Carola Goldenburg

Title:
Lecturer in Spanish
Office:
513D
Address: Phillips Hall
Email:
cgoldenberg@email.gwu.edu.

Professor Carola Goldenberg studied in Argentina and the UK. She currently teaches and coordinates Intensive Elementary Spanish and Intermediate Spanish II. She started her career as a simultaneous interpreter and translator, and then decided to re-train in applied linguistics and second language  teaching and learning. Before coming to GWU, she was the Learning Manager for Romance languages at a leading European culture and communication skills consultancy. As such, she was in charge of recruiting, training and managing world language instructors around the world. Before relocating to the US with her family, she was part of a five-person team responsible for the design, standardization and production of curriculum development and ev aluation courseware in 26 languages for the European Commission, Europe an Parliament and European Council in Brussels. Her research interests revolve around the mental lexicon and developing learning-to-learn strategies.  She has recently received a grant for experimentation in teaching (GET) and participated in a peer-reviewed project for excellence in teaching (PRET).