Professor and students in LLW class  

Ms. Jill Gómez

Jill Gomez

Senior Lecturer

Hamilton Campus
241 Rentschler Hall
513-785-3006
gomezjr@MiamiOH.edu

Academic Background

  • Master of Arts in Spanish, Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1997. Thesis: The Utilization of Electronic Mail in the Foreign Language Classroom
  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, Cum laude, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH, 1995.
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Cum laude, Heidelberg College, Tiffin, OH, 1995.
  • Study Abroad, Center for Cross Cultural Studies, Sevilla, Spain, 1994.

Academic/Teaching Experience

Lecturer in Spanish, Miami University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese,
Hamilton Campus. Hamilton, OH, 2011 to Present.

  • Teach elementary, intensive basic, and intermediate level Spanish courses through a communicative approach.
  • Coordinate Spanish course programming and instructors.
  • Integrate technology into Spanish course curriculum.
  • Advise students as to Spanish course placement.
  • Advise Spanish majors.
  • Serve as coordinatorship liaison to adjunct instructors.
  • Participate in textbook review and adoption.

Instructor of Spanish, Miami University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese,
Hamilton Campus. Hamilton, OH, 1997 to 2011.

  • Teach elementary, intensive basic, and intermediate level Spanish courses through a communicative approach.
  • Integrate technology into Spanish course curriculum.
  • Advise students as to Spanish course placement.
  • Advise Spanish majors.
  • Serve as coordinatorship liaison to adjunct instructors.
  • Participate in textbook review and adoption.

Command Spanish® Instructor, Miami University, Corporate & Community Institute,
Hamilton Campus, Hamilton, OH, 2002 to Present

  • Teach contractual and public enrollment Command Spanish® courses.
  • Act as consultant to the Corporate & Community Institute for programming needs.
  • Taught Kids in College Spanish Course, summer 2004.

Learning Assistance Specialist, Miami University, Office of Learning Assistance,
Hamilton Campus, Hamilton, OH, 2008 to 2011.

  • Coordinate SAGE, the Early Warning System for at-risk students.
  • Develop prototype for faculty-led office hours in the Learning Assistance Office.
  • Participate in think tank to better assist at-risk students.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Miami University, Department of Spanish and Portuguese,
Oxford Campus, Oxford, OH, 1995 to 1997.

  • Taught elementary level Spanish courses.
  • Took over teaching duties for a SPN 202 instructor due to personal emergency.
  • Supervised and trained first year graduate teaching assistants.

Courses Taught

Command Spanish®

  • Spanish for the Law Enforcement
  • Spanish for Restaurant Staff
  • Spanish for Requesting Personal Information and Data
  • Spanish for Physician’s Office
  • Spanish for Nursing
  • Spanish for School Administrators,Teachers and Support Staff
  • Community Spanish
  • Spanish for Missions
  • Spanish for the Workplace
  • Spanish for Banking

Undergraduate

  • Beginner’s Spanish
  • Intensive Review of Beginner’s Spanish
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Independent Study (SPN 177)

Scholarly Contributions

Journal Publications

  • Fourman (Gomez), Jill R. (1998), “Utilization of Electronic Mail in the Foreign Language Classroom,” Current Issues in English Language Methodology, 12, 133- 141.

Grants

  • Command Spanish® for Elementary School Teachers, with funding from Miami University’s Office of Continuing Education Program Development Fund, 2004 to 2005

Service

  • Facebook liaison for the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, 2012 to present.
  • Awards and Recognition Committee Member, 2011 to 2012.
  • Spanish Faculty Consultant for Dual Enrollment program, 2007 to present
  • Spanish for Nursing Course Developer (for credit), 2010 to present
  • Spanish for Law Enforcement Course Developer (for credit), 2010 to present
  • Undergraduate Associate Faculty Mentor, 2010
  • Honors Program Faculty Mentor, 2010
  • Faculty Advisor, MUH Soccer Club, 2007-08
  • Faculty Advisor, Association of Latino and American Students, 2005 to present
  • Preschool Spanish Instructor, Campus Kids Daycare, 2002 to present
  • Coordinator, ALAS Service Learning Trip to Tijuana, Mexico, 2007
  • Committee Member, Academic Concerns Committee, 2002 to 2004
  • Committee Member, Campus Concerns Committee, 1997 to 2001

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
  • basic understanding of Portuguese