Roy  Lyster Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Roy Lyster

Emeritus Professor
McGill University

Roy Lyster’s research examines content-based second language instruction and the effects of instructional interventions designed to counterbalance form-focused and content-based approaches. He is author of a module called Content-Based Language Teaching, and three books: Learning and Teaching Languages Through Content, Vers une approche intégrée en immersion, and Scaffolding language development in immersion and dual language classrooms (with D. J. Tedick).


Roy Lyster has a PhD in Applied Linguistics as well as a B.Ed. and M.Ed. from the University of Toronto, and an MA from the Université de Paris VII. He was co-recipient with colleague Leila Ranta of the 1998 Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education and was presented the Robert Roy Award by the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers in 2017. He was co-president then president of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics from 2004 to 2008.


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