Camila Valdebenito Parra

Camila Paz Valdebenito Parra

Graduate Assistant

Professional Summary

Originally from the South of Chile, Camila is a Ph.D. candidate in the Spanish Literature program at the University of Cincinnati. She earned a Master of Arts with a concentration in Spanish Literature from Indiana University (Bloomington, Indiana). In Chile, she graduated with honors from the Universidad del Desarrollo (Santiago, Chile) with a B.A. in Language and Literature, then continued her studies at Universidad del Desarrollo by earning a second B.A. in Education, with an emphasis in Language and Communication for Secondary Education. This education degree culminated in a thesis exploring the benefits of teaching poetry to high school students.

Education

Master of Arts: Indiana University Bloomington Indiana, 2018 (Spanish Literature)

Licenciatura in Education: Universidad del Desarrollo Santiago, Chile, 2012 (Language and Communication, including Teaching Certificate for Secondary Education )

Licenciatura in Literature: Universidad del Desarrollo Santiago, Chile, 2010

Positions and Work Experience

2018 -2019 TA, Spanish , 2019 Fall: Teaching assistant, level undergraduate. Course taught: -1001, Basic Spanish (5 credits) One section. Spring: Spanish Instructor Adjunct, level undergraduate. Courses taught: -1012, Extended Spanish 2 (3 credits) One section. -1002, Basic Spanish 2 (3 credits) One section. 2018 Fall: Spanish Instructor Adjunct, level undergraduate. Courses taught: -1011, Extended Spanish 1 (3 credits) One section. -1013, Extended Spanish 3 (3 credits) One section. , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

2016 -2018 TA, Spanish, 2018-2016 Teaching assistant, level undergraduate. Courses taught: -S200, Second-Year Spanish I (3 credits) One section. -S105, First Year Spanish (4 credits) Five sections. , Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

2014 -2016 High School teacher, Homeroom teacher, courses taught: -Spanish teacher ('Lengua castellana y comunicación') -Language workshop teacher ('Taller de lenguaje') -Social Coexistence, instrumental formation ('Convivencia social') , La Araucana, Puerto Montt, Chile