Dr. Susan Colville-Hall


Dr. Susan Colville-Hall

Title: Professor Emeritus
Department: Curricular & Instructional Studies
Office: Central Hower 309E
Phone: (330) 972-6258
Email: colvillehall@uakron.edu
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Biography

Education

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, Education-Humanities (Foreign Languages)
M.A., The Ohio State University, French Literature
B.S., The Ohio State University, French/Spanish

Academic Experience

Professor Emeritus, The University of Akron, June 2013-present
Professor, The University of Akron, Department of Curricular and Instructional Studies, 1989-present
Adjunct Instructor, University of Denver, 1987-1992
French/Spanish Teacher, Jefferson County Public Schools, Golden, Colorado, 1984-1989
French teacher, Cherry Creek Public Schools, Englewood, Colorado, 1983-1984
Coordinator and Instructor, Francophone Institute, Colorado College, Colorado Springs
Chair, Department of Foreign Languages, The Colorado Springs School, Colorado Springs
French Teacher, Miss Porter's School, Farmington, Connecticut, 1968-1970


    Research Accomplishments

    Colville-Hall, S. and Smolen, L. (2009).  IREX Building Global Networks: Teaching Educational Achievement Program. Submitted March 31, 2009, to The U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  Requesting  $179,000.

    Colville-Hall, S. and Spickard-Prettyman, S. (2009).  International Teaching Institute: U.S.-French Pre-Service Teachers’ Exchange in Multicultural Education and Cross-Cultural Competence.  Submitted May 31, 2009, to The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  Requesting  $300,000.

    Colville-Hall, S. and Spickard-Prettyman, S. (2008).  International Teaching Institute: U.S.-French Pre-Service Teachers’ Exchange in Multicultural Education and Cross-Cultural Competence.  Submitted May 31, 2008, to The U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.  $450,000.

    Smolen, L. and Colville-Hall, S. (Summer 2008).  Challenges Faced by Beginning Foreign Language Teachers in Two Different Preparation Programs.”  College of Education Research Grant.  Awarded $3,735.

    Publications

    MacDonald, S. & Colville-Hall, S. (2008).  Teacher education, global exchange, and professional knowledge cultures: A case of lesson planning.  The International Journal of Learning 15, 9, 183-192. 

    Colville-Hall, S.  (2008).  Notes from Liege, Belgium, Site of the 2008 AATF National Conference.  The Cardinal (Publication of the OFLA). ( October 2008) 47, 1, 25.

    Colville-Hall , S. (2008). Highly qualified educators are National Board Certificated Teachers: You can be one, too! AATF Bulletin 34, 1, (September 2008) 13. 

    Colville-Hall. S., Fonseca-Greber, B. and Cavour, I. (2007).  Preparing for the ACTFL/ NCATE Program: Three Case Studies.  In Moeller, A. and Theiler, J. eds.  Learning Languages in a Digital World: 2007 Report of the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.  

    Colville-Hall, S. (2007).  A Call for French Teachers to take the 2007-2008 Challenge: Achieve National Board Certification. The Cardinal  (Publication of the OFLA). (September) 46, 1, 21.

    Colville-Hall, S. (2007). Report of the AATF National Commission on Professional Teacher Standards, AATF Bulletin 33, 1, 33.

    Colville-Hall, S. and O’Connor, B. (2006). Using Big Books: A Standards–Based Instructional Approach for Foreign Language Teacher-Candidates in a PreK-12 Program. Foreign Language Annals 39, 3, (489-498).

    Verderico, M., Colville-Hall, S., Minick, T.  (2006).   Citizen diplomacy: Are we there yet? The Cardinal  (Publication of the OFLA). ( May) 44, 4, 24-25.

    Smolen, L., Colville-Hall, S., Liang, X. and Mac Donald, S. (2006). An empirical study of institutional experience for teacher educators at four urban universities.  Urban Review 38,1, 45-61.

    Colville-Hall, S. (2006).  Citizen diplomacy: An essential element of foreign policy. The Cardinal 44,  (January) 5, 38.

    Colville-Hall, S. (2006).  National Board Certification: You can do it! The Cardinal 44, (January) 5, 8-9. 

    MacDonald, S., Colville-Hall, & Smolen, L. (2005). Program Ownership and the ‘Transformative Agenda’ in Colleges of Education: Teachers of Teachers Working towards a More Equitable Society.  In F. Schultz (Ed.), Annual Editions: Multicultural Education 2005/2006 (pp. 60-67).  Guilford, CN: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin. [Published December 2003.]

    Liang, X., Colville-Hall, S., MacDonald, S., and Smolen, L. (2004). A Study of Faculty Beliefs for the Teaching of Diversity in Colleges of Education: An Explanatory Mixed-method Approach.   Journal of Research in Education14 , 1, 57-66.

    MacDonald, S., Colville-Hall, & Smolen, L. (2004). Program Ownership and the ‘Transformative Agenda’ in Colleges of Education: Teachers of Teachers Working towards a More Equitable Society.  In F. Schultz (Ed.), Annual Editions: Multicultural Education 2004/2005 (pp. 18-25).  Guilford, CN: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin.

    Presentations

    Cavour-Espinoza, I. , Robinson, D. , Colville-Hall, S. and Soloninka, J. (2009).  Designing Performance Assessments for the ACTFL/NCATE Program Report.  Full-Day Workshop.   Ohio Foreign Language Association, Columbus, Ohio, April 2009.

    Colville-Hall, S., Eiber, C., Bloom, C., Matthews, V., Anderson, G., Tanious, M., Munoz, S, Rodriguez, S., Kingsbury, L. , Ahmed, H. (2009) On-Line Mentors: A New Approach to Learning from Veteran Teachers for the Change of Career Professionals in the Foreign Language Ohio Core Program. Ohio Foreign Language Association.  Columbus, Ohio, April 2009.

    Colville-Hall, S., Polzner, L. , Roberts, C., Sexton, J. (2009).  Learning about Learners and Teaching Through the Big Book Unit. Ohio Foreign Language Association.  Columbus, Ohio, April 2009.

    Doak, J. and Colville-Hall, S.  (2009).  Cultural Representation in Beginner-level Spanish Textbooks.  Ohio Foreign Language Association.  Columbus, Ohio, April 2009.

    Cavour, I. and Colville-Hall, S. (2009).  What Level is Proficient Enough for our Foreign Language Teachers? The Central States Conference on the Teaching of a Foreign Language, Chicago, March, 2009.

    Colville-Hall, S. and Coronado-Aliegro, J. (2009).  An Accelerated Program for Preparing Career Professionals to Teach a Foreign Language.  The Central States Conference on the Teaching of a Foreign Language, Chicago, March, 2009.

    Smolen, L.,  and Colville-Hall, S. (2008). Challenges of Beginning Foreign Language Teachers.  American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida, November, 2008. (refereed)

    Smolen, L.,  Colville-Hall, S.  and Liang, X. (2008).  A Study of the Self-Perceived Challenges of Beginning Foreign Language Teachers from Two Different Programs. Mid-Western Educational Research Association Conference, Columbus, Ohio, October 17, 2008. (refereed)

    Spickard Prettyman, S. Colville-Hall, S. and MacDonald, S. Diversity Is Not Always the Same: Exploring Diversity Through an International Lens. Paris International Conference On Education, Economy & Society.  July, 2008

    Colville-Hall, S. Commission on Professional Teacher Standards. American Association of Teachers of French Annual Conference.  Liege, Belgium, July 2008.

    Adamowicz-Hariasz, M. and Colville-Hall, S. Franco-American Adventure: Teaching in English, Learning French.  AATF American Association of Teachers of French Annual Conference..  Liege, Belgium, July 2008. 

    Colville-Hall, S.  Smolen, L.  Preparing Career Professionals for the Spanish Classroom.  American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Annual Conference.  San Jose, Costa Rica, July 2008. (International meeting.)

    Colville-Hall, S.  UA’s Ohio Core Program: Preparing Career Professionals for Teaching Foreign Languages. The Ohio Foreign Language Association, Cincinnati, April 2008.

    Cavour, I. and Colville-Hall, S.  Can we hold on to high Proficiency in Licensing Foreign Language Teachers?  The Ohio Foreign Language Association, Cincinnati, April 2008.

    Cavour, I. and Colville-Hall, S. Multiple Perspectives: Views from All Levels of the Licensing Process. The Ohio Foreign Language Association, Cincinnati, April 2008.

    Cavour, I., Fonseca-Greber, B. and Colville-Hall, S. Performance Assessments for NCATE Program Reports.  Conference Workshop. The Ohio Foreign Language Association, Cincinnati, April 2008.

    Cavour, I. ,  Fonseca-Greber, B. and Colville-Hall, S.  NCATE Program Review: Suggestions for Preparation. Conference Workshop.  The Central States Conference on Teaching Foreign Languages. Dearborn, Michigan, March 6, 2008.

    Barrett, R. and Colville-Hall, S.  Motivation in the Foreign Language Classroom.  The Central States Conference on Teaching Foreign Languages.   March 6, 2008.

    MacDonald, S., Colville-Hall, S., and Spickard Prettyman, S.  Cultural Encapsulation and the "Transformative Agenda" in Teacher Education: An International Experiment in Professional Development for Pre-service, In-service and Teacher Educators in France and the U.S.  American Council of College of Teacher Education. New Orleans, February 2008.

    Colville-Hall, S., MacDonald, S. and Spickard-Prettyman, S. Preliminary Lessons: U.S.-French Exchange Teachers in Training. International Conference on Language Education and Research: Development and Challenge in Bilingual/Foreign Education. Urumqi, Xinzang Province, China. August 2007. (International meeting.)

    Cummins, P. and Colville-Hall, S. and Henderickson, S.  LinguaFolio and the Common European Framework for Assessment, Articulation, and Teacher Preparation.  American Association of Teachers of French.  Baton Rouge, LA.  July 2007.

    Minick, T., Verderico, M., and Colville-Hall, S. Citizen Diplomacy and the World Language Classroom.   Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.  Kansas City, March 2007.

    Minick, T. and Colville-Hall, S. Technology and Pre-Service Teachers.   Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Kansas City, March 2007.

    Colville-Hall, S., Fonseca-Gerber, B., Cavour, I.  Preparing for the ACTFL/NCATE Program: Three Case Studies.  Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Kansas City, March 2007.

    Minick, T., and Colville-Hall, S. Citizen Diplomacy and Cross-Cultural Competence.   Ohio Foreign Language Association.  Cleveland, March 2007.

    Colville-Hall, S.  and Jensen, A.  Commission on Professional Teaching Standards: Preparing for National Board Certification.  American Association of Teachers of French.  Milwaukee, WI.  July 2006.

    Colville-Hall, S. and Eustis. C.  Collaboration: Building a Standards-Based Spanish Teacher Education Program.  American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.  Salamanca, Spain.  June 2006.  (International meeting.)


    Education

    Ph.D., The Ohio State University