FERNANDO RUBIO portrait
  • Director, UOnline Curriculum Enhancement and Innovation, Undergraduate Studies
  • Co-Director, Second Language Teaching and Research Center, College Of Humanities
  • Associate Professor, World Languages and Cultures
801-581-4610

Research Statement

I am currently working on a project to study linguistic correlates of language proficiency. This project involves the development of a large-scale corpus of learner language that includes data from learners that have acquired a second language in different contexts. 

Presentations

  • Large-scale implementation of ACTFL computerized proficiency testing (with E. Tschirner and J. Hacking). ACTFL Annual Convention. Boston, MA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/19/2016.
  • Vocabulary size, reading proficiency and curricular design (with E. Tschirner and J. Hacking). ACTFL Annual Convention. Boston, MA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/18/2016.
  • Counterbalanced instruction in Dual Language Immersion classrooms (with L. Rubio). ACTFL Annual Convention. Boston, MA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/18/2016.
  • Designing effective blended language learning courses. Northeastern University. Boston, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/14/2016.
  • Teacher and student interaction in blended language courses. Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/07/2016.
  • Success through collaboration: Utah's k-16 Language Education Alliance (with J. Hacking, G. Roberts and J. Watzinger-Tharp). National Humanities Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/05/2016.
  • Correlations between speaking, listening, and reading proficiency scores (with E. Tschirner, S. Gass, P. Winke, D. Soneson and J. Hacking). East Coast Organization of Language Testers. Georgetown University. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/28/2016.
  • The Development of Linguistic Complexity in DLI Learners of Chinese, French and Spanish (with Jane Hacking). Sixth International Conference on Immersion and Dual Language Education Minneapolis, MN. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/22/2016.
  • Core practices in the AP classroom. Texas Foreign Language Association. Austin, TX. 10/14/2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/14/2016.
  • The road to proficiency. Workshop. Texas Foreign Language Association. Austin, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/14/2016.
  • Performance and proficiency: understanding the link. Plenary. Texas Association of Language Supervisors. Austin, TX. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/13/2016.
  • Teacher and student interaction in blended language courses. Lecture. Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/19/2016.
  • High leverage practices in blended language courses: Interaction & Formative Feedback. Workshop. Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/19/2016.
  • Course design and interaction: the case of blended language courses. North East Modern Language Association. Hartford, Conn. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/19/2016.
  • What is the Reality of Proficiency-Based Articulation at the Post-Secondary Level? A Case Study: University of Utah – Salt Lake Community College (with Jane Hacking). Georgetown University Language Roundtable. 3/13/2016 . Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/13/2016.
  • Providing the tools for success: the role of teachers and students as assessors in the AP course. South West Conference on Language Teaching. Honolulu, HI. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/07/2016.
  • El desarrollo de la comunicación interpersonal oral. Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Tempe, AZ. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/27/2016.
  • How communicative is your teaching? A look at what goes on in the language classroom. Utah Foreign Language Association. Utah Valley University. 2/18/2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/18/2016.
  • Promoting Collaborative Learning through Technology. MLA Convention. Austin, TX. 1/09/2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/09/2016.
  • Preparing your AP Students for Advanced-level Writing. ACTFL Conference. San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2015.
  • Listening in the College Curriculum: A case study (with Jane Hacking). ACTFL Conference. San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2015.
  • The Link between Interaction and Proficiency in Dual Language Immersion (with Lucia Rubio). ACTFL Conference. San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2015.
  • Outcomes in Higher-Education World Language Programs: Results and Implications. Consortium on Useful Assessment in Language and Humanities Education. Georgetown University. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/10/2015.
  • The Role of Assessment in Student and Teacher Development. Plenary. Ninth International Conference on Language Teacher Education, University of Minnesota. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/15/2015.
  • Technology for language teacher educators. Workshop. Ninth International Conference on Language Teacher Education, University of Minnesota. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/14/2015.
  • Technology in support of the interpersonal mode. Workshop. Boston University Geddes Language Center. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/17/2015.
  • Bigger, better, faster, more: Technology in support of language learning. Keynote. Boston University Geddes Language Center. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/16/2015.
  • Developing, practicing and assessing interpersonal communication. Workshop. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Other, Presented, 03/06/2015.
  • Hybrid formats for teaching foreign languages. Invited talk. Instituto Cervantes, Harvard University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/07/2015.
  • Documenting student growth mode by mode. Workshop for the Foreign Language Educators of New Jersey (FLENJ). South Brunswick, NJ. Other, Presented, 01/23/2015.
  • Ed Talk: Technology in beginning level language. Invited talk. Cengage Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/06/2015.
  • Career builder: Going on the market (with Rifkin, B.). ACTFL conference. San Antonio, TX. 11/22/2014. Presentation, Presented, 11/22/2014.
  • Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy in Dual Language Immersion. ACTFL conference. San Antonio, TX. 11/21/2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/21/2014.
  • Career builder: Preparing for the market (with Rifkin, B.). ACTFL conference. San Antonio, TX. 11/21/2014. Presentation, Presented, 11/21/2014.
  • Developing Language Performance in the Classroom: Intermediate to Advanced. Workshop. ACTFL Conference. San Antonio, TX. 11/20/2014. Other, Presented, 11/20/2014.
  • Building Towards Proficiency: What we need to make it happen. Keynote Annual NCSSFL (National Council of State Supervisors for Languages) and NADSFL (National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Languages) conference. San Antonio, TX. 11/18/2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/18/2014.
  • Boundless Education: The case of a language MOOC. 2013 ACTFL Conference. Orlando, FL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2014.
  • Going Beyond the Flipped Classroom in World Languages. Keynote. AATSP Southern California. University of California Los Angeles, October, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/25/2014.
  • Overview of Performance Assessment Results in the Utah Dual Language Immersion Program. Fifth International Conference on Language Immersion Education. Salt Lake City, UT. 10/17/2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 10/17/2014.
  • AP Spanish 2014: From Thematic design to Authentic Assessment. Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. Snowbird, UT. 4/26/14. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/26/2014.
  • Learning Languages Beyond Physical Walls: Being a cyborg is not bad. Keynote. University of Chicago Language Symposium. Chicago, IL 4/25/14. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/25/2014.
  • Overview of Blended L2 Learning. Invited talk. Weber State University, UT. 4/18/14. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/18/2014.
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessing in a Blended Format (part II). Workshop. Long Beach, CA, 4/6/14. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/06/2014.
  • Teaching, Learning and Assessing in a Blended Format. Long Beach, CA, 4/6/14. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/06/2014.
  • Blended Learning: Why and how. Austin, TX, 2/28/2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/28/2014.
  • Moving Towards Blended Learning. Workshop. Austin, TX, 2/28/2014. Other, Presented, 02/28/2014.
  • Crossing Major Borders: Improving students’ language performance. Ithaca, NY. 1/31/2014. Other, Presented, 01/31/2014.
  • Online Innovations: From Distance Learning to MOOC Madness. 2014 MLA Convention. Chicago, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/10/2014.
  • The Gender Factor in Technology-Enhanced Language Courses. 2014 MLA Convention. Chicago, IL. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/09/2014.
  • The Gender Factor in Technology-Enhanced Language Courses. 2014 MLA Convention. Chicago, IL, January 2014. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/2014.
  • Online Innovations: From Distance Learning to MOOC Madness (Panelist). 2014 MLA Convention. Chicago, IL, January 2014. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/2014.
  • ACTFL Webinar. Guiding language performance through Advanced into Superior. Other, Presented, 01/2014.
    https://live.blueskybroadcast.com/bsb/client/CL_D...
  • Language Learning in a Hyperconnected World. University of Pennsylvania. December, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 12/14/2013.
    https://plc.sas.upenn.edu/system/files/symposium20...
  • Blended language learning. University of Kansas. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/08/2013.
  • Using Hybrid Instruction to Enhance Learning in Large Enrollment Courses. Weber State University Innovative teaching Conference. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/19/2013.
  • Application of the blended model to an introductory language course. Weber State University Innovative Teaching Conference. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/19/2013.
  • Best Practices in Online and Blended Teaching and Learning. University at Buffalo. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/04/2013.
    http://events.signup4.com/TU_WL10042013Buffalo
  • MOOCs and hybrid language courses: Does it hurt to be on the cutting edge? Northwestern University. September, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/20/2013.
    http://www.cli.northwestern.edu/news/
  • Adding technology to the Mix: How to blend your language course. Workshop. Northwestern University. September, 2013. Other, Presented, 09/20/2013.
    http://www.cli.northwestern.edu/news/
  • Boundless Education: The Case of a Language MOOC. 2013 ACTFL Convention. Presentation, Accepted, 04/15/2013.
    http://www.actfl.org/convention-expo/2013-actfl-co...
  • Preparing for the Launch of the 2014 AP Spanish Language & Culture Course and Exam. SWCOLT conference. Presentation, Presented, 04/04/2013.
    http://issuu.com/jodyklopp/docs/swcoltprogram
  • Moving Towards Blended Learning. Workshop. Michigan State University. Other, Presented, 03/29/2013.
    http://calendar.outreach.msu.edu/EventView.aspx?ev...
  • Blended learning and L2 proficiency. Michigan State University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/28/2013.
    http://calendar.outreach.msu.edu/EventView.aspx?ev...
  • Harnessing the power of technology in the language classroom. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/16/2013.
    http://www.fredonia.edu/department/modernlanguages...
  • The Best of Both Worlds: Blended learning in the language classroom. University of Kentucky. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/06/2013.
    http://mcl.as.uky.edu/best-both-worlds-blended-lea...
  • Panelist on The Future of Higher Education. Siciliano Forum, Hinckley Institute of Politics. Other, Presented, 03/04/2013.
    http://www.hinckley.utah.edu/siciliano-forum/
  • Learning World Languages with your Head in the Cloud: Best practices for teaching online or blended courses. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/01/2013.
    http://www.insideindianabusiness.com/newsitem.asp?...
  • Integrated Performance Assessments for the Intermediate Level: The hows and whys. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Assessment tools in the K-12 immersion classroom. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2012.
  • What does it mean to "speak" a language (and how can you prove it)? Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2012.
  • The Power of Openness: Improving Foreign Language Learning Through Open Education. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/2012.
    http://sites.la.utexas.edu/power-of-openness/
  • ACTFL and the CEFR: False friends? Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 04/2012.
  • Learning Spanish: The Practical Value of an Intellectual Pursuit. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Designing and implementing a blended language course. Brigham Young University-Idaho. Rexburg, ID. November 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Blended learning in the language classroom. Fredonia State University. Fredonia, NY, September 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/2011.
  • Blended learning in the language classroom. Geneseo State University. Geneseo, NY, September 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2011.
  • Blended learning in the language classroom. Canisius College. Buffalo, NY, September 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/2011.
  • Global Studies and Departmental Structures. ADFL Summer Seminar. Salt Lake City, June 2011. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Models of Hybrid Distance Teaching and Learning. ADFL Summer Seminar. Salt Lake City, June 2011. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • Hybrid Instruction in College Foreign Language Courses. SUNY Binghamton, May 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2011.
  • Blended Teaching: What’s in the Blender? Heinle World Language Experience. Los Angeles, April 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/2011.
  • Blended Learning: What's in the blender? Salt Lake Community College. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/25/2011.
  • Blended Learning: What's in the blender? Philadelphia, PA. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/04/2011.
  • Virtual classroom (Skype presentation). Harvard University, February 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Blended Teaching: What’s in the Blender? Heinle World Language Experience. Salt Lake Community College, February 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Blended Teaching: What’s in the Blender? Heinle World Language Experience. Philadelphia, February 2011. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/2011.
  • “The Place of Spanish in the ‘New Normal’”. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 01/06/2011.
  • “The Hybrid Model: a Facelift for Your Face-To-Face.” World Languages Experience. Boca Raton, Florida. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/26/2010.
  • “Diversity and Internationalization: Intersections and Distinctions.” University of Utah (Invited panelist). Other, Presented, 01/14/2010.
  • “Five standards, four skills and three modes: can you communicate?” Workshop organized by the Spanish Embassy Resource Center. Layton Preparatory School. Layton, Utah. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/10/2010.
  • Blended Models of Language Teaching. ACTFL Convention. San Diego, November 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 10/18/2009.
  • Authentic Performance Assessment: Washback effect on SLA. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. April 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/15/2009.
  • Less is more? A Comparison of the effects of a Hybrid and a Traditional Language Class. 2009 CALICO Conference. Phoenix, AZ. Conference Paper, Presented, 04/05/2009.
  • “Less is more? A Comparison of the effects of a Hybrid and a Traditional Language Class”. Linguistics Department, University of Utah. April 2009. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2009.
  • “The Hybrid Model: a Facelift for Your Face-To-Face.” Symposium on language Teaching and Technology. Boston, MA. November 2009. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 2009.
  • Format matters: the effects of traditional vs. hybrid instruction in 1st-year Spanish. Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. April 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 2008.
  • The Best of Both Worlds: A hybrid model for Beginning Spanish. South West Conference on Language Teaching. Salt Lake City, UT. February 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 2008.
  • Articulation between Study Abroad and On-Campus programs. South West Conference on Language Teaching. Salt Lake City, UT. February 2008. Conference Paper, Presented, 2008.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Language Learner Corpus workshop. PI: Jane Hacking. Co-PI(s): Fernando Rubio, Aleksandra Zaba. Great Ideas in the Humanities grant, 11/15/2013 - 12/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $12,000.00
  • Cross-language Priming to Facilitate Second Language Speech Comprehension. PI: Dan Woltz . Co-PI(s): Fernando Rubio. Interdisciplinary Research Grant from the University of Utah., 01/01/2009 - 01/01/2011. Total project budget to date: $12,000.00
  • L2 LEARNER CORPORA PROJECT. PI: RUBIO,FERNANDO. UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FO, 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $10,465.00

Languages

  • French, functional.
  • Italian, functional.
  • Latin, functional.
  • Portuguese, basic.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Spain

Publications

  • Tschirner, E., Hacking, J. & Rubio, F. (in progress). Reading Proficiency and Vocabulary Size: An Empirical Investigation. In Ecke, P. & Rott, S. (eds.) Understanding Vocabulary Learning and Teaching: Implications for Language Program Development. Boston: Cengage/Heinle. In progress, 12/26/2016.
  • Hacking, J., Rubio, F. & Tschirner, E. (in progress). Vocabulary size, reading proficiency and curricular design: The case of college Chinese, German, Russian and Spanish. In Gass, S. & Winke, P. (eds.), The Power of Performance-Based Assessment: Languages as a Model for the Liberal Arts Enterprise. New York, NY: Springer. In progress, 12/22/2016.
  • Tschirner, E., Gass, S., Hacking, J., Rubio, F., Soneson, D., Winke, P. (in progress). The Role of Listening in the Growth of Speaking Ability. In Gass, S. & Winke, P. (eds.), The Power of Performance-Based Assessment: Languages as a Model for the Liberal Arts Enterprise. New York, NY: Springer. In progress, 12/22/2016.
  • Rubio, F., Hacking, J. (in progress). Proficiency vs. Performance: what do the tests show? In Gass, S. & Winke, P. (eds.), The Power of Performance-Based Assessment: Languages as a Model for the Liberal Arts Enterprise. New York, NY: Springer. In progress, 12/22/2016.
  • Richardson, S., Baker, M. & Rubio, F. (in progress). Relationship between instructor engagement and student engagement in a large-enrollment asynchronous online course. In progress, 12/21/2016.
  • Watzinger-Tharp, J. & Rubio, F. (in progress). The linguistic performance of dual language immersion students. In progress, 12/14/2016.
  • Rubio, F. & Mizza, D. High-Leverage practices for blended language learning: Towards a successful implementation in the Blended Language Learning Path. In Palalas, A. (ed.), Blended Language Learning: International Perspectives on Innovative Practice. China Central Radio & TV University Press. Submitted, 12/20/2016.
  • Rubio, F., Thomas, J. & Li, Q. The role of teaching presence and student participation in Spanish blended courses. In Thomas, M. & Gelan, A. (eds.), Analytics in Online Language Learning and Teaching. Journal of Computer Assisted Language Learning 2017. Submitted, 12/20/2016.
  • Rubio, F. & Cannon, T. (forthcoming, 2017) Juntos: Beginning Spanish. Cengage/Heinle. In progress, 01/24/2016.
  • Mizza, D. & Rubio, F. (under contract). Blended Language Learning: Designing Effective Courses in Higher Education. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP. Accepted, 12/20/2016.
  • Hacking, J. & Rubio, F. (2016). A proficiency based articulation project between post-secondary institutions. In Urlaub, P. & Watzinger-Tharp, J. (eds.), The Interconnected Language Curriculum: Critical Transitions and Interfaces in Articulated K-16 Contexts. Boston: Cengage/Heinle. Published, 11/17/2016.
  • Rubio, F., Fuchs, C. & Dixon, E. (2016). Language MOOCs: Better by design. In E. Martín-Monje (ed.), Technological Advances in Specialized Linguistic Domains. London, UK: Routledge. Published, 01/24/2016.
  • Rubio, F. (2015) The role of interaction in MOOCs and traditional technology-enhanced language courses. In E. Dixon & M. Thomas (Eds.), Researching Language Learner Interaction Online: From Social Media to MOOCs. CALICO Monograph 2015. Published, 06/30/2015.
  • Rubio, F. (2015). Assessment of oral proficiency in online language courses: Beyond reinventing the wheel. Modern Language Journal.. Published, 01/28/2015.
  • Rubio, F. (2014). Teaching pronunciation and comprehensibility in a language MOOC. In Monje, E. & Barcenas, E. (eds) Language MOOCs: providing learning, transcending boundaries. Berlin: De Gruyter Open. (143-160). Published, 12/19/2014.
    http://www.degruyter.com/viewbooktoc/product/45567...
  • Dulfano, Isabel & Rubio, Fernando (2014). Reset or forge ahead? Is there a future and ‘value’ in the study of Spanish? Historical trends and calculations of the merit or dollar worth of the language. Informa UK Limited. Vol. 35(2), 139-150. Published, 2014.
  • Rubio, F. (2014). Boundless education: The case of a Spanish MOOC. FLTMAG.. Published, 03/20/2014.
    http://fltmag.com/the-case-of-a-spanish-mooc/
  • Dulfano, I and Rubio, F. (2013). Reset or forge ahead? Is there a future and value in the study of Spanish? Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Published, 11/13/2013.
    http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/014346...
  • Rubio, Fernando (2013). AAUSC Hybrid Language Teaching and Learning 2012. Heinle & Heinle Pub. Published, 01/01/2013.
  • Rubio, Fernando (2012). Software Review: Acceso. Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO). Vol. 29(2), 398-405. Published, 2012.
  • Rubio, F. & Thoms, J. (eds) (2012). Hybrid Language Teaching and Learning: Exploring Theoretical, Pedagogical and Curricular Issues. Boston: Cengage/Heinle. Published, 11/2012.
    http://www.cengage.com/search/productOverview.do?N...
  • Hybrid language Teaching and Learning: Looking Forward. In Rubio, F. & Thoms, J. (eds) Hybrid Language Teaching and Learning: Exploring Theoretical, Pedagogical and Curricular Issues. Boston: Cengage/Heinle. Published, 11/2012.
    http://www.cengage.com/search/productOverview.do?N...
  • Blended learning and L2 proficiency. In Rubio, F. & Thoms, J. (eds) Hybrid Language Teaching and Learning: Exploring Theoretical, Pedagogical and Curricular Issues. Boston: Cengage/Heinle. Published, 11/2012.
    http://www.cengage.com/search/productOverview.do?N...
  • “Acceso” CALICO Journal, 29 (2), 398-405 CALICO Journal. Published, 01/2012.
  • Mal de muchos: la influencia del inglés en el español médico. Boletín de Pediatría, 2009, 49, 217-219. Published, 01/01/2009.
  • Rubio, F. & Rubio, L. Tercer Milenio: Composición y Gramática. GRT-Kendall Hunt: Dubuque, IA 2009. Published, 01/01/2009.
  • RUBIO, FERNANDO (2008). Problems in SLA by LONG, MICHAEL L. Wiley-Blackwell. Vol. 92(3), 479-480. Published, 2008.
  • “Second and Foreign Language Learning through Classroom Interaction”. Language 78, 3 607-8. Published, 01/01/2008.
  • “Problems in SLA”. Modern Language Journal 92, 479-80. Published, 07/07/2007.
  • “El uso de estrategias comunicativas entre hablantes avanzados de español.” Chapter in Álvarez, A. et al. (eds.) La competencia pragmática y la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera. Oviedo, Spain: Universidad de Oviedo 2006. 547-556. Published, 01/01/2006.
  • Weblinks for Aventuras, Panorama 2nd ed., Viva, and Vistas. Vista Higher Learning. Published, 05/01/2003.
    http://www.vistasonline.com/aventuras/instructors/...
  • “Online feedback in foreign language writing.” Chapter in Cooke-Plagwitz, J. & Lomika, L. (eds.) Best Practices for Using Technology to Teach and to Learn in the Foreign Language Classroom. Boston: Heinle & Heinle 2003. 9-18. Published, 01/01/2003.
  • “Structure and complexity of oral narratives in advanced level Spanish: a comparison of three learning backgrounds.” Foreign Language Annals (Special Issue) 2003, 36, 4 537-45. Published, 01/01/2003.
  • “Linguistics for L2 Teachers”. Language 78, 2 366-7. Published, 01/01/2002.
  • “Psychological verbs in Spanish: Two teaching approaches,” Academic Exchange Quarterly (Fall 2001). 136-141. Published, 10/01/2001.
  • “Causative-accusative Verbs in TCL.” Chapter in Scarlett, E. & Wescott, H. (eds.) Convergencias Hispánicas: Selected Proceedings and Other Essays on Spanish and Latin American Literature, Film, and Linguistics. Newark, DE: Cuesta 2001. 287-97. Published, 05/01/2001.