The world of language teaching has faced enormous challenges in delivering quality education due to the abrupt transition to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the major challenges…
As an applied linguist with interests in language education, Peter De Costa is interested in how policy decisions impact language learning and teaching and is drawn to the identity, ideological, and emotional consequences of these decisions.
The highest national research award for foreign language education recently was awarded to the team of Xiaowan Zhang, MSU Ph.D. alumna in Second Language Studies; Paula Winke, Professor in MSU’s…
Assistant Professor of Linguistics Betsy Sneller was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Advancement Grant to develop open-source code to create a self-recording mobile app, which will be critical for researchers who work with spoken data.
The College of Arts & Letters is pleased to recognize the faculty members who recently were promoted to full professor, associate professor, or associate professor-fixed term. These faculty were honored during special ceremonies at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in October and November.
COVID-19 has had a major impact on people around the world, but how is the pandemic changing our language and the way we communicate? That is the question being studied by a team of researchers at Michigan State University, led by Associate Professor Suzanne Wagner and Assistant Professor Betsy Sneller.
Lynn Wolff’s desire to teach and to do it well threads throughout her quest to work and participate in a lifetime of learning. Just recently, she devoted a full academic year to refining her teaching and leadership abilities as a participant in the Lilly Teaching Fellowship program. As a 2019-20 fellow, Wolff joined a cohort of 16 MSU faculty and academic specialists to engage in collaborative, cross-disciplinary work as Lilly or Adams Academy Fellows.