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Kyle Butler

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Pathway Coordinator, Advisor, & Associate Professor of Instruction in Ohio Program of Intensive English
Gordy 127, Athens Campus
Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE)

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M.S. Foreign and Second Language, Ohio State University, 2012

Certificate of English Language Teaching for Adults (CELTA), Cambridge University, 2009

B.S.C Video Production, Ohio University, 2006

Areas of Professional Interest

English for Academic Purposes

Content-Based Instruction

Authentic Assessment

Formative, self-reflective, and democratic models of education

Selected Presentations

Butler, K., Challenger, R., & Schwartz, A. (2021, April 8). Strategies for leading an engaging synchronous class. Spotlight on Learning 2021, Athens, Ohio.

Butler, K. (2020, January 24). Content-Based Instruction in the Pathway Program Context. English USA 2020, San Francisco, CA.

Butler, K. (2018, October 27). Authenticity, Validity, and Reliability in Assessments for Content-Based English Courses in University Pathway Programs. Classroom Assessment of Language Teaching (CALT), Athens, OH.

Butler, K., Hatfield, S. J., Hounshell, A., & Hatfield, J. R. (2018, October 12). Scaffolded Pathways to Success: Linking University Gen Ed Courses with Partnered ESL Classes. Ohio TESOL 2018, Columbus, OH.

Butler, K. (2018, March 28). Two-Minute Mindfulness: Making it a Regular Practice in Your Classroom. TESOL International 2018, Chicago, IL.

Simionescu, D., & Butler, K. (2018, March 28). Video Making for Everyone. TESOL International 2018, Chicago, IL.

Simionescu, D., & Butler, K. (2017, March 23). Video Editing: Create Your Own Materials with a Free Multiplatform Tool.

Butler, K., Coffelt, E., Reshad, A., & Schwartz, A. (2016, April 7). BYOD in an IEP: Beyond Borders of Conventional Classroom Technology. TESOL International 2016, Baltimore, MD.

Butler, K. (2016, April 6). Creating Flexible Materials in Google Drive. TESOL International 2016, Baltimore, MD.

Butler, C., & Butler, K. (2012, November 9). Incorporating Web 2.0 Tools into the Communicative Classroom. Ohio TESOL 2012, Columbus, OH.


Butler, K. (2020). Authentic Assessment in a University Pathway Program. In E. White & T. Bucher Barbosa da Silva (Eds.), Classroom Assessment for Language Teaching: Challenges, Choices, and Consequences. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Simionescu, D., & Butler, K. (2018, December 1). Making Videos Made Easy. TESOL Connections.

Professional Memberships

TESOL International

English USA