Judith L. Shrum earned her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, and an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She holds a joint appointment as Associate Professor of Second Language Education in the Departments of Foreign Languages & Literatures and Teaching & Learning at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Eileen W. Glisan holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in Spanish Applied Linguistics/Teaching Methodology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is Professor of Spanish and Foreign Language Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she is Coordinator of the Spanish Education Program. She is Co-director of the ACTFL/NCATE Program Standards for the Preparation of Foreign Language Teachers project.