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Charmaine McMahon

 

Clinical Assistant Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies in Spanish

401A McMahon Hall
202-319-5268 
E-mail: mcmahonc@cua.edu

 

Education: 

  • PhD, The Catholic University of America 
    Romance Languages( 2004)
  • MA, The Florida State University 
    Spanish& French Languages (1986)
  • BA, The Florida State University
    French and Spanish (1983)
Charmaine McMahon

Research Interests:

  • Applied Linguistics
  • Golden Age Literature
  • Teaching Methodology
  • Computer assisted language learning

Presentations:

  • ACTFL, NY, 2008, " Using Technology in the FL Classrooms"
  • ACTFL, NY, 2006, " Mentoring course supervisors"
  • Graduate Colloquium, CUA
    1998, "Multimedia Language Learning"

Honors/Awards:

  • Fellowship, 1995 - 1996, University of Southwest Texas Fellowship for Libra

Experience:

  • Assistant Language Coodinator, Senior Lecturer, Spanish Advisor 2004 -Present
  • Teaching Assistant/Lecturer, Catholic University of America
    1992 - 1998
  • Lecturer, George Washington University
    1995 - 1998
  • Teacher and Department Chair, Archbishop Carroll High School
    1987 - 1991
  • Teaching Assistant, Florida State University
    1989

Professional Associations:

  • Member, MLA
  • Member, ACTFL
  • Member , NECTFL

Institutional Service:

  • Member, Language Teaching Committee
  • Member, Secondary Education Accreditation Committee
  • Acting Language Coordinator, Dept. of Modern Languages

Courses Taught:

  • Principles and Practices of Language Teaching
  • Spanish Culture and Civilization
  • Advance Spanish Conversation and Composition
  • Intermediate Spanish II
  • Press Communication and Politics, GWU
    1995
  • Advanced Conversation and Composition, GWU
    1998