Danielle Geary

Lecturer & Online Coordinator of Spanish

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  • School of Modern Languages
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Dr. Danielle Geary is a Spanish Lecturer and Online Coordinator in the School of Modern Languages. Her extensive international travel experience includes living in Spain for several years, directing study abroad programs in Spain and Mexico, and conducting ethnographic field research in Costa Rica. She is currently co-director of the Visit & Live it! Spain Study Abroad summer program.

She created and developed the curriculum for GT Spanish Online, the first online Spanish program at Georgia Tech. Her teaching interests include online learning and conversation courses, and her teaching style is featured in six chapters of more than 30 original Spanish video lessons she created for Study.com.  Since joining Tech in 2010, she has been awarded multiple CETL certificates for excellence in teaching.

Her scholarly articles address the topics of study abroad, online learning and international students. She serves on the editorial board of the Academic Leadership Journal of Student Research. She is often invited to review new digital learning materials and textbooks, and has presented at various universities and conferences on how to use technology to teach foreign language courses.

She holds a Master's in Spanish from the University of Salamanca in Spain and a Doctor of Education with research concentration in study abroad and foreign language acquisition from Nova Southeastern University.

Her favorite thing about teaching at Georgia Tech is the students - they're phenomenal!

Areas of
  • Curriculum Development
  • Online Learning
  • Teaching Foreign Language With Media Technology
Research Fields:
  • Instructional Technologies for Foreign Language Acquisition
  • Pedagogy and Curriculum Development
  • Spanish
  • Studies Abroad
  • Europe
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • United States
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Grammar
  • Higher Education: Teaching and Learning
  • Intercultural Issues
  • International Communication
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language and Popular Culture
  • Technology
  • SPAN-1001: Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN-1002: Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN-1101: Patterns of Spanish I
  • SPAN-1102: Patterns of Spanish II
  • SPAN-2001: Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN-2002: Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN-3101: Conversation I
  • SPAN-3102: Conversation II
  • SPAN-3813: Special Topics
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