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Sara Lee

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Lecturer, MY, German
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography: 

Sara Lee received her first M.A. in pedagogy and teaching from the University of Dortmund, Germany, and her second M.A. from Michigan State University in German Studies. She is a certified K-12 and dyslexia therapist who does research and workshops on how to best support dyslexic learners in the second language learning process. Her passion for communicative and engaged teaching is apparent from a first year class to an upper level content class. She has taught classes from Kindergarten to College and even for seniors. In addition to teaching methodology and disabilities/dyslexia research, she is also working in the field of language development in bilingual children, the brain development of bilingual children, as well as linguistic aspects that are specific for children who grow up bilingually. 

Education: 
  • M.A. German Studies, Michigan State University
  • M.A. Teaching/Education; minors: in Mathematics, PE, and German, University of Dortmund, Germany
Research Interests: 

Dyslexia in Foreign Language Acquisition

 

Bilingual Parenting and Learning

 

The pedagogy of teaching, especially modern language teaching techniques

Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 202Intermediate German II
GER 310Adv German Grammar & Comp I
GER 313Adv German Grammar & Comp II
GER 484Internship
GER 492Honors Directed Study
GER 493Honors Thesis
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 101Elementary German I
GER 310Adv German Grammar & Comp I
SLC 441Fairy Tales
GER 441Fairy Tales
GER 493Honors Thesis
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 202Intermediate German II
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 201Intermediate German I
GER 202Intermediate German II
GER 310Adv German Grammar & Comp I
GER 313Adv German Grammar & Comp II
GER 484Internship
GER 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 102Elementary German II
GER 310Adv German Grammar & Comp I
GER 311German Conversation
SLC 441Fairy Tales
GER 441Fairy Tales
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 202Intermediate German
GER 313Adv German Grammar & Comp II
SLC 441Fairy Tales
GER 441Fairy Tales
GER 484Internship
GER 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 210Intensive German II
GER 311German Conversation
SLC 494Special Topics
GER 494Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 110Intensive German I
GER 313Adv German Grammar & Comp II
GER 484Internship
GER 492Honors Directed Study
GER 493Honors Thesis
GER 550German for Reading Knowledge
GER 590Reading and Conference
GER 592Research
GER 595Continuing Registration
GER 599Thesis
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 101Elementary German
GER 102Elementary German
GER 494Special Topics
GER 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 210Intensive German II
GER 313Adv German Grammar & Comp II
GER 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
GER 110Intensive German I
GER 310Adv German Grammar & Comp I