B266 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
FacultyLinguistics, Languages, and CulturesSecond Language Studies
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
German; Second Language Studies
Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, University of Arizona, Tucson; 2006
Senta Goertler is an Associate Professor of German and Second Language Studies, the Director of the German Basic Language Program, and the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies. Her research focuses on technology-mediated language learning (e.g. computer-mediated communication, online education, etc.) and co-curricular language learning (e.g. education abroad, service learning, etc.). Many of her research questions developed out of her experience as a language teacher in a variety of contexts and delivery formats (online, hybrid, face-to-face) and her experience as program administrator. In addition to language courses Prof. Goertler teaches courses on second language acquisition and language pedagogy.