Teaching

Welcoming diverse forms of participation in the classroom, Lorenia seeks to cultivate an accesible, equitable, and inclusive learning environment. Her teaching integrates a variety of learner-centred methodologies, pedagogical strategies, and technological design models to keep students thinking critically and engaged. Fostering a stimulating and dynamic multimodal environment, she incorporates interaction and collaboration by students, having an active role within and beyond the classroom. 

University of British Columbia

(2023) GRSJ 102. Global Issues in Social Justice. Sessional Lecturer. The Social Justice Institute (GRSJ).

(2023) GRSJ 226. Human Rights and Artistic Expression: Thinking Beyond the Legal. Sessional Lecturer. The Social Justice Institute (GRSJ).

(2020) SPAN 102. Beginners’ Spanish II. Instructor/TA. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2020) SPAN 102. Beginners’ Spanish II. Instructor/TA. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2019) SPAN 101. Beginners’ Spanish I. Instructor/TA. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2019) SPAN 102. Beginners’ Spanish II. Instructor/TA. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2018) SPAN 101. Beginners’ Spanish I. Instructor/TA. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.  

Higher Education Center at National City

(2018) ENGL 115. Reading and Composition. Adjunct Professor. School of Languages, Literature, & Humanities. Higher Education Center at National City. California, United States.

San Diego City College

(2018) ENGL 205. Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition. Adjunct Professor. English and Humanities. San Diego City College. California, United States.

(2017) ENGL 205. Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition. Adjunct Professor. English and Humanities. San Diego City College. California, United States.

(2017) ENGL 47A. Integrated Reading, Writing and Reasoning. Adjunct Professor. English and Humanities. San Diego City College.  California, United States.

San Diego Miramar College 

(2018) ENGL 205. Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition. Adjunct Professor. English, Communication & Foreign Languages. San Diego Miramar College. California, United States.

(2018) ENGL 101. Reading and Composition. Adjunct Professor. English, Communication & Foreign Languages. San Diego Miramar College. California, United States.

(2017) ENGL 101. Reading and Composition (Computer Laboratory Classroom). Adjunct Professor. English, Communication & Foreign Languages. San Diego Miramar College. California, United States.

Southwestern College

(2017) ENGL 116. Critical Thinking and Argument. Adjunct Professor. School of Languages, Literature, & Humanities. Southwestern College. California, United States.

(2017) ENGL 115. Reading and Composition. Substitute Teacher. School of Languages, Literature, & Humanities. Southwestern College. California, United States.

Teaching Related Activities

University of British Columbia

(2022) VANT 140. Content and Language Enrichment Tutorials. Graduate Teaching Assistant. Vantage College, University of British Columbia.

(2022) AE22 UBC. Reading and Writing at University. Course Coordinator. Academic Essentials Program. University of British Columbia.

(2022) SPAN 207. Conversational Spanish II. Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2021) Experiential and Community Engaged Learning. WorkLearn. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2021) LLED 200. Introduction to Writing in Academic and Professional Registers (Vantage Science Program). Graduate Teaching Assistant. Vantage College, University of British Columbia.

(2021) SPAN 301. Intermediate Spanish I. Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2021) VANT 140. Content and Language Enrichment Tutorials (with a focus on Sociology, Psychology and Political Science). Graduate Teaching Assistant. Vantage College, University of British Columbia.

(2021) Experiential and Community Engaged Learning. Graduate Academic Assistant. Spanish for Community. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2020) SPAN 302. Intermediate Spanish II. Online Learning Transition Facilitator. Graduate Academic Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2021) SPAN 302. Intermediate Spanish II. Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2020) VANT 140. Content and Language Enrichment Tutorials (with a focus on Sociology, Psychology and Political Science). Graduate Teaching Assistant. Vantage College, University of British Columbia.

(2020) Experiential and Community Engaged Learning. Graduate Academic Assistant. Spanish for Community. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2020) SPAN 401. Upper Intermediate Spanish I. Online Learning Transition Facilitator. Graduate Academic Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2020) SPAN 301. Intermediate Spanish I. Online Learning Transition Facilitator. Graduate Academic Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

(2020) SPAN 301. Intermediate Spanish I. Graduate Teaching Assistant. Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of British Columbia.

San Diego Miramar College 

(2017-2018) Honors Contract Professor. San Diego Community College District. California, United States.

San Diego City College

(2017-2018) Honors Contract Professor. San Diego Community College District. California, United States.

(2017) Supplemental Instruction (SI) Faculty Mentor. English Center Supplemental Instruction Program.

San Diego State University 

(2015) RWS 280. Academic Reading and Writing (with a focus on Environmental-Sustainability Studies and Political Science). Instructional Support Assistant. California, United States.

(2015) RWS 100. Rhetoric of Written Argument (with a focus on Social and Environmental Justice). Instructional Support Assistant. California, United States.

University of California, Los Angeles

(2014) English as a Second Language (ESL). Project SPELL (Students for Progress in Employee Language Learning)Volunteer Center. California, United States.