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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
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Primary Discipline: Humanities / World Languages / French
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Apr 03, 2014
Member Since: Sep 20, 2000

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Affiliations

Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (Non-Profit, Private, PA, United States) - Primary Affiliation
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)

Contact Information

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Professional URL: http://www.nvcc.edu/home/lfranklin

Languages

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

Skills and 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.