John E. Wheeler

        At the Office        

Director of the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program
at Southern Methodist University, a position created in September 1998 within the Office of General Education of Dedman College.  Offering University-wide academic ESL support for students whose primary language is not English.

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Has worked as ESL/EFL teacher, teacher trainer, and program administrator since 1983.  Overseas EFL experience includes 15 years in Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, and Slovakia.  Has presented at professional conferences in 10 different countries and his works appear in internationally recognized publications. 

Holds both a Masters of Arts in Linguistics (TESL) and a Masters of Music in Piano Performance from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor; Bachelors of Music degree in Piano Performance with a Minor in French from the Cleveland Institute of Music/Case Western Reserve University.

Academic Qualifications and Professional Activities

Musical Achievements

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English as a Second Language Program
Office of General Education
Southern Methodist University
P.O. Box 750283
Dallas, Texas 75275-0283

Tel.:  (214) 768-1129  SMU Homepage  Fax:  (214) 768-2511

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