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Ruby Macksoud

Ross-Blakley Hall 129
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Director of Internships, Instructional Professional
Academic Professional
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Ruby Macksoud is a faculty member and the director of a renowned internship and career exploration program in the department of English. She trains undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and linguistics and applied linguistics and has worked with thousands of students and multi-national companies, organizations, and government agencies in the areas of experiential learning and industry internships, career exploration, and professional pathways within and outside academia. She has published on teacher preparation and project-based learning, presented at professional conferences around the globe, and mentored students who have gone on to do incredible things like this: 

Linguistics grad pours his heart into making connections https://news.asu.edu/20201208-linguistics-grad-pours-his-heart-making-connections

Graduating transfer student blooms into Peace Corps volunteer https://news.asu.edu/20200430-graduating-transfer-student-blooms-peace-corps-volunteer

ASU grad understands importance of home https://news.asu.edu/20191209-asu-grad-understands-importance-home

A pitch-perfect learning opportunity https://news.asu.edu/20180313-solutions-asu-graduate-students-english-san-diego-padres

In praise of happenstance https://news.asu.edu/20191206-sun-devil-life-english-grad-leah-soto-asu

ASU grad shares her gift for linguistics with the world https://news.asu.edu/20191206-sun-devil-life-english-grad-melody-taylor

First-gen college student grateful for diverse perspectives https://global.asu.edu/first-gen-college-student-grateful-diverse-perspectives

After finding her calling, ESL grad will serve those in need through language https://news.asu.edu/20181130-after-finding-her-calling-esl-grad-will-serve-those-need-through-language

Research Interests

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), applied linguistics, linguistics, teacher training and preparation, experiential learning internships, career coaching and mentorship, program and curriculum development in higher education, global education, cultural geography, curriculum and materials development, technical writing and communication, community and industry outreach, adult education, pedagogical studies, research methodology. 

Courses

Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Summer 2021
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 404 Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
ENG 484 Internship
FMS 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ENG 404 Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
ENG 484 Internship
FMS 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 404 Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
ENG 484 Internship
FMS 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
FMS 484 Internship
ENG 484 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 404 Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
ENG 484 Internship
FMS 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 404 Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
ENG 784 Internship
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 404 Studies 2nd Lang Acquisition
ENG 484 Internship
LIN 584 Internship
ENG 584 Internship
LIN 784 Internship
ENG 784 Internship

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