Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Second Language Teaching (MSLT)


Languages, Philosophy and Communication Studies

First Advisor

Franklin Bacheller


This portfolio is a collection of work submitted for the Master of Second Language Teaching (MSLT) program at Utah State University. The author outlines his teaching philosophy as it pertains to the secondary classroom. Also included in this work are three artifacts which serve to strengthen and elaborate on the teaching philosophy. The artifacts are manifestations of the author’s beliefs on how culture, literacy, and language can be addressed in the L2 classroom. The final section of the portfolio is an annotated bibliography in which the author summarizes and reacts to the most influential books and articles that he read during the course of The Master’s program


This work made publicly available electronically on August 30, 2011.