Dr. Elizabeth Deifell

Language(s) taught

Spanish, TESL/Applied Linguistics


Second Language Acquisition, Language Program Curriculum and Coordination, Computer-Assisted Language Teaching and Learning, Heritage Language Instruction


Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition, The University of Iowa 

M.A., Spanish, University of Wisconsin - Madison  

B.A., Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill    

Selected Publications

Jin, L., Deifell, E., & Angus, K. (Eds.) (2022). Emergency Remote Language Teaching and Learning: Computer-Assisted Language Teaching and Learning in Disruptive Times [Special issue]. CALICO
Journal 39(1). https://journal.equinoxpub.com/Calico/issue/view/1966

Xu, Y., Jin, L., Deifell, E., & Angus, K. (2021). Facilitating technology-based character learning in emergency remote language teaching. Foreign Language Annals. https://doi.org/10.1111/flan.12541

Jin, L., Xu, Y., Deifell, E., & Angus, K. (2021). Emergency remote language teaching and U.S.-based college-level world language educators’ intention to adopt online teaching in post-pandemic times. The Modern Language Journal, 105(2), 412–434.

Jin, L., & Deifell, E. (2013). Foreign language learners’ use and perception of online dictionaries: A survey study. Journal of Online Learning and Teaching 9(4), 515–533.

Title: Senior Lecturer
Department: Languages, Literatures & Cultures

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8598

Office address
Sanford Hall 511