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Cynthia Shearer

Senior Lecturer in French, Emerita, French and Francophone Studies

Education & Professional History

Brown University, A.B.; University of California, Los Angeles, M.A.

Cynthia Luck Shearer is a former Woodrow Wilson Fellow who specialized in French language and contemporary culture. Her teaching interests focused on second language acquisition and advising students and faculty on self-access language learning. She was active in the formulation of several Mellon grant proposals to enhance language learning at Carleton through technology while she served as director of the Language Center. She has published work on language laboratory design, participated in numerous conferences, and held administrative positions in both the Midwest Association of Language Learning Technologies and the International Association of Language Learning Technologies.