Ashley Anneken

Ashley Nichole Anneken

Assistant Professor Educator

Professional Summary

Ashley holds a M.A. in Spanish from the University of Cincinnati and a B.A. in Spanish, Psychology, and Legal Studies from Saint Louis University, and has also studied in Mérida, Mexico, and Madrid, Spain. In the classroom, Ashley is inspired by the ability of foreign-language education to guide learners through unique discovery processes of self and society. Her current projects involve implementing Integrated Performance Assessment and Game-Based Language Learning.


Honors Bachelor of Arts: Saint Louis University St. Louis, Missouri, 2017 (Spanish, Psychology, Legal Studies)

Master of Arts: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2019 (Spanish)

Positions and Work Experience

08-2017 -05-2019 Graduate Teaching Assistant., University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, OH.

08-2019 -06-2021 Adjunct Instructor of Spanish., University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, OH.

08-2021 - Assistant Professor - Educator., University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, Ohio.

08-2023 - Director, RALL Foreign Language Teaching Internship at Clifton Area Neighborhood Schools., University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, OH.


Peer Reviewed Publications

Anderson, Andie N., Ashley N. Anneken, and Jennifer Vojtko Rubí. (2022. ) Creating a Virtual Escape Room to Promote Learner Engagement in a Gamified Context. Connections., , 10. ,9 -16

Other Publications

Ashley Anneken (2022. ) “Integrated Performance Assessments for Units 1-24.” .Contraseña 5.0, LingroLearning


Invited Presentations

Ashley Anneken (10-2022. ) “Textos and IPAs.” .Contraseña Coffee Break Conversation Series., Online..

Ashley Anneken (04-2022. ) “Implementing change: Instructor and GTA perspectives.” .Change can be hard Conversation Series, sponsored by LingroLearning., Online..

Ashley Johann (02-2020. ) “Strategies for self-reflection and meta-linguistic thought.” .Basic Spanish Level Meeting, University of Cincinnati., Cincinnati, OH. Level:Department

Paper Presentations

Ashley Johann (04-2018. ) “Tiempo de silencio: La técnica narrativa como facilitador del análisis psicológico.” .University of Cincinnati.. UC. Level:National

Ashley Johann (04-2019. ) “Lazarillo de Tormes: A incorporar el canon en las clases de nivel básico.” .University of Cincinnati.. UC. Level:National

Ashley Anneken (03-2022. ) “Reflection Questions within Assessments as Metacognitive Tools and Midterm Feedback." .University of Cincinnati.. UC. Level:University

Ashley Anneken, Andie Anderson. (04-2022. ) “Virtual Escape Rooms: A Gameified Approach to Language Teaching.” .Cincinnati, OH.. UC. Level:National

Ashley Anneken, Andie Anderson. (04-2023. ) "RPGs for Task-Based Multi-Unit Review in the Language Classroom.” .Cincinnati, OH.. UC. Level:National


Ashley Johann (11-2019. ) “Blending IPA and other pedagogies to maximize critical thinking about texts.” .Washington, D.C.. Conference. Level:International

Johann, Ashley and Vojtko Rubí, Jen. (11-2020. ) Reconfiguring classroom space to promote proficiency-oriented instruction .Online. Conference. Level:International

Andie Anderson, Jen Vojtko Rubí, Ashley Johann (07-2021. ) "Designing and Implementing a Virtual Escape Room for a Beginner Language Class.” .Atlanta, GA. . Conference. Level:International

Ashley Johann, Jen Vojtko Rubí. (11-2021. ) “Interpersonal Assessments in Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Courses.” .Online.. Conference. Level:International

Jen Vojtko Rubí, Ashley Anneken (11-2022. ) “Alternative Summative Assessments.” .Boston, MA.. Conference. Level:International

Courses Taught

34-SPAN-101 BASIC SPANISH I Level:Undergraduate