Felix Kronenberg

Associate Professor
(901) 843-3136

Dr. Felix Kronenberg is an Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Director of the Language Learning Center at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN (USA).

His research and professional interests include physical, virtual, and hybrid learning spaces: classroom and informal learning space design, language center design, digital storytelling, computer simulations/games and L2 acquisition, and blended learning.

Dr. Kronenberg is currently the President of the International Association for Language Learning Technology and an advisory board member of the Learning Spaces Collaboratory. He has served as the president of the SouthWest Association for Language Learning Technology, has been a fellow for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education, has been a learning spaces and language center design consultant for various colleges and universities and a keynote and plenary speaker at local, state, regional, national and international conferences.

More information can be found on his online portfolio.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Kronenberg, F. (Ed.). (2017). From Language Lab to Language Center and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of the Language Center. International Association for Language Learning Technology.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2016). Curated language learning spaces: Design principles of physical 21st century language centers. IALLT Journal, 46(1), 63–91.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2014). Language Center Design and Management in the Post-Language Laboratory Era. IALLT Journal, 44(1), 1-16.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2014). Extending the Classroom: Digital Micro-Narratives for Novice Language Learners. Dimensions, 124-134..

Kronenberg, F. A. (2013). The LLC and public relations: Promoting the language learning center. InIALLT Management Manual (pp. 121–132).  International Association for Language Learning and Technology.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2013). Computer games as agentive and immersive spaces for language learners. In B. Bigl & S. Stoppe (Eds.), Playing with virtuality, theories and methods of computer game studies(pp. 313–332). Peter Lang.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2013). Technology and the changing nature of narrative in L2 learning and teaching. In L. A. Wankel & P. Blessinger (Eds.), Increasing student engagement and retention using multimedia technologies: Video annotation, multimedia applications, videoconferencing and transmedia storytelling, Cutting-edge technologies in higher education (Vol. 6, pp. 95–119). Emerald Group Publishing Limited.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2012). Selection criteria for commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) video games for language learning. IALLT Journal, 42(2), 52–78.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2011). Language centers at small institutions. In F. A. Kronenberg (Ed.), Language Center Design (pp. 83–94). International Association for Language Learning and Technology.

Kronenberg, F. A. (Ed.). (2011). Language center design. Moorhead, MN: International Association for Language Learning and Technology.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2008). From trade cards to the internet: Depiction of Germans and Germany in American advertising. (Doctoral dissertation). Retrieved from http://epub.uni-regensburg.de/10696/

Baumann, C., & Kronenberg, F. A. (2003). Schwarzfahrer. Mitte: Zeitschrift für Interkulturelle Begegnung, 1(2), 198–222.

Kronenberg, F. A. (2003). Eine Liebesgeschichte – oder: Die Wahrnehmung des Anderen in Libuše Moníkovás Verklärte Nacht. Mitte: Zeitschrift für Interkulturelle Begegnung, 1(2), 23–26.

Education

Dr. Kronenberg received his B.A., M.A. in English and History, a postgraduate certificate in Teaching German as a Foreign Language, and his doctorate degree (Dr. phil.) from the University of Regensburg in Germany.  His dissertation was entitled “From Trade Cards to the Internet: Depiction of Germans and Germany in American Advertising.”