Telecollaboration, Computer-mediated communication, Intercultural competence, Study abroad, Language development
Theresa Schenker earned her PhD from Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI. She joined the German Department in 2012 as language program director. Since coming to Yale she has worked on restructuring the German Language Program, increasing outreach efforts, expanding the summer study abroad program, and training graduate students in their teaching years. Professor Schencker teaches all levels of German language as well as advanced language/culture courses. Her research interests are computer-mediated communication, telecollaboration, intercultural competence, and study abroad. Theresa currently serves as co-editor of Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German and as software review editor for CALICO.