Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex
Departments/ProgramsNear Eastern and Judaic Studies
DegreesLesley College, Ph.D.
Hebrew College, M.A.
Hebrew University Jerusalem, B.A.
ExpertiseHebrew language. Deals with topics of competency-based Curriculum for teaching modern Hebrew at the secondary and post-secondary levels, application and proficiency in foreign language at the different levels.
ProfileConsultant for Jewish day schools, temples, and Hebrew language programs at other universities and is an oral proficiency interviewer, trainer, and rater for the Hebrew Speaking Test developed by the ACTFL.
|EL||94a||Experiential Learning Practicum|
|HBRW||41a||Advanced Intermediate Hebrew: Intensive Conversation|
|HBRW||121b||Let's converse in Hebrew, II|
|HBRW||123b||Creative Reading and Writing in Hebrew II|
|HBRW||141a||Advanced Hebrew Conversation|
|HBRW||168a||Hebrew Language Teaching I|
|HBRW||168b||Hebrew Language Teaching II|
|HBRW||170a||Take I: Hebrew through Israeli Cinema|
|HBRW||250||Hebrew as a Second Language: Principles and Pedagogy|
Awards and Honors
keter Tora (2008)
Sidney Hillson Memorial Award, Hebrew College, "to an individual who has made a commitment to the furtherance of Jewish education" (1998)
National Endowment for Humanities Summer seminar (1994)
Ringvald, Vardit. "Why Assessment." Jewish educational leadership 10. (2012): 19-22.
Ringvald, Vardit. "Israel studies and the Hebrew language." RAVSAK (2009).
Ringvald, Vardit. "Raising the bar in Herbrew Teaching and learning.." Contact (2009).
Ringvald,Vardit. Brandeis Modern Hebrew Textbook and CD Rom Final Edition. University Press of New England, 2005.
Ringvald,Vardit. Hebrew in Context: The Brandeis Modern Hebrew Textbook. 2003.