MIAMI-DADE COLLEGE | NORTH CAMPUS
   DR. LEON PALOMBO
    Department of EAP & Foreign Languages
       
    GENERAL INFORMATION
 
Leon Palombo
Assistant Professor
Department of EAP & Foreign Languages
Phone: 305-237-1521
E-mail: lpalombo@mdc.edu

North Campus
11380 N.W. 27th Avenue
Miami, FL 33167
     
    COURSE INFORMATION
   
SPN 1120 Elementary Spanish I
SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II
FRE 1120 Elementary French I
FRE 1121 Elementary French II
    EAP 0240                               Writing Level II
    EAP 0340                               Writing Level III
    COURSE SYLLABI
   
SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II
FRE 1120 Elementary French I
FRE 1121 Elementary French II
    EAP 0240                               Writing Level II
    OFFICE SCHEDULE
   
Monday 3:15-5:40 PM
Tuesday 8:25-9:40 AM   1:15-3:05 PM
Wednesday 3:15-5:40 PM
Thursday 8:25-9:40 AM   1:15-3:05 PM
Friday 7:00-11:20 AM
     
    EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
   
Ph.D. Spanish, Florida International University, 2007

M.S. Foreign Language Education, Florida International University, 1995

B.S. Modern Language Education, Florida International University, 1992
     
    EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY
   
As a modern language professor, I believe that students need to be prepared to face our global society and economy.  They need to be given the opportunity to receive a well-rounded education, and it is my strong commitment to be able to make a difference in their lives.
     
    CURRENT PROJECTS
   
Student Achievement Initiative Undergraduate Pathway Planning Group
As a UPP lead (Undergraduate Pathway Planning Group), I will be working with the foreign language discipline on the implementation phases of the Student Achievement Initiative by creating connections with the targeted five pathways and contextualizing the curriculum.

LOAT (Learning Outcomes Assessment Team)
As a member of the LOAT, I will play a central role in assisting the College to achieve the student learning excellence that comes from a "culture of inquiry and evidence characterized by the commitment of faculty, staff and students to the achievement of measurable learning outcomes, innovative assessment methods and data-driven decisions."

North Campus Green Team 2012-2013
I will be helping the North Campus Green team in several campus wide "green" and sustainability events, and seek potential guest speakers.

North Campus Strategic Planning Team
Member of the North Campus Strategic Planning Team-Group composed of administration and faculty members, responsible for creating the campus' strategic plan and formulate the vision and goals for our campus.

     
    INTERESTS
   
I enjoy reading, traveling and going to the movies and theatre during my spare time.  I love watching foreign films!
     
    ONLINE RESOURCES / LINKS
    ONLINE RESOURCES / LINKS
   
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