Ms. Ana Peña-Oliva
Assistant Master Technical Instructor
Ms. Ana del Rosario Peña-Oliva, an Assistant Technical Master Instructor for the Department of Modern Languages is a native from Guatemala City, Guatemala, who joined UTB-TSC as full time faculty in 2005, after working, at the same institution since 1999 as a part-time instructor.
As a faculty member for the Modern Languages Department at UTB, she teaches lower level courses such as Elementary Spanish, Basic Spanish for Bilingual Students and Hispanic Language and Culture. She is also involved in in the creation of Online Courses such as Basic Spanish for Bilingual Students, SPAN 2313 and 2315, Hispanic Language and Culture, SPAN 2321 and 2322 and Acquisition of the Spanish Language, SPAN 4316.
She’s currently serving as the Department of Modern Languages Lower Level Courses Coordinator, Dual Enrollment Coordinator, Dual Language Certification Program Coordinator and Multimedia Lab Director.
Master of Arts in Spanish, 1995, The University of Texas at Brownsville
Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing, 1987, Pan American University at Brownsville
CV/VITAE: Peña-Oliva Vitae
SPAN 1311, Beginning Spanish I
SPAN 1312, Beginning Spanish II
SPAN 2313, Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers I
SPAN 2315, Spanish for Native/Heritage Speakers II
SPAN 2321, Hispanic Language and Culture I
SPAN 2322, Hispanic Language and Culture II
SPAN 4316, Acquisition of the Spanish Language
Area of Specialty and Responsibility:
Area of Specialty: Spanish as a Second Language and basic Spanish for heritage speakers.
Responsibilities: Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Multimedia Lab Director & Dual Enrollment Coordinator for Modern Languages. Placement interviews for students seeking approvals for SPAN 1311, 1312, 2311 and 2312.
No previous experience