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Anastacia Kohl

Anastacia Kohl

Teaching Professor
Director of Spanish Language Instruction
ROMS Liaison to ARS and the Writing and Learning Center
Dey Hall 220


Ed.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
MAE, Truman State University, 1996
BA, Truman State University, 1994

About Professor Kohl

Anastacia Kohl has served as the Director of Spanish Language Instruction since January of 2020. Before taking on this role, from 2006 through 2019, she served as the Faculty Coordinator for SPAN 203, Intermediate Spanish I, which is the largest course in the Department with over 40 sections every semester. Recently, she authored and began teaching a SPAN 101 course for the Correctional Education Outreach Program at the Friday Center. She enjoys teaching Novice and Intermediate Level students, as well as teaching the department's graduate-level teaching methodology course and supervising Graduate Teaching Fellows.

Dr. Kohl's research interests include alternative language program development, best instructional practices to better serve special populations of students, the use of literature in the lower-level language classroom, course coordination and supervision, and the professional development needs of language teachers. She is an active member of FLANC and a frequent presenter at their annual conference. She is also a member of ACTFL and AAUSC. In addition, Dr. Kohl has served as the Faculty Adviser to Psalm 100, a Christian a cappella group on campus, since 2013.

Publications, Articles, & Presentations

Books (Last ten years):

Kohl, A.G., Shade, A.I. (2024). Alcanza, 1E (Elementary Level Spanish Textbook/On-line Learning environment) Dubuque, IA: Great River Learning (Kendall Hunt).

Carrasco, C., Kohl, A.G., Shade, A.I. (2016). “Literatura” sections for Anda: Curso Intermedio, 3E (LeLoup, Cowell, Heining-Boynton) Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

Awards & Honors

2024 Best of FLANC (Ranked in the top 15 out of 98 presentations from the annual conference; invited to reprise presentation in spring)

2023 The Chapman Family Teaching Award/Chapman Family Summer Fellow

2020 UPCEA South Region Professional, Continuing and Online Education Instruction Award, UPCEA Regional Conference (Virtual due to Covid 19).

Typical Courses

ROML 700

SPAN 204

SPAN 102

SPAN 105