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Laura Franklin

Gold Level Contributor  MERLOT Author  Member of VSB  Peer Reviewer Distinguished Service Innovative Use Of MERLOT
Professor of French
Northern Virginia Community College Alexandria Campus
Primary Discipline:
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Nov 10, 2014
Member Since: Sep 20, 2000

Contributions

Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (Non-Profit, Private, PA, United States)
Secondary Affiliations:
  • Northern Virginia Community/Technical College (Education, Community/Technical College, VA, United States)
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (Non-Profit, Private, VA, United States)

MERLOT Connections

Contact Information

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Languages

  • Portuguese - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Advanced)
  • French - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Advanced)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • Ph.D. (05/1989)
    George Washington University

Positions

  • Professor of French (08/1992 - Current) Northern Virginia Community College
  • Assistant Dean, Foreign Languages and History (08/1994 - 05/2007) Humanities and Social Sciences Division NVCC

Publications

  • see c.v..

Associations

  • Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Conference Chair 2009; Executive Committee Board of Directors 04/2003 - Current
  • Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages
    Member 01/2012 - Current
  • Foreign Language Association of Virginia
    Member 11/2008 - Current
  • American Association of Teachers of French
    Member 08/1994 - Current
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Board of Directors, Regional Representative 2012 01/2012 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Award, Association of Community College Trustees (10/2013)
    Southern Region Finalist
  • MERLOT Distinguished Service Award (07/2010)
    The recipient of this award demonstrates the vision that brings MERLOT members together to create the MERLOT Community and our services.
  • FLAVA Helen Warriner Burke Distinguished Service Award (11/2008)
    The Foreign Language Association of Virginia awards the FLAVA Helen Warriner Burke Distinguished Service Award to a FLAVA member with a record of service to the FL profession.
  • Innovative Use of MERLOT: MERLOT 101 Online (08/2008)
    with the Virginia Community College MERLOT team: William Paquette Marty Zahn Idana Hamilton
  • ACTFL/Houghton Mifflin Award for Teaching Foreign Languages with Technology with IALLT (11/2007)
    ACTFL,Houghton Mifflin and IALLT give this award annually to a FL faculty member who demonstrates effective use of instructional technology in foreign language teaching.
  • SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award (01/2003)
    The OFA award recognizes Virginia's college faculty for their demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and public service.
  • Chancellor's Commonwealth Professor (08/1998)
    The Chancellor's Commonwealth Professorship program was established in 1989 to recognize and support teaching excellence in the Virginia Community College System (VCCS).

Teaching Experience

  • Experience available on request (fall Current)
    on c.v. - World Languages

Presentations

  • MERLOT 101 Online (Presentation about MERLOT), 08/19/2006
    I am the author of a three week online faculty development course that teaches participants how to search MERLOT effectively and how to develop discipline-specific personal collections.