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Dr Marinella Caruso

Senior Lecturer
European Languages and Studies

Contact details
Address
European Languages and Studies
The University of Western Australia (M204)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2160
Fax
+61 8 6488 1069
Email
marinella.caruso@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 2.05, Arts Building, Perth campus
Qualifications
Dott.Ling.Lett Bergamo, PhD W.Aust.
Publications
BOOKS

Caruso, M. 2010, Italian language attrition in Australia. The verb system, Franco Angeli, Milano.

Caruso, M. 1989. Inglese lingua straniera: l’apprendimento di frasi relative, Guerini e Associati, Milano, 1989.

Articles

2017. "Teaching how to Listen. Blended Learning for the Development and Assessment of Listening Skills in a Second Language". Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 14 (1) (http://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/). [with Anna Gadd and Simon Tebbit].

2016. "Access granted: Modern languages and issues of accessibility at university–a case study from Australia". Language Learning in Higher Education 6 (2), 453-471. [with Josh Brown].

2015. "Broadening units to broadened horizons. The impact of New Courses 2012 on enrolments in Italian at The University of Western Australia", Babel, V.50 N. 1, 24-37 [with Josh Brown].

2014. “New Courses 2012: the impact on enrolments in Italian at the University of Western Australia.” In C. Travis, J. Hajek, C. Nettelbeck, E. Beckmann & A. Lloyd-Smith (Eds), Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education. Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching, pp. 39-54. [with Josh Brown]

2014. “Innovative translation. Dubbing films in Italian with iMovie.” In C. Travis, J. Hajek, C. Nettelbeck, E. Beckmann & A. Lloyd-Smith (Eds), Practices and Policies: Current Research in Languages and Cultures Education. Sydney: Office for Learning and Teaching, pp. 507-518 [with Josh Brown]

2011, "Italiano ed educazione al plurilinguismo", Italy under the Souther Cross: An Australiasian Celebration of Dino De Poli and the Cassamarca Foundation, pp. 196-199.

2004. "Attrition in the verb system of Italian in Australia". In Rubino A. (ed.) Using and Learning Italian in Australia. Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, Series S, N. 18. 9-24.

2002. 'Verbi semplificati', Italiano E Oltre, XVII, 2, pp. 80-84.
Funding received
2016. Education Futures Grant. $9,940.00. Personalised and flexible language learning: optimising adaptive and mobile learning in Italian language beginner classes.

2015. Education Futures Grant, $10,000.00. Facing the revolution in the language class. Interactive on screen feedback for French, Italian and Korean learners.

2014. Improving Student Learning Grant, $2.500.00 Integrating blended learning for the development and assessment of listening skills in Italian.

2006. UWA Research Grants Scheme, $11,500.00. Grammatical Changes in the Verb System of Australian Italian.

1997. Vice-Chancellor's Discretionary Fund, $11,500.00, 1 November 1997- 30 June 1998. The development of multi-media materials for Italian.
Memberships
Australasian Centre for Italian Studies (ACIS)
Australian Linguistic Society (ALS)
Applied Linguistic Association of Australia (ALAA)
Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU)
Honours and awards
2016. UWA Award for Exceptional Contribution to Education Futures.
2015. Excellence in teaching award. Faculty of Arts. Highly commended.

Excellence in teaching nominations:
2015. Nomination for Teaching Excellence in the Level 1 unit ITAL1403 Italian Studies 1 (for Faculty Teaching and Learning Award):
2015. Nomination for Teaching Excellence in the Level 1 unit ITAL1401 Italian Studies 1 (for Faculty Teaching and Learning Award):
2014. Nomination for Teaching Excellence in the Level 3 unit ITAL3814 Italian Studies 14 (for Faculty Teaching and Learning Award).
2014. Nomination for Teaching Excellence in the Level 1 unit ITAL1401 Italian Studies 1 (for Faculty Teaching and Learning Award).
2013. Nomination for Teaching Excellence in the Level 2 unit ITAL2403 Italian Studies 3 (for Faculty Teaching and Learning Award).

2005. Prize from the School of Humanities for highest SURF results.
Previous positions
Lecturer, School of Languages (Italian), Flinders University. 1998-2000.
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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