DR. JENNIFER LYNN WAGNER

Experience



Assistant Editor
, 2014 – presentJournal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies
Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies
▪ Fact-check and proofread text of all articles and bibliographies
▪ Coordinate collection of publishing agreement forms with authors
▪ Maintain website of New Zealand Studies Association (www.nzsa.co.uk) and
Easter Island international exhibition (www.moaiculture.com)

Social Media Manager / Website Designer, 1997 – present
www.ielanguages.com
▪ Author of several foreign language tutorials and interactive online exercises for self-study
▪ Specialized in aiding students with improving comprehension of informal, spoken French
▪ Created educational videos for language learners (available at Youtube and Udemy)

Contract Editor, 2015 – 2016
Linguee.com English-French dictionary
▪ Evaluated English-French sentence pairs for mistakes in translation, spelling, and grammar
▪ Translated given sample sentences from English into French
▪ Wrote sample sentences in French illustrating proper use of given word

Applied Linguistics Lecturer, 2014 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Taught courses Introduction to Language & Communication and Intercultural Communication
▪ Led group discussions on linguistic topics and solving morpho-phonogical problem sets
▪ Facilitated online course for rural students

French Lecturer, 2012 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Taught courses French 1A, 1B, and 2B
▪ Developed oral comprehension exercises to use with Sony Virtuoso language laboratory
▪ Created speaking activities and vocabulary games for large groups

Language Laboratory Facilitator, 2012 – 2015
University of South Australia, Australia
▪ Directed workshops on laboratory features for teachers and students from local high schools
▪ Aided participants in discovering interactive capabilities of a language laboratory
▪ Motivated secondary school students to pursue language studies at university

Author, 2011 – 2012
Dover Publications, USA
▪ Updated travel phrase book with modern vocabulary
▪ Translated sixteen French short stories into American English
▪ Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and within deadlines

English Lecturer, 2008 – 2010
Université de Savoie, France
▪ Taught Language and Communication courses using IDMNet laboratory system
▪ Monitored English phonetics and translation laboratories using Digilab recording system
▪ Improved interactive activities by integrating audio-visual resources

English Language Assistant, 2006 – 2008
Lycée Baudelaire, France
▪ Led conversation classes for French secondary school students
▪ Provided instruction in pronunciation, American culture, and oral expression
▪ Assisted students with behavioral problems

English Instructor, 2006
Oakland University, USA
▪ Instructed intermediate/advanced classes for speakers of Spanish, Arabic, and Cantonese
▪ Focused on informal conversation, slang, and idioms of American English
▪ Helped students in reducing non-native accents

Graduate Assistant, 2005 – 2006
Oakland University, USA
▪ Acted as substitute lecturer for introductory linguistics courses
▪ Tutored students in linguistics and applied language studies
▪ Marked student essays and proctored final exams

Teaching Assistant, 2004 – 2006
University of Michigan-Flint, USA
▪ Assisted in the course Seminar in Writing Center Theory & Practice
▪ Mentored students in practices of tutoring writing
▪ Led mock tutoring sessions for tutors in training

Writing Center Tutor, 2003 – 2006
University of Michigan-Flint, USA
▪ Tutored undergraduate students in academic and professional writing
▪ Prepared assignments for developmental writing students
▪ Led weekly discussions on principles of writing

French, German & Linguistics Tutor, 2003 – 2004
University of Michigan-Flint, USA
▪ Tutored individuals for introductory language and linguistics courses
▪ Helped students to develop more effective study skills
▪ Assisted students with learning disabilities