Roswita Dressler, PhD

PhD in Education Werklund School of Education University of Calgary, Canada

Roswita Dressler

Areas of Research

Second Language Teaching
My research focuses on educational responses to cultural and linguistic diversity in a variety of contexts. I am interested in second language teaching in K-12 second language, and bilingual program contexts, as well as post-secondary contexts.
Linguistic Identity
In understanding the bilingual student or second language learner, I find it is important to investigate linguistic identity and the means in through which this linguistic identity is expressed. This has led to research into the use of posts on Facebook to position oneself as a bilingual or classroom research into the use of the tool, the Language Portrait Silhouette, to gain an understanding of young children's developing identity.

Supervising degrees

Educational Research - Masters: Accepting Inquiries
Educational Research - Masters: Seeking Students
Educational Research - Masters: Seeking Students

Working with this supervisor

I am looking for a student with a background in second language teaching or research. I am open to students from a variety of educational backgrounds.