Francoise Bachelder, Ph.D.  French Language Faculty

Francoise Bachelder, Ph.D.

French Language Faculty

  • Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction, specialization in Foreign Language Education
  • M.A. French Language

Dr. Francoise Bachelder is originally from France where she received a Master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from the University Paul Valery in Montpellier. She also has a Master’s in French from San Diego State University and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Purdue University. Dr. Bachelder taught in high school while she was in California and at the university level in Indiana and in Ohio. She believes that online learning is very challenging but also extremely rewarding.

Professional Experience

  • Indiana University, French Instructor
  • American College of Education 2014- present
  • University of Cincinnati; 2008- 2013; Field Service Assistant Professor of Foreign Language and Multicultural Education in the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Service
  • Foreign Language Program Director: Alternative Provisional Licensure Program for Secondary Education (Multi-Age- Grades PK-12)

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Purdue University, Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, specialization in Foreign Language Education, 1997
  • San Diego State University, M.A., French Language, 1983 Université Paul Valery, Montpellier, France, M.A., Ethnologie, 1980
  • FERPA Certification (2014)
  • CANVAS, American College of Education (2014)
  • Certificate of Completion to the Quality Matters Program (2012)
  • ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) Service Management (2006) Project
  • Management Certificate (2004)
  • WebCT Vista certified trainer (2003)

Scholarly Activity

  • Bachelder, F. Using Macromedia Breeze in a French 202 class. Teacher’s Toolbox Conference Publication, Purdue University, Indiana, 2008.
  • Co-translated:  Walton, W. “Jeunes filles françaises et “American girls”: Négociation des identités nationales dans la France de l’entre-deux-guerres” [American Girls and French jeunes filles: Negotiating National Identities in Interwar France] to research group L’Histoire de l’immigration [History of Immigration], translated from English by Françoise Bachelder Paris, France, June 2004.
  • Co-translated: Alsop, T., & Garfinkel, A. New French Emergency Lesson Plans, translated from Spanish by Françoise Bachelder, Rochester, MI, 2007
  • Co-translated:  Geiser, S. Les Archives Nourse à la bibliothèque Mercantile, translated from English by Francoise Bachelder, The Mercantile Library, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008.