Maria Teresa Villanueva
Associate Professor of Instruction
M.A. Loyola University, Chicago
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Maria Teresa Villanueva was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco Mexico and raised in Chicago, IL. She earned her M.A. in Spanish from Loyola University Chicago.Maria Teresa currently teaches and coordinates Spanish 125-0, Accelerated Intermediate Spanish. During the winter and spring quarters she teaches Spanish 115-1,2, Accelerated Elementary Spanish. Last year she developed the curriculum for a new course entitled Spanish 205-0 Spanish for Professions: Health Care. This is a ground-breaking course that integrates simulated medical interviews with standardized patients. Maria Teresa devotes part of her time to recruit and train native speakers of Spanish to be standardized patients.