Daniela F. Busciglio

Assistant Professor, Italian and Second Language Acquisition

Section Head, Advisor, and Language Program Director Affiliate Faculty, Film and Media Studies

World Language Education Liaison to OU College of Education and Oklahoma State Department of Education

Faculty Advisor to OU Italian Club, Baccano

Kaufman Hall 116       

busciglio@ou.edu



Profile

Dr. Busciglio joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma in 2015 as Assistant Professor of Italian and Second Language Acquisition and Italian Language Program Coordinator. She currently serves as Head and Faculty Advisor of the Italian Section at OU.

She also serves as the World Language Education liaison to the OU College of Education and to the Oklahoma State Department of Education and organizes MLLL's annual graduate teaching assistant orientation and training.

She has taught courses in all levels of Italian language, literature, and cinema, as well as Principles and Techniques of Teaching a Foreign Language, and Second Language Acquisition Theory at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Additionally, she also serves on the planning team and executive committee for OU in Arezzo, the Vasari Institute in various capacities for curriculum writing, strategic planning, outreach, and student services.

Grants, Awards, and Fellowships

2017 College of Arts & Sciences Instructional Technology Grant 

2017 Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing Course Development Grant (pending revise & resubmit)

2016 National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Intercultural Summer Institute Travel Assistance Fellowship

2016 College of Arts & Sciences Travel Assistance Program

2016 Sooner Parents Mini-Grant

2016 Risser Innovative Teaching Fellowship

2016 Alternative Textbook Grant Award

2016 Faculty Senate Ed Cline Faculty Development Award

2016 Presidential International Travel Fellowship

2016 College of Arts & Sciences Funding Assistance Program Grant 

2015 College of Arts & Sciences Travel Assistance Program Grant

Select Publications

Busciglio, D., & Tochon, F. (Eds.). (2016, in press). Deep Education. Blue Mounds, WI: Deep University Press.

Busciglio, D. (2016, in press). Enhancing agency and autonomy through project-based language learning classroom. In D. Busciglio & F. Tochon (Eds.), Deep Education. Blue Mounds, WI: Deep University Press.

Education

Ph.D., Curriculum & Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015

M.A., Italian, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2012

B.A., Humanities, Providence College, 2003

Additional Professional Training

ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) Training (completed October 2015)

National Foreign Language Resource Center Project-based Language Learning Online Institute (completed April 2015)

National Foreign Language Resource Center Project-based Language Learning Intensive Summer Institute at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (completed July 2015; Participant and Designer badges awarded)


Research Areas

Student-centered Project-based Language Learning

Second Language Acquisition

Foreign Language Education

Language Program Direction

Language Learner Autonomy

Political Economies of Education

Qualitative Research Methodology