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2019 Travel Grant recipient: Margherita Berti

12 Jun 2019 11:15 AM | Robert L. Davis (Administrator)

Margherita Berti is a Ph.D. student in the interdisciplinary program Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) at the University of Arizona, where she is also pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Language Program Administration. Her work focuses on the intersection of intercultural competence, educational technology, and curriculum and L2 material development. In her dissertation she is investigating the representation of culture in foreign Italian language textbooks and proposing an emerging technology, that is virtual reality, for the teaching and learning of culture in university-level foreign language courses. Margherita serves in different roles in several professional organizations and as a language educator she strives to strengthen, improve, and innovate the foreign language curriculum especially at beginners and intermediate levels. 

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