Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Examples of Sharing Teaching Expertise:
- As NEH/Daniels Family Distinguished Teaching Professor (2011-2014, project description) explores improved undergraduate foreign language teaching through graduate student professional development and assessment
- Has led the August Teaching Workshop “Moving Beyond Learning Disabilities in Foreign Language Courses” session multiple times
- Presented in the January Teaching Workshop (2010) “Innovative Methods for Assessing Student Learning;” presented “Assessment of Teaching and Learning through Video” in Inaugural Academic Symposium “Using Evidence to Improve Teaching and Learning in Higher Education” session with Yitna Firdyiwek (2011) (http://www.virginia.edu/inauguration/researchconference.html)
Teaching Mantra: Anti-teaching: The careful design of opportunities that offer students choice, control, agency, and flexibility will support active and deep learning.