Dr. Bobby E. Hobgood is the Director of the Language Resource Center in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In his role, he supports the integration of technology by both faculty and students in the study of languages and world cultures. He also serves as a Faculty Peer Mentor, supporting faculty across campus in the integration of Active Learning Strategies He offers webinar series, book talks, and face-to-face workshops on a range of curriculum issues focused on pedagogy to engage learners. He has taught undergraduate foreign language methods and currently teaches Advanced Methods for Foreign Languages and Advanced Pedagogy for TESL as a completely online course in the Graduate School and French 1201 and 1202 in the Department. Bobby is a certified Quality Matters reviewer and serves as a Quality Matters Associate Fellow at UNC Charlotte He is the 2020 recipient of the Laura Thomas Award for his accessibility efforts in the renovation of the Language Resource Center, awarded by the North Carolina Association of on Higher Education and Disability. He is the 2017 recipient of the Educator of Excellence award for the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), for which he serves as current Past President. In 2016, he was awarded Honorary Lifetime Member award for the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina. He is the co-author of How to Study a World Language: An Interactive Guidebook.
See my online Curriculum Vitae.
Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007)
M.A.T.- French, The School for International Training (1996)
A.B. - Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1988)
Director - Language Resource Center, UNC Charlotte, 2014-present
Adjunct Professor, College of Education, UNC Charlotte, 2014-present
Adjunct Professor, Department of Languages and Culture Studies, 2019-present
Specific Research Interests
Second Language Acquisition
Active Learning Engagement