Christopher Dickens

Christopher

Department of Modern Languages

Visiting Instructor in Spanish

Contact

Christopher Dickens
Langner Hall

Phone: 830-372-6087

EMAIL
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Education

M.A. in Spanish, Texas State University

B.A. in Spanish and Communication Studies, Texas State University

Professional Experience

Camp Counselor and Credit Teacher at Concordia Language Villages—a language and culture immersion camp, Bemidji, Minnesota - Summer of 2012, 2013, 2014

Spanish Instructor for Health Care Employees at Guadalupe Regional Medical Center, Seguin, Texas - Spring 2013

Research

  • Course development grant received to develop "Spanish for the Health Professionals" - Spring 2014 
  • Traveled to Mexico and performed field observations at one public hospital and two smaller health clinics, collected authentic health related materials to be used in class - Summer 2014
  • Studying medical and legal interpretation via an online program offered by the University of Arizona - current

Faculty/Student Collaboration

  • Supervised a student capstone research project about the "digital divide" in the Hispanic community, which was a comparison of computer/internet accessibility and literacy between Hispanic and non-Hispanic communities.
  • Traveled with Dr. Ana Maria Gonzalez and a group of TLU students to Honduras and volunteered as an interpreter for the veterinary team - Summer 2013