Member Profile

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith


Elizabeth Smith is a Peer Reviewer



Members from Elizabeth’s institution
Materials from Elizabeth’s discipline
Members in Elizabeth’s discipline


  • Virginia Community College Association
    Executive Committee Member/President (1993-1998) 08/1989 – Current

Education History

  • DA in Community College Education/Modern Languages (05/2004)
    George Mason University
  • MA in French (08/1989)
    The University of Tennessee - Knoxville
  • BSEd in French (05/1986)
    Western Carolina University


  • Smith, Elizabeth A. (2004). Differences in Attitudes, Experiences, and Success between Delivering and Receiving Site Students in Interactive Television Foreign Language Classes.
  • Smith, Elizabeth A. (Spring 2000). Making Culture and Language Real in a Rural Setting: The Technology Connection in Inquiry, the Journal of the Virginia Community College System.
  • Rush, G. Michael and Elizabeth A. Smith. (1996). When They Put Your Course in the Electronic Classroom in The VCCA Journal.

Teaching Experience

  • Beginning Spanish I and II (Current)
    • Southwest Virginia Community College – Spanish
  • Beginning French I and II (Current)
    • Southwest Virginia Community College – French

Honors & Awards

  • MERLOT Volunteer Peer Reviewer of the Year (08/2007)
    I was recognized as one of MERLOT's volunteer peer reviewers of the year at the 2007 annual international convention.
  • VCCS Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence Nominee from SwVCC (04/2007)
    I am the Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence nominee from SwVCC for 2007
  • SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Nominee from SwVCC (01/2007)
    I am the SCHEV Outstanding Faculty nominee from SwVCC for 2007.


  • Professor of French and Spanish (08/1989 – Current) Southwest Virginia Community College