I use a student-centered approach blended with humor in my classes. This has won me a few teaching awards(see resume). A successful class is one that is interactive and that uplifts the learning spirit of a learner, thus eliminating boredom and anxiety. Besides, my pedagogical approach is wholistic.
As a language teacher, I taught French for several years to hundreds of students from middle school through college. I have a Ph.D in Linguistics with a minor in French and Francophone studies. I have 2 Masters degrees, one in languages (French)and Literature and the other in Linguistics. I also have taught at 3 different universities. I published, with the help of the U.S. Dept. of Education and UT Austin, a Yoruba language grammar text
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Ph.D. Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 1998
Interdisciplinary Linguistics: Yoruba phonology (major), Francophone Literature and French Linguistics (minor)
M.A. University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1989
M.A. University of Delaware, Newark, DE 1984
Languages and Literature
B.ED. University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria 1979
French, English, Education
D.P.F.E. Université de Besançon, Besançon, France 1976
Diploma in French Teaching, Centre de Linguistique
N.C.E. Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria 1974
Independent Scholar / Retired UT Austin professor, Austin, Texas 2015-present
Mosadomi, F. Yorùbá Yé Mi: A Beginning Yorùbá Textbook. Print on demand. (328 pages) website: (concealed information)
Mosadomi, F. Audio CD. 2011, 2012, accompanying Yorùbá Yé Mi: A Beginning Yorùbá Textbook
Peer-Reviewed Journal Publication
Mosadomi, F. “Role-Play as an Effective Method of Enhancing Proficiency in Yoruba Language Teaching.” Yorùbá: The Journal of Yorùbá Studies Association of Nigeria 6(4), 2010: 35-49.
Mosadomi, F. “Yorùbá Ìyálóde: Gender, Power, and Governance.” JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies 16, 2010: 67-84. (concealed information)
Mosadomi, F. “Marriage, Women, and Tradition in Guillaume Oyônô Mbia’s Three Suitors: One Husband.” West Africa Review 2(1), 2000: 1-9. (concealed information)
Mosadomi, F. “Bridging High School and College Language Classes through the Multicultural Approach: The Case of Francophone Africa.” Mid-Atlantic Journal of Foreign Language Pedagogy 1, 1993: 13-18.
Mosadomi, F. “Le Soleil qui Brule.” Poiesis, Department of French and Italian, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 1995.
Mosadomi, F. “Images of the African Woman in Francophone Literature.” Proceedings of the First International Conference on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora: Bridges across Activism and the Academy. Ed. Obioma Nnaemeka. Women in Africa and the African Diaspora, 1992: 63-81.
Mosadomi, F. “In Praise of WAAD.” Proceedings of the First International Conference on Women in Africa and the African Diaspora: Bridges across Activism and the Academy. Ed. Obioma Nnaemeka. Women in Africa and the African Diaspora, 1992: 43-45.
MOTS: Poèmes des Étudiants de Français aux Collèges de Hampden-Sydney et de Sweet Briar. [Hampden-Sydney and Sweet Briar College French Student Poetry.] Ed. Fehintola Mosadomi, 1992 (47 pages).
Mosadomi, F. “The Value of Success.” The Forum of Phi Sigma Iota International Foreign Language Honor Society 13, 1991: 14.
MOTS: Poèmes des Étudiants de Français du Collège de Hampden et Sydney. [Hampden and Sydney College French Student Poetry.] Ed. Fehintola Mosadomi, 1991 (35 pages).
I received different awards for the study of French in France, and in various universities, and was called back after graduation to teach French in the Dept. of French and Italian at Tulane University, New Orleans.
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