Presentations Given


DATE TYPE TITLE
22 Oct 15 Presentation “The State of Our State’s Electric Vehicles” presentation given to the Utah Clean Cities Coalition at its annual stakeholders’ meeting.
13 Sept 14 Presentation “Electric Vehicles In Utah” presentation given at the National Drive Electric Week celebration, Murray, Utah.
7 Aug 13 Presentation “Alternative Fuel Vehicle Comparison,” presentation given to the Utah Public Services Commission at the public hearings for Senate Bill 275, Salt Lake City, Utah.
8 Jul 08 Presentation “Exceeding Accreditation Expectations with ExCEDE 1.0,” annual meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), San José, Costa Rica.
5 Mar 08 Presentation “La fonética estética de Rubén Darío,” 6th annual meeting (2008) of the Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica (CILH), Cusco, Perú.
5 Mar 08 Chair “Desarrollos y replanteamientos de nuestra lengua,” 6th annual meeting (2008) of the Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica (CILH), Cusco, Perú.
12 Apr 07 Guest Lecture “Estética fonética: Una lectura formalista de poesía hispanoamericana,” Sigma Delta Pi Annual Lecture, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma.
10 Mar 06 Presentation “Una revaluación del papel de Quetzalcóatl en la conquista de la Nueva España,” 5th annual meeting (2006) of CILH, Lima, Perú.
10 Mar 06 Chair “Desmitificación, identidad, y renacimiento precolombinos,” 5th annual meeting (2006) of CILH, Lima, Perú.
29 Jul 04 Presentation “ExCEDE: Examen Conclusivo para Especialistas De Español,” 2004 annual meeting of AATSP, Acapulco, México.
1 Aug 02 Presentation “A Computerized Competency Exam for Graduating Spanish Majors and Minors,” to be presented at the 2002 annual meeting of the AATSP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. NOTE: Accepted for presentation, but could not attend due to lack of travel funding at USU.
1 Aug 99 Presentation “Tools and Techniques for Paperless Papers,” 1999 annual meeting of AATSP, Denver, Colorado (also served as substitute chair for this session).
1 Aug 99 Chair The president of AATSP asked me to chair the regular session on Visual Arts for the 1999 Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.
25 Sep 98 Presentation “Working with the Details: Trivia Latina,” Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Chicago, Illinois.
4 Aug 98 Presentation Trivia Latina: Culture-Civilization Computer Program for Advanced Students,” AATSP, Madrid, Spain.
21 Nov 97 Chair “Computers in Teaching and Research,” joint meeting of AATSP and the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Nashville, Tennessee. NOTE: Organized session, but could not attend due to lack of travel funding from USU.
30 Sep 95 Presentation “The Realization of Borges’ Hyperfiction: Latin American Literature in the Information Age,” LASA, Washington, D.C.
9 Aug 95 Presentation “Lápices rojos electrónicos: la redacción por computadora,” AATSP, San Diego, California.
8 Jul 95 Presentation “Internet with an Accent: Towards a Standardization of Diacritics,” Symposium of the National Foreign Language Resource Center (NFLRC), University of Hawai’i, Manoa, Hawai’i.
28 Apr 95 Guest Lecture “Implementing Computer-Assisted Instruction in the Foreign Language Curriculum,” Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey.
8 Apr 94 Presentation “Direcciones literarias borgianas en la época de la informática,” North Eastern Modern Language Association (NEMLA), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
7 Feb 94 Guest Lecture “Using Multi-Media in the Language Laboratory,” Seton Hall University, Seton Hall, New Jersey.
3 Nov 93 Guest Lecture “Teaching Language and Literature in the Information Age,” Eastern Washington University, Spokane, Washington.
13 Sep 93 Presentation “From Borges to Boleadoras: Origins and Applications of HyperText,” Conference on Reactive and Creative Computer-Assistance Language Learning (CALL), The University of Exeter, England.
10 Aug 93 Workshop “Designing Courseware with HyperCard,” Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Phoenix, Arizona.
1 May 92 Presentation “Borges, Cortázar, and Hypertext: Teaching Literature in the Information Age,” Pacific Northwest Council on Foreign Languages (PNCFL), Boise, Idaho.
6 Apr 92 Guest Lecture “Enhancing the Study of Literature with Hypertext,” San Diego State University, San Diego, California.
6 Oct 91 Presentation “Computer-Assisted Instruction and the Oral Mastery of a Foreign Tongue,” Idaho Association of Languages and Cultures (IALC), Sun Valley, Idaho.
4 Oct 91 Presentation “Videodiscs and Immersion: USU’s Intensive Spanish Program,” Idaho Association of Languages and Cultures (IALC), Sun Valley, Idaho.
7 Aug 91 Workshop “Authoring Your Own Software with HyperCard 2.0,” AATSP, Chicago, Illinois.
11 Aug 90 Workshop “Stacking the Deck with HyperCard,” AATSP, Miami Beach, Florida.
29 Apr 90 Guest Lecture “Addressing Oral Proficiency Goals with Computer-Assisted Instruction,” California Foreign Language Teachers Association (CFLTA), San José, California.
27 Apr 90 Workshop “Computers and the Foreign Language Classroom,” California Foreign Language Teachers Association (CFLTA), San José, California.
28 Sep 89 Presentation “Bridging the Gap Between Oral Proficiency and Computerized Instruction,” Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference (MIFLC), Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina.“
13 Aug 89 Presentation “La HiperFicción Hispanoamericana en Teoría y Práctica,” AATSP, San Antonio, Texas.
4 Mar 89 Presentation “Teaching Latin American Literature with HyperCard,” Southwest Conference On Language Teaching (SWCOLT), Salt Lake City, Utah.
23 Aug 88 Presentation “Teaching Literature with HyperCard: A Software Anthology of Latin American Poetry,” AATSP, Denver, Colorado.
22 Aug 88 Panel “The State of the Art in Computing: An Open Discussion,” AATSP, Denver, Colorado.
16 May 88 Guest Lecture “Jorge Luis Borges and the Advent of Hypertext,” University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
14 Aug 87 Chair “Computers in Teaching and Research,” AATSP, Los Angeles, California.
14 Aug 87 Presentation “How to Submit a ‘Paper’ —Without the Paper,” AATSP, Los Angeles, California.
17 Apr 87 Workshop “Criteria for Selecting Software,” Oakland County Schools, Pontiac, Michigan.
12-Feb-87 Guest Lecture “Fingerless Pianists and Foreign Grammar Study: The Need for Oral Proficiency Testing,” Albion College, Albion, Michigan.
31 Oct 86 Presentation “The Realities of Oral Proficiency Interviews: Their History and Applications,” 23rd Annual Michigan Foreign Language Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
3 Oct 86 Presentation “Mestizaje de escritores y lectores implícitos: el discurso narrativo de Los cachorros,” Mid-America Language Conference, October 3, 1986, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.
12 Aug 86 Presentation “Obstacles of Integrating CAI with Oral Proficiency Goals,” AATSP, August 12, 1986, Madrid, Spain.
24 Apr 86 Presentation “The Caudillo: An Approach to the Social Realities of Latin America,” 39th Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.
27 Nov 85 Panel “CAI and Language Acquisition,” coordinator of panel discussion, AATSP, New York City, New York.
23 Mar 85 Presentation “Religious Figures in Latin American Fiction: Mario Vargas Llosa’s Los cachorros,” Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
23 Feb 85 Presentation “The Caudillo: An Approach to the Social Realities of Latin America,” Latin America Conference of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA), Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio.
26 Oct 84 Presentation “Computers and the Spanish Teacher,” 21st Annual Michigan Foreign Language Conference, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
13 Aug 84 Panel “Our Commitment to Computer Coverage,” AATSP, Mexico City.
31 Mar 84 Presentation “The State of Computer-Assisted Instruction,” Foreign Language Conference of the GLCA, Albion College, Albion, Michigan.