Modern Languages

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Daryl M. Rodgers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Italian
Phone: 570-372-4693
Office Location: Bogar Hall - Rm 203
Office Hours: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., MW

Academic Credentials:
PHD, Univ of Illinois Urbana
MA, Ohio State University Columbus
BA, Harding University

Rodgers' research interests include second-language acquisition (particularly classroom-based acquisition of Italian), language teaching methodology (particularly content-based instruction), as well as Italian language and culture. He has published articles on content-based instruction in The Modern Language Journal, on automatization in second language acquisition in IRAL, and on the acquisition of verb morphology in Italian in L2 Journal. He has also contributed as co-author to the workbook to accompany the first-year Italian textbook Avanti!


  • EDUC-350 English Language Learners
  • ITAL-101 Beginning Italian I
  • ITAL-102 Beginning Italian II
  • ITAL-201 Intermediate Italian I
  • ITAL-202 Intermediate Italian II
  • ITAL-301 Adv Conversation and Oral Expression
  • ITAL-310 Italian Literature, Culture, Film
  • ITAL-311 Topics in Italian Language & Linguistics
  • ITAL-460 Seminar in Italian Lit, Culture, Film
  • ITAL-461 Seminar Language/Linguistics
  • ITAL-542 Italy and the Italians
  • ITAL-542 Organized Crime in Italy
  • ITAL-542 Sr Language Proficiency Eval
  • ITAL-542 Study Abroad Reflection
  • ITAL-542 Survey of Italian Lit. & Hist.
  • ITAL-599 Italian Comprehensive Exam
  • ITAL-599 Senior Language Proficiency Evaluation
  • LANG-500 Language Teaching Methods

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