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RESEARCH EXPERIENCE/PUBLICATIONS—
University of California, Los Angeles


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE/PUBLICATIONS—University of California, Los Angeles

Edgar Brau: imaginación y poesía-December 2004
During the Summer of 2004, as part of my dissertation, I conducted a face to face interview with author Edgar Brau in Argentina. The results of my interview have been published by Ciberletras: Journal of Literary Criticism and Culture, publication affiliated with Yale University. The article can be reviewed at http://www.lehman.edu/ciberletras/

Graduate Student Researcher: March 2003- June 2005
Graduate Student Researcher and web page designer for first-year and second-year Spanish web-based programs. Working under the directions of the director of Lower Division, Dr. Susan Schaffer and Professor Susan Plann, I created and I am continuing to evaluate the following Web-based composition activities for the Spanish III and Spanish IV curriculum:

Llegando a conocerse-January 2005

La rutina diaria-January 2005

Consejos para un estadounidense que visita el país de su compañero/a-January 2005
Web-based grammar activity designed for the Spanish IV curriculum.
Grammar focus: narration in the present and past using the preterit, imperfect and the subjunctive. Goal: e-mail exchange between Spanish IV students at UCLA and native speakers of Spanish at University of Monterrey, Mexico. Allows undergraduates to learn about Spanish Language and culture from university students in Hispanic countries.

Llegando a conocerse-January 2004

El primer día de clases en la escuela secundaria-January 2004

Consejos para el joven inmigrante-January 2004
Web-based grammar activity designed for the Spanish IV curriculum.
Grammar focus: narration in the present and past using the preterit, imperfect and the subjunctive.  Goal: to allow undergraduates to practice and improve their Spanish in a       real-world setting and to learn about the Latino culture from community members.

¡A estudiar en España! ¡A estudiar en Latinoamérica!-September 2003

Una carta de presentación, Buscando al empleado ideal-September 2003
Web-based grammar activity designed for the First Year Spanish III curriculum.
Grammar focus: narration in the past using the preterit & imperfect and subjunctive.
Cultural focus: exploring Latin America & Spanish Universities