Modern LanguagesWestern Arts and Humanities

Ana Garcia-Allen

garciaLecturer, Spanish
Spanish Language & CSL Coordinator

Office: AHB 3R12A
Extension: 81598
Email: agarcia@uwo.ca

Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30-2:30pm, Wednesday 12:30-1:30pm

M.Ed. Teaching Spanish as a Second Language- Universidad de Salamanca (Spain)
M.A. Information and Knowledge Society, E-Learning- Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain)
Ph.D. (in progress), Faculty of EducationL Applied Linguistics- Western University

Areas of Interest:

Conference Presentations:

- “Aprendizaje colaborativo: aprendizaje de lenguas e intercambio cultural en Tándem”.  L Congress – Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas. Brock University (Ontario), May 2014.
- “La destreza escrita en la clase universitaria de ELE: una propuesta didáctica”.  WEFLA – Holguín, Cuba, April 2014.
- IASLT – UWO. Panel in writing. “Teaching Writing” (March, 2014)
- IASLT – UWO. Key Note Speaker. “Video Production in the Spanish Class as a Learning Tool” (April, 2013).
- Fall Blackboard Collaborate – Connections Summit 2011. “Pronto a Cultural and Language Learning Exchange Tools”. (Las Vegas, July 2011).
- Summer Teaching Technology Institute – UWO. “Voice Tools for University Teaching” (June, 2011). 
- IASLT – UWO. “E-Tandem Language and Cultural Exchange Projects with Voice Tools” (April, 2011).
-  Fall Perspectives on Teaching Conference 2010, UWO. “Teaching Spanish in Second Life”. September 2010.
-  “Second Life y la enseñanza aprendizaje de ELE: el uso del chat de voz como herramienta en la comunicación oral”. XLVI Congress – Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas. Montreal (Quebec), May 2010.
-  “Tandem Language Learning & Cultural Exchange Project”. WIMBA Connect 2010 (March 21-24).
-  Fall Perspectives on Teaching Conference 2009, UWO. “Out of the box”. September 2009.
- “On-line Tutorial for Spanish Teaching Assistants”. 16th International Conference on Learning,  University of Barcelona, Spain (July 1-4, 2009).
- “Seminario on-line para los TA’s de español”.  XLV Congress – Asociación Canadiense de Hispanistas. Ottawa (Ontario), May 2009.
- “Teaching Spanish Language using on-line Technologies”. 54th Annual Conference – International Linguistic Association. New York, April 2009.

Recent and Current Courses:

  • Beginners Spanish (Spanish 1030)
  • Intermediate Spanish (Spanish 2200)
  • Advance Spanish (Spanish 3300)
  • Business Spanish (Spanish 2223)