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LaOrden, Joyce (DML)

Instructor II
Department of Language & Literature
Office: RH 0207C
Phone: 239-590-1453

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DML Doctor of Modern Languages (Spanish and French) Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont
MA in Spanish California State University, Sacramento, California
BA in Spanish Cleveland state University, Cleveland, Ohio


Beginning Spanish Language Courses
Special Topics in Spanish

Research and Teaching Interests

IRBs in language pedagogy


"The Effect of a Pronunciation Tool for English Speakers learning Spanish" Florida Foreign Language Journal (FFLJ), November 2017

Conference Presentations

  • Lucas Center 1st Annual Symposium, “Strategies to Strengthen Student’s Self-Awareness and Learning Skills” September 22, 2016, Cohen Student Union, FGCU. Poster Presentation “Create a Book”
  • FFLA (Florida Foreign Language Association) 48th Annual Conference, “Learn, Grow, Inspire” October 20-22, 2016, Buena Vista Kissimee, FL.  “So, What shall we talk about?
  • FFLA (Florida Foreign Language Association) 47th Annual Conference, “Power Up Your Brain” October 15-18, 2015, Renaissance Resort @ World Golf Village, St. Augustine, FL.  “Crear un Libro”
  • FFLA (Florida Foreign Language Association) 46th Annual Conference, Dare to use world languages “Beyond the Classroom” October 16-18, 2014, Miami Airport Hilton Hotel, Miami, FL.  “Comunidad, Cultura, Canción”
  • ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language) Annual Conference, “New Spaces New Realities” November 22-24, 2013.  Orange County Convention Center Orlando, FL.  “Herramientas Útiles”
  •  FFLA (Florida Foreign Language Association Inc.) 45th Annual Conference, “Get Connected: Connecting Students to the Global Environment” October 18-20, 2012, Renaissance Resort @ World Golf Village, St. Augustine, FL.  “ Herramientas Útiles”
  • AATSP (The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese), 89th Annual Conference 2007: San Diego, CA August 2-5, 2007. “Novices Learn How Relative, the Relative Clause Can Be”
  • OFLA (Ohio Foreign Language Association) Conference,March 12-14 1992, co-presented “Up the River, and in, on and under the Street”
  • OFLA (Ohio Foreign Language Association) Conference,March 9-11 1991, co-presented “Three peas in a Pod”
  • OMLA (Ohio Modern Language Teachers’ Association) Conference: Cincinnati, OH.March 10-12 1988, co-presented “Three Peas in a Pod”
  • OFLA (Ohio Foreign Language Association) Conference: Cleveland, OH. April 10-12, 1984, co-presented “Three Peas in a Pod”