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 Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Chair. Nominating Committee. 2021 - present
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: University of Kentucky Faculty promotion. 2021 - present
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Committee Member. Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in World Language Education. 2021 - present
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: The International Research Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Grant competition. 2021 - present
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: Carnegie Mellon University Faculty promotion. 2021 - present
  • Role: External Reviewer. Entity: Elon College, NC. Department of World Languages and Cultures. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: External Reviewer. Entity: University of Texas, Austin, Portuguese and Arabic Flagship programs. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: President. Entity: National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations President. 2021 - 2021
  • Entity: Joint National Committee for Languages/National Council for Languages and International Studies Role: At-large Member Board of Directors. 2021 - 2021
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: American University of Cairo Promotion to rank of Professor. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Dixie State University Program review. 2020 - 2020
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Chair. Nominations committee. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: University of Iowa Promotion to rank of Professor. 2020 - 2020
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Chair. Foreign Language Annals Editor Search. 2020 - 2020
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Member. ACTFL Awards Task Force. 2020 - 2020
  • Role: Chair. Entity: Modern Language Association Executive Committee of the Forum on Applied Linguistics. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations President-elect. 2020 - 2020
  • Entity: National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations President elect. 2019 - 2020
  • Role: Member. Entity: Modern Language Association Delegate Assembly. 2019 - 2022
  • Role: Secretary. Entity: Modern Language Association Executive Committee of the Forum on Applied Linguistics. 2019 - 2020
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Portuguese Flagship Program. The University of Georgia Program review. 2018 - 2018
  • Entity: Languages Manuscript reviewer. 2018 - present
  • Entity: Foreign Language Annals Manuscript reviewer. 2018 - present
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Saint Louis University Department of Language, Literatures and Cultures--Program review. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: Brigham Young University Promotion review. 2017 - 2017
  • Entity: Dixie State University Spanish Program--Program Review. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: Northeastern University Promotion review. 2017 - 2017
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: University of Hawaii Promotion review. 2016 - 2016
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: Loyola University, Chicago Promotion review. 2016 - 2016
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: University of Minnesota Language Center external review. 2016 - 2016
  • Role: External Evaluator. Entity: Carnegie Melon University Promotion review. 2016 - 2016
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Rollins College--Department of Modern Languages External Review. 2016 - 2016
  • Entity: Cambridge University Press Manuscript reviewer. 2016 - 2016
  • American Association of Applied Linguistics. Role: Proposal Reviewer. 2015 Conference. 2015 - 2015
  • Salt Lake School District language consultant. 2015 - 2019
  • The International Research Foundation (TIRF). Role: Reviewer. Doctoral Dissertation Grant competition. 2015 - present
  • Role: Committee Member. Entity: Weber State University--Department of Foreign Languages External Review. 2015 - 2015
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Member. Research and Assessment Committee. 2014 - 2020
  • Introduction to language proficiency. Utah State University. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Advisory Committee. Entity: Routledge The Routledge Handbooks of Applied Linguistics. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Editorial Board Member. Entity: Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada Revista Española de Lingüística Aplicada (RESLA). 2013 - 2017
  • Role: Strand Chair. Entity: 2014 International Immersion Conference Organizing Committee. 2013 - 2014
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Role: Program Reviewer. Connecticut College Hispanic Studies program review. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Counselor. Entity: Modern Language Association Job counseling. 2013 - 2013
  • Role: Chair. Entity: Modern Language Association Executive Committee of the Division on the Teaching of Language. 2012 - 2013
  • Role: Session Organizer And Chair. Entity: Modern Language Association Connecting Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Less Commonly Taught Languages. 2012 - 2012
  • Role: Member. Entity: American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators Editorial Board. 2012 - 2020
  • Role: Co-Chair. Entity: Advanced Placement Spanish Language and Culture Development Committee. 2012 - 2018
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Georgetown University Press Textbook Review for "Lengua y Vida". 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Wiley Textbook review for "Vivelo". 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Heinle-Cengage Textbook review for "Fuentes". 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Salt Lake Community College External Review. 2011 - 2011
  • Entity: CALICO Journal reviewer. 2011 - present
  • Role: Member. Entity: Modern Language Association Delegate Assembly. 2011 - 2014
  • Role: Session Organizer And Chair. Entity: Modern Language Association Technology-Enhanced Delivery Models in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching. 2011 - 2011
  • Role: Reviewer. Entity: Heinle-Cengage Textbook review for "Senderos". 2011 - 2011
  • Entity: Hispania Editorial Board member. 2010 - present
  • Entity: Modern Language Association Role: Committee Member Executive Committee of the Division on the Teaching of Language. 2010 - 2013
  • Role: Member. Entity: American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators Executive Committee. 2010 - 2011
  • Entity: American Association of University Supervisors and Coordinators Section Head. 2009 - 2011

Internal Service

  • Department of World Languages and Culture--Teaching Advisory Committee. Peer Reviewer, 2021 - present. service.
  • Undergraduate Studies—Assessment Advisory Board. Member, 2021 - present. service.
  • Department of World Languages and Cultures--Spanish Search Committee, Songdo Campus. Chair, 2021 - 2021. service.
  • Undergraduate Council. Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Teaching Assistants' Trainer. 2017 - present. service.
  • Inspired Learning Portfolio. Committee Member, 2017 - present. service.
  • Focused Work Group - International Students and Enrollment. Committee Member, 2016 - 2016. service.
  • Student Retention Reading Group. Member, 2016 - 2016. service.
  • Learning Abroad (LA) and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) Working Group. Member, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Integrated Learning Faculty Learning Community. Member, 2015 - 2017. service.
  • Language Working Group. Member, 2015 - 2016. service.
  • Department of Education, Culture and Society. University of Utah. Reviewer, 2015 - 2015. service.
  • Role: Committee member Spanish Linguistics Search. 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Study abroad coordinators search. Committee Member, 2013 - 2013. service.
  • Integrative Knowledge Portfolio. Committee Member, 2013 - 2014. service.
  • Teaching and Learning Portfolio. 2013 - present. service.
  • Search committee Portuguese tenure-track search. Chair, 2012 - 2013. service.
  • Fine Arts Gen Ed Committee. Chair, 2011 - 2014. service.

Honors & Awards

  • Kenneth W. Mildenberger Book Prize. Modern Language Association, 2021
  • President elect. National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations, 2019
  • Distinguished Leadership Award. American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 2018
  • Teacher of the Year Finalist. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2015
  • SWCOLT Teacher of the Year. South West Conference on the Teaching of Languages, 2015
  • Named Utah Foreign Language Teacher of the Year. Utah Foreign Language Association, 2014
  • Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2012
  • Course development grant to develop hybrid 1st-year course in German. University of Utah's Technology Assisted Curriculum Center, 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), 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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