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Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
206 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Voice: 612-626-8705

Rojas Collins

Molly Rojas Collins

Senior Teaching Specialist

Postsecondary Teaching & Learning
243 Burton Hall
178 Pillsbury Dr S E
Tel:612-626-7346
colli038@umn.edu

Office hours:
Spring 2014: Fridays 10-11 and by appt.

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.

Selected Publications

  1. Murie, Robin; Collins, Molly Rojas; Detzner, Daniel F. Building Academic Literacy from Student Strength: An Interdisciplinary Life History Project.  23. 2.  2004. 70-92.  Print

  2. 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

  3. Rojas Collins, Molly.  " Writing Their Own History:  Student Learning Outcomes in a Multilingual University Writing Classroom."  The Learning Assistance Review.    2009. 14  p55-70

  4. The Multicultural Classroom: Immigrants Reading the Literature of the American Immigrant ExperienceMinnewitesol Journal.  18. 2001. Print

Selected Presentations

  1. 2000 In-Service. Basic Writing Fall Training. August 2000 General College, University of Minnesota. Sequencing of a basic writing unit.

  2. 2000 CCCC Conference. April 2000. Examining Intersections between ESL and Basic Writing. Minneapolis, MN. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason, J. O'Hatnick.

  3. 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.

  4. 2000 TESOL 2000. Immigrants Reading the Immigrant Experience. Vancouver, BC. March 14-18, 2000. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason.

  5. 1999 MNTESOL. A Model forAdjunct Reading Courses St. Paul, MN. October 1999. Co-presenter with J. Trites, P. Eliason.

  6. 1999 MNTESOL. Examining Intersections between ESL and Basic Writing Adjunct St. Paul, MN. October 1999. Co-presenter with J. O'Hatnick.

  7. 1999 MNADE. Immigrants Reading the Immigrant Experience Brooklyn Center, MN. October 1999. Co-presenter with R. Murie, P. Eliason.

  8. 1999 In-service. Commanding English Program. September 1999. Fall Training Training for staff: Feedback to Student Writing.

  9. 1999 TESOL 1999. New York, NY. Developed presentation with R. Murie, J. Trites, J. O'Hatnick.


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