Asst Dir of Language Learning Ctr w/rank of Asst Professor
Areas of expertise
Specialty Hispanic Linguistics with emphasis on sociolinguistics
Research in learning strategies with authentic-language audiovisual materials
PhD, University of Texas 2004
January 01, 2012 - present
Assistant Professor of Spanish
August 01, 2004 - present
Assistant Director of the Language Learning Center
August 01, 2007 - present
Courses: Summer 2013
Culturas de America Latina: Argentina
EspaŮol 4 - Junio 2013
Computer-Aided Language Learning
El cuento-adivinanza.¬† In D. Koike (ed.) La co-constructi√≥n del significado en el espa√Īol de las Am√©ricas:¬† acercamientos discursivos, 2003.¬† New York: Legas, 53-70.
Negotiating Obstacles: Extended Repair Sequences in Native-Nonnative Interaction. Co-written with Abigail Dings. ¬†In Paula Kempchinsky and Carlos-Eduardo Pi√Īeros (eds.)¬† Theory, Practice, and Acquisition: Papers from the 6th Hispanic Linguistics Symposium and the 5th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese.¬† 2003.¬† Somerville: Cascadia Press, 371-381.
The Joint Construction of Alignment.¬† E. Widener (ed.) Proceedings of the10th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, April, 1998, University of Texas.¬† ¬†
Seminars & Presentations
Digital Strategies for Correcting Students? Written Work.¬† Presented at the South Central Language Association for Language Learning Technology Conference in Denver, Colorado, February, 2008. ¬†
Negotiating obstacles: Extended repair sequences in native-nonnative interaction.¬† Paper co-presented with Abigail Dings at the 5th Conference on the Acquisition of Spanish and Portuguese, University of Iowa, October, 2002.
Riddle Sequence Narratives.¬† Presented at the conference on Discourse Approaches to the Co-construction of Meaning in Spanish: Across the Americas, University of Texas, Austin, April, 2002.
Study-Abroad Stories:¬† Co-construction of meaning in native/non-native interaction.¬† Paper co-presented with Abigail Dings at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, April, 2002.
Co-constructing Narration: Helping L2 Learners Tell Stories.¬† Paper co-presented with Abigail Dings at the12th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, March, 2002.
The Joint Construction of Alignment.¬† Paper presented at the 10th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literatures and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, April, 1998.
Auxiliary Selection in Old Spanish.¬† Paper presented at the 8th Colloquium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature and Romance Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin, March, 1995.