Tatiana Teslenko

Tatiana Teslenko

Tatiana Teslenko

Professor of Teaching

B.A. (Kharkiv, Ukraine), Candidate of Philological Sciences (Ukraine), Ph. D. (Simon Fraser Univ., Canada); Member of ASEE, IEEE, NCTE, CASDW

phone:  (604) 822-8190
email: teslenko@apsc.ubc.ca
office: KAIS 1134

Research Interests

  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Genre and Discourse Studies
  • Writing Research across Borders
  • Transformative Learning Theory

Teaching Activities

  • APSC 176 – Engineering Communication
  • APSC 201 – Technical Communication
  • ENGL 112 – Strategies for University Writing
  • ENGL 301 – Technical Writing
  • ENGL 304 – Advanced Composition
  • MECH 226 – Technical Communication for Mechanical Engineers
  • MECH 575C – Topics in Mechanical Engineering: Scholarly Communication for Graduate Students
  • MTRL 398 – Engineering Report
  • TCC Graduation Course – English Grammar and Thesis Writing

Teaching Interests

  • Engineering Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Critical Pedagogy in Engineering Education
  • Sustainable Development in Higher Education
  • Emerging Communication Technologies

Selected Publications

  • J. Reilly and T. Teslenko, “Enhancing ESD through the Master of Clean Energy Engineering Co-op Program: A Canadian Case-study,” in Leal Filho, W. (Ed.). Transformative Approaches to Sustainable Development at Universities: Working Across Disciplines, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2014.
  • T. Teslenko, “Developing a communication module on copyright for Canadian engineering students,” in Professional Communication Conference (IPCC), 2013 IEEE International, 2013, pp. 1–5.
  • T. Teslenko and E. Qi, “Preparing future statisticians to communicate the data,” in Professional Communication Conference (IPCC), 2013 IEEE International, 2013, pp. 1–6.
  • T. Teslenko, “Using Sustainability in the Integrative Training of Engineering Students in Canada.” In Leal Filho, W. (Ed.) Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons. Ch. 13. Peter Lang Scientific Publishers, Frankfurt, 2012, pp. 159-168.
  • T. Teslenko and E. Qi, “Work in progress: Integrating writing instruction in engineering courses,” in Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), 2012, pp. 1–3.
  • B. Dunwoody, P. J. Cramond, S. E. Nesbit, C. S. Peterson, and T. N. Teslenko, Fundamental competencies for engineers. Oxford University Press, 2006.
  • T. Teslenko, Feminist Utopian Novels of the 1970s: Joanna Russ and Dorothy Bryant. Routledge, 2003.
  • R. Coe, L. Lingard, and T. Teslenko, “Genre as action, strategy, and difference: An introduction,” The rhetoric and ideology of genre: Strategies for stability and change, pp. 1–10, 2002.
  • T. Teslenko, “Ideology and Genre: Heteroglossia of Soviet Genre Theories,” The Rhetoric and Ideology of Genre: Strategies for Stability and Change, p. 321, 2002.
  • T. Teslenko, Genre as Strategy: Feminist Utopian Discourse of the 1970s. 2002.

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