Dr. Jarvis L. Crosby

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Dr. Jarvis L. Crosby
Professor of Global Engagement and TESOL jarvis@tfc.edu


  • Ed. D. – University of Georgia
  • M.P.S – Alliance Biblical Seminary
  • B.S. – Nyack College


  • 2012 Wade Distinguished Scholars Faculty Award

  • Introduction to TESOL
  • Methods and Materials of TESOL
  • TESOL Practicum
  • Communicating Values through TESOL
  • Introduction to Adult Education
  • Adult Teaching Practice
  • Adult Ed Internship
  • Cross-cultural Storytelling
  • Anthropology Research Paper
Publications & Research Interests

Research Interests:

  • Oral learning and teaching
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages
  • Adult learning
Professional Associations
  • TESOL International GA TESOL EMS
Hobbies & Fun Facts

When I’m away from the classroom, I enjoy:

  • Fishing in my kayak
  • Fly fishing
  • Gardening
  • Facilitating oral discipleship in small groups
  • Teaching English to speakers of other languages
  • Cooking
  • Cross-cultural interactions

People might be interested to know:

  • I served as an international worker for 18 years in the Philippines
  • Fluent in the Ilonggo language
  • Happily married with 3 married kids, 7 grandkids
  • Have spent time in 12 different countries not counting airport transition spots
Favorite Verse/Quote

Proverbs 3:56

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path.”

  • Coaching
  • Advising
  • Interacting with students in their learning and maturing process