Innovation in Language Learning

Edition 16

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Alexandra Cotoc

Institution: Babeș-Bolyai University

Country: Romania

Alexandra Cotoc is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and a collaborator of the Department of Languages for Specific Purposes at the Faculty of Letters, Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Alexandra graduated English and French Language and Literature at the University Babeș-Bolyai in 2008 and a master on Current Trends in Linguistics in 2010, at the same university. She has a PhD in English Linguistics and during the PhD studies, she was a visiting researcher at the University of Vienna, Austria. She was a member of the ClipFlair project (Foreign Language Learning through Interactive Revoicing and Captioning of Clips), Barcelona, Spain (2011-2014) and she is a founding member of DigiHUBB, Transylvania Digital Humanities Center, the first digital center for Humanities in Romania. She is an alumna of the European Summer School in Digital Humanities Leipzig, Germany with 6 participations (2014-2019).

From 2011 she has been working as an English and French for Specific Purposes instructor at the university. From January 2019 she took the position of English Lecturer, teaching undergraduate English morphology courses and seminars and elective courses on English Vocabulary and Grammar to students at the Faculty of Letters.

Her scientific fields of interest are Internet Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis, New Media Studies, Online Identity, Languages for Specific Purposes (English and French) and Digital Humanities. Selected publications include the book Language and Identity in Cyberspace. A Multidisciplinary Approach (2017) and several articles in books and journals.

Areas of expertise: Internet linguistics, sociolinguistics, languages for specific purposes, language and identity

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