• 129 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
1980 …2018
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Personal profile

Education/Academic qualification

PHD, Cornell University

… → 1982

MA, Cornell University

… → 1977

BA, Middlebury College

… → 1973

ACTFL certification , Unknown

Permanent Secondary Certification to teach Spanish (7-12) in New York State, Unknown

External positions

Writing Program Administrator, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Letters and Sciences, Phoenix Downtown Campus

Jan 1 2007 → …

Faculty Director/Head, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Letters and Sciences, Phoenix Downtown Campus

Jan 1 2007 → …

Professor of Spanish, School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2007 → …

Writing Program Administrator, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Letters and Sciences, Phoenix Downtown Campus

2007 → …

Faculty Director/Head, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Letters and Sciences, Phoenix Downtown Campus

2007 → …

Professor of Spanish, School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University

2007 → …

Professor in Charge, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Phoenix Downtown Campus

Jan 1 2006Jan 1 2007

Interim Director of the Spanish Translation Program, School of International Letters and Cultures

Jan 1 2006 → …

Professor in Charge, Faculty of Languages and Cultures, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Phoenix Downtown Campus

20062007

Interim Director of the Spanish Translation Program, School of International Letters and Cultures

2006 → …

Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2007

Director and T.A. Supervisor , 300-400 Spanish Language Program: SPA 313, 314, 412 (all conversation/composition courses) and SPA 413 (Advanced Grammar), Unknown

Jan 1 2004Jan 1 2005

Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University

20042007

Director and T.A. Supervisor , 300-400 Spanish Language Program: SPA 313, 314, 412 (all conversation/composition courses) and SPA 413 (Advanced Grammar) , Unknown

20042005

Coordinator of Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian Section, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2002Jan 1 2005

Coordinator of Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian Section, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University

20022005

Director, Translation Certificate Program, Arizona State University

Jan 1 2001Jan 1 2004

Director, Translation Certificate Program, Arizona State University

20012004

Instructor and Curriculum Developer, D.M.L.L., Cornell University

Jan 1 1997 → …

Instructor and Curriculum Developer, D.M.L.L., Cornell University

1997 → …

Associate Dean, College of Extended Education, Arizona State University

Jan 1 1996Jan 1 1999

Co-Director, ASU Summer Program in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Unknown

Jan 1 1996Jan 1 1997

Associate Dean, College of Extended Education, Arizona State University

19961999

Co-Director, ASU Summer Program in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Unknown

19961997

Founder and Director, ASU Summer Program in Cuernavaca, Mexico

Jan 1 1995 → …

Founder and Director, ASU Summer Program in Cuernavaca, Mexico

1995 → …

Academic Advisor and Internship Coordinator, Spanish language programs abroad, International Programs Office

Jan 1 1994Jan 1 1996

Academic Advisor and Internship Coordinator , Spanish language programs abroad, International Programs Office

19941996

Faculty Intern, International Programs Office

Jan 1 1993Jan 1 1994

Faculty Intern, International Programs Office

19931994

Director and T.A. Supervisor, 300-level Spanish Language Program: SPA 311, 312, 313, 314, 1986-88

Jan 1 1992Jan 1 1994

Director and T.A. Supervisor , 300-level Spanish Language Program: SPA 311, 312, 313, 314, 1986-88

19921994

Resident Director, ASU study abroad program in Granada, Spain

Jan 1 1990 → …

Resident Director, ASU study abroad program in Granada, Spain

1990 → …

Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University

Jan 1 1988Jan 1 2004

Director and T.A. Supervisor, Elementary Spanish Language Program: SPA 101-102, 1980-1984

Jan 1 1988Jan 1 1989

Associate Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Literatures, Arizona State University

19882004

Director and T.A. Supervisor , Elementary Spanish Language Program: SPA 101-102, 1980-1984

19881989

Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Foreign Languages, Arizona State University

Jan 1 1982Jan 1 1988

Co-coordinator, Spanish Section

Jan 1 1982Jan 1 1984

Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Foreign Languages, Arizona State University

19821988

Co-coordinator , Spanish Section

19821984

Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Foreign Languages, Arizona State University

Jan 1 1980Jan 1 1982

Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Foreign Languages, Arizona State University

Jan 1 1980Jan 1 1982

Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Foreign Languages, Arizona State University

19801982

Teacher, Centro Colombo-Americano, Cartagena, Colombia: English as a Foreign Language

Jan 1 1978 → …

Teaching Assistant, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (D.M.L.L.), Cornell University

Jan 1 1978Jan 1 1979

Teacher, Centro Colombo-Americano, Cartagena, Colombia: English as a Foreign Language

1978 → …

Teaching Assistant, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics (D.M.L.L.), Cornell University

19781979

Teaching Assistant, D.M.L.L., Cornell University

Jan 1 1976Jan 1 1977

Student Teacher, Ithaca City Schools, Ithaca, NY

Jan 1 1976 → …

Teaching Assistant, D.M.L.L., Cornell University

19761977

Student Teacher, Ithaca City Schools, Ithaca, NY

1976 → …

Teaching Assistant, D.M.L.L., Cornell University

Jan 1 1974Jan 1 1976

Teaching Assistant, D.M.L.L., Cornell University

19741976

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Research Output 1980 2018

  • 129 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 85 Paper
  • 23 Article
  • 7 Chapter
  • 7 Conference contribution
1 Citations

Translation in Spanish language teaching: the integration of a “fifth skill” in the second language curriculum

Colina, S. & Lafford, B. A., Jan 24 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Spanish Language Teaching. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spanish language
curriculum
Teaching
language
learning situation

Mentors’ perspectives on professional internships: Rewards, challenges and future directions

de Ramírez, C. K. & Lafford, B. A., Jan 1 2017, Creating Experiential Learning Opportunities for Language Learners: Acting Locally while Thinking Globally. Channel View Publications, p. 135-159 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

internship
reward
Mentor
Reward

New directions in LSP research in US higher education

Sánchez-López, L., Long, M. K. & Lafford, B. A., Jan 1 2017, Language for Specific Purposes: Trends in Curriculum Development. Georgetown University Press, p. 13-34 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

education
1 Citations

The evolution of future Spanish graduate programs to meet diverse student needs

Lafford, B. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Hispania. 100, 5, p. 195-201 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

graduate
language
student
foreign language
linguistics

Evaluating online foreign language faculty: Issues and instruments

Lafford, B. A., 2014

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Activities 1996 1996

  • 12 Types of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), Associate Editor of the Applied Linguistics section of its journal Hispania

Lafford, B. (Member)
19962002

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

Lafford, B. (Member)
1800

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Lafford, B. (Member)
1800

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

Arizona Foreign Language Association (AZLA)

Lafford, B. (Member)
1800

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA)

Lafford, B. (Member)
1800

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of external research organization

Prizes

Award for Excellence in Teaching

Barbara Lafford (Recipient), 1992

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Award for Outstanding Faculty Support and Contributions to Iota Chapter

Barbara Lafford (Recipient), 1993

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Award for Outstanding Service to the Arizona Language Association (AZLA)

Barbara Lafford (Recipient), 1998

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Dean's Quality of Instruction Award

Barbara Lafford (Recipient), 1987

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)