Jennifer Dorman

Instructional Designer

Jennifer Dorman is an Instructional Designer in Didactics at Babbel, specializing predominantly in linguistics and learning science across a wide range of areas: from language acquisition, sociolinguistics, dialectology, and pragmatics, to learning design (e-learning, blended learning, behavioral science, and engagement design).

With an MA in Empirical and Theoretical Linguistics from the University of Wroclaw (Poland) and an MS in Education (instructional technology) from Wilkes University (USA), she has previously worked as a professional development coordinator, classroom teacher, course designer, and adjunct professor, before joining the Babbel team in 2019.

Jennifer’s other professional qualifications include a Cambridge ESOL Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CELTA), as well as a Montessori Diploma (Germany) and professional teaching certificate (PA, USA). She was recognized as a Keystone Technology Integrator (PA) in 2005, the Middle School Teacher of the Year (PA) in 2006, and a Google Certified Innovator in 2008. In 2008, the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology recognized her as the Outstanding Leader of the Year.

Combining her expertise in linguistics with instructional design, Jennifer brings unique perspective and knowledge to Babbel’s 150 people strong didactics team.

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