Annalisa Mosca

Continuing Lecturer // SLC

Coordinator of Italian Language Levels

D.M.L., Doctorate of Modern Languages, Middlebury College Language Schools


Office Information

Office: SC 143
Office Phone: (765) 496-2285
Office Hours: Fall 2019: M, W, F 9:00 -10:00 am or by appointment.


Foreign Language Pedagogy and Technology; Literacy in Foreign Languages applied to Italian as a Second Language (ILS); Italian Language and Culture; French Language and Culture.

Other roles: Creator and Leader of Trieste Summer Abroad faculty-led program; Italian Club Advisor; Fulbright Language Examiner

Annalisa Mosca has been coordinating the language levels since 2011. She regularly teaches the courses of the beginning and intermediate language sequence, the intensive Italian sequence, particualrly the intermediate, and the conversation courses. In the past she has also taught the advanced composition and conversation courses.

She is the creator and primary leader in charge of the "A multicultural experience - Trieste Summer Abroad" in Italy, a faculty-led departmental study abroad program during which she also teaches ITAL 280 Abroad. This program is open to all Purdue students nad has no language pre-requisite, although students will also study Italian while abroad. Inquire with her about information on this very successful, fun and affordable experience.


She became an IMPACT Faculty Fellow in the Fall 2018 Cohort receiving a grant. This grant will help redesign the Italian curriculum by intergrating active and intercultural learning as well as more technology in the classroom. The redesign will be implemented with Italian 101 in the Fall 2019 and be systematic in subsequent semesters. She was invited by CILMAR to become a GIL scholar during the Spring of 2019 and is also an Intercultural Mentor for GEAR students studying in Italy.

Outside of Purdue, Annalisa is currently an SAT Italian Committee member and she served in several roles during the College Board annual AP Reading for Italian. she is active in presenting at conferences on pedagogical applied activties.



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