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Pam Carpenter

Senior Lecturer, English and Media Studies
MA, Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1978
BS, Michigan State University, 1976
Office: Morison Hall 145 | 781.891._3135 | pcarpenter@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Primary teaching focus is expository writing for students whose primary language is not English. Research interests include pedagogy, second language writing and second language acquisition. ESOL Program Director

Teaching Interests

Second Language Writing; Second Language Acquisition; Cross-Cultural Communication

Research Interests

Pedagogy; Composition and Second Language Writing; Second Language Acquisition

Consulting/Practice Interests

Intercultural diversity

Conference Presentations

Carpenter, P., Lederman, J. (2015). "“Reflective Writing and Student Self-Assessment” co-presenter with Josh Lederman." Presented at the English & Media Studies Dept.'s English and Media Studies Dept. Fall Expository Writing Workshop, Bentley University.

Carpenter, P., Ashenfelter, V., Ellis, P., Conrad, K., Kann, C., Cudmore, F., Spack, R. (2004). "Tutoring Across the Curriculum: Bentley's ESOL Center." Presented at the Massachusetts Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages's MATSOL, Boston, Massachusetts.

Service

Department Service
Other for Expository Writing Program , 2016 - Present
Committee Member for EMS Strategic Planning Committee, 2012 - Present
Committee Member for Writing and Communication Committee (WCC), 2010 - Present
Committee Member for Writing & Communication Subcommittee , 2020 - 2020
Committee Member for Teaching & Learning Resilience Initiative Working Group , 2020 - 2020
Committee Member for EMS Lecturer Search Committee, 2016 - 2016
Committee Chair for ESOL Committee, 2010 - 2015
Committee Member for EMS Lecturer Search Committee, 2014 - 2014
Committee Member for EMS Strategic Planning Committee, 2012 - 2013
Committee Member for Search Committee for the ESOL Program Director - 2010

University Service
Committee Member for International Cultural & Language Services Committee/ Expansion of Previous International Student Support Committee, 2017 - Present
Committee Member for International Student Support Committee, 2017 - Present
Committee Member for Learning Centers and Lab Directors Group, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for International Graduate Collaborative Group (IGC), 2011 - Present
Faculty member available for helping student tutors for Pax Populi and Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Office, 2011 - 2016
Student Organization Advisor for International Advisory Board, 2013 - 2014
Committee Member for International Exchange Student Academic Adjustment Committee, 2011 - 2013