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Thelma Cabrera

Name

[Cabrera, Thelma]
  • Academic Advisor

Biography

Thelma Cabrera currently works at UT Arlington as the Undergraduate Academic Advisor for the Department of Modern Languages. She began her career at UTA as a graduate student where she was appointed to be a Graduate Teaching Assistant I and II. After she received her M.A. in Spanish she remained at UTA as a Spanish Lecturer. She was a lecturer from 2011 to 2015, when she then became an Academic Advisor in the Summer of 2015.

Her background includes working with diverse student populations with different college paths, such as community college, dual credit, first-generation students, and different socioeconomic status. She is also a Total Customer Service Trainer.

Thelma was selected to be a MAVS 1000 Instructor as part of the 2016 Penn Resilience Program for the University of Texas at Arlington.

Professional Preparation

    • 2005 B.A. in SpanishOklahoma Baptist University
    • 2005 B.S. in BiologyOklahoma Baptist University
    • 2011 M.A. in Modern Languages with Concentration in Spanish

Appointments

    • Aug 2016 to Present MAVS 1000 Instructor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • June 2015 to Present Undergraduate Academic Advisor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2011 to May 2015 Spanish Lecturer
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2010 to May 2011 Graduate Teaching Assistant II
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2009 to May 2010 Graduate Teaching Assistant I
      University of Texas at Arlington

Memberships

  • Member
    • Aug 2015 to Present UT Arlington Advising Association (UTAAA)

Awards and Honors

    • Aug  2016 2015-2016, Nominated, Outstanding Academic Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
      Description:

      This award has been established to recognize outstanding academic advisement. Persons eligible for the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award include faculty members who are designated as academic advisors for undergraduate or graduate students and staff members whose primary responsibility is the academic advisement of undergraduate or graduate students. Nominees must be employed either full time or part time by UT Arlington and have held their current advising position for at least one year.

      *Note: Awards winners are selected by the Outstanding Academic Advising Awards Committee and supported by the Office of the Provost.

      http://www.uta.edu/universitycollege/faculty/advisors/outstanding-advisor-awards/

Other Activities

    • 2016 Penn Resilience Program for the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA)
      • July 2016 Trainer
      • Total Customer Service
        • Nov 2015 Trainer

Courses

      • MAVS 1000-069 First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UT Arlington are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on campus.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 1441-001 Beginning Spanish I

        In Spanish 1441, the objective of the course is to develop skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension.

      • MAVS 1000-069 First Year Experience

        First-time freshmen students (new high school graduates) who have been accepted into UT Arlington are required to take MAVS 1000.  MAVS 1000 orients students to life on campus and assists in the transition to college. Course content and assignments will help students identify their individual needs and skills which will affect their success, determine what resources are appropriate and available to them, and formulate a plan for an actively engaged and enriched experience on the campus

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 1441-006 BEGINNING SPANISH I

        In Spanish 1441, the objective of the course is to develope skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing, and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 1441-014 BEGINNING SPANISH I

        In Spanish 1441, the objective of the course is to develope skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing, and speaking of the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures in highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2313-003 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

        In Spanish 2313, the objective of the course is to develope skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing, and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structure is highly emphasized for anhanced communication and comprehension. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2313-007 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I

        In SPAN 2313, the objective of the course is to develope skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing, and speaking in the Spanish langauge. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practices of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2315-002 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH FOR HERITAGE SPEAKERS

        This course focuses on the development of reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in Spanish, as well as an understanding of Hispanic cultures and issues of identity of heritage speakers in the United States. This course is intended for heritage speakers of Spanish and is an appropriate substitute for Spanish 2314. Prerequisite: Spanish 2313 or the equivalent.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2313-002 Intermediate Spanish I

        In Spanish 2313, the objective of the course is to develop skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2313-005 Intermediate Spanish I

        In Spanish 2313, the objective of the course is to develop skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 1441-008 Beginning Spanish I

        In Spanish 1441, the objective of the course is to develop skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 1441-022 Beginning Spanish I

        In Spanish 1441, the objective of the course is to develop skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking in the Spanish language. Mastery of grammatical structures is also highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2313-001 Intermediate Spanish I

        In Spanish 2313, the objective of the course is to develop skills in the areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking in the Spanish language. Emphasis is placed on creative oral practice of Spanish in the classroom to actively promote speaking proficiency. Mastery of grammar structures is highly emphasized for enhanced communication and comprehension.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • SPAN 2313-001 Intermediate Spanish I
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-003 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 1441-006 BEGINNING SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 1441-013 BEGINNING SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 1441-004 BEGINNING SPANISH I
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-001 Intermediate Spanish I
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-003 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-005 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-007 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-001 Intermediate Spanish I
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 1441-010 BEGINNING SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 1441-016 BEGINNING SPANISH I
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 1441-017 BEGINNING SPANISH I
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-005 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • SPAN 2313-006 INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus