Other Professional Endeavors

OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES. Please visit Boise State’s Pathways Project for OER Language Teaching materials such as consecutive and simultaneous exercises (scripts and recordings).

Project SCIENTIA. An interdepartmental endeavor to make Sciences more accessible by translating and creating materials in Spanish. Read about it HERE. Student poster presentation at Idaho Conference on Undergraduate Research, 2020. HERE.

Read the Opinion by JSK Scholar Nicole Foy, Investigative Reporter with The Idaho Statesman, about the collaboration between the local newspaper and SPAN 382 Spanish for Healthcare class. HERE

Track II of SPAN 382 joined forces with The Idaho Statesman to provide voice over to several video clips from Idaho’s Governor Brad Little press conferences. To see all the videos visit HERE

Students in SPAN 382 joined forces with the Idaho Caregiver Alliance to translate materials, as well as to create a radio ad. Read the entry on the Boise State Health Sciences blog here.

Fátima Cornwall’s students collaboration with local non-profit medical clinic was featured by Boise State University. This collaboration also won the Boise State Spring 2020 Commitment to Community award. You can see the video here. You can read it here.   

Reporter Rachel Spacek from The Idaho Press also writes about the collaboration between Fatima’s students and a local non-profit medical clinic. Read it here.

Fátima Cornwall was featured on Lead with Languages “Ask Away” page. You can read it here.

Fátima Cornwall and her students volunteered to translate forms for Make-A-Wish, Idaho. You can read more here.

Fátima Cornwall was featured as “Instructor of the Week” by Department of World Languages, Boise State University.  You can see the video here.

Fátima Cornwall was a guest author for NAJIT “Future Idaho Court Interpreters Join Efforts with Future Immigration Attorneys”.  You can read it here. 

Fátima Cornwall translated into Spanish the Boise State University Hazards and Climate Resilience Institute’s  website with information about COVID-19 cases and deaths in Idaho by county. You can access it here.


“Vocabulary Games for the Beginner Court Interpreting Classroom”, International Journal of Interpreter Education, Volume 5, Number 1, May 2012.  Access it here.

“Creating Your Own Materials for Use in the Classroom”, International Journal of Interpreter Education, Volume 3, November 2011. Access it here.


2021 Innovative Educator for Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing (State of Idaho)

2021 Boise State University Foundations Teaching Award

2020 Commitment to Community Campus Award. Read about it here.

2019 The Portuguese Tribune Person of the Year. Read about it here. 

2018 ACTFL Global Engagement Award. Read about it here.

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