PhD, University of Maryland
Coordinator, Chinese Language Licensure Program
Coordinator, Foreign Language and Latin (PK-12)
Teaching Culturally, Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners
Phone: (703) 993-8710
Fax: (703) 993-5771
Email: mhaley (@gmu.edu)
George Mason University
Thompson Hall 1504
4400 University Dr.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Dr. Marjorie Hall Haley is tenured Professor of Education in the School of Education at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Haley teaches course at both the masters and doctoral levels including Foreign/World Language methods, Multilingual Methods, and Research to Practice courses as well as doctoral courses on Multicultural Education, Multilingual Learners with Diverse Educational Needs, and Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition Research.
In 2016, the American Education Research Association (AERA) awarded her the Carlos J. Vallejo Memorial Award for Lifetime Scholarship. In 2012, the Foreign Language Association of Virginia (FLAVA) awarded her its Marshall Brannon Excellence in Teaching Award, Post-Secondary. She is the recipient of the George Mason University Outstanding Faculty Award in Teaching. In addition, Dr. Haley is a former member of the Board of Directors of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL). Her research and publication record is robust. Her most recent books are, Content-Based Second Language Teaching and Learning: An Interactive Approach (2nd Ed.) (2014) and Brain-Compatible Differentiated Instruction for English Language Learners (2010).
Dr. Haley is a former Spanish, French, German, and ESL teachers of 14 years. She holds a PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park. She has also earned a Master's degree in Education and advanced studies certificagtes from Towon University and Johns Hopkins University, respectively. In addition, she is a featured scholar in the WGBH and Annenberg/CPB video, "Valuing Diverse Learners" available at www.learner.org Dr. Haley has garnered a solid record in grant work, amassing over $1 million while at GMU. The primary focus of this grant activity has centered on meeting the needs of critical need language teachers.
Professional development of critical need language teachers
Dual identified English learners
Technology and language learning strategies
Haley, M.H., Mitchell, T., & Bertrand, S. (2019). (Invited). Situating a requisite purple rain in multicultural education. Information Age Publishing. Charlotte, NC.
Shin, H.Y., & Haley, M. (2018, April). A five day lesson plan for level one high school Korean. The Korean Language in America.
Shin, H.Y., Haley, M., & Eqab, S. (2016, March). An examination of Korean heritage school teachers' perceptions on teaching and learning after an intense summer professional development program. Journal of Korean Language Education, 27(1), pp. 203-244.
Haley, M.H., Steeley, S., & Eqab, S. (2015, April). 21st Century schooling: Engaging critical need teachers in discourse on classroom management and discipline. US-China Education Review. Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 244-257.
Favorite Links (each opens in a new window)
- Research website: http://gse.gmu.edu/research/mirs/
- Graduate School of Education
- Division of Advanced Professional Teacher Development and International Education
- Foreign Language and Latin (PK-12)
- Chinese Language Licensure Program
- Teaching Culturally, Linguistically Diverse & Exceptional Learners
- Center for Digital Media, Innovation and Diversity
- Center for International Education
Courses Taught This Semester
- Methods of Teaching in Foreign/World Languages (EDCI - 560)
- Independent Study for the Doctor of Philosophy in Education (EDUC - 897)
- Advanced Internship in Education (EDUC - 994)
- Doctoral Dissertation Proposal (EDUC - 998)
- Doctoral Dissertation Research (EDUC - 999)
- Seminar in Multicultural Education (EDUC - 894)
- Internship in Education: PK-12 Foreign/World Language Education (EDCI - 794)
Other Courses Taught
- Methods of Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners (EDCI 519)
- Advanced Methods of Teaching Foreign/Second Languages in PK-12 Schools (EDCI 684)
- Research to Practice (EDCI 777)
- Internship in Education (EDCI 790)
- Professional Development in Advanced Teacher Research and Practice (EDPD 501)
- Reading/Writing in Foreign/World Languages (EDRD 620)
- In-Service Educational Development (EDUC 500)
- Special Topics in Education (EDUC 597)
- Directed Reading, Research, and Individual Projects (EDUC 598)
- Seminar in Brain-Compatible Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Settings (EDUC 795)
- Advanced Topics in Education (EDUC 797)
- Multilingual Learners With Diverse Educational Needs (EDUC 845)
- Second Language Acquisition: Theory, Research, and Practice (EDUC 882)