Karen Marsh Schaeffer portrait
  • Director, English for Academic Success, Linguistics

Presentations

  • Marsh Schaeffer, K., Wason, V., Christensen, A. (2019). “Building a Team and Building Yourself with Openness and Creativity.” Women’s Leadership Summit, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 03/05/2019.
  • “How Project-Based Learning Can Facilitate Language Learning and Motivation.” Keynote Speaker ELITE conference, Semarang, Indonesia. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2017.
  • “Focusing on Content to Build Language Skills.” Mini-conference Institut Agama Islam Negeri Salatiga, Salatiga, Indonesia. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2017.
  • CBI workshop for SMILE 4. Semarang, Indonesia. Other, Presented, 09/2017.
  • CBI workshop for English Language Fellows. Semarang, Indonesia. Other, Presented, 09/2017.
  • “Content, Interactive Strategies, Bloom’s Taxonomy, and Cognitive Load – Putting it all together in the language classroom.” Workshop at Atma Jaya Catholic University, Jakarta, Indonesia . Presentation, Presented, 09/2017.
  • Fulbright ETA PDO Workshop Facilitator. Washington D.C. Presentation, Presented, 06/2017.
  • workshop for English conversation class volunteers working with refugees, Know You Neighbor Program, Salt Lake City, Utah. Other, Presented, 04/2017.
  • Invited Speaker. TA Symposium. August. Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2016.
  • Fulbright ETA PDO Workshop Facilitator. Washington D.C. Presentation, Presented, 07/2016.
  • Invited Panelist. Understanding the International Student Experience. December 8, 2015. Salt Lake City, Utah . Presentation, Presented, 12/2015.
  • Motivation and Language Learning: how to keep teachers and students on the right track. Plenary address at the Annual Estonian Association of Teachers of English, Tartu, Estonia. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Interactive Strategies. Presentation in-service teacher training seminar, Narva, Estonia. Other, Presented, 11/2015.
  • Lecturer, Narva College, Narva, Estonia. Other, Other, 11/2015.
  • Taking Classroom Interaction outside the Classroom. Paper presented at 2015 Intermountain TESOL, West Yellowstone, Montana. Presentation, Presented, 09/2015.
  • Cultural Values that Influence Interaction. Paper presented at 2015 Intermountain TESOL, West Yellowstone, Montana. Co-presented with Vicky Watson. Presentation, Presented, 09/2015.
  • Introduction to Interaction across the Interwebs. Paper presented at 2015 Intermountain TESOL, West Yellowstone, Montana. Presentation, Presented, 09/2015.
  • Learning and Memory: what teachers need to know about the human Brain. Presentation at 2013 Intermountain TESOL, Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 09/2013.
  • Speaker, TA Symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2013.
  • Young ELLs as adult ESL material designers: imagine that. Poster presented at The 44th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts. Co-presented with Rai Farrelly. (MONTH), English Language Learning through Student Created Materials. Poster presented at University of Utah Department of Linguistics Annual Student Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 03/2010.
  • Reimagining EFL: building language through community classes. Paper presented at the 44th Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts. Presentation, Presented, 03/2010.
  • Shoshoni Language Revitalization. Presentation at Conference on the endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America, Salt Lake City, Utah. Panel consisting of DiPaolo, M., Matsumoto-Gray, K., Marsh, K., Markovic, J., Khvtisiashvili, T. & Hudson, B. Other, Other, 02/2010.
  • Community created materials for endangered language learning. Paper presented at the 2009 Linguistic Association of the Southwest annual conference, Provo, Utah. Co-presented with Matsumoto-Gray, K., & Hudson, B. Presentation, Presented, 10/2009.
  • Picture this: student created language learning materials. Paper presented at Intermountain TESOL, Provo, Utah. Presentation, Presented, 09/2009.
  • 2009 Update on the Wick R. Miller collection project. Poster presented at Conference on the endangered Languages and Cultures of Native America, Salt Lake City, Utah. Co-presented with DiPaolo, M., Sykes, R., Matsumoto-Gray, K., Marsh, K., Markovic, J., Khvtisiashvili, T., Hudson, B., Fox, N., & Chen, X. (2009). Poster, Presented, 04/2009.
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration for indigenous language maintenance. Paper presented at University of Utah Department of Linguistics Annual Student Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. Co-presented with Farrelly, R., Hudson, B., Bridge, S., Khvtisiashvili, T., Marsh, K. & Markovic, J. Presentation, Presented, 04/2009.
  • Teaching challenging topics to refugees. Poster presented at The 43rd Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibition, Denver, Colorado. Poster, Presented, 03/2009.

Languages

  • German, basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Czech Republic
    Supervised study abroad for two years.
  • Estonia
    English Language Specialist, US Dept. of State, 2015.
  • Indonesia
    English Language Specialist, US Dept. of State 2017.