"I love how we teach students the value of an interdisciplinary education. Through learning Spanish, we encourage them to think for themselves, and become global citizens after their four years at Goucher."
Maria Teresa (Maite) Gomis-Quinto (M.A. West Virginia University) is a Professor of Practice in Spanish at Goucher College, MD. She teaches elementary Spanish courses, designs and leads study abroad programs, and is in charge of Spanish cultural activities on campus. She directs the Language House program, a living and learning community where students interested in foreign languages meet regularly with faculty leaders to improve their language skills and learn more about foreign cultures in a non-academic environment. Her field of study focuses on Teaching Spanish and English as a Foreign Language, and Education. She is currently broadening her knowledge in the field of technology of education, what she envisions will be the future of Foreign Language learning.
Moreno-López, I., Ramos-Sellman, A., Miranda-Aldaco, C., & Gomis-Quinto, M. (2017). Transforming Ways of Enhancing Foreign Language Acquisition in the Spanish Classroom: Experiential Learning Approaches. Foreign Language Annals. In press.
External Awards, Honors, Grants
Mellon Sustainability Institute Grant
Recipient of a Mellon Grant to infuse sustainability in an elementary Spanish course (SP 110). Students created a brochure in Spanish about topics related to Environmental sustainability in their communities.
Conference Papers & Panel Participation
Think Outside the Classroom: Innovative Ways of Enhancing Foreign Language Learning.
Co-presentation: Dr Isabel Moreno-Lopez , Dr. Aida Ramos-Sellman, and Dr. Citlali Miranda-Aldaco.Twenty-Second International Conference on Learning in the San Pablo University (CEU), Madrid, Spain. July 9-11, 2015
The 21st Century Spanish Courses: Innovative Technologies and Global Education.”
Connecticut Council of LanguageTeachers (CT COLT). Co-presented with Dr Isabel Moreno-Lopez and Dr. Aida Ramos-Sellman. Conference Center in Waterbury, CT. Dec 2012