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Ms Gloria Visintini

Ms Gloria Visintini

Ms Gloria Visintini
BA&MA (Universita di Trento), MSc (London School of Economics), ESRC Diploma (Cardiff University)

Language Director (Technology Enhanced Learning)

Area of research

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education; Second Language Acquisition; Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL); The implementation of TEL in Higher Education

Office G98, 19 WRd
17 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 7590

Research summary

Even though my dual roles as teacher of Italian and Director of TEL do not include research responsibilities, I am interested in the research of language learning.  And, over the past few years, I have experimented with computer-based methodologies in second language acquisition processes. I presented some of my work at conferences on language teaching and on technology enhanced learning (such as my work on student peer assessment presented at the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies and at the University of Adelaide 'Transforming Assessment Webinars). The use of social media in education and MOOCs are two additional research ...

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Biography

I first joined the School of Modern Languages as a Language Tutor in 2006. Since then I have been teaching Italian across all levels in undergraduate programmes. In 2011 I was given an additional role and appointed Director of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). As a result, I became responsible for the development of the School’s technology enhanced pedagogy, which involves: advising colleagues on technology-based methodologies in language and cultural teaching;  running and/or organising IT training sessions;  facilitating, coordinating, supporting and harmonising innovative teaching practice; arranging internal seminars and national conferences (e.g. the 2012 conference on innovative feedback ...

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