Janice E. Rodríguez, M.A.
Janice E. Rodríguez, Instructor of Spanish
Office: Masters Hall, Room 306A
B.A., French, Millersville University
M.A., Spanish Language and Literature, University of Pennsylvania
For more than thirty years, Ms. Rodríguez has focused on creating lively and varied world language classes that help students connect to the cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. With Dr. Lennie Amores, she developed and Nuestra comunidad latina, an open educational (textbook-free) resource that explores the Latino experience in the United States. Ms. Rodríguez is a passionate gardener and a creative writer.
Areas of Expertise
Ms. Rodríguez specializes in bringing the best educational technology to the classroom to offer students multiple ways of learning and growing.
SPA 101: Elementary Spanish I, Nuestra comunidad latina
SPA 102: Elementary Spanish II
SPA 201: Intermediate Spanish I
“Student Feedback on the Fly: Enhancing Learning and Participation with
Online Tools”, Albright College Teaching-Learning Collaboratory, co-presented with Dr. Lennie Amores, May 2018.
“Faculty Sharing Successful Strategies”, Albright Teaching-Learning Showcase, May, 2015.
“Explaining Everything Before Class: Flipping a College World Languages Classroom”. Resources for the Electronic Classroom (RECAP) Conference: A Faculty-Student Partnership, co-presented with Michele Mislevy. May, 2015.
“Blueprint for a Successful Foreign Language Tutoring Program.” College Reading-Learning Association Annual Spring Conference, PA-NJ Chapter, co-presented with Erin Evans. March 2013.
Faculty advisor, Logos Christian Fellowship, 2010 – 2017
Awards and Grants
United Methodist Division of Higher Education Exemplary Teaching Award, 2018