Gloria Vélez-Rendón

Associate Professor of Spanish and Foreign Language Education
Porter 214BGloria Velez-Rendon
Phone: (219) 989-2647
velezre@calumet.purdue.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., Purdue University, Foreign Language Education, 2000
 

M.S., Purdue University, Foreign Language Education, 1990
 

B.A., Universidad de Antioquia Medellín, Colombia), Foreign Languages, 1984

Teaching/Research Specialties

Spanish language courses, Spanish for native speakers, Foreign language methods.

Selected Publications

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Articles in refereed journals

  • “Identity negotiation in the workplace: Shifting between imposed, assumed and negotiable identities.ISLS Volume 3 of Readings in Language Studies. Forthcoming.
  • From social identity to professional identity: Issues of language and gender.” Foreign Language Annals. 2010.
  • Trayectorias bilingües: Desafíos en la construcción de identidades entre inmigrantes hispanas.” Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana. 2007.
  • “La construcción de identidades: El caso de universitarias hispanas inmigrantes en el contexto estadounidense.” Revista Iberoamericana de Lingüística. 2006.
  • “From student to teacher: A successful transition.”Foreign Language Annals, 2006.
  • “Las autobiografías lingüísticas: Una propuesta metodológica para el desarrollo de la lecto-escritura de los alumnos hispanohablantes. Hispania, 2005.
  • “Student or teacher: Tensions faced by a Spanish language student teacher.” Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, 2003.
  • “English in Colombia: A sociolinguistic profile”. World Englishes, 2003.
  • “Learning to teach Spanish: A case study.” Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education, 2002.
  • “Second language teacher education: A review of the literature.” Foreign Language Annals, 2002.

Book chapters

Silva, T., Reichelt, M., Chikuma, Y., Duval-Couetil, N. Mo, R.P., G., and Wood, S & Vélez-Rendón, G. “Second language writing up close and personal: Some success stories.” In B. Kroll (Ed.), Exploring Second Language Writing: Issues for teachers. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Other publications

  • Delicado, G. & Vélez-Rendón. “The key to a successful study abroad program: Experiential learning and blogs”. IFTLA News Online, 2012.
  • “Entre el origen y la diáspora: Claves para la vida transnacional.” Revista Contratiempo, 2006.
  • Lee, J., Moore, Z. Pinnock, G. & Vélez, G. Español para la vida Book 4. Surrey, England: Nelson Thornes Ltd, 2002.
  • Moore, Z. & Vélez, G. Español para la vida: Workbook 3.Surrey, England: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1995.

Languages

Spanish, English and some French.

Research Interests

Learning how to teach foreign languages, issues related to Spanish heritage students, sociolinguistics, literacy narratives.

Courses Taught

Span 101-202 Spanish Levels I-IV

Span 261 Basic Spanish Composition

Span 313 Spanish for Native Speakers

Span 365 Spanish Conversation

Span 408 Spanish Internship

Span 515 Advanced Spanish Composition

Span 590A Technology and Culture

EDCI 342 Strategies of Foreign Language Instruction

EDCI 498D Supervised Teach Sec. Foreign Languages

 

“Identity negotiation in the workplace: Shifting between imposed, assumed and negotiable identities.ISLS Volume 3 of Readings in Language Studies. Forthcoming.

 

From social identity to professional identity: Issues of language and gender.” Foreign Language Annals. 2010

 

Trayectorias bilingües: Desafíos en la construcción de identidades entre inmigrantes hispanas.” Revista Internacional de Lingüística Iberoamericana. 2007.

 

“La construcción de identidades: El caso de universitarias hispanas inmigrantes en el contexto estadounidense.” Revista Iberoamericana de Lingüística. 2006.

 

“From student to teacher: A successful transition.”Foreign Language Annals, 2006.

 

“Las autobiografías lingüísticas: Una propuesta metodológica para el desarrollo de la lecto-escritura de los alumnos hispanohablantes. Hispania, 2005.

 

“Student or teacher: Tensions faced by a Spanish language student teacher.” Colombian

Applied Linguistics Journal, 2003.

 

“English in Colombia: A sociolinguistic profile”. World Englishes, 2003.

 

“Learning to teach Spanish: A case study.” Texas Papers in Foreign Language Education, 2002.

 

“Second language teacher education: A review of the literature.” Foreign Language Annals, 2002.

 

Book Chapters

Silva, T., Reichelt, M., Chikuma, Y., Duval-Couetil, N. Mo, R.P., G., and Wood, S & Vélez-Rendón, G. “Second language writing up close and personal: Some success stories.” In B. Kroll (Ed.), Exploring Second Language Writing: Issues for teachers. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

 

Other Publications

 

Delicado, G. & Vélez-Rendón. “The key to a successful study abroad program: Experiential learning and blogs”. IFTLA News Online, 2012.

 

“Entre el origen y la diáspora: Claves para la vida transnacional.” Revista Contratiempo, 2006.

 

Lee, J., Moore, Z. Pinnock, G. & Vélez, G. Español para la vida Book 4. Surrey, England: Nelson Thornes Ltd, 2002

 

Moore, Z. & Vélez, G. Español para la vida: Workbook 3.Surrey, England: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1995.

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