Seminar: 21st Century Strategies For Increasing Language Competency (Wed. 27 Feb)

Poster 27 Feb

Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco, an associate professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, will be at the EUITT on Wednesday to give a talk as part of our Around the World in English series.

The conference will be held on Wednesday, 27 February at 12:30 in Room 3005.

The presentation will focus on research and practical application of language learner strategies for increasing language competency. It will include specific examples regarding brain based research, language learning in the United States, the utilization of technology, cultural practices and perspectives, and the implementation of metacognitive strategies.

Diane Ceo-DiFrancesco is an associate professor at Xavier University in Cincinnati,Ohio. Aside from teaching all levels of Spanish language and linguistics, she directs the language education program and consults with schools on program design and assessment. A keen interest in the integration of technology and language learning led her to establish the language technology center at Xavier University, where she continues to explore and research new applications to enhance the acquisition process.