Sara R Finney

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Contact Me

sfinney@umn.edu

Spanish and Portuguese Studies .
214 Folwell Hall
9 Pleasant St. SE
0133

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Spanish Applied Linguistics, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • M.A. : Spanish Applied Linguistics, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • B.S.: Computer Information Systems & International Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.

Specialties

  • Second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy and applied linguistics, content-based instruction, experiential learning, intercultural empathy, learner agency, and role-immersion games
Courses Taught
  • SPAN 1003: Intermediate Spanish
Publications
  • Developing intercultural empathy through a strategy-based simulation in intermediate Spanish: Finney, Sara, Isabelle Drewelow, The Language Learning Journal, 1-14, 2018.