Modern Languages

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Viena Ballesteros


Modern Languages


A native Spanish speaker holds:

  • Doctor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery from University of Guayaquil
  • Master in Linguistics from University of Jaen
  • Master in Teaching Spanish as a second language Universidad Internacional Interamericana


SPAN 101, SPAN 111, SPAN112, SPAN 308

Research Interests

  • Eclectic Method
  • Instructional expertise
  • Management expertise

Recent Work

I am working on a prospective study of acquisition of a second language in English speakers.
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