5 Activities for More Engaging Synchronous Online Language Classes

We know that language learners develop their skills by interacting and working together to solve problems in their target language (the language they’re learning). In our face-to-face classroom, this means plenty of activities in pairs or small groups. But how can language instructors create a dynamic, interactive environment in a class delivered via Zoom? In... Continue Reading →

Meet Dr. Strawbridge!

Dr. Tripp Strawbridge is Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics and Kansas State University Dr. Strawbridge is new to Kansas State University and Manhattan, Kansas this year (2020-21), so if you see him around campus make sure to say hello, introduce yourself, and welcome him to our #KStateSpanish community. Dr. Strawbridge teaches Spanish language... Continue Reading →

Meet Dr. Valentín-Rivera

Dr. Valentín-Rivera is an Associate Professor of Spanish, Second Language Acquisition, and Linguistics. She is also the Director of our annual summer study abroad program in Mexico, "Spanish and Culture in Mexico, with K-State Faculty and Students" TEACHING: While at K-State Dr. Valentín-Rivera has mainly taught SPAN 410 (Composition and Grammar), SPAN 580 (Introduction to... Continue Reading →

Meet Dr. Faber!

Dr. Andie Faber is Assistant Professor of Spanish, Hispanic Linguistics, and Second Language Acquisition (SLA) Dr. Faber joined the Department of Modern Languages this Fall 2019 - learn about the exciting projects and perspectives she is bringing to #KStateSpanish below... and be sure to welcome her to K-State when you see her around Eisenhower Hall... Continue Reading →

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