Associate Professor and Chair, Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Van Meter 153
Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2002
M.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1997
B.A., Universidad de Traductores e Intérpretes de Granada, Spain, 1994
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
Studies on Language, Literacy and Culture, Intercultural Communications, Critical Pedagogy, Spanish and Latin-American Literature, Queer Studies, Interdisciplinary and Study-Abroad Programs
Moreno-Lopez, I., & Miranda-Aldaco, C. (2012). Quantitative Study Comparing NBLT to Traditional Spanish Classes. Revista de Educación. Spain. Accepted for publication. September 2012
Tami Kopischke Smith & Isabel Moreno-Lopez (2012): Outcomes of an interdisciplinary study abroad course: Learning Spanish and multicultural education concurrently. Intercultural Education, 23:4, 359-373
Moreno-Lopez, I., Saenz-de-Tejada, C. & Smith, T. K., (Winter 2008). Language and Study Abroad Across the Curriculum: An Analysis of Course Development. Foreign Language Annals, 41(4), 674-686.
Moreno-Lopez, I. & Saenz-de-Tejada, C. (2006). Negotiating Cultural Images in the Language Classroom: Using Digitalized Films and Pedagogical Material from the World-Wide-Web. International Journal of Learning, 12(8), 249-260. Available: http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.30/prod.814
Moreno-Lopez, I. (2005, Fall). Sharing Power with Students: The Critical Language Classroom. Radical Pedagogy: An Interdisciplinary, Peer-Reviewed Journal Devoted to the Analysis of Teaching and Learning, 7(2), http://radicalpedagogy.icaap.org/
Moreno-Lopez, I. (2004). Critical Pedagogy in the Spanish Language Classroom: A Liberatory Process. Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education, 8(1), 77-84.
"Innovative Issues of Technology in the Spanish Classroom: Comparing Traditional Language to NBLT classrooms." 4th Biennial Modern Language Conference. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. April 28th, 2012
"Un acercamiento intercultural y tecnológico a la enseñanza en Estados Unidos" ("An Intercultual and Teconology-Based Approach to Education in the U.S.")
Programa Oficial de Doctorado en Fundamentos de Curriculum y Formación del Profesorado en Áreas de Primaria y Secundaria (Official Doctorate Program in
Theory of Curricula and Teacher Training in Primary and Secondary Education). University of Granada, Spain. June 13th, 2011
"Here We Go Again: Does Network-Base Spanish Teaching Enhance Language Acquisition?" International Association for Technology, Education and Development (IATED). Valencia, Spain. March 7-9, 2011 "A Study on Language Acquisition between Language Courses with an On-line Communicative Component and Traditional Language Courses". The Annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN10). Barcelona, Spain. July 4-7, 2010
"Students Advances in Spanish and Intercultural Proficiency Through a Title VI Interdisciplinary Abroad Course". Languages across the Curriculum Program and Title VI: Current Initiatives and Future Possibilities. Washington, DC. March 20, 2009
2012 Crosby Fund Grant, Design of SP 360 (Special Topics in Spanish Translation: "Treacherous Translations: Laughter and Tears from an Intercultural Perspective"). Goucher College Grant Awarded by the Faculty Affairs Committee.
2010 Crosby Fund Grant, Design of SP 318 ("TRANS-nationally Queer": Finding a voice through art in the Gay Spanish speaking world). Goucher College Grant Awarded by the Faculty Affairs Committee.
Summer Research Grant, Design of Supplementary Materials for the Textbook Pasaporte al español 1e contracted with John Wiley & Sons Inc., Goucher College,
2007 Crosby Fund Grant, Design WL 210 (Cross Cultural Issues in Nationality and Identity from the Perspective of the Spanish Speaking Population) using a Critical Pedagogical Approach, Goucher College, 2006
Recognition for helping Goucher College Secure External Support for Academic Programs, Integral Intensive Course Abroad (IICA: SP/ED 272Y Multicultural Education in Costa Rica), Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, 2004-2005
Mentoring to Master Technology Integration Project, Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology, Towson University, 2002-2003