Faculty Profile 2

Dr. Jillian M. Pandor

Designation:Assistant Professor and Chair
Department:Science and Liberal Arts
Phone number:043712064

About

Dr. Jillian Pandor holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Teaching English and Spanish as Second and Foreign Languages from the University of Alicante (Spain) as well as a B.S. in World Languages Education and a B.A. in Applied Spanish from the Pennsylvania State University.

She boasts over 10 years of experience in education across the U.S., Spain, and the Middle East, working across a variety of educational contexts and cultures. Prior to joining RIT University in Dubai in 2020, she held administrative positions at a UAE-based branch campus of an Australian university and taught undergraduate courses pertaining to academic literacy, research and writing skills, and postgraduate courses in pedagogy and research skills within their Master of Education program.

She currently holds the position of Assistant Professor of English and Chair of the Department of Sciences and Liberal Arts and RIT-Dubai and teaches courses related to academic writing and academic literacy.

  • Ph.D. and M.A. in Teaching English and Spanish as Second and Foreign Languages
  • Academic culture and academic literacy in higher education with a specific focus on successful academic cultural adjustments on both the institutional level and the student level.
  • Journal Articles
  • Accepted for publication in December 2020: Langdon, A. & Pandor, J. (2020). An Investigation of Scaffolding Strategies to Support Inquiry Language Teaching to Novice Learners in a Primary School Setting. Language Value.
  • Pandor, J. (2018). Alfabetización académica: un camino hacia la inclusión en el nivel superior [Review of the book Alfabetización académica: un camino hacia la inclusión en el nivel superior, by L. Natale & D. Stagnaro]. Journal of Spanish Language Teaching 5(2), 183-184. doi: 10.1080/23247797.2018.1505337
  • Pastor Cesteros, S. & Pandor, J. (2017). El choque cultural académico del alumnado estadounidense en la universidad española. Revista de Lingüística Teórica y Aplicada 55(2), 13-38. doi: 10.4067/S0718-48832017000200013

  • Other Publications
  • Pandor, J. (2017). Integración académica del alumnado estadounidense en la universidad española: el choque lingüístico y cultural. Reposotorio Institucional de la Universidad de Alicante (RUA). Retrieved from: http://rua.ua.es/dspace/handle/10045/71176
  • López, E., Saldaña, P., Comes Peña, C., Gil del Moral, A., Konieczka, K., Herráez, J., Pastor Cesteros, S., Escribano, M., Prevost, J., & Lifante, A. (2016). Español académico e inmersión universitaria del alumnado extranjero de la Universidad de Alicante. In Álvarez Teruel, José Daniel; Grau Company, Salvador y M. Teresa Tortosa Ybáñez (Coords.), Innovaciones metodológicas en docencia universitaria: resultados de investigación (pp. 1745-1757). Universidad de Alicante, Vicerrectorado de Estudios, Formación y Calidad, Instituto de Ciencias de la Educación (ICE). (ISBN: 978-84-608-4181-4). (Please note: surname is listed as maiden name, “Prevost”)
  • Barrajón López, E., Botella Saldaña, P., Comes Peña, C., Gil del Moral, A., Konieczka, K., Ortega Herráez, J.M., Pastor Cesteros, S., Pérez Escribano, M., Prevost, J. & Rodríguez Lifante, A. (2015). Guía Académica para Estudiantes Internacionales. Departamento de Filología Española, Lingüística General y Teoría de la Literatura de la Universidad de Alicante. Retrieved from: https://dfelg.ua.es/es/documentos/noticias/ano-2015/guia-acedemica-para-... (Please note: surname is listed as maiden name, “Prevost”)

  • Conference Presentations
  • Joint Communication with Dr. Susana Pastor Cesteros: Integración académica del alumnado estadounidense en la universidad española: el choque lingüístico y cultural.