My work focuses on student learning outcomes in, as well as critical analysis of the following: foreign language community service learning, social entrepreneurship, social media and languages for specific purposes. I also create curricular materials that reflect current research. In order to engage with language educators and learners worldwide, I am active on social media (http://about.me/aabbott).
Additional Campus Affiliations
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Spanish and Portuguese
Abbott, A. R., & Martínez, G. (2018). Spanish for the Professions and Community Service Learning. In K. Potowski (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Spanish as a Heritage Language Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315735139-25
Abbott, A. (2017). Civic engagement and community service learning: Connecting students’ experiences to policy and advocacy. In Creating Experiential Learning Opportunities for Language Learners: Acting Locally while Thinking Globally (pp. 33-52). Channel View Publications.
Abbott, A. (2017). Engaged humanities and the future of Spanish programs. Hispania, 100(5), 33-34. https://doi.org/10.1353/hpn.2018.0013
Abbott, A. (2017). LSP educators as informal career counselors. In Language for Specific Purposes: Trends in Curriculum Development (pp. 143-154). Georgetown University Press.
Nibert, H., & Abbott, A. R. (2015). Día a día: De lo personal a lo profesional. Pearson.