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Read Associate Professor Dr. Lin Muilenburg's interview with, about her co-authored book, The Handbook of Mobile Learning

Department Head & Associate Professor Katy Arnett's co-edited volume, Minority Populations in Canadian Second Language Education has been published by Multilingual Matters. In addition to editing duties, she wrote a chapter for the book, examining the practice of exempting students with learning disabilities from French study in Canada. 

A response to the National Council on Teacher Quality Version II

MAT Graduation

  • June 7, 2014
  • 11:00 am 
  • Athletics and Recreation Center (ARC)

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Small group of students in The Gambia

Interns abroad, publications, presentations, innovations, collaborations...
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Katy Arnett, Ph.D.
Department Chair & Associate Professor

Photo of Katy Arnett, Ph.D.

Departments: Educational Studies
Office: Goodpaster Hall 236
Phone: 240-895-4451


  • 2000 B.A., Foreign Language/French, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
    Certification for French Secondary Education
  • 2001 M.A., Second Language Education, The Ontario Institute for Studies in
    Education of the University of Toronto
  • 2004 Ph.D., Second Language Education, The Ontario Institute for Studies in
    Education of the University of Toronto
Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught:

  • EDUC/PSYC 368: Educational Psychology
  • EDUC 394: ESL Across the Curriculum, Part I: Theories and Principles
  • EDUC 495: ESL Across the Curriculum, Part II: Practices and Approaches
  • EDSC 660-664: Special Methods Courses for future Secondary Teachers
  • HMST 201: Research Methods in Human Studies
  • EDUC 206: Child in America
  • EDUC 336: Exceptionality: Introduction to Special Education

Research Interests:

  • Including/supporting students with learning difficulties and other special education needs in foreign/second language classrooms

  • Including/supporting students who are English Language Learners (ELLs) in K-12 content classrooms

  • Teacher beliefs and their role in shaping pedagogy

  • Student perspectives on teachers’ classroom practices

Favorite Links:

On supporting effective foreign/second language teaching

  • The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages <>

  • The Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (PDFs of some of my practitioner articles available here): <>

On supporting English Language Learners

On supporting students with special education needs

  • The Council for Exceptional Children <>

  • Special Needs Ontario Window (SNOW) (