- Position: Instructor of Spanish
- Department: Government
- Office Location: Building 50, Room 133A
- Campus: (850) 474-2929
Laura Arguea has been teaching with the University of West Florida since 1994. Her experience in teaching includes courses in Spanish language, composition and conversation, Hispanic literature, Latin-American culture and Spanish civilization. In addition to instructing roles, Arguea has served as program advisor, program developer and director for the UWF Foreign Language Laboratory. She has also developed and directed a Spanish Language and Culture study abroad program.
Arguea has received several awards and recognition for her work, such us the 2015 Florida World Languages in Colleges and Universities Teacher of the Year Award, and the 2014 UWF Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award.
She served as a board member in local and state language organizations.
Arguea received a Master of Arts in the teaching of languages from University of Southern Mississippi, and a Master of Arts in economics from the University of Southern California. Her educational background, which includes courses taken in Spain and Mexico, shaped her broad perspective to language teaching.
Arguea received her Master of Arts in Teaching of Languages at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Keywords: Spanish, Hispanic literature, Latin-American Culture, Spanish Civilization, UWF Foreign Language Laboratory, UWF Study Abroad, UWF Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award