edwige Simon

Edwige Simon, PhD

Program Director
Edwige Simon, PhD is the Director of the Certificate Program. She has been working in the field of education for over twelve years. She received a PhD from the ATLAS Institute at CU Boulder in 2012. Her research interests focus on professional development and the preparation of educators to teach online. She served as the 2013-2015 Programs Director of the International Association for Language Learning Technology , and she is...
Carolin Fuchs

Carolin Fuchs, PhD

LGTC 5040 Instructor (Telecollaboration and Language Learning)
Carolin Fuchs is a teaching professor in the World Languages Center, and coordinator for online teaching and learning in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities. She received her PhD in English studies from the Justus Liebig University Giessen and her MA TESOL from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Carolin’s research interests lie at the intersection of technology and language education, with a focus on virtual exchanges...
Eric Hermann

Eric Hermann

LGTC 5010 Co-Instructor (SLA and Teaching Methods)
Eric Herman has been a communicative and comprehension-based language teacher at the elementary, middle, university, and adult levels. He is currently in the MA program in Hispanic Linguistics at FSU. Eric acquired Spanish while a Youth Development Volunteer in the Peace Corps in Honduras. He is the author of How to use MovieTalk to Teach with Comprehensible Input (IJFLT, 2014), Ataques de Hambre (2016), Assessing Proficiency in the Classroom (2017)...
Mark Knowles

Mark Knowles, PhD

LGTC 5010 Instructor (SLA and Teaching Methods)
Dr. Knowles has been dedicated to a communicative vision of language instruction since the mid-1980s, at which point he took a CALL course and saw the potential of HyperCard for linking multimedia projects to a learner-centered approach. Until his recent retirement, he was involved with language centers since 1996, including a five-year stint as Assistant and Associate Director of Yale’s Center for Language Study and as Director of CU-Boulder’s ALTEC...