Dr. Catherine Danielou Recognized
by Professional Language Organizations
Dr. Catherine Danielou, Senior Associate Dean in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been named President-Elect of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF).
The DFLL Welcomes Yumi Takamiya
Assistant Professor in Japanese
(PhD in Applied Linguistics, Purdue)
Her research interests include pragmatics, language pedagogy, second language acquisition, and teacher development. By employing conversation analytic approach, she currently investigates how second language learners of Japanese develop their pragmatic competence. She has worked on a series of research projects focusing on classroom interactions and dialogic teaching by using Sociocognitive approach, Dynamic Assessment and Action Research.
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