Ruth Flores

Ruth Flores, M.A.

Visiting Professor of English

Office Phone: (951) 343-5565
Email: rflores@calbaptist.edu
Department: Arts & Sciences
Office Location: 10370 Hemet St., Suite 100, Riverside, CA 92503
Office Hours: By appointment


Degree Major Emphasis Institution Date
M.A. English California Baptist University 2013
B.A. Liberal Studies California Baptist University 2008

Classes Taught

ENG123, Intermediate Composition

ENG353, Children's Literature

ENG360, Detective Fiction

SPA115, Elementary Spanish I

SPA125, Elementary Spanish II

Academic Areas / Scholarly Interests

Technical Communication, Technical Writing, Composition, Textual Editing, Minority and Hispanic Literature, Trauma Studies, Spanish Language Acquisition

Teaching Experience at Institutions Other than CBU

Del Rosa School, San Bernardino, CA, 2007-2011.

Research, Presentations, and Publications

"Immersion-Based Instruction in Online and Hybrid Language Courses: The Method, The Practice, The Evidence," presentation at the National American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese Conference, Miami, FL, July 2016.

"Three Ways to Engage and Inspire your Students in the Fully Online Elementary Spanish Classroom," presentation at the American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese Conference, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA, February 2015.    

"Surviving Trauma or Choosing Survival: The Role of the Trauma Novel in Carlos Fuentes’ The Death of Artemio Cruz and Juan Rulfo’s Pedro Páramo." MA thesis California Baptist University, 2013. Print.

Church Membership / Activities

Iglesia Bautista Casa Blanca

Community Service / Involvement


Profesional & Academic Service:

Reviewer, Vista Higher Learning, Spanish Language Speech Recognition Project, 2015.

Web Coordinator, The American Association of Teachers of Spanish &  Portuguese, Roger Anton Chapter. 2015 - present.

Secretary, The American Association of Teachers of Spanish &  Portuguese, Roger Anton Chapter. 2012-2014.


Professional Membership:

Modern Language Association, 2014-present.

Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, Eta Tau Epsilon Chapter, 2013-present.

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 2009-present.

Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society, 2007-present.

Personal Quote / Scripture / Philosophy of Education

A man’s heart plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps. Prov. 16:9