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Accomplishments by Terry L. Ballman

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Designing Effective Lessons for the Communicative Classroom." Panel discussion at Washington University Foreign Language Learning Colloquium Series. Washington University, St. Louis, MO, Feb 6, 2012.
  • "To Act or Not to Act?: That is the Research Question." Paper delivered at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Washington, DC, Jul 6, 2011.
  • "The Drama-Enhanced Classroom: Linking Performance Activities to the Curriculum." with P. Mandell. Paper delivered at Annual Meeting of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Boston, MA, Nov 21, 2010.
  • "The Use of Drama in the Spanish Classroom." Paper delivered at Fall Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA, Oct 20, 2010.
  • "Developing a Drama-Enhanced Classroom." Paper delivered at Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Guadalajara, México, Jul 11, 2010.

Other Activities:

  • • Workshop. with T. Ballman. • Workshop for graduate teaching instructors and part-time faculty. Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX. Feb 4, 2011.
  • • Workshop for Spanish faculty at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. • Workshop for Spanish faculty at the University of Louisiana in Lafayette. Lafayette, LA. Aug 19, 2010.

2009

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Bravo! Acting and Performance Techniques for the Language Classroom." with L. Popenhagen. Presented to American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. San Diego, CA. Nov 20, 2009.
  • "To Act or Not to Act? Integrating Performance and Acting in the Spanish Classroom." Presented to American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Albuquerque, NM. Jul 10, 2009.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Use of Authentic and Performance Activities: Some real, some not, but all fun!." Presented to American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. San José, Costa Rica. Jul 8, 2008.

Publications:

  • "¿Por qué usan frases como 'hacer clic' y 'el parking' en español?." El español a través de la lingüística. Edited by J. Ewald and A. Edstrom. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 2008. 121-131.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • ""Using Real-Life and Performance Activities." Paper delivered at California Language Teachers Association. Irvine, CA, Mar 16, 2008.
  • "Much Ado About Something: The Use of Authentic and Performance Activities." Paper delivered at Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. Salt Lake City, UT, Mar 1, 2008.
  • ""Using Drama in the Language Classroom." Paper delivered at American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. San Antonio, TX, Nov 15, 2007.
  • ""Drama or No Drama?" That is the Question." Paper delivered at American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. San Diego, CA, Aug 3, 2007.
  • ""What Drama!" Techniques for the Language Classroom." Paper delivered at Southwest Conference on Language Teaching. Las Vegas, NV, Apr 14, 2007.

Publications:

  • ""Drama or No Drama?: That Is the Question"." Hispania. Vol. 91 No. 1 March 2008. 233-234.

2006

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Teatro Puro Teatro y Otras Actividades Interdisciplinarias." with A. Jiménez Jiménez. Paper delivered at American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Salamanca, Spain, Jun 29, 2006.
  • "Using Drama and Narrative Techniques to Enhance Oral Proficiency." with A. Jiménez Jiménez. Paper delivered at California Language Teachers Association. Fresno, CA, Mar 25, 2006.

Publications:

  • "To Speak or Not to Speak?: Drama Techniques, Narration and Other Real-Life Activities." Hispania. Vol. 89 No. 2 May 2006. 366-368. (http://hdl.handle.net/10139/288)

2005

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "To Speak or Not to Speak?: Drama Techniques, Narration and Other Real-life Activities." Presented to American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. New York, NY. Jul 29, 2005.
  • "Promoting Speaking: Engaging Students in Fun, Task-based Activities." Presented to California Language Teachers Association. Ontario, CA. Apr 16, 2005.
  • "Assessing Our Students' Oral Language: Meeting the Standards." Presented to Hawaii Association of Language Teachers. Honolulu, HI. Feb 26, 2005.

Publications:

  • Vistazos: Un curso breve. with B. VanPatten and J. Lee. 2nd. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

2004

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Focus on Oral Proficiency: Promoting, Speaking Activities, Tasks, and Evaluation." Paper delivered at the International Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. Acapulco, Mexico, Jul 28, 2004.
  • "Revisiting the Concept of Language Proficiency." with A. Jimenez-Jimenez. Paper delivered at the annual meeting of the American Association of Applied Linguistics. Portland, OR, May 1, 2004.
  • "Task-Oriented Activities and Communicative Language Teaching." Paper delivered at the annual meeting of the Hawaii Association of Language Teachers. Honolulu, HI, Mar 13, 2004.

2003

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • Indianapolis University - Purdue University at Indianapolis, IN, Sep 27, 2002.

Publications:

  • with B. VanPatten and J. Lee. Fourth Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.
  • Electronic Version of the Textbook and Workbook to accompany ¿Sabías que...?. with B. VanPatten , W. Glass, D. Binkowski, and J. Lee. Fourth Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004.
  • ¿Sabías que...? : Beginning Spanish. with B. VanPatten and J. Lee. Fourth ed.. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.