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Elizabeth Smith

Bronze Level Contributor  Peer Reviewer
Professor of French and Spanish
Southwest Virginia Community College
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: May 16, 2011
Member Since: May 01, 2002

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Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Southwest Virginia Community/Technical College (Education, Community/Technical College, VA, United States)

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Contact Information

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Skills & Interests

Education History

  • BSEd in French (05/1986)
    Western Carolina University
  • MA in French (08/1989)
    The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • DA in Community College Education/Modern Languages (05/2004)
    George Mason University

Positions

  • Professor of French and Spanish (08/1989 - Current) Southwest Virginia Community College

Publications

  • Smith, Elizabeth A. (Spring 2000). Making Culture and Language Real in a Rural Setting: The Technology Connection in Inquiry, the Journal of the Virginia Community College System
  • Smith, Elizabeth A. (2004). Differences in Attitudes, Experiences, and Success between Delivering and Receiving Site Students in Interactive Television Foreign Language Classes.
  • Rush, G. Michael and Elizabeth A. Smith. (1996). When They Put Your Course in the Electronic Classroom in The VCCA Journal
  • Smith, Elizabeth A (co-author). (1995). Distance Education at Southwest Virginia Community College in The VCCA Journal

Associations

  • Virginia Community College Association
    Executive Committee Member/President (1993-1998) 08/1989 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • MERLOT Volunteer Peer Reviewer of the Year (08/2007)
    I was recognized as one of MERLOT's volunteer peer reviewers of the year at the 2007 annual international convention.
  • VCCS Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence Nominee from SwVCC (04/2007)
    I am the Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence nominee from SwVCC for 2007
  • SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Nominee from SwVCC (01/2007)
    I am the SCHEV Outstanding Faculty nominee from SwVCC for 2007.
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers (01/2006)
    Nominated by former students six times for Who's Who Among America's Teachers in 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006.
  • NISOD Community College Leadership Program Excellence Award (01/2005)
    I was a National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Community College Leadership Program Excellence Award recipient from SwVCC in 1999 and 2005.
  • DACCE Program Outstanding Graduate (05/2004)
    I was named Outstanding Graduate of the Community College Education Program, George Mason University.
  • VCCA Faculty Showcase Recipient (10/2003)
    I was the Virginia Community Colleges Association (VCCA) Faculty Showcase Recipient from SwVCC.
  • PTK Faculty Leadership Award (04/1998)
    I was awarded the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Faculty Leadership Award at SwVCC.
  • Educators' Hall of Influence, Bluefield College (04/1996)
    I was inducted into the Educators' Hall of Influence, Bluefield College, by recognition of a student who named me as her most influencial teacher.

Teaching Experience

  • Beginning French I and II (Fall Current)
    Southwest Virginia Community College - French
  • Beginning Spanish I and II (Fall Current)
    Southwest Virginia Community College - Spanish