Chelsea received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and German Studies in 2012, and completed her Master of Arts in German Studies with an emphasis in Pedagogy in 2014 at the University of Arizona. She is currently a doctoral student in the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT). She teaches courses in the Basic Language Program, as well as GER 211 in Leipzig for the Arizona Summer Study in Leipzig Program. Chelsea’s research interests include the use of authentic cultural media and texts (i.e., music, film, Web sites, etc.) to teach foreign language, the ways in which students utilize and view the role of Web-Based Machine Translation (i.e., Google Translate) in the classroom, and the professional development of graduate foreign language instructors.
Introduction to German language and culture, developing basic communication skills for learners with no prior knowledge of German (not including GER courses offered in English for General Education).