Lottie Baker

Lottie Baker
Assistant Professor, Curriculum and Pedagogy
(202) 994-1713

Lottie Baker leads the English and foreign language teacher education programs in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy and teaches courses in language education. She holds National Board Certification and has over 10 years’ experience teaching English in a variety of contexts, from young learners in public school to adults in university and professional settings.

Baker has designed, led, and evaluated professional development for teachers in the U.S. and abroad.

Her research interests include the schooling trajectories and experiences of former and long-term English learners, integrating international perspectives in teacher education, and English education policy and teacher professional development in Southeast Asia.

Publications

Baker, L. (2019). A review of the literature. International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, 7 (1). Available here.

Baker, L. (2019). The in-between spaces of capital and wealth: Creating and sustaining academic success for English learners in middle school. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 1-17.

Baker, L. (2018). From learner to teacher assistant: Community‐based service‐learning in a dual‐language classroom. Foreign Language Annals, 51(4). DOI: 10.1111/flan.12363

Baker, L. (2018). From learner to teacher assistant: Community‐based service‐learning in a dual‐language classroom. Foreign Language Annals, 51(4), 796-815.
Baker, L., Liu, L., & Milman, N. (2016). International Conceptualizations of Diversity in Multicultural Teacher Preparation: A Review of the Literature. International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development, 8(3).
Baker, L. (2016). Re-conceptualizing EFL Professional Development: Communicative Language Teaching for Thai Teachers. TEFLIN Journal, 27(1).

Baker, L. (2015). How Many Words is a Picture Worth? Integrating Visual Literacy into Language Learning with Photographs. English Teaching Forum, 53(4), 2-13.

Baker, L. (2014). What it Takes: The Importance of Social Support for Academically Successful Middle School English learners. Youth & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0044118X14553581

DiCerbo, P., Anstrom, K., Baker, L., & Rivera, C. (2014). A review of the literature on teaching Academic English to English language learners. Review of Research in Education, 84(2), 1–37.

Liu, L., Baker, L., & Milman, N. (2014). Technological Innovation in 21st Century Multicultural Teacher Preparation. Journal for Multicultural Education, 8(1), 54-67.

Baker, L. (2013). “Going for the Gold”: Successful Former English Language Learners’ Experiences and Understandings of Schooling. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, The George Washington University, Washington, DC.

In the News

Dr. Lottie Baker presented a talk at the International Symposium for Languages for Specific Purposes (ISLSP) & CIBER Business Language Conference, held in Charlotte, NC, March 5-7.

Dr. Lottie Baker published an article entitled "Community-Based Service-Learning: A Review of the Literature" in the International Journal of Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement.

Dr. Lottie Baker published an article entitled, "The in-between spaces of capital and wealth: Creating and sustaining academic success for English learners in middle school" in the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education.

Dr. Lottie Baker led a teacher training session for returning ESL teachers at Washington English Center, a community-based ESL program for immigrant adults. The topic was on integrating interaction and oral language in the classroom.