Pedagogy Coordinator for Less-Commonly Taught Languages
1252 Van Hise Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday, 2:30-3:30; Thursday, 12:00-1:00
Areas of Expertise:
Language Pedagogy, Materials Development, Second Language Acquisition
Ph.D, Leeds Metropolitan University, Second Language Acquisition
MA, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Second Language Studies
Prior to coming to UW-Madison, Erlin Barnard worked both at the University of Hawaii-Manoa and the National University of Singapore in language instruction, program administration and teacher training. She is the Pedagogy Coordinator for Less Commonly Taught Languages at UW-Madison. She supervises instructors of the less commonly taught languages and oversees their pedagogy development. She has conducted workshops on foreign language pedagogy and materials development for various institutions in the U.S, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Netherlands, and Singapore. She has also participated in a number of program and curriculum reviews, and materials development projects for languages of Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia.
Her work in professionalizing instruction in less commonly taught languages, closely linked to the priorities set by the US Department of Education, has helped raise the national profile of UW-Madison. In 2012, she was honored with The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Service.
Fundamentals of Language Teaching Methods and Introduction to the U.S. Educational System for Language Instructors
Indonesian Reading Lessons, Ayo Membaca (http://ayomembaca.wisc.edu/)
Ayo Berbahasa Indonesia. Conversational Indonesian Text. Volume 2
Nah, Baca! Authentic Indonesian Readings. Volume 2