Molly Rojas Collins
Senior Teaching Specialist
Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
243 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr S E
M. A. TESL University of Minnesota, 1999
M. A. American Studies, University of Minnesota, 2009
Molly Rojas Collins is a Minnesota native who combines both of her degrees to teach a variety of classes in the PSTL department. She works with non-native speakers of English in writing classes, and also teaches literature and FYI in PSTL's First Year Experience.
Collins, Molly Rojas, Murie, Robin, & Detzner, Dan. Finding a voice and a place: Using life histories in a second language writing classroom. Minnewitesol Journal. 22. 2005
Rojas Collins, Molly. " Writing Their Own History: Student Learning Outcomes in a Multilingual University Writing Classroom." The Learning Assistance Review. 2009. 14 p55-70
The Multicultural Classroom: Immigrants Reading the Literature of the American Immigrant Experience. Minnewitesol Journal. 18. 2001. Print
2000 In-Service. Basic Writing Fall Training. August 2000 General College, University of Minnesota. Sequencing of a basic writing unit.
2000 CCCC Conference. April 2000. Examining Intersections between ESL and Basic Writing. Minneapolis, MN. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason, J. O'Hatnick.
2000 TESOL 2000. Examining Intersections between ESL and Basic Writing.Vancouver, BC. March 14-18, 2000. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason, J. O'Hatnick.
2000 TESOL 2000. Immigrants Reading the Immigrant Experience. Vancouver, BC. March 14-18, 2000. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason.
1999 MNTESOL. A Model forAdjunct Reading Courses St. Paul, MN. October 1999. Co-presenter with J. Trites, P. Eliason.
1999 MNTESOL. Examining Intersections between ESL and Basic Writing Adjunct St. Paul, MN. October 1999. Co-presenter with J. O'Hatnick.
1999 MNADE. Immigrants Reading the Immigrant Experience Brooklyn Center, MN. October 1999. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason.
1999 In-service. Commanding English Program. September 1999. Fall Training Training for staff: Feedback to Student Writing.
1999 TESOL 1999. New York, NY. Developed presentation with R. Murie, J. Trites, J. O'Hatnick.