Felicia Lincoln

Felicia Lincoln

Assoc Professor

College of Education and Health Professions

(CIED)-Curriculum & Instruction

Phone: 479-575-8729

Fax: (479) 575-6676

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Felicia Lincoln received a Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition she taught ESL to international students for ten years in Philadelphia and prior to that she taught high school in rural Arkansas. Her special interests are ESL pedagogy, public school language minority education and language planning.

  • Examining the reflective practices of graduates from Curriculum and Instruction who are teaching—both those who are fifth year teachers and those who do the bachelor’s program and choose an alternative licensing program.
  • Public school language minority education
  • Language planning 
  • Second language acquisition.
  • ESL pedagogy
  • Second language acquisition
  • Second language assessments
  • English language teaching
  • Multicultural education

Ph.D.,    University of Pennsylvania, Language and Education, 2000

M.Ed.,   Arkansas Tech University, English Education, 1987

B.S.E.,  Arkansas Tech University, English Education, cum laude, 1971

Lincoln, F., & Beller, C. (2004). English language learners in the science classroom. Science Scope, 28(1), 28-31.

Lincoln, F. (2003). Language education planning and policy in Middle America: Students’ voices. In N. H. Hornberger (Ed.), Continua of Biliteracy: An ecological framework for educational policy, research, and practice in multilingual settings (pp.147-165). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters Ltd.

Lincoln, F., & Petris, G. (2004, July 25-28). Teaching about and for diversity in the university classroom. Teaching Academy. Eureka Springs, AR.

Kirkpatrick, L., Lincoln, F., & Morrow, L. (2004). Promoting best practices: Preparing teachers who systematically reflect on teaching and learning. Dallas, TX.

Eilers, L., & Lincoln, F. (2004, May 4). Multicultural Literature Teaches the World to Read. International Reading Association. Reno, NV.    

Mysore, A.R., & Lincoln, F. (2004). Intercultural awareness of preservice teachers. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Long Beach, CA.

Mysore, A.R., & Lincoln, F. (2003). Reading strategies of English Language Learners. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of Arkansas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARKTESOL), Arkadelphia, AR.

Mysore, A., & Lincoln, F. (2003, April 25). Reading strategies of English language learners.  Arkansas TESOL Annual Conference. Henderson University.

Beller, C., & Lincoln, F. (2003, March 27-30). Including English language learners in the Science Classroom. National Science Teachers Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Eilers, L., & Lincoln, F. (2003, May 6). Making a Difference With Multicultural Literature. International Reading Association 48th Annual Convention. Orlando, FL.

Lincoln, F., & Baniabdelrahman, A. (2003, May). Arab Student Explanations of Interactions and Study Experiences at a United States University.  CARLA Conference. Minneapolis, MN.

Lincoln has authored or co-authored 16 papers on areas in teacher education and language minority education. She has presented papers at 20 or more regional, national, and international conferences. In 1997, she and her colleagues were awarded the prestigious TESOL Distinguished Research Award. This award, given by international TESOL organization, is for the best second language acquisition research.