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Anne Walton-Ramirez

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Lecturer Sr, MY, Spanish
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Lecturer Sr, MY, Spanish
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography: 

I have been teaching Spanish at Arizona State University since 1996 and became full-time faculty in 1999. I have studied translation during my Masters program along with Second-Language Acquisition and other areas of research. During my PhD studies I focused on English linguistics with a focus on semantics and syntax. My current position is Coordinator for second language courses in our Upper Division Tempe campus program.

 

Education: 

2015 Ph.D. Rhetoric, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; Arizona State University

1999 M.A. Spanish Linguistics, Arizona State University

1998 Translation Certificate, Arizona State University

1996 B.A. Spanish, University of South Alabama: Spanish

Research Interests: 

second language acquisition, bilingual child language acquisition, syntax, translation

Publications: 

2015 Dissertation: “Negation and NegP Developmental Steps in Bilingual Spanish/English Children” Director: Elly van Gelderen

1996 Thesis: “Analysis of the Translation of Metaphors in the Subtitled Film Like Water for Chocolate, Alfonso Arau (Director). Laura Esquivel (Manuscript). Miramax, 1993.   

Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 400Fundamentals/Span Linguistics
SLC 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 400Fundamentals/Span Linguistics
SLC 492Honors Directed Study
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
SPA 400Fundamentals/Span Linguistics
SPA 591Seminar
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 313Spanish Conversation and Comp
SPA 400Fundamentals/Span Linguistics
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 102Elementary Spanish II
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 201Intermediate Spanish
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 412Adv Conversation/Composition
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SLC 591Seminar
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 400Intro to Spanish Linguistics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SLC 201Introduction to Linguistics
SPA 313Spanish Conversation and Comp
SPA 400Intro to Spanish Linguistics
SPA 493Honors Thesis
Presentations: 
  • Anne Walton-Ramirez. "Child Codeswitching: Differences from Adult Codeswitching, Types of Codeswitching, and Advantages of Being a Bilingual Child". 14th Annual Graduate Linguistics/TESOL Symposium (Apr 2008).
  • Martinez, Jeanne, Petersen, Michelle, Sykes, Julie, Walton-Ramirez, Anne. Planning, Production, and Process: A Practical Guide to Foreign Language Online Hybridization. AZLA (Sep 2004).
  • Walton-Ramirez, Anne. Teaching Culture in the Digital Millenium. Mini-conference: University of Oregon (Nov 2003).
  • Walton-Ramirez, Anne, Sykes, Julie. Top 5 List of What NOT to do in Online Course Hybridization- Learning Lessons from Spanish. Language Lab Committee's Technology Work-in-Progress Workshop
  • Walton-Ramirez, Anne. Tools for Success in the Foreign Language Classroom Evaluating in-class Participation. Arizona Language Association (AZLA) conferences
  • Walton-Ramirez, Anne. Don't Be Afraid of the Preterite, Communicative Class Activities Using the Preterite. Arizona Language Association (AZLA) conferences
Honors / Awards: 

2012 Arizona Language Association Service Award for Outstanding Dedication and Professionalism

Professional Associations: 

ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) 

AZLA- Arizona Language Association, Recording Secretary for Executive Board (2006 - Present)

LATF- Languages Articulation Task Force, participant and lead representative for ASU

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History: 

2016    Honor’s College Thesis Director for Jessica Beardsley                                 

2013    Member of the Honor’s College thesis committee for Alyssa Michael                 

Service: 

ASU Language Fair, Leader for Spanish language competitions