Amy Gooden

Assistant Professor

Amy Gooden

Amy Gooden is passionate about the intersection of language, culture, and education. She has investigated cultural pluralism in a Bribri indigenous and Jamaican descendent community in Costa Rica. She has also directed and conducted international English as a foreign language teacher training programs for K-12 teachers in China. 

Her area of work at Lesley is TESOL and Bilingual Education. 

She has an Ed.D. from Boston University School of Education, Ed.M. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and B.A. from Emerson College.

Publications

  • Gooden, Amy Cournoyer, and Kelly Chase. (2015) Habits of Mind: Forging University-School Partnerships to Bring a High-Quality Enrichment Curriculum to English Learners, Voices in Urban Education, 41:26–35
  • Gooden, Amy Cournoyer (2014) Building Language Educators: The Implications of Case-based Pedagogy Using Practicum-Based Student-Teacher-Generated Cases for Pre-Service Language Teacher Education, Dissertation: Boston University School of Education
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) English for educators. Brown University/Shenzhen Teacher/Headmaster Training Institute, Providence, RI: Brown University. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2010). Case-based pedagogy using student-generated vignettes: A pre-service intercultural awareness tool. Proceedings from the Second International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. & Orane, Z.S. (2010) Shifted thinking , shifted ways of being: a cross case analysis of two capacity building initiatives. Proceedings from the Global Risk Forum: International Disaster Relief Conference, Davos, Switzerland. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. & Morris, S. (2007). Education, politics, and the environment Volume I.Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2008) Education, politics, and the environment Volume II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2008). English for global business Volume I. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. & Sorenson, L. (2006). This is business Level D. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2003). Communication in business: Level C. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Presentations

  • Cournoyer, A.B., Chase, K., and DeRuosi, D. (2013) Intercultural learning across the board: A case study of a university-public school district partnership. Paper presented with Superintendent of Malden and Assistant Superintendent of Malden at the XII Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture, Rome, Italy.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2013) Teaching training seminar: strategies for promoting oral language development and listening in ESL and SEI classrooms. Invited lecture for the Boston Public Schools Pathways Program, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) Teaching training seminar: strategies for promoting literacy development in ESL and SEI classrooms. Invited lecture for the Boston Public Schools Pathways Program, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) Four sociocultural approaches to promoting intercultural competence in second/foreign language teacher education programs: a case study of an Intercultural Education course. Paper presented at the XI Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture, Rome, Italy.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) Content-based ESL and English language development training. Invited lecture for the Boston Public Schools Pathways Program, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) Writing the college admissions essay: tips for non-native speakers of English. Invited lecture for Harvard University Graduate School of Education’s program in international student summer programs. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) Toward a sociocultural turn: case study method in second language teacher education programs. Paper presented at Hawaii University International Conference on Education.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2012) An adult L2 academic writing model. Paper presented at MATSDA/Principles and Procedures of Materials Development: Interaction Between Applied Linguistics and Materials Development, University of Limerick, Ireland.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2011) Student-generated cases for intercultural awareness: shifting the knowledge base in L2 teacher preparation pedagogy. Paper presented at the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture, Rome, Italy. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2011) Teaching training seminar: sheltering instruction in the content areas and general methods of teaching English language learners in K-12 educational settings. Invited lecture for the Boston Public Schools Pathways Program, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2011) Methods of teaching English as a foreign language: current research and trends in the field. Invited lecture for the Startalk National Turkish Teacher Training Program. 
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2010). The case for intercultural awareness. Paper presented at the Second International Conference on the Development and Assessment of Intercultural Competence, Tucson, Arizona.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2010) Teaching training seminar on teaching speaking and listening to English Language Learners in K-12 Educational Settings. Invited lecture for the Boston Public Schools Pathways Program, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Cournoyer, A. B. (2009). Differentiated instruction for teachers of critical languages. Invited lecture for the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Teachers of Critical Languages Program Colloquium, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Cournoyer, A.B. (2009). Building language educators: The implications of case-based pedagogy using practicum-based student-generated cases for pre-service language teacher education. Paper presented at the Sixth International Language Teacher Education Conference, Washington, D.C.