Department of Teaching and Learning
Ph.D Claremont Graduate School/SDSU Joint Doctoral
M.A. San Diego State University
B.A. Universidad Catolica de Chile
USD Teaching and Learning Department
Prior to joining the faculty at USD, Viviana Alexandrowicz, Ph.D., taught bilingual teacher education for the Policy Studies Department at San Diego State University. She has taught in elementary and secondary classrooms. Alexandrowicz's main area of interest is multicultural/bilingual education and the development of bi-literacy for all children. Her research focuses on the effectiveness of in-service bilingual teacher education, second language acquisition, methodologies for teaching second language and specially designed academic instruction in English. She has been a consultant for school districts on the utilization of the media by parents and teachers in developing literacy.