In Other Words

A Contextualized Dictionary to Problematize Otherness

Author

Andrea C. Valente

Biodata

Dr. Andrea C. Valente is an educator, researcher, and consultant with solid experience in higher education in different countries for over 20 years. Dr. Valente teaches courses in the field of the humanities and social sciences, holding master’s degrees and specializations in Humanities and Applied Linguistics (TESL), with focus on language learning, rhetoric/discourse analysis, intercultural communication, and psychology. Dr. Valente’s research projects are interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary, with publications and conference presentations at the intersection of the humanities, social sciences, and neurosciences. Dr. Valente has collaborated with local and international scholars in diverse roles such as journal co-editor, writer, reviewer, and under/graduate supervisor and mentor.

As a York University contract faculty, Dr. Valente teaches credit courses in the Faculty of Education and in the ESL Program at Glendon College. She also works as a Graduate Writing Consultant at OCAD University. Dr. Valente also offers short courses at the Canadian Centre for Learning.
Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, York University, Canada
  • MA in Humanities, York University, Canada
  • MA in Applied Linguistics, Brazil
  • B.Ed./B.A., English, Brazil
  • Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) Facilitator, Canada & abroad

Recent Works

Valente, Andrea C. “Mending the Gap between the ‘Two Cultures’ through Dynamic Intercultural Rhetoric”, Rhetoric and Communications Journal, Issue 45, 2020Peer-Reviewed: http://rhetoric.bg/mending-the-gap-between-the-two-cultures-through-dynamic-intercultural-rhetoric

Valente, Andrea C. “Raising the Awareness and Lowering the Barriers: A Case Study of Language Awareness in Neurodiversity”, 15th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness, Deakin University (virtual conf.), Oct. 30th – 31st, 2020, Australia.

Valente, Andrea C. “Resilience and Well-Being among International Students during Acculturation Process: Blogging Without Borders”, The International Journal of Cross-Cultural Studies and Environmental Communication. Vol 6, 1, 2018. Online. Peer-Reviewed. https://crossculturenvironment.wordpress.com/current-issue/

Contacts

andrea dot valente at iowdictionary dot org 

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andrea-Valente

 

Words

accentism published
immigrant published
neurodiverse editing in progress

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