Ms. Iris Myers

Teaching Associate
Language Resource Center Director
Department: Modern Languages
Office: 030 Lucas Hall
Phone: 375-2091

imyers@roanoke.edu

Degrees:

  • B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies at the National University San Diego, California.
  • M.S. in Instructional Technology and Media Management in education at Potsdam College of the State University of New York Potsdam, New York.

Course List

Homepage:

http://web.roanoke.edu/x25999.xml

Research & Teaching Interests:

Teaching foreign language with an emphasis on learning disability challenges. I work closely with students with special needs in order to build confidence and study skills in the Spanish language.
As director of the Language Resource Center at Roanoke College, I actively pursue breaking edge technology and teaching methods to bring into the classroom as learning enrichment. I maintain a staff of student assistants, preparing them with interpersonal, customer service, and professional skill development.

Scholarly Activities:

  • Mid-Atlantic Association for Language Learning Technology (MAALLT) conference coordinator
  • Roanoke College Language Resource Center Director
  • Roanoke College Elementary Spanish Coordinator
  • Foreign Language Placement Tool and Competency Test Coordinator
  • Organize RC Foreign Language Department technology workshops
  • Roanoke County Advanced Placement Test Administrator for languages.

Extracurricular:

Aerobic exercises, yoga, Tai Chi, reading health/nutrition or nonfiction, microbiotics and raw cooking, outdoor activities, gardening, feng shui home design, furniture refurbishing, and much more!