Silvia Alemany Huntsman, M.A.T.

Silvia A. Huntsman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of World Languages and Cultures. She received her M.A. for Teachers at Indiana University-Bloomington. Professor Huntsman research interests include world languages curriculum design, technology in second language teaching, and secondary teacher preparation. She is currently adviser, and liaison with the College of Education for the Spanish Teacher Preparation program.

Current research interests

  • Communicative Language teaching and learning face to face
  • Using technology for language teaching in face to face and online courses.
  • ACTFL standards alignment in the teaching of world languages (Spanish)
  • Spanish Teacher Candidate preparation and supervision
  • Heritage learners

Selected Publications/Works/ Conferences 

  • CAEP/ACTFL Accreditation Reports for Teacher Preparation Program.
  • SHSU Core Curriculum Application proposal for SPAN 2311.
  • Workshops and conferences in use of Technology in Teaching, ACTFL Oral proficiency rater, and heritage language learners.

List of courses regularly taught at SHSU 

Below are my currently regular courses, but Professor Huntsman has taught other levels at SHSU like SPAN 4370 Methods of Teaching, SPAN 3361 Spanish Grammar and Composition, SPAN 3368 Conversational Spanish I, SPAN 2312 Intermediate Spanish II.

SPAN 1411: Elementary Spanish 1
SPAN 1412: Elementary Spanish 2
SPAN 2311: Intermediate Spanish I