alert
Notice: College of DuPage is closed for Thanksgiving Recess from Thursday, Nov. 27, to Sunday, Nov. 30. The College will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1.

Elizabeth Mares

Elizabeth Mares

Associate Professor, Spanish

Tel.: (630) 942-3937
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2625A
marese@cod.edu

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Curriculum development in task-based instruction of basic and intermediate-level Spanish and French courses


Recent Courses Taught:

  • Spanish 1101 and 1102 traditional and Internet
  • Spanish 2201 and 2202 traditional 
  • Culture and Civilization of Costa Rica


Current Projects:

  • Developing new curriculum for French Elementary and Intermediate courses online
  • Finalizing an Output Activities Manual publication for Elementary Spanish courses
  • Advising the award-winning Spanish Club, Casa de Amingos
  • Chairing the Latin American Studies Committee


Selected Publications, Presentations, Performances, Books:

  • Todos somos flamenco: Selection for Columbia College Chicago Latino Film Festival


Education:

  • M.A. in Spanish, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. in Spanish with Departmental Distinction, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • B.A. in French, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


Awards and Recognitions:

  • List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • ICEOP Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Minority Award Partnership Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Jean F. Hill Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Service, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Champaign County Community Services Block Grant, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign