Stephanie Arnott


Stephanie Arnott
Associate Professor

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Stephanie Arnott


My primary research focus is on methodological and curricular innovation in Canadian French as a second language (FSL) education, with a complementary emphasis on investigating the knowledge base of second language teachers and the motivation of core French students.


Arnott, S. & Mady, C. ( 2013). Obstacles and opportunities for literacy teaching: A case study of primary core French classrooms in Ontario.

Arnott, S. ( 2011). Exploring the dynamic relationship between the Accelerative Integrated Method (AIM) and the core French teachers who use it: Why agency and experience matter.

Mady, C. & Arnott, S. ( 2010). Exploring the 'situation' of situational willingness to communicate: A volunteer youth exchange perspective.

Lapkin, S., Mady, C. & Arnott, S. (2009). Research perspectives on Core French: A literature review.

Mady, C., Arnott, S. & Lapkin, S. (2009). Assessing AIM: Case study of Grade 8 students in an Ontario school board.


Pénurie d’enseignants de français langue seconde: comment y répondre?

l-express, July 13, 2021

Professor Stephanie Arnott leads research study on FSL Teacher Education

Faculty of Education - University of Ottawa, June 18, 2021

New study to Identify Gaps in FSL Teacher Education

Faculty of Education - University of Ottawa, June 14, 2021


Fields of Interest

  • Student motivation to learn second/additional languages
  • Canadian integration and adaptation of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) (e.g. use of language portfolios in FSL teacher education)
  • Canadian French as a second language (FSL) program implementation and stakeholder perspectives
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