Faculty & Staff
Susan M. Mraz, MA
- Senior Lecturer / Language Coordinator, College of Liberal Arts, Latin American & Iberian Studies Language Coordinator
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100 Morrissey Blvd. Office Location: McCormack Hall,04,00430
Areas of Expertise
Foreign Language Pedagogy / Technology in the Classroom
MA (Foreign Languages: Spanish & ESL), West Virginia University
Professional Publications & Contributions
Professor Mraz started working at UMass Boston in 1999 as a part-time instructor and has been the Language Coordinator for Spanish and Portuguese since Fall 2002. She teaches all levels of Spanish Language. In addition, she teaches the technology and assessment courses for the Graduate Certificate in Spanish Teaching. Her responsibilities as Language Coordinator include: coordinating all Spanish and Portuguese language courses at the Introductory and Intermediate levels, observing and training of all language instructors, participating in department duties and committees, maintaining instructional and Department web sites, writing all Spanish language syllabi, choosing and evaluating pedagogical materials. Other projects include the development, teaching, and maintenance of Distance Learning templates for Introductory Spanish. She is an expert in Teaching Methodologies and Technology in the Language Classroom and is active in presenting workshops and conferences in the area of Pedagogy and Technology. She is co-author of the Introductory program, Caminos 3/e, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA (© 2008) and the Intermediate program, Reflejos, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA (© 2004).
On May 15, 2013 Professor Susan Mraz received the Award for Leadership in Teaching with Technology in Web-Enhanced Environments at the CIT/Library/EdTech Conference: Innovating Teaching & Learning through Partnerships and Collaboration. This award is given to someone who is a thoughtful user of technology in his/her own teaching and who also contributes in larger ways to our campus conversations about teaching with technology.