Translation: German-English, English-German
Last active: 10/01/2014
Jeremiah Nathaniel Lynn
August 2007: Master of Arts in German Language, Literature and Culture. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
May 2005: Bachelor of Arts in German, French minor. Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA.
March-July 2003: Study Abroad at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany.
December 2013—March 2014:
Long-Term Substitute German Teacher. Schuylkill Haven Area High School; Schuylkill Haven, PA.
Introduction to German—8th Grade
German 1—9th Grade
German 2—10th Grade
German 3—10th and 11th Grade
AP German—11th and 12th Grade
August 2007—August 2013:
Instructor of German. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech); Blacksburg, VA. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
German 1105—Elementary German (Fall 2007-12)
German 1106—Elementary German (Spring 2008-09, 2011-13)
German 1114—Accelerated Elementary German (Summer 2008,
German 2105—Intermediate German (Fall 2007-09)
German 2106—Intermediate German (Spring 2008-10)
German 2114—Accelerated Intermediate German (Summer 2010-13)
German 2724—German Culture and Civilization (Fall 2011, Spring 2013)
German 3125—Oral Proficiency (Fall 2010)
Advisor, “Teach for Jamie”: This is an after-school program for elementary school students dedicated to the memory of VT German instructor Christopher James “Jamie” Bishop. My role in this program was to advise and provide support to VT student volunteers who teach German in several local elementary schools.
July 2012 – August 2012:
Consultant and Instructor of German. Technische Universität Darmstadt (Technical University of Darmstadt); Darmstadt, Germany. Department of Mechanical Engineering - Division of Thermal Process Technology.
Technical German for Virginia Tech Dual-Degree Students in Mechanical Engineering—A six-week intensive language course which focused on cultural immersion, technical vocabulary, grammar, and conversation through concepts in math, science, physics, and engineering. Course content included lecture materials from various German technical universities, internet and magazine articles, videos, and other multimedia.
Program Coordinator, Advisor, Resident Advisor, Travel Guide, Liaison between Mechanical Engineering and the language institute at the TU-Darmstadt, Language Consultant for Mechanical Engineering Faculty at VT and at the TU-Darmstadt.
August 2005—June 2007:
Graduate Teaching Assistant. University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY. Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Division of German Studies.
German 101—Elementary German (Fall 2005-06)
German 102—Elementary German (Spring 2006-07)
German 201—Intermediate German (Fall 2006)
Conferences and Professional Development:
Workshop: A Time for Change: New Trends in German Studies.
Goethe-Institut Chicago. January 26-27, 2007.
Presentation: Developing Cultural "Skills" via Culture Assimilators.
Presenter: Dr. Harald Höbusch, University of Kentucky.
Guest Presenter: Jeremiah Lynn, Virginia Tech.
KWLA Fall Conference. Louisville, KY. October 11-13, 2007.
Presentation: Rethinking the C/cultural Curriculum in the Beginning German Classroom. Presenters: Holger Lenz, Dana Lockhart and Jeremiah Lynn, University of Kentucky.
KWLA Fall Conference. Louisville, KY. October 19-21, 2006.
Advisor, “Teach for Jamie”. Virginia Tech, 2008 – 2013.
Kentucky World Language Association’s High School Language Festival: Judge of Construction Models, Games, Painting and Listening Proficiency. University of Kentucky. May 2007.
Kentucky World Language Association’s High School Language Festival: Judge of Literary Recitation, Listening Proficiency and Realia. University of Kentucky. May 2006.
Actor, Division of German Studies’ Theater Production of Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck. University of Kentucky. April 2006.
National Education Association’s Award for Youth Leaders in Literacy, “Teach for Jamie”. Virginia Tech, 2009.
“Teacher of the Week”, CIDER (Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research). Virginia Tech, 2013.