Faculty & Staff Directory

Maggie Sokolik

Director
Office Address: 
113 Wheeler Hall
Office Hours: 
By appointment
Phone: 
510-642-9491
Biography 

Maggie Sokolik has a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from UCLA. She has taught writing and technical communication on the Berkeley campus since 1992. She has taught Reading & Composition courses, advanced composition, American Cultures courses, and a full range of courses for multilingual student writers. She is the author of more than twenty ESL and composition textbooks, including Sound Ideas, co-authored with Michael Krasny. She has also written for and been featured in several educational video projects in Japan. She travels frequently to speak about grammar, writing, and instructor education, most recently in China, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Turkey, New Zealand, and France.

 

She is currently building a new edx.org course, AP(R) English Literature and Composition, which will open in 2017. Follow her blog about the course: cw11x.blogspot.com

Publications / Presentations 

Workshops/Guest Faculty

2015, Workshop leader, Technology in Education, TELTS (Tuzla English Language Teaching Seminar), Behram-Begova Medresa, Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June
2010, Guest Faculty, Communicative Grammar Teaching, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Queretaro, Mexico, May
2008-2010, Consultant/Workshop leader, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley
2001, Intermediate Academic Writing, Advanced Academic Writing, sponsored by Z-Kai Publishing, Tokyo, April
2001, Authentic Materials in the English Classroom, Amideast, Inc./USAID-sponsored online course for Egyptian EFL teachers, February 3-March 29
2000, Guest Instructor, Introduction to Academic Writing, Ebisu Campus, sponsored by Z-Kai Publishing, Tokyo, March
1999, Teacher Training Seminars, American Language Centers, Casablanca, Rabat, Meknes, and Fez, Morocco, November
1997, Guest Faculty, the Salzburg Seminars, ” The Internet: Networking, Research and Popular American Culture,” Salzburg, Austria, November
1993 & 1992, Visiting Assistant Professor, Northern Arizona University, Department of English, Flagstaff, Arizona, Summer MA Program
1993, Guest professor, União, Summer Teacher Training Program, São Paulo, Brazil, July
1991 & 1989, Teaching Fellow, Harvard University Summer Intensive ESL Program, July-August
1986, Teaching Assistant, English as a Second Language Program, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
1986, Consultant, Standardized Testing in ESL, Applied Education Research, Princeton, New Jersey
1985-1986, Consultant, Standardized Testing in ESL, ZEMI Corporation, Los Angeles, California & Tokyo, Japan
1982-1987, Post-Graduate Research Associate, UCLA Dept. of Geography

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2014-2015, Chair, Course Curriculum and Design Faculty Work Group, BRCOE
2011-2015, Editor, Writing Across Berkeley (writingacross.berkeley.edu)
2011, Judge, Lili Fabilli and Eric Hoffer Essay Prize
1994-2006, Director, Summer ESL Workshop (now SELS), University of California, Berkeley

2012-2014, Co-director

2002-205, Student Publications Awards Committee, University of California, Berkeley
2004-2005, eBerkeley Symposium Steering Committee, University of California, Berkeley
2004-2005, Council of Academic Partners, University of California, Berkeley
1999 & 2000, summer, guest instructor for Experience Berkeley program
1992-1994, Graduate Student Instructor Trainer, UC Berkeley
1991-1992, Executive Committee, Department of English, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
1991-1992, Faculty Advisor, Guatemalan Students Association, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
1990-1992, Faculty Advisor, Panamanian Students Association, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
1989, Acting Coordinator, ESL Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1989, Freshman Admissions, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1988-1989, International Issues Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
1987, Graduate Funding Committee, Applied Linguistics Program, UCLA, Los Angeles, California
1986, Advisory Committee, UCLA School of Social Welfare, Spanish Language Program, Los Angeles, California
1985, Organizing Committee, Second Language Research Forum, UCLA, Los Angeles, California

 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Consultant, Young Writers Project, 2016-present
Member, Editorial Board, Second Language Learning, 2015-present
MOOC Instructor, via edX.org and US Dept. of State, 2013-present, edx.org.
Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Language Studies, 2011-2015
Member, Committee for National Literacy Standards Assessment, National Academies of Science, 2005
Chair, Materials Writers Interest Section, TESOL, 2000-2001
Community Leader, English Language Hub, WebCT.com, 1999-2000
Chair, University of California Council of Writing Programs Conference, November, 1997
Member, Editorial Board, Language Learning & Technology, 1996-2013
Co-Chair, CATESOL Northern California Regional Conference, 1995
Founding Editor, TESL-EJ: An Electronic Journal for ESL/EFL Professionals, 1993-present
Member and Editor, TESL-L (Computer Discussion list for 47,000 ESL professionals) Executive Committee, 1993-2012
Teacher to Teacher/South Africa (a professional support organization for black South African educators), 1991-1994
Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, 1988-present

  • Reviewer for 2005 conference abstracts
  • Reviewer for 1992 TESOL conference abstracts
  • Editor for 1998 TESOL conference program guide
  • Judge for Mary Finocchiaro Materials Award submissions 2001

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS

2016, Nominee,  edX Prize for Exceptional Contributions in Online Teaching and Learning (winner announced in November)
2005, Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award (awarded as part of a team responsible for online GSI Ethics Course)
2004, Educational Initiatives Award (awarded to GSI Teaching & Resource Center)
1992, TESOL Research Interest Section/Newbury House Distinguished Research Award, nominee
1987, Departmental Commendation for Teaching Excellence, ESL, UCLA
1980-1987, Graduate Fellowship, UCLA
1979, Portland, Oregon, Scholarship Award for Outstanding Community Service
1978, Reed College, Academic Excellence in the Social Sciences
1975-1979, National Merit Scholarship, Reed College, Portland, Oregon

 PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS 

Books:

Sokolik, Maggie (forthcoming, series editor).  College Prep Writing (tentative  title). Hoboken, NJ: Pearson.
Sokolik, Maggie & Zemach, Dorothy (2014). How to Be a Successful MOOC Student. Eugene, OR: Wayzgoose Press.
Sokolik, Maggie (2013-2014). Principles of Written English, vols. 1, 2, 3. Eugene, OR: Wayzgoose Press.
Sokolik, Maggie (2013). 50 Ways to Teach Grammar. Eugene, OR: Wayzgoose Press.
Sokolik, Maggie (2012). 50 Ways to Teach Writing. Eugene, OR: Wayzgoose Press.
Sokolik, M.E., & Krasny, M. (2010). Sound Ideas. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Sokolik, M.E., Celce-Murcia, M. (Series Editors, 2007-08). Grammar Connection, Books 1-5. Heinle/Cengage Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (2006). An ESL Grammar Supplement. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Sokolik, M.E. (2005). Step It Up: A Multilevel Text for English Learners. University of Michigan Press.
Sokolik, M.E. (2003). Navigating WebCT: A Student’s Guide. Pearson Education, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Tapestry, Advanced Writing. Newbury House/Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Tapestry, Advanced Reading. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Guleff, V., Sokolik, M.E., & Lowther, C. (2000). Tapestry, High Beginning Reading. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Rethinking America: Advanced Readings in American Culture, 2nd Edition. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Rethinking America: High Intermediate Readings in American Culture. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Rethinking America: Intermediate Readings in American Culture. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
McPartland-Fairman, P., Berman, M., Butler, L. & Sokolik, M. (1998). Connect with English: Video Comprehension Books, 1, 2, 3, & 4. McGraw-Hill, New York.
(1997) American Heritage English as a Second Language Dictionary, Houghton-Mifflin (part of team of writers/editors).
Sokolik, M.E. (1996). The Newbury House Guide to Writing. Newbury House/Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (1993). Global Views: Reading About World Issues. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.
Sokolik, M.E. (1992). Rethinking America: Advanced Readings in American Culture, 1E. Heinle & Heinle Publishing Co., Boston, Mass.

 

Articles and Book Chapters:

Sokolik, Maggie (2015). Academic writing in MOOC environments: Challenges and rewards.  In Technological Advances in Specialized Linguistic Domains. (Barcena, E., & Martín-Monje, E., eds.). Routledge.
Sokolik, M.E. (2014). What constitutes an effective language MOOC? In Language MOOCs: Providing learning, transcending boundaries (Barcena, E., & Martín-Monje, E., eds.) Warsaw: DeGruyter Open.
Sokolik, Maggie. (2014). Learning without pressure: English Writing MOOCs for an International Audience. The Evolllution: Illuminating the Life Long Learning Movement, September 14. <evolllution.com/distance_online_learning/learning-pressure-english-writing-moocs-international-audience/>
Sokolik, M.E. (2014). Digital technology in the second language classroom. In M. Celce-Murcia (Editor), Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (pp. 409-422). (4th. Edition). Boston, Mass.: Heinle/Cengage.
Sokolik, M.E. (2009). Interview With Maggie Sokolik: Defining and Addressing Plagiarism. SLW and CALL Perspectives (TESOL), 1,1.
Sokolik, M. (2007). Grammar texts and consumerist subtexts. TESL-EJ 11.2. <tesl-ej.org/ej42/a6.html>
Sokolik, M. (2006). Mismatch or missed opportunity? Addressing student expectations about technology. In Hanson-Smith, E. & S. Rilling (eds.), Learning languages through technology (pp. 137-149). Alexandria, VA: TESOL Publications.
Sokolik, M.E. (2005). The Shared Responsibility for Professional Development. TESL-EJ 9.1. <tesl-ej.org/ej33/f1.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (2003). Student Perceptions of Classroom Technology. CATESOL Journal, 15, 1, 43-50.
Sokolik, M.E. (2002). Writing. In D. Nunan, Principles of English Language Teaching. McGraw-Hill Company, New York.
Sokolik, M.E. & Duber, J. (2002). Grow Your Own: Online Placement Testing, TESL-EJ 6.1. <tesl-ej.org/ej21/INT.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (2001). Computers in the Second Language Classroom. In M. Celce-Murcia (Editor), Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language (3rd. Edition). Boston, Mass.: Heinle/Cengage.
Sokolik, M.E. (2001). The Fourth R: Reflection. Writing Across Berkeley 2.2. <writing.berkeley.edu/wab/2-2-fourth.htm>
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Negotiation of Outcome: Evaluation and revision decisions in the writing curriculum. In A. Littlejohn and M. Breen (Eds.), The Process Syllabus: Negotiation in the Language Classroom. Cambridge University Press.
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Before the Horse Is out of the Barn: Preventing Plagiarism. Writing Across Berkeley 1.2.  <writing.berkeley.edu/wab/1-2-before.htm>
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Forum: Materials Writing in the New Millennium. TESL-EJ 3.4 <tesl-ej.org/ej12/f1.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (1998). Authentic materials for lower-level learners. TESOL Matters, June 1998.
Sokolik, M.E. (1995). Traveling the Net: Ten favorite spots for ESL/EFL teachers. TESL- EJ 1.3. <tesl-ej.org/ej03/int.html>
Tillyer, A. & Sokolik, M.E. (1993) Beyond Portfolios: Looking at Student Projects as Teaching and Evaluation Devices (Pt. 2). College ESL 3: 81-85.
Sokolik, M.E. & Tillyer, A. (1992) Beyond Portfolios: Looking at Student Projects as Teaching and Evaluation Devices. College ESL 1:1-5.
Sokolik, M.E. & Smith, M. E. (1992) Assignment of gender to French nouns in primary and secondary language: a connectionist model. Second Language Research 8, 1: 39-58.
Sokolik, M.E. (1991) Out of Left Field: Baseball and American Idiom. In Hall, A. (ed.), Cooperstown: Symposium on Baseball and the American Culture 1989, Westport, CT: Meckler, pp. 85- 99.
Sokolik, M.E. (1990) Learning without Rules: PDP and a resolution of the Adult Language Learning Paradox. TESOL Quarterly 24: 84-95.
Sokolik, M.E. (1989) Comments on Spolsky’s “Bridging the Gap.” TESOL Quarterly 23, 2: 355-359.
Master, P.A., Schumann, J.H. & Sokolik, M.E. (1989). The Experimental creation of a pidgin language. The Journal of Pidgin & Creole Languages 4: 37-63.

Presentations

Invited Plenaries

2016, Invited keynote (no title yet; upcoming), University of Gaziantep, Applied Linguistics Research Conference, Gaziantep, Turkey, October.
2016, Serving the Needs of Multilingual Writing Students, Houston Community College Symposium, March 4.
2015, Creative Approaches to Online Education. InovED Conference, Izmir, Turkey, October 25.
 (2015). The Changing Face of English Education in a Connected World. TETA Conference, June 12, Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina.
 (2015). Teaching Audience Awareness to Academic Writers. BETA-IATEFL Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, June 2014.
 (2011). Getting Past “Wow”: Evaluating Classroom Technology.   Colorado TESOL, November 10.
 (1995). The use of the computer in EFL. Santiago ESL Bookfair, July 1995, Santiago, Chile.

Invited and Refereed Presentations

Sokolik, M., Imamovic, A., Filipovic, D., & Fedoriv, Y. (2016, forthcoming). International collaborative development of a MOOC: English for Journalists. International Conference on English Studies, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, September/October.
Sokolik, M., Dixon, S., Shewell, J., Hanson-Smith, E., Healey, D. (2016) Going Massive: Online Course Development in MOOCs. Panelist, colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2016, Baltimore, MD, April.
Sokolik, M. et al. (2016). The Little MOOC That Could: English for Journalists.    Colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2016, Baltimore, MD, April. (organizer and panelist)
Sokolik, M. (2016). Making the Massive Online Course More Human(e). TESOL Annual Convention 2016, Baltimore, MD, April.
Sokolik, M. (2015). Academic Writing in MOOC Environments: Challenges and Rewards. Symposium on Second Language Writing, Auckland, New Zealand, November 19-21.
Sokolik, M.E. (2015). What makes an effective language MOOC? TETA Conference, Tuzla, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 13.
Sokolik, M.E. (2015). What Constitutes an Effective Language MOOC? Talk to the Department of English, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina, June 9.
Sokolik, M.E. (2015). Creative approaches to online education. BETA Conference, Sofia, Bulgaria, June 7.
Sokolik, M.E. (2015). Second Language Writing MOOCs in Theory and Practice, Panelist, colloquium for TESOL Annual Convention 2015, Toronto, Ontario.
Sokolik, M.E. (2014). What makes an effective language MOOC? Yale Distance Learning Symposium, Yale University, May 12.
Sokolik, M.E., Risher, M., & Smith, E. (2014). Classrooms of the Future: UC Berkeley MOOC.  International TESOL Convention, Portland, OR,  March 28.
Sokolik, M.E., & Vahle, P. (2014). Paper, Pens & iPads: Writing for Today’s Students. International TESOL Convention, Portland, OR, March 28.
Sokolik, M.E. (2013). In Their Words: Preparation and Perspectives on US Study, part of a Second Language Writers panel, International TESOL Convention, Dallas, TX, March 22.
Sokolik, M.E. (2012). Redefining Roles in an Increasingly Tech World, part of a CALL-IS/MWIS intersection panel, International TESOL Convention, Philadelphia, March 28.
Sokolik, M.E. (2011, September). Success at American Universities. Shenzhen Middle [High] School. Shenzhen, China.
Sokolik, M.E. (2011, September). Success at American Universities. Public lecture. Shenzhen, China.
Sokolik, M.E. (2011, September). Addressing the Needs of Student Writers by Doing Less. Presentation to Gray Lecturers Program, UC Berkeley, September 6.
Sokolik, M.E. (2011). TESOL Conference, Challenges and Opportunities in Designing New Multimedia ELT Materials. Panelist with: Randall Davis, Jennifer Lebedev, and Sarah Worthington. New Orleans, March 16-19.
Sokolik, M.E. (2009). Addressing the Needs of Non-native English Speaking Students in Technical Communication Classes. INFORMS Conference, San Diego, October 11-13.
Sokolik, M.E. (2007). Making Content Grammar Work. Invited workshop. Directorate of Collegiate Education, Hyderabad, India, December 7.
Sokolik, M.E. (2007). Expanding our Conceptions of Technical Writing. Invited talk. Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, December 6.
Sokolik, M.E. (2007). Technology and Language Learning: Digital Storytelling. Invited Talk. Conference on Academic Publishing in ESL. EFL University, Hyderabad, India, December 5.
Sokolik, M.E. (2007). Internet Resources for Successful Academic Publishing, Invited Talk. Conference on Academic Publishing in ESL. EFL University, Hyderabad, India, December 4.
Sokolik, M.E. (2007). Connect Learners to Academic Success. Presentation to faculty at Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC, and Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC. September 5-6.
Celce-Murcia, M., Sokolik, M.E., Kennedy, D., & Sousa, M. (2007). Connect Learners to Academic Success. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Seattle, WA, March 21-24.
Crusan, D., Sokolik, M.E., & Ware, P. (2007). Responding to Students When Teaching With Technology. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Seattle, WA, March 21-24.
Sokolik, M.E. (2004). Effectively utilizing technology in the classroom. Preparing Future Faculty Seminar, UC San Francisco, July.
Sokolik, M.E. (2006). Maintaining Interactivity and Class Attendance With New Technologies. University of Oregon, Yamada Language Center, September 11.
Sokolik, M.E. & Seid-Rabinow, M. (2004). The Effect of Practice on SPEAK Test Outcomes. Presentation at the Conference for California Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Santa Clara, California, April 2004.
Sokolik, M.E. (2004). Teaching the Multilevel Classroom. Presentation at the Conference for California Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Santa Clara, California, April 2004.
Sokolik, M.E. (2004). Copyright, permissions, and other writers’ headaches. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Long Beach, California, March 2004.
Sokolik, M.E. (2002). Strategy-based learning. (presentation to 12 universities throughout Taiwan). May.
Sokolik, M.E. (2002). John & Mary’s History in ESL Materials. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2002.
Rogers, B., Sokolik, M.E., & Stempleski, S. (2002). Practical Ways to Enhance Learning through Technology. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2002.
Rogers, B., Sokolik, M.E., & Stempleski, S. (2001). Practical Ways to Enhance Learning through Technology. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, St. Louis, Missouri, March 2001.
Sokolik, M.E. & Duber, J. (2000). Building Communities of Teachers & Learners: TheWebCT E-Learning Hub. Poster at the WWW9 Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2000.
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Digital storytelling and language learning. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 2000.
Kern, R., D. Murray, M. E. Sokolik, D. Chun, M. Warschauer, G. Furstenberg, Ayman Zohry, Ghada Refaat (2000). Literacies and technologies. Presentation at the Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 2000.
Meloni, C., Sokolik, M.E., Warschauer, M. (2000). Technology and literacy in the 21st century. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 2000.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Teachers/stories: Memory, intelligence, and language learning. Invited Keynote Address, All-ALC Conference, Fes, Morocco, November.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Internet resources for EFL teachers and learners. All-ALC Conference, Fes, Morocco, November.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Constructive ideas: Why student projects work. All-ALC Conference, Fes, Morocco, November.
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). The ICQ solution. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, New York City, March 1999.
Oxford, R. & Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Academic Power Strategies. Presentation at the Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, New York City, March 1999.
Sokolik, M.E. (1998). Choosing and using materials in the EFL classroom. TEFL Summer Institute, University of California Berkeley Extension, July 28.
Sokolik, M.E. (1998). Authentic materials for lower-level learners. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Seattle, March 1998.
Sokolik, M.E. and Harman, C. (1997). Educational technology: Bridging to the future. USIA Teleconference with Managua, Nicaragua, NicaTESOL Conference, July, 1997.
Sokolik, M.E. (1997). Storyspace: Hypertext in the Writing Classroom. 13th Annual Computers and Writing Conference, Honolulu, June.
Sokolik, M.E. (1997). Writing for non-traditional media. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Discussion Group, Orlando, March 1997.
Sokolik, M.E. (1996). Motivating students to write. All ALC TEFL Conference, Marrakech, Morocco, November 16.
Sokolik, M.E. (1996). Technology for ESL Teachers. USIA Teleconference with Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, April.
Sokolik, M.E. (1996). The art of the letter: Motivation and ESL writing. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Chicago, March 1996.
Sokolik, M.E. et al. (1996). CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) Interest Section Academic Session Panel. Invited speaker, Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Chicago, March 1996.
Sokolik, M.E., et al. (1996). Bridging the pedagogy-technology gap. Invited panelist, Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Chicago, March 1996.
Sokolik, M.E., et al. (1996). Pre-Conference Institutes: Introductory and intermediate Internet for ESL teachers. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Chicago, March 1996.
Sokolik, M.E., et al. (1996). Technology and writing. Invited panelist. AERA Regional Conference, Berkeley, California, March 1996.
Sokolik, M.E. (1995). Dynamic reading and writing connections in the ESL classroom. Heinle & Heinle Institute, Invited lecture, Mexico City, April 29.
Sokolik, M.E. (1995). Negotiation of outcome: Evaluation and revision in ESL writing. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Long Beach, California, April 1995.
Sokolik, M.E. (1995). Publishing authentic texts: Finding, bargaining for, and buying materials. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Long Beach, California, April 1995.
Sokolik, M.E. & Corio, R. (1995). TESL-EJ: Electronic publishing comes to ESL/EFL. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Long Beach, California, April 1995.
Sokolik, M.E., Oxford, R., and Scarcella, R. (1995). Addressing the needs of individual learners. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Long Beach, California, April 1995.
Sokolik, M.E. & Erickson, M. (1994). Simulations and mini-case studies for teacher training. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1994.
Rushing, T., Feldman, M. & Sokolik, M.E. (1994). Presenting TESL-EJ. Poster Session, Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Baltimore, Maryland, March 1994.
Sokolik, M.E. (1993). Resources for the NNS Students. Invited seminar, Dept. of English, UC Berkeley, February 1993.
Sokolik, M.E. (1993). Designing a film course for the ESL class. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Atlanta, Ga., April 1993.
Sokolik, M.E. (1993). The Globalization of Culture: Implications for Language Teaching. Invited lecture, Uniao, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Sokolik, M.E. (1992). Making cultural links: three programs exploring the American mosaic. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, Vancouver, British Columbia, March 4, 1992.
Sokolik, M.E. (1992). Boxed in by language: Metaphor and space. Lecture Series in Architecture, Texas A&M University, February 21, 1992.
Sokolik, M.E. (1992). Constraints on second language learning. Invited lecture. Heinle & Heinle Institute, Austin, Texas, January 11, 1992.
Sokolik, M.E. (1991). Persistence of accent: a connectionist explanation. Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, New York, New York, March 28, 1991.
Sokolik, M.E. (1990). Learning without Rules: PDP and the Microstructure of Language. Part of a Colloquium on Current Theory in Second Language Learning, Conference for Teachers of English to Students of Other Languages, San Francisco, Mar. 6, 1990.
Sokolik, M.E. (1989). Out of left field: Baseball and American idiom. Paper presented at “Baseball and the American Culture” conference, on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York, June 7-10.
Sokolik, M.E. & Smith, M.E. (1989) French gender recognition: A network model & implications for second language acquisition. Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 23-26.
Sokolik, M.E. (1988). Pronominal reference in foreigner falk: The case of English and Japanese. Paper Presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Honolulu, Hawai’i.
Schumann, J.H., Master, P.A., and Sokolik, M.E. (1987). The experimental creation of a pidgin language. Paper Presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Los Angeles, California.
Schumann, J.H., Master, P.A., Sokolik, M.E., Hawkins, B., and Dominguez, M. (1985). The development of an experimental pidgin. Paper Presented at the Conference of CATESOL, Oakland, California.
Sokolik, M.E. (1983). Determining the beginnings of Italian Neo-classical poetry. Oregon Classical Society, Portland, Oregon. Invited Lecture.

Reviews & Abstracts:

Sokolik, M.E. (2016, forthcoming).  Review of “Bright Star”.  Bluegrass Breakdown.
Sokolik, M.E. (2007). Review of The Sound of Blue by Holly Payne (includes interview with the author). TESL-EJ Vol. 11.3, <tesl-ej.org/ej43/r1.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (2006). Review of The Nuts and Bolts of College Writing by Michael Harvey (Hackett Pubs.). TESOL Higher Education Newsletter.
Sokolik, M.E. (2002). Review of “La Chaise Berçante. [CD-ROM]” CALL@Chorus <writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/call/reviews/la_chaise/> [site no longer active]
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Review of “Alexis, the Encomium TOEIC Test Preparation System. [CD-ROM]” TESL-EJ, Vol. 4.3 <tesl-ej.org/ej15/m2.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (2000). Review of New Ways of Teaching Culture, by Alvino E. Fantini (Ed.), 1997 TESOL Publications. TESL-EJ 4-3. <tesl-ej.org/ej15/r10.html>
Sokolik, M.E., Review of “EF International’s ‘Englishtown’,” TESL-EJ 3.1. <tesl-ej.org/ej09/m1.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (1999). Review of “Real English.” CALL@Chorus.<writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/call/reviews/real_english/> [site no longer active]
Sokolik, M.E. (1997). Review of “Russian Tutor 1: Russian for Beginners” [CD-ROM]. In Chorus CALL writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/call/reviews/russiantutor/. [site no longer active]
Sokolik, M.E. (1996). Review of “Escape from Planet Arizona” [CD-ROM]. In Chorus CALL writing.berkeley.edu/chorus/call/reviews/archives/escape.html [site no longer active]
Sokolik, M.E. (1995). Review of Listening to the World: Cultural Issues in Academic Writing, by Helen Fox, 1994, NCTE. TESL-EJ 1(4). <tesl-ej.org/ej04/r4.html>
Sokolik, M.E. (1994). Review of Approaches to Research in Second Language Learning by Donna M. Johnson, 1992, Longman Publishers. Studies in Second Language Acquisition.
Sokolik, M.E., (1991). Review of Forked Tongues: American Indian Speech, Text and Writing, by David Murray, 1991, University of Indiana Press. Journal of Post-Modern Culture 3, May 1991.
Smith, M.E., Halgren, E., Sokolik, M., Baudena, P., Musolino, C., Liegeois-Chauvel, C., & Chauvel, P. (1988). Intracranial Distribution of Human Cognitive Potentials. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts 14, 1014.
Sokolik, M.E., (1985), Review Article of An Epistemology for the Language Sciences, edited by A. Guiora, Second Language Research, 1(2): 169-179.

Fiction

Sokolik, Maggie (2016, accepted for publication, forthcoming). Too Late for Houston. [novel] Eugene, OR: Wayzgoose Press.

Sokolik, Maggie (2010) “Stations of the Cross,” thirteen/Best of 52/250. (52250quarterly.wordpress.com/week-1-breadfruit/)

Sokolik, Maggie (2010) “Brown Paper,” twentysix/Best of 52/250. (52250flash.wordpress.com/2010/09/02/brown-paper-by-maggie-sokolik/)

 

GRANTS & AWARDS

2015, Klinksy Foundation Grant ($100,000) for MOOC development

2014, UC-AFT Professional Development Grant, Boston MOOC Conference

2013, UC-AFT Professional Development Grant, “Second Language Writing/Shenzhen, China”

2008, UC-AFT Professional Development Grant, “Becoming an Engineer”

2007, UC Berkeley Instructional Minigrant, Engineering Placement Test evaluation.

2006, Guest, KQED’s Forum, “Academic Plagiarism”

2002, UC Berkeley Instructional Technology Grant, ESL Placement Test.

2000, UC Berkeley Instructional Minigrant, with Margi Wald, Compilation & Evaluation of Web-Based Resources on ESL Writing to Assist in the Training and Professional Development of Student Learning Center Writing Program Tutors

1998, UC Berkeley Instructional Technology Grant.

1997, with Glynda Hull. UC Berkeley CyberSemester Program Grant, The Berkeley OWL (online writing lab)

1995, Writing Across the Curriculum, intramural grant for research and conference funding.

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES

2012-present, test item writer, Cambridge University Press/Michigan Language Assessment, Ann Arbor, Michigan

2012-2014, consultant in test design and writing, Polychrome, Inc., Shanghai, China & San Francisco, CA

2008, consultant, Yale University, Center for Language Study, New Haven, CT.

2007, consultant, Batiq (ESL online learning), San Francisco, CA.

2006, guest, KQED Public Radio, Forum, “Academic Plagiarism,” San Francisco, CA.

2005, consultant, Imagine Learning (K12 ESL software), Provo, Utah.

2003, expert witness for Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, LLP, San Francisco, CA, September.