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Professor Awarded for Outstanding Research, Presentation at International Conference

Romance Languages & Literatures professor was named Best Plenary Speaker for her presentation on tracking technology at the International Computer Assisted Language Learning Research Conference in Taiwan.

Date: 6/27/2012
By: Tom Robinette
Phone: (513) 556-8577
Associate professor of Romance Languages & Literatures Fenfang Hwu was recently honored at the 15th International CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) Research Conference held May 24-27 at Providence University in Taichung, Taiwan.
Associate professor Fenfang Hwu engages students in discussion during class.

Hwu was chosen to be a Selected Plenary speaker prior to the conference for her presentation titled “A Review of the Use of Script-Based Tracking in Grammar Applications for Data Sharing” and was given the Best Plenary Speaker Award for her ground-breaking research and innovative delivery at the conclusion of the event. The conference is organized by the editors and staff and board members of Computer Assisted Language Learning: an International Journal as a means to promote and support the use of computers in language learning, teaching and testing.

Hwu’s recent research projects in the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences include the development of instructional techniques to accommodate individual differences in second language learning and the use of tracking technology in CALL research.

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