Faculty Research Week Begins Nov. 26

The Office of the Chancellor presents Faculty Research Week, beginning November 26, with the Chancellor’s New Faculty Research Symposium. The event begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room. The following Faculty of Arts and Sciences–Camden faculty will present: Dr. Craig Agule, Assistant Professor of Philosophy; Dr. Nathan Fried, Assistant Professor of Biology;  … Continue reading Faculty Research Week Begins Nov. 26

“The Communicative Approach in Textbooks” Lecture on Nov. 14

The Masters of Art in Teaching Spanish Program will host its tenth webinar series on applied linguistics on Wednesday, November 14.  Dr. Guadalupe Ruiz-Fajardo of Columbia University will present, “The Communicative Approach in Textbooks: Good Intentions and (Sometimes) Good Practices.”  This workshop will review some of the principles of the communicative approach applied to the teaching and … Continue reading “The Communicative Approach in Textbooks” Lecture on Nov. 14

Spanish for the Health Professions Collaborates with School of Nursing-Camden on Award–Winning Program

The Spanish for the Health Professions program is a perfect example of Rutgers–Camden’s commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration and dedication to serving the community.  Dr. Ana Laguna, Associate Professor of Spanish, and Ms. Dana Pilla, Assistant Teaching Professor of Spanish, both faculty members in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, work with Dr. Nancy Pontes, … Continue reading Spanish for the Health Professions Collaborates with School of Nursing-Camden on Award–Winning Program

“Activities that Produce Real Language Development” Lecture on Oct. 30

The Masters of Art in Teaching Spanish Program will host its ninth webinar series on applied linguistics on Tuesday, October 30.  Dr. Arturo Escandón from Nazan University in Japan will present “Conceptual models, study programs, and pedagogic design: Activities that Produce Real Language Development.”  This workshop will explore the curriculum, pedagogies, and actual instruction that foster learners’ … Continue reading “Activities that Produce Real Language Development” Lecture on Oct. 30

“Gamification in the Foreign Language Classroom” Lecture on Oct. 23

The Masters of Art in Teaching Spanish Program will host its eighth webinar series on applied linguistics on Tuesday, October 23. Dr. Susana Madinabeitia Manso from the University of Navarra, Spain, will discuss, “Gamification in the Foreign Language Classroom: Transforming a Summative Assessment into an Escape Room.” Participants will learn the benefits of gamification, and … Continue reading “Gamification in the Foreign Language Classroom” Lecture on Oct. 23

New Course, “Globalization: Past and Present,” to Debut in Fall 2018

Students registering for Fall 2018 courses may wish to consider the new class, Globalization: Past and Present, taught by Dr. James Boucher, Assistant Professor of French.  This course fulfills the general education requirements in Global Communities, and will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:05 p.m. – 3:25 p.m., in the Business and Science Building, … Continue reading New Course, “Globalization: Past and Present,” to Debut in Fall 2018

MPA Student and EPA Employee Amanda Miles Deployed Three Times to Puerto Rico

Amanda Miles graduated from St. Norbert College in DePere Wisconsin, in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Communications. During her time at Norbert, she worked in various roles, tutoring her fellow students in Spanish, and acting as office assistant to multiple departments. She also put in time with Literacy Green Bay, teaching English … Continue reading MPA Student and EPA Employee Amanda Miles Deployed Three Times to Puerto Rico

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Tuesday, April 10th: Department of Chemistry Dr. Catherine Grgicak – Associate Professor (reappointment with tenure) Department of Economics Dr. Noha Emara – Associate Professor Department of Philosophy Dr. Eric Chwang – Associate Professor Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/27

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Monday, November 27th.  José Plácido Ruiz-Campillo from Columbia University will present “Alice in Timeland: Towards an Operative Mapping of the Spanish Verbal System in the Classroom.”  The temporal value usually assigned to verb forms in Spanish hurts, rather than helps, … Continue reading MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/27

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/8

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Wednesday, November 8th.  Dr. Kara Moranski of the University of Cincinnati will present, “Flipping the Foreign Language Classroom: Considerations for Active Learning,” which will explore the unique relationship between classroom foreign language instruction and active learning models, highlighting how these … Continue reading MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/8