Pat Byrd is a professor in the Department of Applied
Linguistics & ESL at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
She has published numerous textbooks on grammar/writing along
with a variety of scholarly publications on the same topics.
She is co-author with Beverly Benson of Applied English Grammar
and Problem/Solution. She is co-editor with Joy Reid
of Looking Ahead and co-author with Joy Reid of Grammar
in the Composition Classroom.
Folse is assistant professor of TESOL and coordinator of the
M.A. TESOL Program in the Department of Foreign Languages at the
University of Central Florida. He has published 18 textbooks including
the Clear Grammar series, More Discussion Starters,
and Intermediate Reading Practices with the University of
Michigan Press and Great Paragraphs, Great Essays,
and Great Sentences with Houghton Mifflin. His main research
interest deals with the effect that the design of an exercise or
activity has on ultimate L2 learning.
Cynthia Schuemann is chair
of the Department of ESL and Foreign Languages at the North Campus
of Miami-Dade Community College. She, Pat Byrd, and Joy Reid are
now editing a new English-for-Academic Purposes series for Houghton-Mifflin.
She also authored assessement materials for Grammar Dimensions
and an introductory EFL text, El Ingles Practico.