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Chase Hardin Krebs

Graduate Student, Spanish and Portuguese

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Contact Information

Office Hours

  • SPRING 2016: Wednesdays, 4-5 PM or by appointment

Biography

I was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and I have been interested in foreign languages for as long as I can remember. In my spare time I enjoy studying meteorology, traveling, and writing fiction. I am currently working toward my Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics / SLATE (Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education).

Specializations / Research Interest(s)

Second/Third Language Acquisition, Multilingualism, Psycholinguistics, Event-Related Potential (ERP) Methods for Second/Third Language Acquisition, Instructed Second/Third Language Acquisition, Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Mobile Language-Learning Technologies,

Research Description

  • As an academic, I have two main objectives: (1) to produce quality research that furthers our understanding of how a second or third language is acquired, and (2) to utilize these empirical findings to improve second and third language pedagogy. I am particularly interested in the use of technology in the language classroom.

Education

  • B.A., Foreign Languages and Literatures (Spanish Concentration), University of South Alabama, 2012
  • M.A., Spanish Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014

Courses

  • SPAN 122: Intensive Elementary Spanish
  • SPAN 141: Introduction to Spanish Grammar
  • SPAN 142: Spanish in the Professions
  • SPAN 204: Practical Review of Spanish
  • SPAN 252: Introduction to Hispanic Linguistics