Monday, 4-5 p.m., Think Tank
Marcy received her Ph.D. at the University of Arizona College of Education with a minor in Spanish. Her dissertation focused on the language ideologies of college students of Spanish and the teaching and learning of Spanish in the U.S. Southwest. She received an M.A. in Spanish Literature at the University of Arizona and a B.A. at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
She has completed extensive international coursework for teachers of Spanish as a foreign language (Cursos de Formacíon de Profesores de Español para Extranjeros/ELE) at the following locations:
Instituto Mediterráneo Sol, Granada, Spain
Instituto Metzli, Tulum, Mexico
University of Guanajuato, Guanjuato, Mexico
Inhispania, Madrid, Spain
Academia Iria Flavia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Argentina Idioma Español, Bariloche, Argentina
Instituto Chac-Mool, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Enforex, Marbella, Spain
La Academia Hispanoamericana, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Marcy has conducted several workshops and talks including “Building Communities in the ‘Live Online’ Classroom”, Language Learning Community Workshop (LLC) series, “Emergent Spanish Literacy in Post-Secondary Spanish Language Students”, “Understanding and Engaging Gen Z Students in the Classroom.” She was selected for the “Fall Teaching Reflections and Models” video series for the Office of Instruction and Assessment (OIA) and was nominated by her peers for the award of “Best new research that propels the field in new directions” at the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) roundtable conference. She has also piloted several first and second Spanish semester textbook and course materials.
Her publications include:
“La visión exótica del mundo indígena en Hombres de maíz de Miguel Ángel Asturias.” Divergencias Revista de Estudios Lingüisticos y Literarios 10, AZ: University of Arizona, (2012). Web.
"Embodied cognition y el análisis de la construcción del ser en Segismundo: Una mirada contemporánea a La vida es sueño de Calderón." Divergencias Revista de Estudios Lingüisticos y Literarios 11, AZ: University of Arizona, (2013). Web.