MEDINA EXPERT IN LANGUAGE OF LEARNING
“In class, the teaching method I call on most is laughter,” she said. “It goes without saying that the classroom dynamic is extremely important, but establishing that dynamic isn’t easy because students have such varied personalities.”
Also conducive in creating an effective learning environment in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages is promoting communication and a high comfort level among students.
“When a student makes a mistake, I try to present the correct information so the class can repeat it correctly,” she said. “When I make a mistake, I make myself an example.”
Awards of $1,000 and a trophy are presented to two graduate students each year.