Chris Nicholas Boosalis, Ph.D.

Professor, Teacher Education

Contact Information

Building Location: Demergasso-Bava Hall
See Building #21: Map

Office Location: DBH 318 - See Map

Phone: (209) 667-3045

E-mail: cboosalis@csustan.edu

    TPA Video Tutorials and Materials

    How-To Vids for Taskstream

    Experience

    Instructor of ESL and Business Writing - 9/96-8/99

    The American Graduate School of International Management; Glendale, Arizona

    Editor, €˜Ask the TJ€™ featured in TESOL Journal - 1997,1998

    High School/Middle School English Literature - 6/93-3/95

    Manizales, Colombia

    Books

    Boosalis, C. (2006) Beating the CSET! Methods, Strategies, and Multiple Subjects Content for Beating the California Subject Exams for Teachers. Boston: Pearson Education.

    Boosalis, C. (2006). Methods, Strategies, and Elementary Content for Beating AEPA, TEXES, OSAT, NYSTCE, MTEL, MSAT, PRAXIS, FTCE, PLACE, MTTC, and ICTS. Boston: Pearson Education.

    Boosalis, C. (2005). Beating the CSET! Methods, Strategies, and Content for Beating the California Subject Exams for Teachers, Subtests One €“ Three (English Language Arts). Boston: Pearson Education.

    Boosalis, C. (2004). Beating Them All! Thirty Days to a Magic Score on Any Exam of Elementary Literacy Instruction. Boston: Pearson Education.

    Boosalis, C. (2003). Beating the RICA: Thirty Days to a Passing Score Using Gunning€™s Creating Literacy Instruction for all Children. Boston: Pearson

    Boosalis, C. (2003). Beating the RICA: Thirty Days to a Passing Score Using Vacca€™s Reading and Learning to Read. Boston: Pearson.

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Boosalis, C., Taghavian, A., and Myrhe, O. (2004).€Designing Programmatic and Curricular Options for Students Facing RICA: The Role of CBEST Scores.€ The California Reader.

    Boosalis, C. (2003). €œEffective Procedures for Managing Time and the Constructed Response Portion of the California Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA).€ The California Reader.

    Boosalis, C. (2003). €œConstructing Effective Responses to the Written Portions of the Oklahoma Professional Teaching Examination (OPTE).€ The Oklahoma Reader.

    Boosalis, C. (1998). €œDemystifying Business Writing for English as a Second Language Students.€ The Journal of Language for International Business.

    Boosalis, C. (1997). Book review of Ehlich and Wagner€™s The Discourse of Business Negotiations (Mouton de Gruyter) in The Journal of Language for International Business.

    Boosalis, C. (1997). Book review of Frances Boyd€™s English for Business Success:  Making Business Decisions (American Language Program, Columbia University) in The Journal of Language for International Business.

    In-service Training

    Reading Instruction Methodology for Elementary Teachers

    • Palmdale Unified School District 2004 - 2005

    • Fontana Unified School District, 2003 - 2004

    • Merced County Office of Education (Ongoing)

    • Merced City Schools (Ongoing)

    Elementary Content for Elementary Teachers (language arts, history, science, math, humanities)

    • Merced County Office of Education (2003 - 2004)

    • Merced City Schools (Ongoing)

    Parental Involvement in Language Minority Education

    • Turlock County Office of Education (2000)

    • Yolo County Office of Education (2000)

    • San Joaquin County Office of Education (1999)

    Academic Training

    Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction

    Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona

    August, 1998

    Master of Teaching English as a Second Language

    Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona

    May, 1996

    BA, English Literature

    Augsburg College

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    June, 1992

    TESL Certificate, Hamline University

    St. Paul, Minnesota

    February, 1992