The Future of Education

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Katerina Florou

Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

Country: Greece

Katerina Florou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Italian Language and Literature in the University of Athens.

She graduated in Italian Language and Literature from the University of Thessaloniki in 1998. In 2001 has been honoured with a Master of Arts in Applied Linguistics from the same University. Since June 2009 she is entitled as a PhD in Corpus Linguistics at the Department of the Italian and Spanish Language of the Kapodistrian and National University of Athens. At the same institution she worked and finished her post doc thesis.

She has published several papers in journals and in international conference proceedings.
She has worked as a teacher of the Italian language in private schools, in Technological Institutes and in Adult Education. Since 2015 she is working as a Professor in Corpus Linguistics and in Applied Linguistics in the University of Athens and as a tutor in a Master of Arts Program at the Hellenic Open University.

Her most recent papers are studying the field of Italian language teaching from different perspectives: “Conclusions on two different curricula in Italian language teaching: a comparison of two learner corpora”. Presented at the International Association for the Educational Role of Language ERL V Conference 2022, in Nitra, Slovakia. Also, the study “Trying to determine learners’ proficiency focusing on the use of the adjective: A contrastive analysis on Learner Corpora” presented at the 15th Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) Conference, in the University of Limerick, Ireland, last July, and the paper “Learner Corpora developed in classroom setting: their contribution to error analysis”. Presented in the 15th International American Association for Corpus Linguistics Conference (AACL 2022), in Northern Arizona University, last September.

Areas of expertise: Italian as FL Teaching, Sociolinguistcs, Applied and Corpus Linguistics.

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