Mark K. Warford


Mark Warford serves as department chair for Modern and Classical Languages and teaches courses in Spanish and language pedagogy. He has published in the areas of applied linguistics, (Spanish) language pedagogy, educational innovation, teacher development, and sociocultural theory. His scholarly work has been cited in over 200 publications, and he was featured in the October 2012 issue of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages' Language Educator newsletter in the article, "Going for 90% Plus", for scholarship in promoting more teacher use of the target language. He also received the NYSAFLT Papalia Professional Article Award. Warford has served as a reviewer for Foreign Language Annals, Hispania, as well as for Teaching and Teacher Education. With regard to educational technology, he certified as a peer reviewer for Quality Matters and accepted an invitation to serve as Research and Innovation Fellow for the Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence. In addition to delivering keynote addresses, presenting and chairing dozens of sessions at professional conferences from the regional to international level, Warford regularly leads workshops to K-12 language teachers on a range of topics... (read more).

Course Assignments

Research Areas

Teacher development, educational innovation, applied linguistics, and sociocultural theory. Following are some current projects...

Diffusion of Innovations in Education Model (DIEM)

Education as Care of the Soul: Jungian and archetypal approaches to the study of pedagogy and educational change. (under construction)

Sociocultural Model Lesson Plans

Zone of Proximal Teacher Development (ZPTD)




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