Numa Markee is Associate Professor and Director of the Division of English as an International Language at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

His research interests include the management of curricular innovation, conversation analysis applied to second language classrooms, and language in development. He has published extensively in these areas; his first book, Managing Curricular Innovation (1997, Cambridge University Press), analyzes curriculum design from a diffusion of innovations perspective on social change. His second book, Conversation Analysis (2000, Lawrence Erlbaum) investigates how the techniques of conversation analysis may be used to analyze instructed SLA data. Most recently, he was guest editor of the special topics issue of TESOL Quarterly in 2002 on language in development.



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