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Lisa M. Merschel, Assistant Professor of the Practice

Lisa M. Merschel

Director of the Spanish Language Program since 2021, and at Duke since 2001, I teach all levels of courses in the SLP, with task-based teaching, second-language acquisition, language technologies and machine learning's impact on writing in the L2+ being the areas that interest me professionally. I directed summer study abroad programs in Mexico and Spain in 2008, 2011, 2014 and 2017. Member of American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL); American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP); American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL); and American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Language Programs (AAUSC)

Contact Info:
Office Location:  2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://romancestudies.duke.edu/undergraduate/languages/spanish

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • ROMST 700S.02, TEACHING FOREIGN LANG Synopsis
    Perkins 079, M 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
Teaching (Spring 2023):

  • SPANISH 301.05, ADV SPANISH WRITING Synopsis
    Class Bldg 136, TuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • SPANISH 301.06, ADV SPANISH WRITING Synopsis
    Class Bldg 135, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:45 PM
Office Hours:

Fridays 12:30-2:30pm and by appointment.
Education:

Ph.D.University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill2003
B.A.Smith College1993
Specialties:

Spanish
Duties:

Assistant Director
Curriculum Vitae
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Merschel, L; Munné, J, Perceptions and Practices of Machine Translation Among 6th-12th Grade World Language Teachers, L2 Journal, vol. 14 no. 1 (January, 2022), California Digital Library (CDL) [doi]
  2. Merschel, L; Munné, J; Paredes, L, Aula en Acción 2: Annotated Instructor's Edition (2022)
  3. Merschel, L; Munné, J; Paredes, L, Mapas: Annotated Teacher's Edition, vol. 1-4 (2021), Difusión and Klett World Languages, ISBN 9788418625350
  4. Merschel, L; Paredes, L; Gallego, M, Aula en Acción 1: Annotated Instructor's Edition (2021), Difusión and Klett World Languages
  5. Merschel, L; Paredes, L; Munné, J, Proyectos: Annotated Instructor's Edition (2020), Difusión and Klett World Languages, ISBN 9788417710002
Selected Invited Lectures

  1. iPods and the Spanish Language Classroom, 2005, American University    
Selected Talks

  1. The Role of Assessment in Spanish Service-Learning Courses, February, 2009, Elon College    
  2. Task-Based Assessment in Lower and Intermediate Spanish (lecture given in Spanish), November, 2008, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)    
  3. iTalk and iListen in Spanish, May, 2008, CIT Showcase at Duke University    
  4. Still iPodding after all these years..., April, 2008, CIT Showcase    
  5. iTalk and iListen in Spanish, 2006, Duke University CIT Showcase [pdf]    
  6. Benefits of Blackboard in a Standardized Language Program, 2004, Duke University    


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