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English composition and linguistics educator

Norman Frank Roberts, American English composition and linguistics educator. Recipient District award of Merit Boy Scouts American, 1986.

Background

Roberts, Norman Frank was born on August 18, 1931 in Guilford, Maine, United States. Son of John Francis and Pearl Estelle (Crozier) Roberts.

Education

Bachelor, University Hawaii, 1960. Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1963. Certified in linguistics, University Hawaii, 1972.

Career

Instructor English as Second Language,, U. Hawaii, Honolulu, 1962-1968; Professor of English, linguistics, Leeward Community College, Pearl City, Hawaii., 1968-1995; professor emeritus, Leeward Community College, Pearl City, Hawaii., 1995; chairman division language arts, Leeward Community College, Pearl City, Hawaii., 1975-1981, 92-95. Consultant National Council Teachers English, 1972-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Model Essay Booklet, 1989. Co-author: Community College Library Instruction, 1979. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Vice president Pacific Palisades Community Association, Pearl City, president, 1973-1974. Member Aloha council Boy Scouts American, Honolulu, since 1972, dir wood badge course, 1985, chairman camping promotions, 1989-1992. Member Hawaii Council Teachers English (program chairman 1974), American Dialect Society (program chairman Honolulu conference 1977).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, outdoor life.

Connections

Married Shoko Kawasaki, September 18, 1959. Children: Norman F. Junior, Kenneth K., Kathryn M.

father:
John Francis Roberts

mother:
Pearl Estelle (Crozier) Roberts

spouse:
Shoko Kawasaki

children:
Norman F. Junior Roberts

Kathryn M. Roberts

Kenneth K. Roberts