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Francesc Borrull

Interim Director of World Languages Teacher Education / Instructional Assistant Professor
Lang Literatures & Cultures
Office
Stevenson Hall - STV 217
Office Hours
Tuesday: 11 AM-12 PM
Thursday: 11 AM-12 PM
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Biography

Originally from Barcelona, Dr. Borrull taught Catalan Language and Literature for 3 years before moving to Chicago. A National Board Certified Teacher, he taught Spanish for 20 years at Chicago Public Schools.

Current Courses

111.002Basic Spanish Skills

111.003Basic Spanish Skills

Teaching Interests & Areas

World Languages, Bilingual Education, Peninsular Languages and Literatures (Catalan and Spanish).

Research Interests & Areas

Teacher Education, World Languages, Bilingual Education, Heritage Learners.

PhD Translation, Gender, and Cultural Studies

Universitat de Vic/Universitat Central de Catalunya
Vic (Barcelona, Catalonia)

M.Ed. (Master of Education) Educational Leadership

American College of Education
Chicago, IL

M.Ed. (Master of Education) Secondary Education

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Barcelona (Catalonia)

MA Philosophy and Humanities

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bellaterra (Barcelona, Catalonia)

Instructional Innovation Grant

Center for Integrated Professional Development, ISU
2023

Provost Innovation Enhancement (PIE) Grant

Illinois State University
2023

University Teaching Grant

Illinois State University
2023

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seed Grant

ISU Center for Integrated Professional Development
2023

Periclean Voter Engagement Humanities (PVEH) Fellowship Award

Project Pericles
2023

ISBE State Superintendent Certificate of Appreciation for Meritorious Service

ISBE
2015

ISBE State Superintendent Certificate of Appreciation for Meritorious Service

ISBE
2012

Book, Authored

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (2010). World Languages Standards (2nd ed.). Alexandria, VA: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
March, A. (2001). Llir entre cards. Antologia poètica. Versió moderna en vers de Climent Forner. Introducció, comentaris de text i propostes de treball de Francesc Guerrero Borrull. (Revised 2nd ed.) Barcelona (Spain): Proa
March, A. (1999). Llir entre cards. Antologia poètica. Versió moderna en vers de Climent Forner. Introducció, comentaris de text i propostes de treball de Francesc Guerrero Borrull. Barcelona (Spain): Proa

Book, Chapter

Guerrero i Borrull, F. (2000). “Ausiàs March, ‘On és lo lloc on ma pensa repose?’ LXXVI”. In Selectivitat. Literatura Catalana. Barcelona (Spain): Edicions La Magrana, p. 14-19

Journal Article

Borrull, F. (2017). “Baltasar Porcel en anglès: crònica de la traducció de Cavalls cap a la fosca.” Venice, Italy: Rassegna Iberistica

Presentations

Borrull, F. (2023, January 11). A Practical Implementation of the 'Grading for Equity' Framework. Belongingness. University-Wide Teaching & Learning Symposium. Normal, IL.
Borrull, F. and Mir, M. (2023, November 18). An Approach to Board of Education Content Area Test Preparation for Teacher Licensure. ACTFL Convention and World Language Expo. Chicago, IL.
Borrull, F. and Tackett, M. (2023, September 23). Creating Comprehensible Input Activities in Your Classroom. Comprehensible Input (CI) in the World Language Classroom. Normal, IL.
Borrull, F. (2017). “Baltasar Porcel en l’impermeable mercat editorial nord-americà: crònica de les traduccions de Cavalls cap a la fosca i Les primaveres i les tardors a l’anglès.” 16th International Colloquium of the North American Catalan Society. Indiana University, Bloomington. May 18-20, 2017
Borrull, F. (2017). “La necessitat i la dificultat de ser traduït a l’anglès.” De Llibres i Roses: First California Symposium on Catalan Studies. UCLA, Department of Spanish & Portuguese. Los Angeles, CA. April 24-25, 2017
Guerrero Borrull, F. (2005) “The way to Nebraska: The elaboration process of a masterpiece” Paper delivered at the Symposium “Glory Days” at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, NJ, presented by Penn State University