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Instructor of Spanish


Education

  • M.A., Foreign Languages, West Virginia University
  • B.S., Computer Systems Engineering, Catholic University of Santa Maria

Teaching Specialties

  • Honors Elementary Spanish I & II
  • Honors Intermediate Spanish I & II
  • Elementary Spanish I & II
  • Intermediate Spanish I & II
  • Advanced Grammar
  • Reading and Composition
  • Spanish for International Business
  • Intro to Translation and Interpretation
  • Web-Assisted Courses

Research Interests

  • Instructional Technology in Foreign and Second Language Instruction
  • Pragmatics in Foreign Language Learning and Teaching
  • The “boom” period in Latin American Literature

Biography

Mr. Claudio Eduardo Pinto is originally from Arequipa, Peru. He has more than 11 years of experience teaching foreign languages. He earned his M.A. in Foreign Languages with a focus in Spanish and TESOL(Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from West Virginia University. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Systems Engineering. 

After being awarded with the Fulbright “Foreign Language Teaching Assistant” Scholarship in 2008, he realized the importance of integrating culture in Spanish undergraduate courses. Also, Mr. Eduardo has a great passion for designing and developing interactive presentations for foreign language courses. In 2015, he received a national award - Sigma Delta Pi Honor Society Adviser of the Year (Minaya Álvar Fáñez Award).