|M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, Concentration: TESOL||May 1992
|Radford University||Radford, Virginia|
B.A. German/Theater and Speech Communication
|Cornell College||Mount Vernon, Iowa|
The Culture and Intensive English Program
Cedar Falls, Iowa
|The University of Northern Iowa||1994-present|
|Teach ESL Writing, Reading, Oral Communication, Listening, Speech Communication|
|Teach EAP (academic skills) in all areas including
research papers, essay writing and note taking|
|Direct and participate in curriculum planning, review and
|Coordinate and conduct placement testing and TOEFL
|Organize and develop orientation programming for new
faculty and staff|
|Supervise, mentor and counsel graduate students
field teaching experience|
|Hired, trained and supervised summer session 2000
|Wrote and edited CIEP faculty/staff handbook|
|Serve as departmental representative to computer services
Previous Teaching Experience
English Teaching Fellow
|Technische Universität Dresden||1993 - 1994|
|Taught English as a Foreign Language in retraining program for former teachers of Russian seeking recertification in English|
Conducted courses in American Culture, Vocabulary Development, and Conversation in the Department of British and American Studies and the Department of Social Work
|Developed and conducted presentations on Computer
Maryland English Institute
|College Park, MD|
|University of Maryland||1992 - 1993|
| Taught all levels of EAP and ESL in a university
Intensive English Program|
Virginia Community College
|Community ESL Program and Intensive ESL||1992-1993|
| Taught intermediate and advanced ESL grammar, writing and
reading to immigrant community college students |
|Radford University||1990 - 1992|
|Taught all skills and levels of ESL in a university Intensive English Program|
|Trained and advised teaching assistants in an Intensive
|1988 - 1990|
|Conducted private and small group lessons in conversational English|
|Taught phonics and basic English to children|
|Systems and Interfaces: Windows 2000/XP/ME/98/95, UNIX, IBM PC|
Software: PageMaker, MS-Word, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Hot Potatoes, WebCT
|Design and maintain a World Wide Web page for the Culture and Intensive English Program|
|Design and maintain WWW page providing information and links for the ESL EFL job search|
|Designed and maintained WWW information page for TESOL 2003 organizing team|
|MIDTESOL 2006 Conference Co-Chair (Executive Board)|
|MIDTESOL Executive Board (President, Newsletter, Rules and Resolutions) 1995-present.|
|TESOL LGBTF Caucus Chair (2004-2005)|
|TESOL 2003 Conference: Hearing Every Voice – Associate Conference Chair|
|President, First Vice President, Past President, Newsletter Editor MidTESOL MidAmerica Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 1996 - Present|
|Conference Co-coordinator, NAME Conference, Omaha, NE, May 2000|
|TESOL LGTBF Caucus Co-Founder - Member steering committee 1997 – 2006|
|Co-Editor of the TESOL LGBTF Caucus Newsletter, 1999-2001|
|Invited to conduct workshops for Russian professors of English at Moscow Steel and Alloys University, Moscow, Russia – May 2002|
|Taught EFL and conducted teacher workshops for one semester in Arica, Chile as a part of a faculty exchange at Universidad de Tarapaca, Department of Foreign Languages – Spring, 1997|
|Certified Cambridge First Certificate and Advanced Certificate examiner, 1994|
|Advise and mentor TESOL graduate students in the University of Northern Iowa’s TESOL club|
|Conducted numerous job workshops for TESOL graduate students|
|Volunteer: WATESOL Conference, TESOL Conferences, NAFSA regional and national conferences|
Service and Involvement
|St. Luke's Church Choir 2005-Present|
|Metropolitan Chorale, Fall 1998 – 2001|
|National News editor of ACCESSline, a small newspaper
serving Iowa, 1995-1999|
TESOL 1991- Present
1994 – Present
(National Association for Multicultural Education)
NAFSA 1999 – 2000
TESOL Professional Development Scholarship
MIDTESOL - TESOL Academy Scholarship
English Teaching Fellowship
Grant for TESOL ‘94 Registration
College Presidential Scholarship
Conduct EFL workshops at Moscow Steel and Alloys University, Moscow, Russia, May 2002
EFL in Arica, Chile, Universidad de Tarapaca, Spring, 1997
Taught and lived in Eastern Germany
Taught and lived in rural and urban areas of Japan
Extensive travel throughout Peru, Chile, Germany, Czech Republic, England, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong and over 1/2 of the 50 US states.
English - Native Speaker
German - Very Good
Japanese – “Survival”
for Teachers” MIDTESOL 2004
convention, Kansas City, KS, October 2004.
Discussant for panel,
“Queer Culture as Multiculturalism" TESOL 2002 convention, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2002.
“Resume Round-Up,” TESOL
2002 convention energy break session, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2002.
Opening Remarks and Official
Welcome, TESOL 2001 convention opening plenary, St. Louis, MO, February 2001.
“The ESL Job Search Resources,” TESOL 2001
convention, St. Louis, MO, February 2001.
“The ESL Job Search for the Rest of Us: The
ESL/EFL job search on the Internet,” TESOL 2000 convention, Vancouver, BC,
Canada, March 2000.
Bridge Project: An Intensive English Program for Beginners,” MidTESOL
Conference, Iowa City, Iowa, October 1999.
“The ESL job search for the rest of us: The
ESL/EFL job search on the Internet,” TESOL 1999 convention, New York City,
“The ESL job search: Themes and Variations,”
with Adelaide Parsons, TESOL 1998 convention, Seattle, Washington, March
“Using the Internet for Your TESOL Job Search,”
presentation to the TESOL Club, The University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls,
Iowa, October 1996.
“What Works: In House Placement Testing,”
Presentation, TESOL 1996 convention, Chicago, Illinois,
”Job Hunting on the Internet,” presentation,
MIDTESOL Conference, Cedar Falls, Iowa, October 1995.
”Communication with the Internet: An Introduction
to E-mail and Computer Mediated Communication,” presentation, Technische
Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany, January
“Fun Stuff on the Internet,” presentation
and discussion, Universität Potsdam, Potsdam Germany, November 1993.
“Current Issues in U.S. Education,”
presentation and discussion, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany,
That Dream Job: The ESL/EFL Job Search on the Internet,” MIDTESOL Convention,
Grand Island, Nebraska, October
“Interactive Activities for Large
Classes,” The First Annual Convention of Students of English, Universidad de
Tarapaca, Arica Chile, May 1997.
“Plagiarism and Citing Your Sources,”
three-day academic writing workshop series, Universidad de Tarapaca, Arica,
Chile, May 1997.
“Contemporary American Slang,” workshops
for students and teachers, Universidad de Tarapaca, Arica, Chile, March and April 1997.
“Getting Students Up and About: Getting Students
on their Feet for Oral Communication and Vocabulary Development,”TESOL 1995
convention, Long Beach, California, March 1995.
“Introduction to the Internet: How to Use
USENET and Mailing Lists,” private faculty workshop, Charles (Karlovy Vary)
University, Prague, Czech Republic, sponsored but the United States Information
Agency, February 1994.
“Jigsaw Reading: Themes and Variations,”
workshop, Halle/Chemnitz area English Teachers Meeting,
Chemnitz, Germany, January 1994.
Career Columnist - ESL Magazine. Spring 2003 - August 2005
Riedmiller, T. F.
(1999, Spring). Junk E-mail
Into Gold: A Cultural Literacy Scavenger Hunt for Advanced Students.
MidTESOL Matters, p. 7.
Riedmiller, T. F. (1998, November/December).
Taming the Internet Beast With Dave. The American Language Review, p. 51.
Riedmiller, T. F. (1997, May) A Hitchhikers
Guide to the Information Highway. The
American Language Review, p. 24.
References available on request