Molly Rojas Collins
Senior Teaching Specialist
Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
243 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr S E
Fall 2012 Office hours are Mondays from 9:45-10:45 and Fridays 10-11. I am also open to appointments on Thursdays for those who cannot make office hours.
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.