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Eduardo Viana da Silva (he/him/his)

Lecturer, Portuguese; Portuguese Program Coordinator

Contact Information

(206) 543-7943
PDL C-222
Office Hours: 
Winter 2020: Tuesdays (11:30-12:30), Thursdays (3:30-4:30 pm), or by appointment.

Biography

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2014
M.A., Brigham Young University, 2006
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Eduardo Viana da Silva received his Ph.D. in Luso-Brazilian Literature with an emphasis in Applied Linguistics from University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB). He holds an interdisciplinary degree in teaching “Certificate in College and University Teaching” from UCSB, a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) graduate certificate from Brigham Young University (BYU) and an M.A. in Luso-Brazilian literature, also from BYU.

Before coming to University of Washington, Eduardo has taught language courses, Luso-Brazilian literature, and topics on Brazilian culture at UCSB, BYU, University of Utah, and the Salt Lake Community College. He also taught English as a Second Language in a private school (ILAC) in Vancouver, Canada, between 2007 and 2010.

His main areas of interest are Applied Linguistics, Luso-Brazilian literature and culture, and curriculum development with a focus on culture and task-based language teaching (TBLT) and Global Citizenship. Other areas of interest include teaching languages for special purposes and the use of technology in the classroom.

Eduardo is currently working on a textbook for Portuguese - Bate-Papo - An Introduction to Portuguese as an Open Educational Resource (OER). This book has been supported through a UW Libraries Award, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Language Leaning Center, and the Center for Global Studies at the UW. This e-text is available at https://uw.pressbooks.pub/batepapo/

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Professional Affiliations: 
Modern Language Association (MLA), Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA), American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

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