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Walkyria Monte Mór, USP – Brazil Canada Knowledge Exchange

2011/07/04

Walkyria Monte Mór is a professor in the Department of Modern Languages
http://www.fflch.usp.br/dlm/index.htm

at the University of São Paulo
http://www2.usp.br/portugues/index.usp

http://br.linkedin.com/pub/walkyria-monte-m%C3%B3r-walsil/35/8/773

cv http://buscatextual.cnpq.br/buscatextual/visualizacv.do?id=K4707099A9

possui graduação em Letras Inglês-Português, mestrado em Filosofia da Educação (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo) e doutorado em Linguagem e Educação (Universidade de São
Paulo). Realizou pesquisa de pós-doutorado na Universidade de Manitoba (Canadá,2007) no Center for Globalization and Cultural Studies. É coordenadora do Núcleo de Estudos Canadenses da USP (NEC-USP). Co-coordena o Projeto Nacional de Formação de Professores “Novos letramentos, multiletramentos e línguas estrangeiras”, cadastrado no Diretório dos Grupos de Pesuisa do CNPq. Atualmente é professora Livre Docente da Universidade de São Paulo. Suas pesquisas recentes concentram-se em Linguagem e Educação, Novos Letramentos, Multiletramentos, Crítica e Construção de Sentidos, Pedagogia Crítica, Formação de Professores. É co-autora das Orientações Curriculares Nacionais para o Ensino Médio: Línguas Estrangeiras (MEC/2006).

She has degrees in English Letters, master in Philosophy of education (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo) and a Ph.D. in Language and Education (Universidade de São Paulo). She conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Manitoba (Canada, 2007) at the Center for Globalization and Cultural Studies.  She ss coordinator of the Canadian Studies nuclei of USP (NEC-USP) and co-coordinates the National Project training teachers “New literacies multiliteracies and foreign languages”, registered in the directory of Pesuisa groups of CNPq.  She currently is Professor Faculty of the University of São Paulo.  Her recent research focuses on language and education, New Literacies, Multiliteracies, criticism and construction of Senses, Critical Pedagogy, teacher training.  She is co-author of the National Curriculum Guidelines for high school: foreign languages (MEC/2006).

Our project builds on the partnership between the Centre for Globalization and Cultural Studies at the University of Manitoba (directed by Diana Brydon) and the National Curriculum Project in English at the University of Sao Paulo (directed by Walkyria Monte Mor and Lynn Mario de Souza). From this core, we are partners with colleagues at the University of Winnipeg, Glendon College, York University, and the University of Waterloo in Canada and the State University of Mato Grosso do Sul, the Federal University of Alagoas, the Federal University of Sergipe, the Getulio Vargas Foundation, Rio, and APLIEMS (Association of English Teachers of Mato Grosso do Sul) in Brazil. Each co-investigator brings distinctive expertise to this project. Our co-creation of knowledge and understanding will synthesize and build on existing work across the disciplines with the aim of mobilizing our findings in accessible ways in classroom and web-based settings, building institutional capacity, and training the next generation of teachers, translators, and researchers in both countries.

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