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Linda Smith Tabb

Bronze Level Contributor  MERLOT Author
Retired Educator
Parkland College
Other Disciplines:
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Aug 27, 2013
Member Since: Mar 30, 2008

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Affiliations

Primary Affiliation:
  • Parkland College (Education, Community/Technical College, IL, United States)
Secondary Affiliation:
  • University of Illinois System - Urbana-Champaign (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, IL, United States)

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Contact Information

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Languages

  • Catalan - speaking level (None) - reading level (Intermediate)
  • English - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • French - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • Italian - speaking level (Intermediate) - reading level (Intermediate)
  • Latin - speaking level (None) - reading level (Advanced)
  • Portuguese - speaking level (Intermediate) - reading level (Intermediate)
  • Spanish - speaking level (Intermediate) - reading level (Advanced)
  • Swahili - speaking level (Beginner) - reading level (Beginner)

Skills & Interests

Education History

  • M.Ed. Educational Policy Studies (Global Studies in Education) (12/2006)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A. in French Linguistics (05/1987)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. with Distinction in French Language and Literature (05/1978)
    University of Virginia

Positions

  • Humanities and Foreign Language Instructor (08/1998 - 07/2013) Parkland College
  • Coordinator of Online Programs (EPS) (08/2007 - 05/2010) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Global Studies Instructor (08/2009 - 12/2009) University of Illinois
  • French Instructor (08/2007 - 05/2008) University of Illinois
  • Adjunct French Instructor (08/2005 - 05/2006) Millikin University

Publications

  • Tabb, L.S.. (2008). A chicken in every pot: one laptop per child: the trouble with global campaign promises in E-Learning (Volume 5, Issue 3, pp.338-352).
  • Tabb, L.S.. (2008). Applying an open education ecosystem to foreign language teaching and learning in Open Education and Education for Openness. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Associations

  • American Association of the Teachers of French (A.A.T.F.)
    Member 01/2007 - Current
  • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (A.C.T.F.L.)
    Member 01/2005 - Current
  • Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (I.C.T.F.L.)
    Member 01/2004 - Current

Honors and Awards

  • Pi Delta Phi National French Honorary, Epsilon Chapter (01/1986)

Teaching Experience

  • Humanities 102 (Spring 2012)
    Parkland College - Humanities - Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2011)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 2010)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Fall 2010)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Summer 2010)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2010)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • GLBL 296 LT - Border Crossings - A study of transnational migrations (Fall 2009)
    University of Illinois - Global Studies seminar
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 2009)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Fall 2009)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Study Abroad Issues & Experiences - Buenos Aires, Argentina (Summer 2009)
    University of Illinois - Global Studies
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2009)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Fall 2008)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Summer 2008)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Study Abroad Issues & Experiences - Hyderabad, India (Summer 2008)
    University of Illinois - Global Studies
  • French 207 - French Grammar and Composition (Spring 2008)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2008)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 207 - French Grammar and Composition (Fall 2007)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Fall 2007)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Summer 2007)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 104 - Intermediate French II (Spring 2007)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2007)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Fall 2006)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Fall 2006)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Summer 2006)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 301 - French Grammar and Composition (Spring 2006)
    Millikin University - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2006)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 103 - Beginning French (Fall 2005)
    Millikin University - French
  • Humanities 106 - Latin American Culture and Civilization (Fall 2005)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • Spanish 101 - Beginning Spanish I (Fall 2005)
    Parkland College - Spanish
  • French 102 - Beginning French II (Spring 2005)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2005)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • WCE 773 - French language and culture for travelers (Spring 2005)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 101 - Beginning French I (Fall 2004)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 2004)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • WCE 773 - French language and culture for travelers (Fall 2004)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 101 - Beginning French I (Spring 2004)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 102 - Beginning French II (Spring 2004)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 101 - Beginning French I (Fall 2003)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 2003)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 101 - Beginning French I (Spring 2003)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 102 - Beginning French II (Spring 2003)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2003)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • WCE 773 - French language and culture for travelers (Spring 2003)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Fall 2002)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 101 - Beginning French I (Fall 2002)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 2002)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Spring 2002)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 120 - Introduction to Basic French II (Spring 2002)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2002)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Fall 2001)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 101 - Beginning French I (Fall 2001)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 2001)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Spring 2001)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 102 - Beginning French II (Spring 2001)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 102 - Cultural Values of the Western World II (Spring 2001)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Fall 2000)
    Parkland College - French
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Spring 2000)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Spring 2000)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 100 - Introduction to Basic French (Fall 1999)
    Parkland College - French
  • Humanities 101 - Cultural Values of the Western World I (Fall 1999)
    Parkland College - Humanities
  • French 103 - Intermediate French (Fall 1998)
    Parkland College - Intermediate French
  • French 102 - Beginning French II (Spring 1980)
    University of Virginia - French

Presentations

  • Cultural Hybridity in the European Union, 07/09/2008
    This presentation was given at the 2008 European Union Curriculum Development Workshop at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Global Studies in Education: A Pecha Kucha adaptation in 20 slides, 05/17/2008
    This presentation was given at the Sophia Symposium with Global Studies Consortium, a symposium on Global Studies Graduate Education in Tokyo, Japan
  • This presentation was given at ConnectEd: A Conference on Global Education in Monterey, California
  • Islam/Christianity: Crossroads in Europe; Historic Al-Andalus and Modern Spain, 07/12/2007
    This presentation was given at the 2007 European Union Curriculum Development Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Film: Image and Language: France and Francophone Studies, 06/23/2007
    This presentation was given at the 6th Annual International Summer Institute: World Cultures through Literature and Film, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Water Issues in Haiti, 04/21/2007
    This workshop was facilitated during the Global Educators Conference at Northwestern University in Chicago.
  • Globalization and Education: Issues for the Community College and its Mission, 04/09/2007
    Part IV of the Global Learning Series Curriculum modules on issues of globalization created for Parkland College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • This presentation was given at the Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) 31st Annual Conference, Global Education: A Crucial Pathway in the 21st century in San Antonio, Texas
  • Neoliberal Globalization: Implications for the Changing Nature of Work, 02/12/2007
    Part III of the Global Learning Series Curriculum modules on issues of globalization created for Parkland College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • "Globalscapes": Representation and Perception, 10/30/2006
    Part II of the Global Learning Series Curriculum modules on issues of globalization created for Parkland College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Globalization: Beyond Buzzwords, 10/02/2006
    Part I of the Global Learning Series Curriculum modules on issues of globalization created for Parkland College Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
  • Lessons on Strasbourg and Brussels, 07/11/2005
    This presentation was given at the 2005 European Union Curriculum Development Workshop, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign