Rebecca Adams, PhD

Associate Director, Faculty Resource Center

Rebecca AdamsContact:

Areas of Expertise:

• Education (Diversity)
• Educational Research
• Online Teaching and Learning
• Teacher Education


• Ph.D., Linguistics (emphasis Applied Linguistics), Georgetown University
• M.A., TESOL, Brigham Young University
• B.A., Linguistics, Brigham Young University
• B.A., German, Brigham Young University


Learner-Learner interactions: Implications for Second Language Acquisition

Selected Publications:

• Peer Interaction and Second Language Learning, Routledge (in press)
• “Selected research in applied linguistics, language learning, and language teaching in New Zealand: 2006-2010” Language Teaching (2013)
• “Writing to learn via text-SCMC: Task implementation and focus on form,” Journal of Second Language Writing, (2012)

Selected Professional Experience:

• Faculty, University of Auckland
• Faculty, Victoria University of Wellington
• Scientific Committee: International Consortium on Task-based Language Teaching
• Chair, International Conference on Task-Based Language Teaching (2011, Auckland, New Zealand)