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Deborah Reisinger

Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies
Romance Studies
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
114 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Selected Publications


Transformative Learning and Critical Consciousness: A Model for Preclerkship Medical School Substance Use Disorder Education.

Journal Article Acad Psychiatry · April 2023 OBJECTIVE: Preparing medical students to provide compassionate person-centered care for people with substance use disorders (SUD) requires a re-envisioning of preclerkship SUD education to allow for discussions on stigma, social determinants of health, sys ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Language as a Bridge to Other Disciplines

Chapter · January 1, 2023 The Cultures and Language Across the Curriculum (CLAC) program at Duke University positions language use throughout the university by offering courses taught in languages other than English (LOTE) in schools such as global health, public policy, and enviro ... Full text Cite

Language Matters

Chapter · November 18, 2022 Full text Cite

Community-based language learning as a transformative practice: An exploration of the modes of communication

Journal Article Foreign Language Annals · January 1, 2022 This study explores transformative learning (TL) in community-based language learning experiences. The fall 2019 study, conducted with 25 undergraduate students enrolled in two advanced language courses with a service-learning component, was designed to id ... Full text Cite

Online Intercultural Exchanges in a French for the Professions Course

Journal Article Global Advances in Business Communication · 2022 Open Access Link to item Cite

“Learning to Embrace Virtual Programming: A Faculty Perspective.”

Journal Article CAPA: The Global Education Network’s Online Journal of Pedagogy and Practice · October 1, 2021 Link to item Cite

Affaires globales S'engager dans la vie professionnelle en français, niveau avancé

Book · January 4, 2021 Affaires globales uses an interdisciplinary multiliteracies approach to help students develop the cultural knowledge and language skills necessary to pursue a career in the francophone world. ... Cite

French for Professional Purposes in US Undergraduate Education: An Analysis of Course Offerings and Student Demand

Journal Article Global Business Languages · 2021 In the past decade, there has been a significant decline in French language enrollments in US higher education institutions, despite a growing demand for French proficiency in the North American job market. These trends illustrate the need to offer ... Full text Open Access Cite

Marketing French through a French for the Professions Course

Journal Article Global Business Languages · 2021 This article details a team-based marketing capstone project in a French for the Professions course at the low-advanced level based on ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The capstone project focuses on marketing and branding strategies, advertising camp ... Full text Open Access Cite

Community-Based Learning During a Pandemic

Internet Publication · November 19, 2020 Link to item Cite

Examining Health Care Access for Refugee Children and Families in the North Carolina Triangle Area.

Journal Article N C Med J · 2020 BACKGROUND Resettled refugees are at increased risk of poor health outcomes due to acculturation challenges, logistical barriers, experiences of trauma, and other barriers to care that are poorly understood. Refugee children may be particularly vulnerable ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Community-Based Language Learning A Framework for Educators

Book · November 2018 Community-based Language Learning offers the first manual for world language educators interested in community-based learning (CBL). ... Cite

Shaping Multilingual Global Citizens

Internet Publication · October 8, 2018 Link to item Cite

Developing and Sustaining Community Partnerships

Journal Article The Language Educator · 2018 Cite

Transforming Learners through Intercultural Competence

Journal Article The Language Educator · 2015 Cite

Transformative Learning and Critical Consciousness: A Model for Preclerkship Medical School Substance Use Disorder Education.

Journal Article Acad Psychiatry · April 2023 OBJECTIVE: Preparing medical students to provide compassionate person-centered care for people with substance use disorders (SUD) requires a re-envisioning of preclerkship SUD education to allow for discussions on stigma, social determinants of health, sys ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Language as a Bridge to Other Disciplines

Chapter · January 1, 2023 The Cultures and Language Across the Curriculum (CLAC) program at Duke University positions language use throughout the university by offering courses taught in languages other than English (LOTE) in schools such as global health, public policy, and enviro ... Full text Cite

Language Matters

Chapter · November 18, 2022 Full text Cite

Community-based language learning as a transformative practice: An exploration of the modes of communication

Journal Article Foreign Language Annals · January 1, 2022 This study explores transformative learning (TL) in community-based language learning experiences. The fall 2019 study, conducted with 25 undergraduate students enrolled in two advanced language courses with a service-learning component, was designed to id ... Full text Cite

Online Intercultural Exchanges in a French for the Professions Course

Journal Article Global Advances in Business Communication · 2022 Open Access Link to item Cite

“Learning to Embrace Virtual Programming: A Faculty Perspective.”

Journal Article CAPA: The Global Education Network’s Online Journal of Pedagogy and Practice · October 1, 2021 Link to item Cite

Affaires globales S'engager dans la vie professionnelle en français, niveau avancé

Book · January 4, 2021 Affaires globales uses an interdisciplinary multiliteracies approach to help students develop the cultural knowledge and language skills necessary to pursue a career in the francophone world. ... Cite

French for Professional Purposes in US Undergraduate Education: An Analysis of Course Offerings and Student Demand

Journal Article Global Business Languages · 2021 In the past decade, there has been a significant decline in French language enrollments in US higher education institutions, despite a growing demand for French proficiency in the North American job market. These trends illustrate the need to offer ... Full text Open Access Cite

Marketing French through a French for the Professions Course

Journal Article Global Business Languages · 2021 This article details a team-based marketing capstone project in a French for the Professions course at the low-advanced level based on ACTFL proficiency guidelines. The capstone project focuses on marketing and branding strategies, advertising camp ... Full text Open Access Cite

Community-Based Learning During a Pandemic

Internet Publication · November 19, 2020 Link to item Cite

Examining Health Care Access for Refugee Children and Families in the North Carolina Triangle Area.

Journal Article N C Med J · 2020 BACKGROUND Resettled refugees are at increased risk of poor health outcomes due to acculturation challenges, logistical barriers, experiences of trauma, and other barriers to care that are poorly understood. Refugee children may be particularly vulnerable ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Community-Based Language Learning A Framework for Educators

Book · November 2018 Community-based Language Learning offers the first manual for world language educators interested in community-based learning (CBL). ... Cite

Shaping Multilingual Global Citizens

Internet Publication · October 8, 2018 Link to item Cite

Developing and Sustaining Community Partnerships

Journal Article The Language Educator · 2018 Cite

Transforming Learners through Intercultural Competence

Journal Article The Language Educator · 2015 Cite

Across the Curriculum and into the Community

Journal Article The Language Educator · 2014 Cite

Meeting the Challenges of Machine Translation

Journal Article The Language Educator · October 2013 Cite

Triangle French and Francophone Business

Internet Publication · 2013 Business profiles, interviews, and case studies of area Francophone business owners. ... Cite

Elle a une poitrine de tiroirs: Machine Translation in the Language Classroom

Journal Article American Association of French Teachers National Bulletin · 2013 Invited Contribution ... Cite

Identifying (with) the Writer: Audio Feedback on Student Drafts

Internet Publication · September 2012 Invited Contribution ... Cite

iPads in the Classroom

Journal Article American Association of French Teachers National Bulletin. · 2012 Invited Contribution ... Cite

Cézanne’s Certitude

Chapter · 2011 Translation of “La Certitude de Cézanne” by Jean-Luc Marion. ... Cite

Technology Applications for the Advanced Level: A Return to the Podcast

Journal Article AATF National Bulletin · April 2010 Invited Contribution ... Cite

Women’s Microfinance Programs: A Resource Site Designed to Introduce Teachers and Students to Microfinance Programs in Francophone Africa

Internet Publication · 2010 Pedagogical resource site about women’s entrepreneurial efforts in Francophone Africa. Funded by CIBER grant. ... Cite

Marketing to the World

Journal Article · November 2008 Cite

Web site of the month

Internet Publication · 2008 Cite

Crime and media in contemporary France

Book · December 1, 2007 This book examines contemporary French society's relationship with violence in an era of increased media dominance. Copyright 2007 by Purdue University. All rights reserved. ... Cite

Creating e-stories

Internet Publication · October 2007 Teaching with Technology Idea of the Month. ... Cite

Using Bandes annonces for oral testing

Internet Publication · April 2007 Teaching with Technology Idea of the Month. ... Cite

Student video projects

Journal Article AATF National Bulletin · February 2007 Invited Contribution ... Cite

Literary and Cinematic Responses to the Crime Story in Contemporary France

Journal Article CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture. · 2007 Cite

Le Tour de France: sport et identité

Internet Publication · 2005 Multi-modal, bilingual pedagogical site about Tour de France. ... Cite

de l’aide: Directory of Elementary Language Activities for Instructors at Duke

Internet Publication · 2001 Interactive website and database of over 200 communicative language activities for elementary French. Fall 2001, Revised Spring 2011. ... Cite

Murder and Banality in the Contemporary fait divers

Journal Article South Central Review · 2000 Cite

Donner à voir: Guillaume de Lorris or the Impossible Romance

Journal Article Yale French Studies: Rereading Allegory: Essays in Honor of Daniel Poirin · 1999 Translation of “Donner à voir: Guillaume de Lorris ou le Roman Impossible” . ... Cite

Cultural Studies in the Classroom

Journal Article Transculture: Interpretations and Applications of Cultural Studies in the Languages · 1996 Cite

French in Durham

Internet Publication Interviews with French-speaking Durham residents from over 10 Francophone countries. Supported by Service-learning Program. 2014 - 2015. ... Cite