Profiles in Language Teaching at UT: Dr. Orlando Kelm

feature06thumbnailmasthead The  2011 Summer Language Institute, coordinated through the Texas Language Center in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin, is offering students an exciting new opportunity in intensive language learning


thumbnail_mastheadCamilla H. Hsieh is a senior lecturer in the Chinese program within the Department of Asian Studies. She has over 20 years experience teaching first to third year Chinese language courses at UT. She takes special interest in fostering study abroad for Chinese language students, having served on the program’s study abroad scholarship committees, an international study abroad program evaluation committee, and currently serving as the Chinese language program’s liaison to the university’s international office.

masthead_thumbnail Dr. Fehintola Mosadomi, Teaching Philosophy:
A teacher is made on earth, not gifted from heaven. This statement is true to my perception of myself as a teacher because I mold myself through three tenets of teaching:  passion, striving for excellence, and creativity.

thumbnail feature graphicCarol L. Seeger, Senior Lecturer, ASL Language Program Department of Linguistics. "I am currently a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Linguistics.  Since my arrival at UT in 1992, I have taught a variety of undergraduate courses including all five levels of American Sign Language (ASL)."



thumbnail feature graphicYukie Aida (Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1988) is Senior Lecturer of Japanese in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She serves as a member of the Advanced Placement (AP) Japanese Language Curriculum Development and Assessment Committee of College Board.

thumbnail feature graphicTatiana Kuzmic (Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008) is Assistant Professor in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.  She teaches first and second year Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language classes in addition to literature courses on Tolstoy, Slavs in Western Imagination, and literary theory for upper division undergraduates and graduate students.

teaching the worlds languages I Karen Kelton is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of French and Italian and the Project Manager in the Texas Language Technology Center. She supervises lower-division French courses and directs the UT Summer Program in Lyon, France.

Curriculum development has been the focus of her career at UT, in particular, building Tex’s French Grammar and Français interactif with colleagues for UT’s first year on-line French program. At TLTC she is the project manager for Grimm Grammar, Deutsch im Blick, and Chansons françaises.


teaching the worlds languages I Orlando R. Kelm (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1989) is Associate Professor of Hispanic Linguistics in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Texas at Austin. His professional interests include language and culture for professional purposes, such as Business Spanish and Portuguese. His current research focuses on the creation of instruction materials, including the use of technology in foreign language instruction.