Enza Antenos-Conforti received her Ph.D. in Italian Studies from the University of Toronto. During a brief break from academia, she pursued her passion for technology, working at IBM Canada. She joined Montclair State University in 2004, teaches language and culture courses, is the teacher education coordinator in Italian, and the Chair of the Academic Technology Committee.

Enza has published extensively on elementary Italian programs (textbooks, workbooks and self-study guides) and has also investigated the professional preparation of NJ Italian teachers (Foreign Language Annals 2009). Her initiation into social and educational networking via Twitter appeared in Calico Monograph 8, The Next Generation: Social Networking and Online Collaboration in Foreign Language Learning.

She continues to explore emerging technologies and their role in foreign language education. Beyond different social networking sites, such as blogs and microblogging, her current investigations examine the potential of personal learning environments and mobile-assisted language learning.

Categories: BiosIgnite!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts


Deborah Keyek-Franssen

Associate Vice President for Digital Education and Engagement University of Colorado System Office A breathtakingly short hype cycle prematurely sounded the death knell for massive open online courses (MOOCs) while overlooking the value that they Read more…


Kinta Montilus

Kinta is an Associate Learning Designer on Pearson Higher Education’s Learning and Experience Design team. Kinta enjoys working and engaging with learners to assist them in developing designs true to their learning needs. Kinta received Read more…


Lenaya Ford

Lenaya Ford is a rising senior at Montclair State University studying Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Events, and Tourism marketing.  Currently, Lenaya is the Event Planning Intern for ELD, where she is responsible Read more…