Publisher/Editor: VideoGuide Magazine, Ft. Collins, Colorado

1983-85: Independent Video Producer: Greeley, Colorado

WEB SITE DESIGN

March 1998: Created The Tower of English

The Tower of English is a student-friendly site that encourages students to integrate a wide variety of web resources into their English-learning experience. It includes original reading, writing, and vocabulary activities and encourages students to become actively involved with the material and with other learners.

January 1999: Created ESL SuperStore

ESL SuperStore is a site that allows ESL teachers to quickly and easily access ESL product information from over 35 ESL publishers. It includes a moderated discussion forum for teachers to exchange information regarding ESL products.

ORIGINAL ONLINE MATERIAL

Tower of English

The Tower Tipsheet
The Tower Tipsheet is a daily email newsletter designed to introduce ESL students (and teachers) to unique and useful Internet resources. It is published five days a week.

Debate Hall (Gun Control)
Debate Hall (Animal Rights)
Debate Hall (Smoking)
These pages present both sides of a controversial topic. The student is asked to read about both sides and then write his opinion, which is published on the Opinions page.

Movie Theatre (Wizard of Oz)
Movie Theatre (Titanic)
Projects related to web-based reading assignments.

Music Room
A Beatles quiz related to a web-based reading assignment.

Dave's ESL Cafe

Animal Idioms Quiz
Face Idioms Quiz

EF Internet Language

Created original online ESL material for this popular Internet school.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Using the Internet in the ESL Classroom,
or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet!

ALTIA Conference
Nagoya, Japan
August 3, 1999


References Available on Request