Jeanette BrysonTitle: Assistant Professor
Office Location: Nethery Hall 206
Phone: (269) 471-3294
BS Pacific Union College
MA San Diego State University
PhD Andrews University
Biography:"We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are."
Gradually, through formal studies at Pacific Union College, Ohio State University, and San Diego State University, and then Andrews University, I continued furthering my education. However, far more of my learning has taken place just living among people of various cultures, learning new languages and adjusting to the interruptions. I have traveled in five continents and lived in four countries. Both school and travel have taught me to see life through a variety of perspectives.
In my current position as director of the intensive English programs at Andrews University, I teach reading analysis, writing skills, and TESL methods. My teaching areas include training for administration, methods for teaching, American literature, composition, English as a foreign language and a second language, teaching and learning. The seminars and workshops I have facilitated include cooperative learning, faith building, healthful living, learning styles, parenting, portfolio preparation, relationships, women in the church, writing, and writing for publication.
I am the mother of three, grandmother of six, and great grandmother of two. I enjoy walking along the beach, reading, editing, and traveling. I am most happy immersed in various cultural experiences and interacting with international students. As Emily Dickinson says, "To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else."