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Alumna Receives Grant for Proposal Connecting John Dewey's Philosophy to Foreign Language Teaching

Spanish Education Alumna Kalavik McNamara ('14) presented her research at a session of the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC) state conference on October 3rd, 2014.  Her session — titled "Dewey or Don't We?" — focused on Dewey's principles of meaningful and relevant instruction as it pertains to teaching foreign languages. Kallie's presentation was based on her Honors Research paper while studying at [...]

Study Abroad Makes the World Your Classroom

"While studying abroad in France I was given the opportunity to meet people from different countries. In our program we had 93 students from 7 different countries such as Canada, India, China, Malaysia, Denmark, etc. This video highlights my experiences abroad and interacting with these students, while also experiencing the French culture. We were from different places of the world [...]

Alum Rediscovers Formula One Racing While Studying Abroad in Perugia, Italy

Alum Davis Mooney ('14 Mechanical Eng.) comes from a place where impressive sightseeing is not uncommon. His hometown, Lookout Mountain, TN is a small mountain town on the Tennessee-Georgia border a few miles North of Rock City, the famed rock formation from which — according to legend — up to six different states can be seen. So, when as part of his Italian Studies Minor he chose to participate [...]

ESL Section Welcomes Three New Instructors

The ESL Section of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is excited to welcome three new instructors this fall: Bethany Bradshaw (MA, NCSU) Juliana Kocsis (MA, NCSU) Kelly Michels (MA, George Mason University, MFA, NCSU). Bethany teaches FLE 100 and 101; Juliana teaches FLE 101 and 201; and Kelly teaches FLE 101. We welcome them to the FLL family!! By Robin Kube, posted [...]

New Spanish Certificate Helps Health Professionals Communicate Effectively

The Office of Professional Development in conjunction with the Department of Foreign Languages ​​and Literatures is now offering a Certificate in Spanish for Health Professionals. The Certificate was co-developed by two FLL faculty, Dr. Cheryl Block and Dr. Ana Gray, and is intended to help nurses, physicians, assistant physicians, medical assistants, and other professionals working in Health related areas to better serve [...]