Dr. Klimanova is Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and Technology at the University of Arizona and a faculty member at the doctoral program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT). Her doctoral dissertation was devoted to the issues of identity enactment in language exchange chatrooms and social networking platforms. She is a recipient of 2015 ACTFL/MLJ Emma Marie Birkmeier Award for Best Doctoral Dissertation Research in Foreign Language Education. Her current research focuses on social and psychological aspects of multimodal identity representation in multilingual online chat, telecollaboration, and the digital humanistic frameworks of learning. Dr. Klimanova’s recent projects examine the role of digital experience in cultural learning within the framework of digital humanistic pedagogy. She currently serves as associate chair of CALICO CMC SIG, and executive committee officer and sector head at AAUSC (American Association of University Supervisors, Coordinators, and Directors of Language Programs).
Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
A variable topics course taught in English or Russian (depending on subject material).
A variable topics course taught in English or Russian (depending on subject material). Graduate-level requirements include graduate students being held to higher standards of proficiency in all exams and coursework. Graduate students will be given more challenging assignments and may have additional, separate meetings with the instructor.