Daniel Rueckert

Contact Information


Voice: 657-278-2268
Dept:  657-278-3534

Department Address

Office: Humanities 830-D

Daniel Rueckert, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of TESOL

TESOL Coordinator


Dr. Daniel Rueckert is an Assistant Professor of TESOL at California State University Fullerton.  He earned his Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Media Technology with an emphasis on Language Education from Indiana State University.  He has served as associate professor and program director of the TESOL program at Oklahoma City University and as president of Oklahoma TESOL.


2008, Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Media Technology, Indiana State University

2002, B.A. in Spanish with an ESL Teaching minor and a secondary teaching certification, University of Utah

Research Areas

Dr. Rueckert’s research interests include technology and language learning, curriculum development, and English for Specific Purposes especially related to language and sports.

Courses Regularly Taught

Methods of Teaching Speaking and Listening, Methods of Teaching Reading and Writing, TESOL Teaching Practicum, Second Language Acquisition


Rueckert, D., Gokpinar-Shelton, E., (TBD) Development of an English for specific purposes (ESP) program for Latino parents of infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)

Kim, D, Rueckert, D, Kim, DJ. (2017) Mobile learning experiences. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 9(1)

Rueckert, D., Kim, T. (2014) VoiceThread: Practical oral language assessment in the cloud. Journal for Computing Teachers, (Summer) 18-27

Kim, D, Rueckert, D, Seo, D, Kim, DJ. (2013) Student’s perceptions and experiences of mobile learning. Language Learning & Technology, 17(3) 52-73

Rueckert, D. (2013) Fostering confidence and risk taking in MA TESOL students via community English teaching, TESOL Journal, 4(3) 514-533

Rueckert, D. (2011) The need for need: What we can learn from professional baseball.  Journal for Liberal Arts and Sciences, 16(3)