Multilingual Identities and Intercultural Education during Telecollaboration: A Heritage Language Learner Case Study
Identity, Multilingualism and CALL - Responding to New Global Realities - Liudmila Klimanova
Carly M. Lesoski [+]
Wayne State University
Carly M. Lesoski is an e-Learning Specialist at Wayne State University. She has successfully defended her dissertation in German Studies on the topic of identity and capital during telecollaboration.
his case study presents data from a heritage language learner’s telecollaboration interactions in an upper-level German language course, highlighting the participant’s identities as a multilingual speaker of German, English, and Spanish. Increased understanding of language learner identities enables the development of strategies to mitigate impeding factors in intercultural and multilingual education.