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Associate Professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. Her research focuses on plurilingualism and she is proficient in French, English, Italian and German.

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Full Professor in the Linguistics program and Chief Learning Officer of Interactive Languages at Middlebury College. Her research includes the integration of technologies in language education and plurilingualism.

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Assistant Professor at York University, Toronto. Geoff examines emerging technologies to create engaging learner-centred, language learning and teacher education communities that deepen language and intercultural learning and teaching processes.

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Associate Professor and leader of curriculum development and undergraduate advising at the University of New Brunswick and former coordinator of multi-sectional undergraduate German program.

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Associate Professor in second language teaching at Université of Grenoble Alpes. She is responsible for English teaching for non-specialist students and for future primary school teachers.

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An Anishinaabe from M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island. With an MA in Environmental Studies at York University, he focuses on Anishinaabe narrative and language revitalization.

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Language educator at the Institute for Innovation in Second Language Education. He is a specialist of German, a teacher consultant in bilingual programs and in the use of technology in second language education.

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Full Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Director of Aboriginal Studies and the Centre for Aboriginal Initiatives at University of Toronto. She has worked with Indigenous languages of Canada throughout her career.

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Teacher of German and French at the University of Toronto Schools (UTS) and Past-President of the Canadian Association of Teachers of German. Her interests include the CEFR, Equity and inclusive education and the integration of indigenous perspectives and pedagogies in language teaching

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Head of Academic Development for the Eurocentres Foundation, coordinating Eurocentres’ ongoing NGO consultancy to the Council of Europe for language learning and the development of the Common European Framework of Reference.

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Waa-zhi-Nishnaabemang ndaknoomage. I teach how to speak in the language of the Nishnaabek (aka Ojibwe), which I have been doing in the Indigenous Studies department at the University of Sudbury since 1989. I’m also striving to finish the Nishnaabemwin-English dictionary as part of the Algonquian Linguistic Atlas project.

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Assistant Professor at McGill University in Montreal. Angelica speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish. Her research interests are classroom research, drama in language learning and plurilingual instruction.

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PhD candidate at York University (Toronto) and Research Assistant for LINCDIRE.

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MA student at OISE/University of Toronto and research assistant for LINCDIRE.

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Michael is a long-time ESL/EFL teacher and a PhD student at the University of Toronto. On the LINCDIRE project, he works as the Research and Technology Coordinator.

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ChengDa is the Lead Developer on the LINCDIRE Project. He is interested in how data techniques can be used in the field of environmental studies.

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PhD Candidate in Language and Literacies Education in the collaborative Knowledge Media Design program at OISE, University of Toronto. Faith speaks English, French, Portuguese and Japanese. She teaches English for Academic Preparation at Niagara College in the School of English Language Studies, and she is also a Research Assistant on the LINCDIRE Project.

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Part Time Professor in education, scientific writing and French as a second language at University of Ottawa. Her research interests include the integration of technologies in educational contexts. On the LINCDIRE project she is a Research Assistant.

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Heba Khalil is a Part-Time English for Academic Purposes Professor at Algonquin College’s Language Institute and a Ph.D. student at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education. She is also a research assistant for the LINCDIRE project. Her research interests include language learning and teaching, discourse analysis, and refugee education.

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Jayson is an OCT certified teacher working in the primary/junior strand. He is currently an MA student at the Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study at OISE and a research assistant for LINCDIRE.

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PhD student at OISE, University of Toronto. He is an EAP instructor at Niagara College, Academic Coordinator, and Faculty Representative on the Board of Governors. He speaks Italian and Spanish. His research interests are Second Language Acquisition and Applied Linguistics.

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Spanish instructor with an M.A. in Latin American Literature from the University of Toronto. Adriana is currently a PhD student in Language and Literacies Education at OISE and a Research Assistant on the LINCDIRE project.

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Andre speaks Portuguese, English, and Spanish, and has extensive experience teaching English as a foreign/second language in Brazil, USA, and Canada. He is currently a PhD student in Language and Literacies Education at OISE/University of Toronto and a Research and Development Graduate Assistant on the LINCDIRE Project.

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Anna Bartosik, a doctoral student in LLE, is a curriculum designer/teacher-trainer in higher education. Anna develops online and blended learning courses, works on curriculum development, produces webinars, and is an instructor for pre-service ESL teachers. Her research interests include self-directed professional development in digital networks and incorporating educational technology into teaching practice as well as language teacher education.



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Le Chen is a postdoctoral fellow at OISE, University of Toronto. Le has extensive experience in teaching academic English courses and English teacher training courses. Her research interests include language policy and planning, plurilingualism, and multiliteracies. Le’s current SSHRC-funded project, entitled “Plurilingualism and Innovating the Second Language Pedagogy”, explores evolving language beliefs and innovative pedagogical approaches for international students in Canadian higher education.