Strategic Planning Goals and Outcomes
As of spring 2023, over 100 alumni have graduated from the Master of Arts Program and one student has completed the Graduate Certificate in Foreign Language Teaching. Most of these students continue to hold jobs and positions of leadership as language teachers across the U.S. and in several other countries. The fact that they are […]
The Spider and the Butterfly
This perspective on remote learning and teaching may sound strange at first, but bear with me.
Paths to intellectual leadership
How does a program director chart a path to intellectual leadership – especially if it seems to lead farther away from productivity as a researcher?
Choosing to focus on (Clifton) strengths
This fall the College of Arts & Letters Leadership Fellows kicked off by taking the Clifton Strengths Inventory (www.gallup.com/cliftonstrengths). The strengths below are my top five: Learner Achiever Ideation Individualization Strategic When we debriefed the findings in a workshop setting, we saw that almost everyone in the room shared at least two of them and […]
Confessions of an Online Professor
I have learned to embrace the inevitable. And I will confess: I like teaching online. Truly.
Developing my portfolio
The academy is changing, believe it or not, and with it the ways in which academics can and should present themselves online are also changing. When I was working on my PhD in Applied Linguistics at Georgia State, the faculty socialized me to prepare for a tenure-track position with a heavy emphasis on research, as […]