Kevin M. Gaugler, PhD
Interim Assistant Dean, School of Liberal Arts, Professor of Spanish and Director of the Weiss Language Center
Dr. Gaugler is the 2010 recipient of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages’ Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology. He recently authored the chapter on technology for the 5th edition of the Teacher’s Handbook published by Cengage Learning. Beyond frequent keynotes and talks at universities and workshops at schools and businesses, his approach to instruction has been featured in The Language Educator, Campus Technology Magazine and National Public Radio’s The Best of Our Knowledge.
BA, Assumption College
MA, University of Connecticut
PhD, University of Connecticut
Research Interests/Areas of Focus
Computer-Assisted Language Learning; Community-Based Language Learning; Contemporary Peninsular Literature and Film
Gaugler KM & Matheus CC. (2019). Engineering engagement: Perceived L2 development and short-term service learning abroad. Foreign Language Annals. 1–21. https://doi.org/10.1002/flan.12393
Samuels J., Gaugler, K. and Kronenberg, F. (2018) “The Road to the Lost City of ‘C’: From Simulation to Reality. The Language Educator. 13:4; p44-47.
Gaugler, K. “Technology and the 21st Century Language Classroom.” (2015) Teacher’s Handbook: Contextualizing Language Instruction to Address Goals of the Standards for Foreign Language Learning 5th Edition by Judith Schrum and Elieen Glisan, Cengage Learning p. 409-434.
Creative Work (exhibitions, etc.)
President, Haldane School Foundation
“Fostering K-16 Collaboration and Articulation” peer-reviewed presentation with Lea Graner Kennedy, Jen Carson, Nathan Lutz and Beth Slocum at NECTFL Conference, NY, NY, Feb 17, 2018
“Community-based Games and Simulations to Connect Learners with Communities” peer-reviewed paper with Felix Kronenberg and Jeffrey Samuels at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages National Convention, Nashville, TN, November 18, 2017
“ReImagining the Language Laboratory and Language Learning” invited lecture at Duke University, Raleigh, NC, March 27, 2017
“WHAT IS A CUTTING-EDGE LANGUAGE LABORATORY IN 2016?” peer-reviewed paper with Karina Baragan (Marist student) at the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages National Convention, Boston, MA, Nov 19, 2016
“The Language Lab: 2.0” Keynote for ALOUD/NYSAFLT Annual Conference, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, March 2, 2016
"Can the iRevolution become an i+1Revolution?: Technology and a Comprehensible Environment" Keynote Address for the Northeast Association of Language Learning and Technology, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, March 14, 2014
“Plenary Session: The Tipping Point: Language Learning for a Changed World” with Carl Blyth and Noah Geisel and Felix Kronenberg. American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages National Convention, Orlando, FL, Nov 23, 2013
Teaching in Thirdspace: Emerging Territories for Language Education", Keynote for MALLT-SEALLT Conference, Georgetown University, Washington DC, April 9, 2010
Awards and Honors
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages’ Award for Excellence in Teaching with Technology, 2010