Monika Chavez


Department: Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic

Research Interests:

Classroom language use, particularly L1 use; beliefs and assumptions about language inside and outside the classroom, its affiliated cultures, and its speakers (native and non-native/teachers & learners).


Selected Courses: 


Language Evidence (Fall 2008)

The L1 in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching* (Spring 2009)

Beliefs and Motivation in Second Language Learning and Teaching (Fall 2009)

Foreign Language Writing (Fall 2010)

The Speaking Ecology of a Foreign Language Classroom (Spring 2012)

Research in Second Language Acquisition (Fall 2013)

Hot Seat – Language Program Direction (Fall 2014)

The Language Classroom as a Social Space (Spring 2016)

The Language Classroom from the Student View (Fall 2016)

Survey Research in Second Language Acquisition (Spring 2017)

The Language in Language Learning & Teaching (Fall 2017)

The L2 as Self and Social Expression (Fall 2018)