Gloria is a PhD student in Spanish Literature and Cultures at the University of Arizona. She received her M.A and B.A in Latin American Literature and Dance Pedagogy from the New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM. Her main areas of interest are Hispanic Cultures, Mexican Literature, Latin American Studies, Latin American Short Fiction and Theater, and Teaching Spanish as a Heritage language.
Gloria has also a great interest for Dance as performance and choreography and for Learning and teaching Kinesthetically within transformational methods.
SPAN 203 – Writing and Oral Skills for the Heritage Learner of Spanish
Designed for students who learned Spanish in a home or community environment. Focuses mainly on written and oral development but reading and listening skills are also practiced in a dynamic cultural context. Grammar and spelling issues problematic to students are also covered. This course fulfills the University's foreign language requirement.