Presentations

(upcoming) July 17, 2019. Using storytelling as a writing technique for personal branding. Co-presenter at 2019 AAEEBL Annual Meeting. Bronx, NY.

May 21, 2019. Using storytelling as a writing technique for personal branding. Co-presenter at the 16th Annual Faculty Institute. New York, NY.

May 16, 2017. Using classroom assignments to create ePortfolios. Presenter at the 16th Annual Faculty Institute. New York, NY.

March 2, 2017. Using the resume assignment to teach eportfolios: Beyond the business writing classroom. Presenter at the 2017 Rebundling Higher Education: High Impact Portfolio Practice and the New Digital Ecosystem. New York, NY.

May 17, 2016. Catering assignments to students’ majors. Presenter at the 15th Annual faculty Institute. Pleasantville, NY.

November 7, 2015. Retracing the writing process: Helping students to unpack specialized texts. Presenter at the 2015 CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading/Writing Instruction. Long Island City, NY.

November 8, 2014. Teaching technical writing via the mindset of an editor. Presenter at the 2014 CUNY Conference on Best Practices in Reading/Writing Instruction. Long Island City, NY.

May 16, 2014. Teaching punctuation: Back to the basics. Presenter at the 2014 BCC 2nd Annual Faculty Day. Bronx, NY.

March 7, 2014. ESL storytelling to generate ideas. Presenter at the 2014 Language, Society, and Culture Conference. Bronx, NY.

March 1, 2014. Scaffolding the writing process to assist ELLs through it. Presenter at the 2014 Applied Linguistics Winter Conference. New York, NY.

January 24, 2014. Rethinking the writing process: Using a procedural method to writing. Presenter at the 2014 Convocation. Bronx, NY.

July 11, 2012. Complete outlines as rough drafts. Presenter at the 2012 International Learning Styles Conference. Bronx, NY.

March 29, 2012. Emphasizing outlining in reading comprehension using Microsoft Word. Presenter at the TESOL International Convention 2012. Philadelphia, PA.

March 7, 2011. Textbook alternatives to reading and writing classes. Presenter at the International Technology, Education and Development (INTED) Conference 2011. Valencia, Spain.

February 12, 2011. The advantages of a four-phased editing approach. Presenter at the 32th Annual Winter Applied Linguistics Conference. New York, NY.

November 14, 2009. Editing assignments in 3 readings: An alternative approach. Presenter at the 39th Annual NYS TESOL Conference. White Plains, NY.

April 6, 2009. Innovative methods in best practices for college literacy tutor training. Presenter at the 17th National Tutoring Association Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT.

March 7, 2009. Editing made easy: Enhancing ELL writing instruction through tracking. Presenter at the 30th Annual Winter Applied Linguistics Conference. New York, NY.

April 7, 2008. Tutoring unfamiliar clinical texts. Presenter at the National Tutoring Association 16th Annual Conference. Dallas, TX.

April 5, 2008. Increasing foreign health professionals’ lexicons using databases. Presenter at the 2008 Annual TESOL Conference. New York, NY.

April 3, 2008. Using Microsoft Word to scaffold essay outlines. Presenter at the 2008 Annual TESOL Convention. New York, NY.

November 2, 2007. Making teachers better Internet savvy. Co-presenter at the 37th Annual NYS TESOL Conference. White Plains, NY.

October 11, 2007. Scaffolding literacy: Multilingual approaches to fostering reading comprehension in linguistically-diverse student populations. Co-presenter at the 12th Annual New England Conference on Multicultural Education. Hartford, CT.

April 17, 2007. The reinforcement of study skills in tutor training. Presenter at the National Tutoring Association 15th Annual Conference. Denver, CO.

Feb. 28, 2004. Understanding ESL students’ errors. Presenter at the Applied Linguistics Winter Conference. New York, NY.

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Publications

Behling, M. P., & Bookman, S. (2019). Using Content Strategy Best Practices to teach students about online branding and social media (pp. 192-215). In G. Getto, Labriola, J., & S. Ruszkiewicz (Eds.), Content Strategy in Technical Communication. Routledge.

Bookman, S. (2002, Fall). Better tutoring for non-native speakers of English in college tutoring and writing centers. The Learning Assistance Review, 7(2), 18-25.

Workshops

October 4, 2013. The theory and practice for improving reading skills: An alternate perspective. College Now Program. Hostos Community College.

April 12, 2013. The theory and practice for improving writing skills: An alternate perspective. Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT). Bronx Community College.