Luciana Manuela de Almeida Graça

Luciana Manuela de Almeida Graça

Luciana GraçaLeitora do Camões, Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua, PhD
Room 203 Victoria College, (416) 817-4083

Luciana Graça graduated in Portuguese, Latin and Greek Teaching, and in Portuguese Studies (Portuguese and Spanish); and received her PhD in Didactics/Applied Linguistics from the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Before coming to the University of Toronto, she was a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Education, University of Aveiro, with the sponsorship of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).

Her research interests comprise Portuguese language teaching, teaching of writing, pedagogical tools, and academic writing. Besides her publications, paper presentations, and activities of teachers’ training, she has also participated in different research projects, in Portugal and abroad, such as «PROTEXTOS (Protexts): Teaching of texts production in Compulsory Education», and «European Research Network on Learning to Write Effectively (ERN-LWE) – COST ACTION IS0703» (European agency for Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technological research).

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