Rachel Mamiya Hernández

Instructor

Moore Hall 429
1890 East-West Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-3347
Fax: (808) 956-9536
E-mail: rmamiya@hawaii.edu
https://sites.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/rachel-mamiya-hernandez/home/

Education

Teaching Experience

Projects Initiated

  • Vamos Ler! Project-based Portuguese language learning & literacy project
  • University of Hawai‘i Summer Study Abroad & Research in Salvador, Brazil
  • Portuguese 201-202 courses involved in Teletandem Brasil Project

Awards and Honors

  • Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas Travel Award, 2014 University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • Nominated 2014-  Excellence in Teaching Award 2014-2015 Academic year, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • Nominated 2012-  Excellence in Teaching Award 2012-2013 Academic year, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • Nominated 2011- Excellence in Teaching Award 2011-2012 Academic year, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • The Center for Linguistic & Multicultural Studies Scholarship from SWCOLT- 2010 Universidad Internacional, Cuernavaca, Mexico
  • William J. Fulbright Grant from U.S. Government -2007, to Piraí, Brazil

Recent Publications

Presentations

  • Project-Based Language Learning: Integrating Language & Culture in the Classroom & BeyondAmerican Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese Conference, Miami, FL 07/08/16-07/11-16
  • Effectiveness of Game-based Student Response  System Tests vs. Paper-based Tests in Spanish L2 Learner Performance: A Pilot Study, Teaching Colleges and Communities (TCC) Conference, Honolulu, HI 04/19/16-04/21/16
  • Intercultural TelecollaborationTeaching Assistant Survival Society (TASS), Honolulu, HI 12/04/15
  • The Design & Usability of a Mobile-Based Assessment Tool for L2 Learners, American Council on Foreign Language Teaching, Convention 2015, San Diego California, 11/21/15
  • Creating e-Portfolios with Google SitesWiki Tech Talks, Honolulu, HI 11/13/15
  • Perspectivas culturais no uso de estratégias de aprendizagem em ambiente virtual – o caso de brasileiros e estadunidenses, American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese Conference, Denver, Colorado 07/17/15
  • Fun with Forms! A workshop on creative ways to use Google forms to create language learning materials, Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers, Fall Symposium, Honolulu, HI 10/18/14
  • O Luso-Havaiano: Accessing authentic historical documents for language instruction and research, American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese, 2014Conference, Panamá City, Panamá 07/09/14
  • Estratégias de aprendizagem e percepções de alunos na aquisição lexical em ambiente virtual, American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese, 2014 Conference, Panamá City, Panamá 07/08/14
  • Connecting Classrooms, Connecting with Students: Telecollaboration Projects for the Language Classroom, Hawai‘i Association of Language Teachers, Fall Symposium, Honolulu, HI 10/19/13
  • Seminar for Spanish Teachers, Centro de Linguistica Aplicada, Pampatar, Venezuela 05/25/09
  • Using Podcasts in the Second Language ClassroomHawai‘i Association of Language Teachers, Spring ConferenceHonoluluHI,  03/08/08
  • Supplementing a Textbook Using an  Input Analysis Approach  to Grammar Instruction, NCTE XXIV National Conference, San José, Costa Rica 01/25/08

Areas of Research and Training

  • Second Language Pedagogy, Teacher Training and Development
  • L2 Speaking & Listening
  • Reduced Forms and Connected Speech
  • Spanish and Portuguese L2 acquisition
  • Hawai‘i Creole English
  • Materials Development and Design
  • Corpus Linguistics

 

 

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