• Lisa M. Merschel

  • Lecturer, Spanish, and Assistant Director, Spanish Language Prog
  • Romance Studies
  • 2016 Campus Drive
  • Campus Box 90269
  • Phone: (919) 684-8435
  • Fax: 919-684-9655
  • Homepage
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Specialties

    • Spanish
  • Research Description

    Task-based teaching, learning and assessment; Foreign language technologies; Machine Translation's impact on writing in L2; Study abroad.
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • Romance Languages,
      • University of North Carolina,
      • 2003
      • BA,
      • Smith College,
      • 1993
  • Awards, Honors and Distinctions

      • Duke Digital Initiative iPod Grant for Language Program Instructors, CIT, Duke University,
      • November, 2004-2006
      • The Dana Drake Dissertation Fellowship,
      • November, 2000
      • The Tanner Teaching Assistants Award for Excellence in Undergraduate,
      • 2000
    • Invited Lectures

      • iPods and the Spanish Language Classroom
        • 2005
        • American University
    • Talks

      • The Role of Assessment in Spanish Service-Learning Courses
        • February, 2009
        • Elon College
        • P.A.C.E. (Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement) Conference
      • Task-Based Assessment in Lower and Intermediate Spanish (lecture given in Spanish)
        • November, 2008
        • American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
      • iTalk and iListen in Spanish
        • May, 2008
        • CIT Showcase at Duke University
      • Still iPodding after all these years...
        • April, 2008
        • CIT Showcase
      • iTalk and iListen in Spanish
        • 2006-11-17
        • Duke University CIT Showcase
      • Benefits of Blackboard in a Standardized Language Program
        • 2004
        • Duke University
        • Blackboard Southeast Users Group
  • Recent Publications

      • L.M. Merschel.
      • (Accepted, 2014).
      • On the Bleeding Edge.
      • In Mark Pegrum (Eds.),
      • Mobile Learning: Languages, Literacies & Cultures
      • .
      • Palgrave Macmillan.
      • L.M. Merschel, Deb Reisinger, Joan Clifford.
      • (October, 2013).
      • Meeting the Challenges of Machine Translation.
      • The Language Educator
      • ,
      • 8
      • (5)
      • ACTFL.
      • [web]
      • L.M. Merschel, Joan Clifford, Joan Munné.
      • (January-June 2013).
      • Surveying the Landscape: What is the Role of Machine Translation in Language Learning?.
      • @tic revista d'innovació educativa
      • .
      • Elise Mueller.
      • (2013).
      • The Elephant in the Room: Machine Translation in the Language Classroom.
      • .
      • [web]
      Publication Description

      This is a blog entry from the CIT at Duke.

      • L.M. Merschel.
      • (2012).
      • Life Amidst the Ashes: Irene’s Search for Meaning and Connection in María Flora Yáñez’s "Las cenizas".
      • In Eva Bueno and María Claudia André (Eds.),
      • The Woman in Latin American and Spanish Literature: Essays on Iconic Characters
      • .
      • McFarland.
      • (http://www.amazon.com/Woman-Latin-American-Spanish-Literature/dp/0786465999)
      • [web]
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