Laura Amador

Visiting Assistant Professor

With Pitzer Since: 2015
Field Group: Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Campus Address: Broad Hall 206
Phone: 909-607-1154
Email: laura_amador@pitzer.edu

Education
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
MA, University of California, Davis
BA, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

Laura Amador focuses on intermediate and advanced language classes. She specializes in applied linguistics and second language methodology and Pedagogy. Her research focuses on motivational variability and emotion in Second Language Acquisition across the lifespan, and neurobiological substrates and social mechanisms of language development and situated language learning/teaching.

Recent Courses

  • Intermediate College Spanish (Span 033)
  • Advanced Spanish Conversation through Film (Span 055)
  • Foreign/Second Language Methodology and Pedagogy (MLLC 150)

Professional Development
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

  • ACTFL Role of Grammar in Development of Proficiency Workshop, 2017
  • ACTFL Modified Oral Proficiency Interview Assessment workshop, 2017

Laura – CV – 2017

Page last updated on November 7, 2017