FERNANDO RUBIO portrait
  • Director, Second Language Teaching and Research Center, College Of Humanities
  • Director, UOnline Curriculum Enhancement and Innovation, Undergraduate Studies
  • Professor, World Languages and Cultures
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Professional Service

  • American University of Cairo. Role: External Evaluator. Promotion to rank of Professor. 10/01/2020 - 11/13/2020
  • Dixie State University. Role: Reviewer. Program review. 10/01/2020 - 10/30/2020
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Chair. Nominations committee. 07/27/2020 - 09/01/2020
  • University of Iowa. Role: External Evaluator. Promotion to rank of Professor. 07/15/2020 - 08/31/2020
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Chair. Foreign Language Annals Editor Search. 03/16/2020 - 04/30/2020
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Member. ACTFL Awards Task Force. 02/03/2020 - 04/15/2020
  • National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations. President-elect. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Chair. Executive Committee of the Forum on Applied Linguistics. 01/01/2020 - 12/31/2020
  • National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations. President elect. 11/23/2019 - 11/21/2020
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Member. Delegate Assembly. 02/01/2019 - 12/31/2022
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Secretary. Executive Committee of the Forum on Applied Linguistics . 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2020
  • Portuguese Flagship Program. The University of Georgia. Role: Committee member. Program review. 09/12/2018 - 09/14/2018
  • Languages. Manuscript reviewer. 03/01/2018 - present
  • Foreign Language Annals. Manuscript reviewer. 01/01/2018 - present
  • Saint Louis University. Role: Committee member. Department of Language, Literatures and Cultures--Program review. 05/11/2017 - 05/14/2017
  • Brigham Young University. Role: External evaluator. Promotion review. 05/09/2017 - 05/10/2017
  • Dixie State University. Spanish Program--Program Review. 03/09/2017 - 03/16/2017
  • Northeastern University. Role: External evaluator. Promotion review. 02/24/2017 - 02/27/2017
  • University of Hawaii. Role: External evaluator. Promotion review. 09/21/2016 - 09/24/2016
  • Loyola University, Chicago . Role: External evaluator. Promotion review. 09/06/2016 - 09/09/2016
  • University of Minnesota. Role: Committee Member. Language Center external review. 04/18/2016 - 04/20/2016
  • Carnegie Melon University. Role: External evaluator. Promotion review. 04/11/2016 - 04/14/2016
  • Rollins College--Department of Modern Languages. Role: Committee member. External Review. 02/03/2016 - 03/03/2016
  • Cambridge University Press. Manuscript reviewer. 01/01/2016 - 12/01/2016
  • American Association of Applied Linguistics. Role: Proposal reviewer. 2015 Conference. 09/15/2015 - 10/15/2015
  • The International Research Foundation (TIRF). Role: Reviewer. Doctoral Dissertation Grant competition. 06/01/2015 - present
  • Weber State University--Department of Foreign Languages. Role: Committee member. External Review. 02/02/2015 - 03/16/2015
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Member. Research and Assessment Committee. 01/20/2014 - 07/31/2020
  • Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada. Role: Editorial Board member. Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada (RESLA). 06/24/2013 - 12/31/2017
  • Routledge. Role: Advisory Committee. The Routledge Handbooks of Applied Linguistics. 06/24/2013 - 08/30/2013
  • 2014 International Immersion Conference. Role: Strand chair. Organizing Committee. 04/22/2013 - 10/18/2014
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Program reviewer. Connecticut College Hispanic Studies program review. 04/17/2013 - 04/19/2013
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Counselor. Job counseling. 01/06/2013 - 01/06/2013
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Chair. Executive Committee of the Division on the Teaching of Language. 12/31/2012 - 12/31/2013
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Session Organizer and Chair. Connecting Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Less Commonly Taught Languages. 01/2012 - 01/2012
  • American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators . Role: Member. Editorial Board. 01/01/2012 - 01/31/2020
  • Advanced Placement. Role: Co-Chair. Spanish Language and Culture Development Committee. 01/01/2012 - 07/01/2018
  • Georgetown University Press. Role: Reviewer. Textbook Review for "Lengua y Vida". 10/2011 - 10/2011
  • Wiley. Role: Reviewer. Textbook review for "Vivelo". 03/2011 - 03/2011
  • Salt Lake Community College. Role: Reviewer. External Review. 02/2011 - 02/2011
  • Heinle-Cengage. Role: Reviewer. Textbook review for "Fuentes". 02/2011 - 02/2011
  • Heinle-Cengage. Role: Reviewer. Textbook review for "Senderos". 01/2011 - 01/2011
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Session organizer and chair. Technology-Enhanced Delivery Models in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching. 01/2011 - 01/2011
  • CALICO. Journal reviewer. 01/01/2011 - present
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Member. Delegate Assembly. 01/01/2011 - 01/01/2014
  • Hispania. Editorial Board member. 01/01/2010 - present
  • Modern Language Association. Role: Committee Member . Executive Committee of the Division on the Teaching of Language. 01/01/2010 - 01/01/2013
  • American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators . Role: Member. Executive Committee. 01/01/2010 - 12/30/2011
  • American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators . Section Head. 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2011

Internal Service

  • Undergraduate Council. Member, 09/01/2017 - present. University service.
  • Teaching Assistants' Trainer. 08/17/2017 - present. Department service.
  • Inspired Learning Portfolio. Committee member, 08/01/2017 - present. University service.
  • Focused Work Group - International Students and Enrollment. Committee member, 02/08/2016 - 03/31/2016. University service.
  • Student Retention Reading Group. Member, 01/01/2016 - 03/31/2016. University service.
  • Learning Abroad (LA) and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) Working Group. Member, 11/06/2015 - 04/01/2016. University service.
  • Integrated Learning Faculty Learning Community. Member, 10/01/2015 - 06/30/2017. University service.
  • Language Working Group. Member, 09/01/2015 - 05/15/2016. College service.
  • Department of Education, Culture and Society. University of Utah . Reviewer, 02/02/2015 - 03/16/2015. University service.
  • Spanish Linguistics Search. Committee member , 09/01/2013 - 03/30/2014. Department service.
  • Study abroad coordinators search. Committee member, 07/01/2013 - 08/30/2013. University service.
  • Teaching and Learning Portfolio. 01/01/2013 - present. University service.
  • Integrative Knowledge Portfolio. Committee member, 01/01/2013 - 01/01/2014. University service.
  • Search committee Portuguese tenure-track search. Chair, 09/2012 - 02/2013. Department service.
  • Fine Arts Gen Ed Committee. Chair, 09/01/2011 - 01/01/2014. University service.

Community Partnership

  • Salt Lake School District language consultant. 08/01/2015 - 02/15/2019
  • Introduction to language proficiency. Utah State University. 08/29/2013 - 08/29/2013

Outreach

  • Utah State Office of Education. Assessment advisor. 03/2013 - present

Honors & Awards

  • President elect. National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations, 11/23/2019
  • Distinguished Leadership Award. American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 06/26/2018
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 11/20/2015
  • SWCOLT Teacher of the Year. South West Conference on the Teaching of Languages, 02/21/2015
  • Named Utah Foreign Language Teacher of the Year. Utah Foreign Language Association, 11/2014
  • Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 11/2012
  • Course development grant to develop hybrid 1st-year course in German. University of Utah's Technology Assisted Curriculum Center, 05/2012
  • ACTFL/Cengage Learning Faculty Development Programs Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology with IALLT. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2012
  • Exemplary Faculty Use of Technology Award. Utah System of Higher Education (USHE), 05/15/2009

Affiliations

  • North East Modern Language Association (NEMLA), Member, 09/15/2015 - 09/01/2016
  • Online Learning Consortium (OLC), Member, 01/01/2015 - present
  • American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (AAUSC), Editorial Board Member, 01/01/2013 - present
  • Modern Language Association (MLA), Executive Committee of the Division on the Teaching of Language, 01/01/2010 - 01/14/2015
  • American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators (AAUSC), Section Head, 2009 - 2011
  • Journal of Language Teaching and Research (JLTR), Editorial board, 2009 - present
  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Member, 2008 - present
  • Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO), Member, 2007 - present
  • Southwest Association for Language Learning and Technology (SWALLT), Member, 2003 - present
  • Utah Foreign Language Association (UFLA), Member, 2002 - present
  • American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Member, 1999 - present

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