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Marium Abugasea Heidt

Marium Abugasea Heidt

Assistant Professor (clinical)
Teaching & Curriculum
LeChase Hall 444
(585) 273-4916
PhD, University of Wyoming (curriculum & instruction)
MS, University of Rochester (adolescent education: German and TESOL)
BA, University of Rochester (German & psychology)

Marium Abugasea Heidt, a graduate of the Warner School, is director of the international Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) master’s program as well as the teacher preparation programs in TESOL and foreign language education. She is a former middle and high school German teacher and has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels. While at the University of Wyoming, she taught modern languages education methods courses and supervised pre-service teachers in the field. She was also a lecturer of undergraduate and graduate ESOL courses at Ithaca College. At the Warner School, she teaches Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages and ESOL, Implementing Innovation in Foreign Languages and ESOL Education, Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism, and the seminar courses for student teachers.
Abugasea Heidt’s research interests explore the connection between identity and second language acquisition. She is particularly interested in finding ways to help language learners become more invested in learning a foreign language and culture. Her research focuses on fostering “imagined communities” as a way to increase students’ investment and interest. In the News

ED409 Language and Literacy in Education
EDF410F Field Experiences in Middle Childhood (Foreign Languages + Latin)
EDF411F Field Experiences in Inclusive Middle Childhood Settings(Foreign Languages + Latin)
EDF416F Field Experiences in Secondary Schools (Foreign Languages + Latin)
EDF417F Field Experiences in Inclusive Secondary School Settings(Foreign Languages + Latin)
EDF418F Student Teaching in Secondary Schools A (Foreign Languages + Latin)
EDF419F Student Teaching in Inclusive Secondary School Settings A (Foreign Languages&Latin)
EDF420F Student Teaching in Secondary Schools B (Foreign Languages&Latin)
EDF421F Student Teaching in Inclusive Secondary School Settings B (Foreign Languages&Latin)
EDF426B Field Experiences in ESOL for Current Teachers
EDF426 Field Experiences in ESOL
EDF428 Student Teaching in ESOL in Elementary Schools
EDF430 Student Teaching in ESOL in Secondary Schools
EDF431 Field Experiences in EFL
EDF432 Student Teaching in ESOL
EDU435 Theory and Practice in Teaching and Learning Foreign Languages and ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)
EDU463 Implementing Innovation in Foreign Languages and ESOL Education
EDE465 Master's Essay: TESOL
EDE476 Teaching English Learners in Content Classrooms
ED480 Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism