Research Grant Funding

• $2,000 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Research Priority Grant, Awarded December 16, 2016. Project Title: The acquisition of complex Spanish grammar in an online learning environment among students
with a low aptitude for language.

• $4,500 Pedagogical Innovation Grant, Valdosta State University, IDEA Center, awarded April 8, 2015. Project Title: Pedagogical innovations to increase retention rates in SPAN 2001 online

• $39,163 QEP Project Funding for Towards the internationalization of the language curriculum: Empowering students through inquiry-based and service learning (Dr. Victoria Russell & Dr. Adolfo Carrillo Cabello), Undergraduate Research Council, May 31, 2013

• $3,000 IDEA Center Funding for The design and development of web-based tutorials for the instruction of Spanish pragmatics in health care settings (Dr. Victoria Russell), IDEA Center External Funding Grant, June 4, 2013

• $2,300 Research Release, Valdosta State University, Office of Faculty Scholarship, Fall Semester 2013

• $5,000 Faculty Research Seed Grant for The acquisition of complex Spanish grammar in a web-based learning environment among students with a low aptitude for languages (Dr. Victoria Russell), Valdosta State University, Office of Sponsored Programs, Fall 2012

• $2,300 Research Release, Valdosta State University, Office of Faculty Scholarship, Fall Semester 2012

• One of two faculty members selected from Valdosta State University to receive an institutional nomination for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend Grant Program ($6,000), September 2011.

• $5,000 Valdosta State University eLearning Grant to develop an online graduate-level course in Second Language Acquisition, Summer Semester 2011

• $3,000 Research Start-Up Grant, College of Arts & Sciences, Valdosta State University, Fall 2010