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Bobby Hobgood, Ed.D.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Director, Language Resource Center/SCOLT President
Charlotte, NC
Dr. Bobby E. Hobgood is the Director of the Language Resource Center in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. In his role, he supports the integration of technology by both faculty and students in the study of languages and world cultures. He also offers webinar series, book talks, and face-to-face workshops on a range of curriculum issues focused on pedagogy to engage learners. He has taught undergraduate foreign language methods and currently teaches Advanced Methods for Foreign Languages as a completely online course in the Graduate School. Bobby currently serves as the President-elect for the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT). He is also the 2016 recipient of the Honorary Lifetime Member award for the Foreign Language Association of North Carolina, the 2017 recipient of the Educator of Excellence award for the Southern Conference on Language Teaching, and in 2018, was inducted into Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. In 2007 he earned his Ed.D from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - School of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. Bobby has been teaching online since 1996. This is his 32nd year as an educator.  

Most recently, he co-authored the book, Studying a World Language: An Interactive Guidebook to support language learners outside of the classroom: https://he.kendallhunt.com/product/studying-world-language-interactive-guidebook