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EDUCATION

  • PhD. Department of Second Language Acquisition. University of Hawaii, Manoa (Summer 2008). Dissertation title: “No Me Llames de Usted, Trátame de Tú”: L2 Address Behavior Development through Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication.
  • Curso de metodología de la enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera. (Course on Teaching Methodology for Spanish as a Foreign Language) Instituto Cervantes and Department of Modern Languages, Universidad de Granada, Spain. (Summer 2005)
  • Graduate Advanced Certificate, Dept of Second Language Studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa (Spring 2003)
  • Curso sobre la enseñanza y aprendizaje de la cultura en el aula de español como lengua extranjera(April 2002) (Teaching and learning culture in the Spanish language classroom). Instituto Cervantes and Department of Language and Literature Methodology, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain.
  • Master of Arts. Department of Linguistics, University of Hawaii, Manoa. (Fall 1997). Thesis title: "SNOBOL and a study of Medieval Spanish. An application of computational linguistics to literary texts".
  • Master of Arts. Department of European Languages and Literature, Specialization in Spanish Linguistics and Literature. University of Hawaii, Manoa. (Spr. 1993)
  • Licenciatura – English Philology. Universidad de Valladolid, Spain (Spr.1991)

PROFESIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Assisstant Professor. Dept. of Languages and Lit. of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa (2009-currently)
    • Phonetics and pronunciation
    • Fourth year structure of Spanish
    • Seminar in Linguistics: Pedagogic Spanish Grammar
  • Interim director Language Learning Center (Center for Language & Technology) , University of Hawaii, Manoa (Spring 2012)
  • Instructor of Instructional Computer Technology for English Teaching. Brunei-U.S. English Language Enrichment Programme for ASEAN. East-West Center, Hawaii. (December 2012, July, 2013)
  • Exchange Faculty. Filología Inglesa (English Studies). University of Sevilla, Spain. (2009)
    • 5th year Análisis Pragmático (Pragmatics)
    • 3rd year Fonética contrastiva (Contrastive Phonetics)
  • Instructor dept. of Second Language Studies (SLS), UH Manoa
    • SLS 418 Instructional Media
    • SLS 680P(003) Second Language Pedagogy: Integrating Technology into Language Instruction. (Fall 2008)
  • Instructor dept. of Languages and Lit. of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. (1994-2009).
    • First and second year Spanish language;
    • First year intensive Spanish language
    • Third year conversation (O),
    • Third year grammar and composition (WI)
    • Commercial Spanish (O),
    • Phonetics and pronunciation;
    • Fourth year structure of Spanish.  
    • Second year program coordinator (1997, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
  • On-line Instructor for the College of Languages, Linguistics and Literatures.
    • LLL455 Methods for Language Teachers (2004-present)
  • Materials Development Consultant. Blended Learning Research Project. University of Maryland, CASL Center (Center for Advance Study of Languages) (2008-2010)
  • Instructor of Technology in Language Teaching for the MA TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching Program of the University of Canberra, Australia, with University of Education, Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). An intensive two week course for which I developed the curriculum and was the course instructor (January 2008)
  • Materials Development Consultant. Course designer and materials development for Spanish Task-based language Program for the US Border Patrol Academy. PerformTech Inc. (2006-2008)
  • Research Assistant & Web designer. Foreign Language Program Evaluation Project. SLS Dep. University of Hawai‘i, Manoa. (Dr. John Norris, principle investigator (Spring 2006)
  • Study Abroad Resident Faculty UHM /LCC study abroad program at Salamanca and Granada, Spain. (Summer 2002-2005)
  • Web-master UHM Language and Lit. of Europe and the Americas and its divisions Homepage creation and maintenance (Spring 1996-currently)
  • Language Coach "Off the Map", ABC. (2010-2011)
  • Language Coach "El Cepillo de dientes/ The Toothbrush" . UH Late Night Theater (1995)
  • Graduate Assistant.  Department of Languages and Literature of Europe and the Americas, UHM (1992-1993)

AWARDS

  • College of LLL Excellence in Teaching Award (May 2013)
  • Finalist University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award (April 2013)
  • HALT (Hawai`i Association of Language Teachers) Excellence in Teaching Award (March, 2010)
  • 'Oihana Maika'i Award for Research Excellence 2005. Department of Second Language Studies. University of Hawaii (May, 2005)
  • University of Hawai'i Research Councli travel award (April, 2005)
  • Hawai'i's GSO (Graduate Student Organization) travel award (May, 2005)
  • University of Hawai'i Research Councli travel award (2004)
  • LLL Instructor Award for Innovative Teaching: Development of an on-line methodological course for language teachers. (Spring 2003)
  • LLL Instructor Award for Innovative Teaching: Development of web site for authentic reading materials to implement Spanish curriculum at UHM (Spring 1998)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student of Spanish Masters Program, UHM. Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society) (Spring 1994)
  • European Youth Forum. Working group study grant (Summer 1989)

COURSE DEVELOPMENT

  • LLEA 681C-Computer-mediated Interpersonal Communication. Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas. University of Hawai‘i, Manoa. (2012).
  • Span 658- Spanish Pedagogic Grammar Teaching and Spanish SLA. Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas. University of Hawai‘i, Manoa. (2011).
  • Span 310- Spanish for Heritage Speakers. Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas. University of Hawai‘i, Manoa. (2011).
  • SPAN 400- Spanish Language in Society. Spanish Pragmatics. Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas. University of Hawai‘i, Manoa. (2008).
  • Chao, D., Gonzalez-Lloret, M., Masters, M., & Nielson, K. Post-STARTALK Online Intermediate Chinese Course. University of Maryland Center for Advanced Study of Language, College Park, MD. (2010).
  • Technology in Language Teaching for MA TESOL and Foreign Language Teaching Program. University of Canberra, Australia/ University of Education, Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) (January 2008).
  • Gonzalez-Lloret, M. & Nielson, K. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Instructor Training Program for Spanish Immersion Course. PerformTech, Alexandria, VA. (2007).
  • Gonzalez-Lloret, M. & Nielson, K. U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Spanish Immersion Training Program. PerformTech, Alexandria, VA. (2006-2007).
  • LLL455- Methodology for Language Teachers. Online Course. College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature. University of Hawai‘i, Manoa (2003).

ACADEMIC SERVICE

 

  • CALICO Journal (Editorial Board Member) [2013-present]
  • Associate Editor for Online Updates. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Wiley (Carol Chapelle- General Editor)[2013-currenly]
  • Associate Editor for the Area of Pragmatics. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Wiley (Carol Chapelle- General Editor)[2011-2012]
  • CALICO CMC Special Interest Group Chair [2010-211]
  • GRETA Journal (Spain) (Editorial Board Member)[2008-present]
  • Scientific Committee for EuroCALL 2012: Open Educational Resources and Open Practices [2011].
  • International Research Group Projects:
    • Language and culture learning through Technology. [With Dr. Vinagre, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Dr. Llopis, University of  of Columbia] (Currently)
    • Intercultural communication. PAGREC} (The Practical Assembly of Global Research and Educational Collaboration) University of Southern Denmark, University of Hawai‘i & Zhejiang University (2010-2012).
    • Teaching Foreign Languages: Adding Content to Task. PI: Dr. A. Bruton, University of Seville, Spain (2009-currently).
  • Manuscript Reviewer: 
    • CALICO Journal
    • Language Learning
    • Spanish in Context
    • Language Learning & Technology
    • System
    • Applied Linguistics
    • Pragmatics & Language Learning
    • Australian Applied Linguistics
    • Canadian Modern Language Review
    • ELIA (Spain)
    • Journal of Second Language Writing
  • Conference Proposal Reviewer:
    • SLRF 2010, 2011, 2012. 
    • AAAL, 2009, 2011, 2012. 
    • TBLT 2009, 2011, 2012.