Sara Lee

Lecturer, German
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Biography

Sara Lee received her first M.A. in pedagogy and teaching from the University of Dortmund, Germany, and her second M.A. from Michigan State University in German Studies. She is a certified dyslexia therapist who does research and workshops on how to best support dyslexic learners in the second language learning process. Her passion for communicative and engaged teaching is apparent from a first year class to an upper level content class. She has taught classes from Kindergarten to College and even for seniors. In addition to teaching methodology and disabilities/dyslexia research, she is also working in the field of language development in bilingual children, the brain development of bilingual children, as well as linguistic aspects that are specific for children who grow up bilingually. 

Education

Sara Lee holds an MA from Michigan State University in German Studies, as well as an MA from the University of Dortmund in Germany in teaching/education (with minors in Mathematics, PE, and German). She is also a certified K-12 teacher and a certified dyslexia therapist. 

Research Interests

Dyslexia in Foreign Language Acquisition

 

Bilingual Parenting and Learning

 

The pedagogy of teaching, especially modern language teaching techniques

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
GER 110 Intensive German I
GER 313 Adv German Grammar & Comp II
GER 484 Internship
GER 492 Honors Directed Study
GER 493 Honors Thesis
GER 550 German for Reading Knowledge
GER 590 Reading and Conference
GER 592 Research
GER 595 Continuing Registration
GER 599 Thesis
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 102 Elementary German
GER 494 Special Topics
GER 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
GER 210 Intensive German II
GER 313 Adv German Grammar & Comp II
GER 492 Honors Directed Study
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
GER 110 Intensive German I
GER 310 Adv German Grammar & Comp I
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 210 Intensive German II
GER 492 Honors Directed Study
GER 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
GER 110 Intensive German I
GER 310 Advanced German Grammar
GER 492 Honors Directed Study
GER 499 Individualized Instruction
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
GER 598 Special Topics
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 313 German Composition
GER 494 Special Topics
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 310 Advanced German Grammar
GER 311 German Conversation
GER 499 Individualized Instruction
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
GER 202 Intermediate German
GER 598 Special Topics
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
GER 101 Elementary German
GER 311 German Conversation
GER 412 Advanced Grammar/Composition
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
GER 311 German Conversation
GER 313 German Composition
GER 494 Special Topics