Miles Turnbull



NameMiles Turnbull
PositionFaculty Member
Phone(902) 566-0341
BuildingMemorial Hall 403

Miles Turnbull


Education: PhD, Second language education, University of Toronto; MA, French Studies, McMaster; BA, French, UPEI

Since 2002, Dr. Miles Turnbull has worked in and provided leadership to UPEI’s pre-service and graduate programs. He was Coordinator of the Bachelor of Education—français langue seconde from 2002–2010. As Coordinator of Graduate Studies from 2008–2011 he led in establishing the PhD in Educational Studies, and a special cohort of the MEd program for community college educators. Dr. Turnbull is a past-president of the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers (CASLT) and before joining the faculty at UPEI, was an Assistant Professor in the Modern Language Centre at OISE-University of Toronto, and worked in core and immersion French programs in three Canadian provinces. He has his BA (French) from UPEI, MA (Études françaises in teaching French as a second language) from McMaster University, and PhD in Second Language Education from the University of Toronto.

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Research Interests

  • Codeswitching in second and foreign language teaching and learning
  • Literacy and content-based teaching in immersion programs
  • French Immersion
  • Core French
  • Teachers’ and school principals’ beliefs about language learning and teaching boys and language learning

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No more sweeping under the carpet! - ir:824027005:13:46 2015-07-03
Une approche littératiée - ir:850026405:44:52 2015-07-03
Boys and French as a second language - ir:850822705:25:28 2015-07-03
Teachers' use of the L1 in french immersion - ir:823434305:13:24 2015-07-03
First language use in second and foreign language learning - ir:811528312:35:00 2015-06-30
Teachers' uses of the target and first languages in the classroom - ir:ir-batch6-197236405:06:27 2015-07-03
Multidimensional project-based teaching in French as a second language (FSL) - ir:ir-batch6-184639805:04:06 2015-07-03
Let's use French in basic French! - ir:ir-batch6-197336906:23:02 2015-07-03
Multidimensional project-based second language teaching - ir:ir-batch6-196534905:05:32 2015-07-03
Core French teachers and technology - ir:ir-batch6-196045405:04:38 2015-07-03
[Review of the book ] - ir:ir-batch6-196632805:05:43 2015-07-03
Non-native language teachers - ir:ir-batch6-195836005:04:17 2015-07-03
Love, sex, and union - ir:ir-batch6-196940305:06:16 2015-07-03
[Review of the book ] - ir:ir-batch6-196330905:05:11 2015-07-03
Learning a second language and a foreign language - ir:ir-batch6-196730405:05:54 2015-07-03
There is a role for the L1 in second and foreign language teaching, but? - ir:ir-batch6-197736005:06:49 2015-07-03
Grade 6 French immersion students' performance on large-scale reading, writing, and mathematics tests - ir:ir-batch6-196148905:04:49 2015-07-03
Professional development for core French teachers of core French - ir:ir-batch6-196434305:05:21 2015-07-03
L’éducation postsecondaire chez un groupe de finissants de la région Évangéline - ir:366070521:15:58 2015-06-29
Analyses of core French teachers' language usage - ir:ir-batch6-195938805:04:28 2015-07-03
Let's discuss [Cooperative learning in second/foreign language teaching] - ir:ir-batch6-196832105:06:04 2015-07-03
Grade 3 immersion students' performance in literacy and mathematics - ir:ir-batch6-196240805:05:00 2015-07-03