News: Adele Douglin Wins 2019 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
Posted April 5, 2019
We are pleased to announce that the Ivan Allen College Student Advisory Board has selected Adele Douglin (ML-Spanish) to receive the 2019 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award in the non-tenured category.
The prize consists of $1,000 and a very nice medal which will be presented by Lucy Groves, a member of the Student Advisory Board, at the college-wide meeting and awards ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, from 11:30 to 1:00, in the Gordy Room of the Wardlaw Center.
Adèle Douglin is a GLACT Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Modern Languages. She received her PhD in Foreign Language Education with a concentration in teaching Spanish as a second language from The University of Texas at Austin in May of 2017. Her research focus includes Second Language Acquisition, Spanish Linguistics, and students’ interactions while studying abroad and the effects language acquisition. These interests are reflected in her dissertation, What Really Happens During Study Abroad? An in-depth analysis of learners’ interactions during a shout-term sojourn in Spain, that took a microscopic look at students’ interactions and conversations with their host families as they studied abroad in Spain for five weeks. Her dissertation research also investigated how these students used technology – mobile phone applications and social media – to interact with locals while in the host country.
Before joining Georgia Tech, Dr. Douglin taught all lower division Spanish courses at The University of Texas at Austin and taught Medical Spanish for the School of Nursing at the University of Texas. She also taught lover diversion Spanish courses at St. Edwards University in Austin, Texas.
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