rsinyor


Roberta Sinyor

Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

Associate Professor

Office: Ross Building, S530
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 66126
Email: rsinyor@yorku.ca

Degrees

B.A., First Class Honours in Italian, McGill University
Ph.D. in Italian, McGill University
B.A. in Computer Science, York University

Professional Leadership

Editorial Positions:
1987-2002 Co-editor CCALLNET: The Canadian Computer-Assisted Language Learning Network at the Post-Secondary Level, a semi-annual Newsletter on Computer Assisted Language Learning in Canada, published at York University. The Newsletter has approximately 200 subscribers across Canada, the United States, the U.K., and Spain.

1995 Guest editor. Issue on Technology and the teaching of Italian, Il Forneri, fall 1995 (to appear in January 1998).

1995 Reader/editor for the software version of the Schede di lavoro, I, 2nd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.

Office in Professional Associations:
1995-1998 Secretary-Treasurer, Canadian Society for Italian Studies (Learned Society)

1994-1995 Co-director of ftp site of CanShare CALL at the University of Victoria. The work (done with Peter Liddell) involves vetting and assessing software to be resident at the site.

1992- 1995 Representative for York University at CanShareCALL, Canadian Consortium on Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

1992-1994 Member and Chair (1993-94) of Management Team of CanShareCALL Canadian Consortium on Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

1989-1992 Member, Board of Directors and Official Representative for York University at the Consortium for Computers in the Humanities (COCH).

Community Contributions

1982-84 Vice President and Secretary, Board of Directors, York Condominium Corporation 304.

Books

Publication
Year

1990 (co-edited with M.L. Craven and D.M. Paramskas), CALL: Papers and Reports, La Jolla: Athelstan Press, 260 pp.

1990

Book Chapters

Publication
Year

1990 "The Applicability of Parsing to the Learning of Italian," in Mary Louise Craven, Roberta Sinyor and Dana Paramskas (eds.), CALL: Papers and Reports (La Jolla: Athelstan Press), 199-202.

1990

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

1995 "Massimo Ciavolella and Amilcare Iannucci (eds.), Italian Studies in North America. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995,” in Quaderni d'italianistica, vol. 16, no. 2, 322-24.

1995

1993 "Patricia Dunkel (ed.), Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Testing. Research Issues and Practice. New York: Newbury House, 1991," in Computers and the Humanities Journal, vol. 27, no. 7, 53-54.

1993

1991 "Rex Last, Artificial Intelligence and Language Learning, Chichester and New York: Ellis Horwood and John Wiley and Sons, 1989," in The Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 47, no. 3, 543-44.

1991

1988 "Salvatore Bancheri, Paul Colilli, Diana Iuele Colilli, and Michael Lettieri, Lettura e conversazione, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986," in The Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, vol. 11, 100-03.

1988

1987 "K.C. Cameron, W.S. Dodd, and S.P.Q. Rahtz (eds.), Computers and Modern Language Studies, Chichester and New York: Ellis Horwood and John Wiley and Sons," 1986, in Italica, vol. 65, no. 1, 34-36.

1987

1984 "Anna Chelotti Burney (ed.), Tempi Moderni, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982," in The Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, vol. 7, no. 28-29, 167-69.

1984

1978 "G. Avitabile, Italian for the English Speaking, Roma: Bonacci, 1977," in Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 34, no. 5, 916-17.

1978

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

1998 (with Mary-Louise Craven) “A Snapshot of the Canadian CALL University Scene,” in Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 11, 3, 317-33.

1998

1998 "Integration and Research Aspects in Internet Technology in Italian Language Acquisition,” in Italica, 74, 4, 532-40.

1998

1997 "An Analysis of Student Behavior and Error Sources in an Italian CALL Context," in CALICO Journal, 14, 2-4, 51-64

1997

1995 (with David Benéteau and Leslie Z. Morgan) "A Survey of Pedagogical Software Use in Italian, 1995," in Italica, 72, 4, 1-28.

1995

1995 "L'uso del Computer nell'insegnamento dell'italiano," Il Forneri, Autumn 1995 (appearing in 1998)

1995

1995 "Preface" Il Forneri, Autumn 1995 (appearing in 1998).

1995

1992 "Ermes Visconti: le unità drammatiche e il plagio stendhaliano," in Critica letteraria, XX, 75, 345-68.

1992

1992 "Il romanticismo moderato di Ermes Visconti," in Esperienze letterarie, VII, no. 4, 53-72.

1992

1988 "Group Writing With Computers: A Pilot Study in Italian," Bulletin of the CanadianAssociation of Applied Linguistics, 10, 2, 93-97.

1988

1987 (with M.L. Craven) "Linguistic Competence and Communicative Competence: Two Approaches Seen from a Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Perspective," in York University Working Papers in Second Language Teaching, II, 3-16.

1987

1987 (with M.L. Craven) "The Current Status of Canadian CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning): Nous sommes trop isolés dans nos universités respectives," in The Canadian Modern Language Review, 43, 3, 507-24.

1987

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

2009 “Bologna live and online: Video technology as the bridge to cultural immersion.” American Association of Italian Studies (AAIS) , St. John’s University, Manhattan Campus, New York City, May 7-10 (with G. Colussi Arthur, DLLL).

2009

2009 “Bologna online: Blended learning as the bridge to cultural immersion.” Institute of Research in Learning Technologies (IRLT), York University, Dec. 2, 2009.

2009

2009 “Conferenza sull’insegnamento della lingua italiana in Ontario”, invited to be round-table presenter and discussant at this conference organized by the Consulate of Italy, University of Toronto, May 6.

2009

2007 “A Behind the Scenes Look at Making a Documentary for Web-Streaming and DVD”, TEL@York, York University, May 2007 (with Bob McKenzie, CST).

2007

2007 “The City as Classroom: Bologna Online and Bologna Live, Keys to a Successful Cultural Immersion Experience”, McGraw Hill-Ryerson Teaching and Learning Conference, Toronto, Ryerson University, November 2007 (with Bob McKenzie, CST).

2007

2006 “Il Programma estivo a Bologna: una collaborazione fra la York University e l’Università di Bologna”, Fall Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, November 2006.

2006

2004 “Italian Studies Degree Programs in North America: Is There a Future?," American Association for Italian Studies, 24th Annual Conference, University of Ottawa, April 2004.

2004

2004 “TUG Grammar Tutor,” TEL in Language Teaching, TEL Workshop Day, Glendon College, May 2004.

2004

2002 La Chaise berçante - Interactive CD – Your Answer to the Question "How do I Integrate the Computer into the Classroom?”, Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association Spring Conference, Toronto, April 2002 (with Bonnie Lilien).

2002

2002 “Lacunae in Italian textbook grammar presentations and students’ preparation: Bridging the Gap”, 79th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI), Toronto, November 2002 (with G.Colussi Arthur).

2002

2001 "New Technologies for New Students: Adapting Language Instruction to Technology." CALL – the Challenge of Change Conference, University of Exeter, UK, September 2001. (with Monique Adriaen, DFS)

2001

2000 "An Overview of Italian Language Software." L’insegnamento della Lingua e della Cultura italiana nelle scuole superiori e nelle università, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, May 2000.

2000

1997 "Esercizi di grammatica o settimana enigmistica? An Analysis of Student Errors in a an Italian CALL Program." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, St. John's NF, June 1997.

1997

1997 "The Internet as an Aid in Language Learning." 31st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Nashville, TN, November 1997.

1997

1996 "Brief Analysis of Student Response Data and Survey of an Intermediate-level CALL Program." 30th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Philadelphia, PA, November 1996.

1996

1994 "Multimedia Tutoring for Italian Learners", Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Calgary, June 1994.

1994

"Multimedia Tutoring in Italian." CREAL Symposium, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, December 1994. (paper accepted but not given due to illness in family)

1994

1994 "Tutoring with Multimedia in Italian: Brief Survey and Example." 28th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Atlanta GA, November 1994. (paper accepted but not given due to illness in family)

1994

1993 (with L. Karumanchiri) "CALIS-based Advanced Level Software for Italian: Developmental Challenges", 2nd Canadian Conference on Computer-Assisted Language Learning, University of Victoria, Victoria, May 1993.

1993

1993 (invited) "Integrating Software Tools in the Language Curriculum", Workshop for Teachers of Italian in Windsor and Essex Counties (Ontario), organized by the University Language Teaching Resource Unit (ULTRU) of the University of Toronto, Windsor, June 1993.

1993

1993 (invited) "Integrazione e uso dei computer nelle classi d'italiano." Seminario per ricerche in glottodidettica: Lingua madre, Lingua 2, Dialetto, organized by the University Language Teaching Resource Unit (ULTRU) of the University of Toronto, Windsor, June 1993.

1993

1993 "Italian Morphology Tutor." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Montreal, June 1995.

1993

1993 "The Use of Student Modelling in an Intelligent Tutoring System." Annual Symposium of the Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO), College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va, March 1993.

1993

1992 (invited) "L'applicazione del computer nell'insegnamento dell'italiano a livello elementare." L'incontro con la lingua e la cultura italiana nella scuola elementare, organized jointly by the University Language Teaching Resource Unit (ULTRU) of the University of Toronto and the Italian Consulate, Toronto, University of Toronto, June 1992.

1992

1991 "An Intelligent Tutoring System for Italian." Second Language Teaching Colloquium, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, October 1991.

1991

1991 "Issues in Implementing an Intelligent Tutoring System." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Kingston, Ontario, June 1991.

1991

1990 "A Research Design for Evaluating Italian CALL." 32nd annual meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association, Kansas City, MO., November 1990.

1990

1989 "Natural Language Processing in Italian and its Application to CALL." 9th Annual Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies, Lowell, MA., April 1989.

1989

1989 "The Applicability of Parsing to the Learning of Italian." First Conference on Canadian Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Guelph, Ontario, April 1989.

1989

1988 "Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Natural Language: An Italian Parser." 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Monterey, California, November 1988.

1988

1988 "CALL in the Teaching of Italian." Italian as a Second Language Conference, Hamilton, October 1988.

1988

1988 "Computer-Assisted Writing for Italian L2 Learners and an Italian Parser." 30th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis Mo., November 1988.

1988

1988 "Computers in Second Language Writing: A Pilot Study in Italian." 19th Annual Symposium, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics, Glendon College, May 1988.

1988

1987 "A Recent Survey of Computer-Assisted Language Learning in Canadian Foreign Language Departments: Results and Implications" (with M.L. Craven). The International Conference on Computer-Assisted Learning in Post-Secondary Education. University of Calgary, May, 1987.

1987

1987 "Authoring Systems and Artificial Intelligence: Two Perspectives on Italian CALL." The 21st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Atlanta, November 1987.

1987

1986 "Creating Computer Based Software the Easy Way." Workshop in Second Language Teaching, York University, February, 1986.

1986

1986 "Using Computers to Teach Italian in Canadian Universities: Current Status and Future Prospects." The semi annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Kingston, Ontario, November, 1986.

1986

1980 "Teaching Geography as an Introduction to Teaching Culture." The semi annual meeting of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association, Toronto, April 19, 1980.

1980

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

1994 (with Luisa Karumanchiri) "CALIS-Based Advanced Level Software for Italian: Developmental Challenges", in Peter Liddell (ed.), CALL: Theory and Application, Proceedings of CCALL2/CCELAO2 The Second Canadian CALL Conference, Victoria: University of Victoria, 151-63.

1994

1987 (with M.L. Craven) "A Recent Survey of Computer Assisted Language Learning in Canadian Foreign Language Departments: Results and Implications," in The Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Assisted Learning in Post Secondary Education, May 5 7, 253-56.

1987

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

2011 “Il reale e il virtuale in Benvenuti in questo ambiente di Carmen Covito”. To appear in Conference Proceedings of Negli archivi e per le strade: il “ritorno al reale” nella narrativa italiana di inizio millennio (title still to be determined).

2011

2011 “Looking Back: Tracing Trends in Canadian CALL” (co-author M-L Craven). Accepted by CALICO Journal. To appear in 2011.

2011


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT3000 6.0 A Advanced Italian, Level I LGCL


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT3000 6.0 A Advanced Italian, Level I LGCL

Degrees

B.A., First Class Honours in Italian, McGill University
Ph.D. in Italian, McGill University
B.A. in Computer Science, York University

Professional Leadership

Editorial Positions:
1987-2002 Co-editor CCALLNET: The Canadian Computer-Assisted Language Learning Network at the Post-Secondary Level, a semi-annual Newsletter on Computer Assisted Language Learning in Canada, published at York University. The Newsletter has approximately 200 subscribers across Canada, the United States, the U.K., and Spain.

1995 Guest editor. Issue on Technology and the teaching of Italian, Il Forneri, fall 1995 (to appear in January 1998).

1995 Reader/editor for the software version of the Schede di lavoro, I, 2nd ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995.

Office in Professional Associations:
1995-1998 Secretary-Treasurer, Canadian Society for Italian Studies (Learned Society)

1994-1995 Co-director of ftp site of CanShare CALL at the University of Victoria. The work (done with Peter Liddell) involves vetting and assessing software to be resident at the site.

1992- 1995 Representative for York University at CanShareCALL, Canadian Consortium on Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

1992-1994 Member and Chair (1993-94) of Management Team of CanShareCALL Canadian Consortium on Computer-Assisted Language Learning.

1989-1992 Member, Board of Directors and Official Representative for York University at the Consortium for Computers in the Humanities (COCH).

Community Contributions

1982-84 Vice President and Secretary, Board of Directors, York Condominium Corporation 304.

All Publications


Book Chapters

Publication
Year

1990 "The Applicability of Parsing to the Learning of Italian," in Mary Louise Craven, Roberta Sinyor and Dana Paramskas (eds.), CALL: Papers and Reports (La Jolla: Athelstan Press), 199-202.

1990

Book Reviews

Publication
Year

1995 "Massimo Ciavolella and Amilcare Iannucci (eds.), Italian Studies in North America. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995,” in Quaderni d'italianistica, vol. 16, no. 2, 322-24.

1995

1993 "Patricia Dunkel (ed.), Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Testing. Research Issues and Practice. New York: Newbury House, 1991," in Computers and the Humanities Journal, vol. 27, no. 7, 53-54.

1993

1991 "Rex Last, Artificial Intelligence and Language Learning, Chichester and New York: Ellis Horwood and John Wiley and Sons, 1989," in The Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 47, no. 3, 543-44.

1991

1988 "Salvatore Bancheri, Paul Colilli, Diana Iuele Colilli, and Michael Lettieri, Lettura e conversazione, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986," in The Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, vol. 11, 100-03.

1988

1987 "K.C. Cameron, W.S. Dodd, and S.P.Q. Rahtz (eds.), Computers and Modern Language Studies, Chichester and New York: Ellis Horwood and John Wiley and Sons," 1986, in Italica, vol. 65, no. 1, 34-36.

1987

1984 "Anna Chelotti Burney (ed.), Tempi Moderni, New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1982," in The Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, vol. 7, no. 28-29, 167-69.

1984

1978 "G. Avitabile, Italian for the English Speaking, Roma: Bonacci, 1977," in Canadian Modern Language Review, vol. 34, no. 5, 916-17.

1978

Books

Publication
Year

1990 (co-edited with M.L. Craven and D.M. Paramskas), CALL: Papers and Reports, La Jolla: Athelstan Press, 260 pp.

1990

Journal Articles

Publication
Year

1998 (with Mary-Louise Craven) “A Snapshot of the Canadian CALL University Scene,” in Computer-Assisted Language Learning, 11, 3, 317-33.

1998

1998 "Integration and Research Aspects in Internet Technology in Italian Language Acquisition,” in Italica, 74, 4, 532-40.

1998

1997 "An Analysis of Student Behavior and Error Sources in an Italian CALL Context," in CALICO Journal, 14, 2-4, 51-64

1997

1995 (with David Benéteau and Leslie Z. Morgan) "A Survey of Pedagogical Software Use in Italian, 1995," in Italica, 72, 4, 1-28.

1995

1995 "L'uso del Computer nell'insegnamento dell'italiano," Il Forneri, Autumn 1995 (appearing in 1998)

1995

1995 "Preface" Il Forneri, Autumn 1995 (appearing in 1998).

1995

1992 "Ermes Visconti: le unità drammatiche e il plagio stendhaliano," in Critica letteraria, XX, 75, 345-68.

1992

1992 "Il romanticismo moderato di Ermes Visconti," in Esperienze letterarie, VII, no. 4, 53-72.

1992

1988 "Group Writing With Computers: A Pilot Study in Italian," Bulletin of the CanadianAssociation of Applied Linguistics, 10, 2, 93-97.

1988

1987 (with M.L. Craven) "Linguistic Competence and Communicative Competence: Two Approaches Seen from a Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Perspective," in York University Working Papers in Second Language Teaching, II, 3-16.

1987

1987 (with M.L. Craven) "The Current Status of Canadian CALL (Computer-Assisted Language Learning): Nous sommes trop isolés dans nos universités respectives," in The Canadian Modern Language Review, 43, 3, 507-24.

1987

Conference Papers

Publication
Year

2009 “Bologna live and online: Video technology as the bridge to cultural immersion.” American Association of Italian Studies (AAIS) , St. John’s University, Manhattan Campus, New York City, May 7-10 (with G. Colussi Arthur, DLLL).

2009

2009 “Bologna online: Blended learning as the bridge to cultural immersion.” Institute of Research in Learning Technologies (IRLT), York University, Dec. 2, 2009.

2009

2009 “Conferenza sull’insegnamento della lingua italiana in Ontario”, invited to be round-table presenter and discussant at this conference organized by the Consulate of Italy, University of Toronto, May 6.

2009

2007 “A Behind the Scenes Look at Making a Documentary for Web-Streaming and DVD”, TEL@York, York University, May 2007 (with Bob McKenzie, CST).

2007

2007 “The City as Classroom: Bologna Online and Bologna Live, Keys to a Successful Cultural Immersion Experience”, McGraw Hill-Ryerson Teaching and Learning Conference, Toronto, Ryerson University, November 2007 (with Bob McKenzie, CST).

2007

2006 “Il Programma estivo a Bologna: una collaborazione fra la York University e l’Università di Bologna”, Fall Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, November 2006.

2006

2004 “Italian Studies Degree Programs in North America: Is There a Future?," American Association for Italian Studies, 24th Annual Conference, University of Ottawa, April 2004.

2004

2004 “TUG Grammar Tutor,” TEL in Language Teaching, TEL Workshop Day, Glendon College, May 2004.

2004

2002 La Chaise berçante - Interactive CD – Your Answer to the Question "How do I Integrate the Computer into the Classroom?”, Ontario Modern Language Teachers’ Association Spring Conference, Toronto, April 2002 (with Bonnie Lilien).

2002

2002 “Lacunae in Italian textbook grammar presentations and students’ preparation: Bridging the Gap”, 79th Annual Conference of the American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI), Toronto, November 2002 (with G.Colussi Arthur).

2002

2001 "New Technologies for New Students: Adapting Language Instruction to Technology." CALL – the Challenge of Change Conference, University of Exeter, UK, September 2001. (with Monique Adriaen, DFS)

2001

2000 "An Overview of Italian Language Software." L’insegnamento della Lingua e della Cultura italiana nelle scuole superiori e nelle università, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, May 2000.

2000

1997 "Esercizi di grammatica o settimana enigmistica? An Analysis of Student Errors in a an Italian CALL Program." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, St. John's NF, June 1997.

1997

1997 "The Internet as an Aid in Language Learning." 31st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Nashville, TN, November 1997.

1997

1996 "Brief Analysis of Student Response Data and Survey of an Intermediate-level CALL Program." 30th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Philadelphia, PA, November 1996.

1996

1994 "Multimedia Tutoring for Italian Learners", Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Calgary, June 1994.

1994

"Multimedia Tutoring in Italian." CREAL Symposium, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, December 1994. (paper accepted but not given due to illness in family)

1994

1994 "Tutoring with Multimedia in Italian: Brief Survey and Example." 28th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Atlanta GA, November 1994. (paper accepted but not given due to illness in family)

1994

1993 (with L. Karumanchiri) "CALIS-based Advanced Level Software for Italian: Developmental Challenges", 2nd Canadian Conference on Computer-Assisted Language Learning, University of Victoria, Victoria, May 1993.

1993

1993 (invited) "Integrating Software Tools in the Language Curriculum", Workshop for Teachers of Italian in Windsor and Essex Counties (Ontario), organized by the University Language Teaching Resource Unit (ULTRU) of the University of Toronto, Windsor, June 1993.

1993

1993 (invited) "Integrazione e uso dei computer nelle classi d'italiano." Seminario per ricerche in glottodidettica: Lingua madre, Lingua 2, Dialetto, organized by the University Language Teaching Resource Unit (ULTRU) of the University of Toronto, Windsor, June 1993.

1993

1993 "Italian Morphology Tutor." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Montreal, June 1995.

1993

1993 "The Use of Student Modelling in an Intelligent Tutoring System." Annual Symposium of the Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO), College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va, March 1993.

1993

1992 (invited) "L'applicazione del computer nell'insegnamento dell'italiano a livello elementare." L'incontro con la lingua e la cultura italiana nella scuola elementare, organized jointly by the University Language Teaching Resource Unit (ULTRU) of the University of Toronto and the Italian Consulate, Toronto, University of Toronto, June 1992.

1992

1991 "An Intelligent Tutoring System for Italian." Second Language Teaching Colloquium, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, October 1991.

1991

1991 "Issues in Implementing an Intelligent Tutoring System." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Kingston, Ontario, June 1991.

1991

1990 "A Research Design for Evaluating Italian CALL." 32nd annual meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association, Kansas City, MO., November 1990.

1990

1989 "Natural Language Processing in Italian and its Application to CALL." 9th Annual Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies, Lowell, MA., April 1989.

1989

1989 "The Applicability of Parsing to the Learning of Italian." First Conference on Canadian Computer-Assisted Language Learning, Guelph, Ontario, April 1989.

1989

1988 "Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Natural Language: An Italian Parser." 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Monterey, California, November 1988.

1988

1988 "CALL in the Teaching of Italian." Italian as a Second Language Conference, Hamilton, October 1988.

1988

1988 "Computer-Assisted Writing for Italian L2 Learners and an Italian Parser." 30th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association, St. Louis Mo., November 1988.

1988

1988 "Computers in Second Language Writing: A Pilot Study in Italian." 19th Annual Symposium, Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics, Glendon College, May 1988.

1988

1987 "A Recent Survey of Computer-Assisted Language Learning in Canadian Foreign Language Departments: Results and Implications" (with M.L. Craven). The International Conference on Computer-Assisted Learning in Post-Secondary Education. University of Calgary, May, 1987.

1987

1987 "Authoring Systems and Artificial Intelligence: Two Perspectives on Italian CALL." The 21st Annual Meeting of the American Association of Teachers of Italian, Atlanta, November 1987.

1987

1986 "Creating Computer Based Software the Easy Way." Workshop in Second Language Teaching, York University, February, 1986.

1986

1986 "Using Computers to Teach Italian in Canadian Universities: Current Status and Future Prospects." The semi annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Italian Studies, Kingston, Ontario, November, 1986.

1986

1980 "Teaching Geography as an Introduction to Teaching Culture." The semi annual meeting of the Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association, Toronto, April 19, 1980.

1980

Conference Proceedings

Publication
Year

1994 (with Luisa Karumanchiri) "CALIS-Based Advanced Level Software for Italian: Developmental Challenges", in Peter Liddell (ed.), CALL: Theory and Application, Proceedings of CCALL2/CCELAO2 The Second Canadian CALL Conference, Victoria: University of Victoria, 151-63.

1994

1987 (with M.L. Craven) "A Recent Survey of Computer Assisted Language Learning in Canadian Foreign Language Departments: Results and Implications," in The Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Assisted Learning in Post Secondary Education, May 5 7, 253-56.

1987

Forthcoming

Publication
Year

2011 “Il reale e il virtuale in Benvenuti in questo ambiente di Carmen Covito”. To appear in Conference Proceedings of Negli archivi e per le strade: il “ritorno al reale” nella narrativa italiana di inizio millennio (title still to be determined).

2011

2011 “Looking Back: Tracing Trends in Canadian CALL” (co-author M-L Craven). Accepted by CALICO Journal. To appear in 2011.

2011


Current Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT3000 6.0 A Advanced Italian, Level I LGCL


Upcoming Courses

Term Course Number Section Title Type
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT2000 6.0 A Intermediate Italian LGCL
Fall/Winter 2020 AP/IT3000 6.0 A Advanced Italian, Level I LGCL