Member Profile

Laura Franklin

Laura Franklin

Contributions

Laura Franklin is an author of materials Laura Franklin is a member of the Virtual Speakers Bureau Laura Franklin is a Peer Reviewer
Laura Franklin has received the Distinguished Service Award Laura Franklin has received the Innovative Use of MERLOT Award

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Virtual Speakers Bureau

Skills & Interests

Associations

  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    Board of Directors, Regional Representative 2012 01/2012 – Current
  • Greater Washington Association of Teachers of Foreign Languages
    Member 01/2012 – Current
  • Foreign Language Association of Virginia
    Member 11/2008 – Current

Education History

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

Publications

  • see c.v..

Teaching Experience

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

Languages

  • French
    • Speaking level: Advanced
    • Reading level: Advanced
  • Portuguese
    • Speaking level: Advanced
    • Reading level: Advanced

Honors & Awards

  • Northeast Conference NECTFL Nelson H. Brooks Award (02/2016)
    Award for Outstanding Leadership in the Profession
  • 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.

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.

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