Gen Ed courses for Spring 2022

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Nov 3 2021

Live Career Coffee Chat with Dr. Cindy Blanco, Senior Learning Scientist and Linguist at Duolingo

Coffee Meetup

November 3, 2021

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM




Chicago, IL 60612



Dr. Cindy Blanco

Join LAS Career Development and Internships and the Department of Linguistics for this Live Career Coffee Chat!  We will be interviewing Dr. Cindy Blanco,  a senior learning scientist at Duolingo where she works to develop effective teaching products based on language-learning research. Dr. Blanco studied linguistics and languages, earning a master's in Spanish linguistics and a PhD in linguistics and later working as a postdoctoral researcher in cognitive psychology. Her academic research focused on language acquisition, bilingualism, and phonetics, and she studied language learning in infants, children, and adults. At Duolingo, Dr. Blanco's recent projects have included a deep-dive into learner choices and behavior around the world and communicating with language enthusiasts about linguistics and learning sciences through the Duolingo Blog, interviewing experts on social media, and working with journalists.



Linguistics Department

Date posted

Oct 12, 2021

Date updated

Oct 12, 2021