Véronique M. Conway

Vernonique Conway

Applied Instructor of FrenchOliphant Hall 166
(918) 631-2284
veronique-conway@utulsa.edu

Education and Degrees Earned

  • License d 'Anglais (M.A. Degree in American Literature and Civilization)
    • Université de Strasbourg, France (1978)
  • D.E.U.G d'Anglais (B.A. Degree in English Literature)
    • Université de Strasbourg, France (1976)

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Instructor of French Language and Culture Beijing International School, Beijing, People's Republic of China, August-September 1994
  • French and English Teacher Cours Thomas, Private School, Strasbourg, France, 1980-1982
  • French Assistant Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, 1979-1980

Professional Affiliations

  • ACTFL - OPI: American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    • November 12-15 2001 in Washington, D.C. I attended a four-day seminar on Oral Proficiency Training (OPI) in learning to assess how well a language is spoken according to the criteria put forth in ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines. Upon completion of the workshop, I was better able to apply key principles of teaching and testing proficiency to curriculum, instruction and assessment, and determine student placement, progress and performance.
  • Member of Tulsa Global Alliance (1986- present)
    • As an active member of SISTER CITIES PROGRAM, I presented an antique map of Picardy on behalf of Alliance Française de Tulsa to Bill LaFortune, Tulsa Mayor, at the official signing ceremony on October 27, 2005.
  • Coeditor of AATF (American Association of Teachers of French) 1998-99
    • Participated in AATF Annual Convention in Montreal July 24-26, 1998
  • Member OFLTA (Oklahoma Foreign Language Teachers Association) 1986-present
  • President Alliance Française of Tulsa 1991-93
  • Member Board of Directors of Alliance Française of Tulsa 1993-97
  • Editor for Alliance Française de Tulsa Newsletter- Le Kiosque- 1997-1999

Courses Taught at TU

  • Advanced French (FR 3023)
  • Beginning French I (FR 1004)
  • Intermediate French I (FR 2003)
  • Intermediate French II (FR 2013)

Awards & Recognition

  • Certificate of Appreciation presented May 21, 2008: Twenty-five Year Service Award
  • Chi Omega Citations presented October 1995, September 1998 and November 2001 for outstanding service and dedication to higher education and learning at the University of Tulsa.
  • Elected to Phi Sigma Iota in 2000
  • Nominated for “Best teacher of the year award” in the spring of 2006.

Publications

  • CENTRAL STATES CONFERENCE, DEARBORN, MICHIGAN, April 1992:
    presented paper entitled: "French Body Language, a Tool for Communication".
  • OFLTA - AATF - DEL CITY, OK, February 1993:
    Presented Paper entitled: "Saint-Dié, marraine de l'Amérique"