Margaret Ruth Gonglewski
Associate Professor of German and International Affairs
801 22nd Street, N.W.
Areas of Expertise
Second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy, and the use of technology in foreign and second language learning and teaching
Professor Gonglewski received her Ph.D. in German Linguistics from Georgetown University in 1996. She directs the German language program at GWU and teaches beginning through advanced language courses, including Business German. In addition to developing pedagogical materials for introductory German (Treffpunkt Deutsch, 4th edition, Testing Program, Web Site and CD-ROM, forthcoming with Prentice Hall), she has published articles and led workshops on using technology for language learning and teaching. Professor Gonglewski was the 2001-2002 recipient of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Departmental Advising Award.
Ph.D., Georgetown University
- Treffpunkt Deutsch: Grundstufe, 5th Edition, with E. Rosemarie and Fritz T. Widmaier. Prentice Hall, 2008.
- "Thinking globally, acting locally: Selecting textbooks for college-level language programs," with John Angell and Stayc DuBravac. In Foreign Language Annals, 2008.
- "Toward higher ground: Transforming language labs into language centers," with John Angell and Stayc DuBravac. In the Journal of the Internationl Association of Language Learning Technology, 2007.
- "Multiliteracy: Second language literacy in the multimedia environment," with Stayc DuBravac. In Calling on CALL: From Theory to Research to New Directions in Foreign Language Teaching, Lara Ducate & Nike Arnold (Eds.), CALICO, 2006.