Olaf Bohlke, PhD
Olaf Bohlke, PhD

Olaf Bohlke, PhD

Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Modern Languages and Literatures

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Biography

  • Ph.D. Michigan State University - German Studies.
  • Fluent in German, English, Spanish, and French (~B1).
  • Dissertation on Computer Assisted Language Learning, CALL: "A Comparative Discourse Analysis of Output Produced by Learners of German in a Chatroom and Face-To-Face Discussion Group, and its Potential Implications for Foreign Language Instruction.”
  • Two eFellowships at Creighton U.
  • Fromer "Director of Hitchcock Language Resource Center" (HLRC) supporting Classical and Near-Estern Studies and Modern Languages & Literatures. Creighton University, (August 1998-May 2013).
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Publications and Presentations

Articles


  • Collaborating author of article “Supporting the Path to Proficiency-Virtual Dual Immersion” The Foreign Language Technology Magazine (ALTEC, CU Boulder) in collaboration with the Project Coordination Team AUSJAL University Consortium and the AJCU-AUSJAL University Project Coordinators, June 2013.

    http://fltmag.com/virtual-dual-immersion/

     , The Foreign Language Technology Magazine, 2013

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Computer Assisted Language Learning; Assessment; Culture; Second Language Acquisition; Teaching languages in general.

Current Research Projects

  • Virtual Dual-Immersion, e.g. video eTandems, Intercultural Compentence. 
    Use of video in teaching, e.g. www.SCOLA.org with all its features.