Languages and Cultures

West Chester University

Dr. Mahmoud Amer
Acting Chair 2016-2017
224 Mitchell Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2700
Fax: 610-436-3048

William Keith Corbitt

Assistant Professor of Languages

Supervisor: Modern Language Teacher Education Program

Ph.D., Indiana University

M.A., Indiana University

M.A., University of Delaware

B.A., High Point University

A.A., Monterey Peninsula College

William Keith Corbitt

Research interests:

Styles and Strategies Based Instruction; Teacher Training; Effects of Study Abroad on Foreign Language Production; Second and Foreign Language Assessment; The Teaching of Foreign Languages to Students with Special Needs; Portuguese as a Foreign Language.

Recent Publications/Activities:

 “Learning Styles & Strategies in FL Reading by At-Risk Students of Spanish” Paper to be presented at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference, October 17-19, 2013.

The Effects of Learning Styles and Strategy Use on L2 Reading for At-risk Students of Spanish in a Modified Foreign Language Program” Poster to be presented at the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina Conference. October 12, 2013.

“The Benefits of Styles and Strategies Based Instruction for MFLP Students” Invited Lecture. University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Department of Romance Languages. Greensboro, North Carolina. October 10, 2013.

Corbitt, W. K. (2012). The preferred foreign language learning styles and perceived strategy use of at-risk students in a modified foreign language program. The TFLTA Journal, 3.

Classes regularly taught: