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Dora Lucy Marín

  • Instructor of Spanish

University of Delaware
116 Jastak-Burgess Hall
Newark, DE 19716

(302) 831-0277
Courses Taught

Office Hours

M 1:30 P.M. - 2:20 P.M.
W 1:30 P.M. - 2:20 P.M.


Dora Lucy Marín is an instructor of Spanish in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures. She has coordinated the Span107 multi-section level for several years now. Ms. Marín is actively directing study abroad programs during the winter and summer sessions in countries like Chile and Spain.

Ms. Marín is from Colombia, where she received her college degree in Foreign Languages at Universidad Pedagógica Nacional in Bogotá, and her Specialist degree in Foreign Languages Pedagogy and Didactics at Universidad Surcolombiana. Then she moved with her husband, Alberto Delgado, and her two sons, Yisué and Santiago, to the US where she earned her Masters’ degree at University of Delaware.

Ms. Marín has been nominated for the Excellence Teaching Award at different times by the Senate Committee on Student and Faculty Honors at the University of Delaware. She received the Outstanding Teaching Assistant award from the DLLC, and the Scholastic Excellence Award from the College of Arts & Sciences of the University of Delaware in 2004. Her thesis on “Using Technology To Enhance Language Learning” received honors from the Foreign Languages department at Universidad Surcolombiana.


  • MA. Foreign Languages & Literatures, and Pedagogy. University of Delaware
  • Specialist. Foreign Languages Pedagogy and Didactics. Universidad Surcolombiana


  • Textbook: Guía Para Escritores. Composition Textbook Authoring Team. University of Delaware 2006.
  • Article: A Skill- Based English for Academc Purposes Course at UniAmazonía: A Suitable Alternative for Ph.D. Candidates. In the Amazon Magazin, # 2. University of La Amazonia. Florencia, Colombia. 2002.
  • Article: Multimedia Technology: A pedagogical cave of Aladdin. In HOW Magazine. ASOCOPI, Special Issue N° 9. Pp 40- 44. Colombia 2001.
  • Article: Teaching Grammar: Toward a Holistic Approach. In THE AMAZON MAGAZIN, # 1. University of La Amazonía. Florencia, Colombia. 2001.
  • Software: Empower Your English: A Key Tool For Software Engineering Students At University of La Amazonia. University of La Amazonia, Florencia. Colombia 2000.
  • Article: Designing CALL – ESP Materials. A learner -Centered Approach. In ASOCOPI ESP Review, # 4. Cali, Colombia. January 2000.
  • Translation: Modelos Pedagógicos en Educación Ambiental (French- Spanish) From the original “Pour une Éducation Relative a l’Environnemment” Chap. 7. By Ph.D. Lucie Sauvé. In Module I of “Teorias Y Practicas De La Educación Ambiental”. EDAMAZ. University of La Amazonía. Pag. 77 –114 . Colombia .1998.

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