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Stephanie W. P. Knight

EdD Cohort 2 Student, Educational Administration


Stephanie W. P. Knight, Assistant Director at the Center for Applied Second Language Studies at the University of Oregon, holds an M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico. Her research and development of pedagogical interventions focuses on constructivist approaches to language acquisition, professional training, and the intentional incorporation of digital and mixed-reality tools in learning experiences. She has taught all levels of Spanish to grades 5-16 and language methodology courses. Before working at CASLS, Stephanie served as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Coordinator at a public high school in Nashville.

Stephanie has published on the positive affordances of digital gameplay in language learning, mobile applications for language learning, learning portfolios, and online professional learning communities. Stephanie chose to pursue a Doctor of Education degree from UTK as a continuation of her commitment to support educators in building flexible and adaptable learner-centered frameworks across learning contexts.