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Betty Rose Facer

Betty Rose Facer, Master Lecturer & Director

Betty Rose Facer has over 21 years of experience in managing language resource centers to incoporate technology into the world language classroom, as well as teaching. She is the past President of the Mid-Atlantic Association for Language Learning Technology and was elected to serve as IALLT's (International Association for Language Learning Technology) and CALICO's (Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium) Official Delegate to the Joint National Committee for Languages (JNCL) in Washington, D.C. to identify national needs and to plan national language policies. For the past twenty years, Ms. Facer has collaborated with ODU faculty and students to develop a variety of pedagogical innovations for language teaching and learning. Her research interests focus on technology in second language acquisition, computer-mediated communication, online learning, and mobile-assisted language learning. She has presented papers at IALLT, ACTFL, CALICO and MFLA and her publications appear in ReCALL, IALLT, Computers & Education, and the International Journal of Distance Education Technologies.



Ayat Yousef

Ayat Yousef

Virginia, USA (2021- )

Jack Huang

Jack Huang

China (2022 - )

Mattie Britt

Mattie Britt

Virginia, USA (2022 - )

Alexis Osipovs

Alexis Osipovs

Virginia, USA (2020)


Zach Loney

Zach Loney

Virginia, USA (2021- )

Michelle Fischer

Michelle Fischer

Virginia, USA (2022 - )

Jo Ghosn

Jo Ghosn

Virginia, USA (2023- )





Former Employees


  • Wayne Chan, China (2021-2022)
  • Alex Gaggiotti, Virginia (2019 - 2021)
  • Heidi Burkard Virginia (2019-2021)
  • Stephanie Webb, Virginia (2020-2021)
  • Kelsey Norton, Virginia (2019-2021)
  • Wenzhen Guo, China (2019-2020)
  • Kaidel Harris, Virginia (2019-2020)
  • Camryn Frederick, Virginia (2019)
  • Cindy Ly, USA (2019)
  • James Chijioke Ekemezie, Virginia (2016-2017)
  • Phuong Pham, Vietnam (2016-2019)
  • Triet Tran, Vietnam (2017-2018)
  • Kevin Martinez Rivera, Puerto Rico (2015-2018)
  • Aicha Abdous, USA, Morocco & Canada (2017-2018)
  • Maria Aryza Merida, Philippines (2015-2016)
  • Ronaville Gutierrez, Philippines (2015)
  • Brigette Faula Labastida, Philippines (2015-)
  • Simona Tringali, Italy (2013-2014)
  • Hyeshin Yoon, Korea (2014-)
  • Vasiliki Merkouri, Greece (2013-2015)
  • Vilgelm Kalantaryan, Russia (2013-2014)
  • Philipp Kienast, Austria (2013)
  • Khiem Duc Trong Huynh, Vietnam (2012-)
  • Jin Hyuk Kim, Korea (2012-2014)
  • Siu Chun Yau, China (2012-2013)
  • Kaiya Cherry, Virginia (2012)
  • Katherine Hart, Mexico (2012)
  • Vasanth Kodeboyina, India (2012)
  • Bihan He, China (2011-2012)
  • Alena Jones, Russia (2011-2012)
  • Emerald Welch, Virginia (2008-2012)
  • Ryuichi Maekawa, Japan (2009-2010)
  • JongMyung Kim, Korea (2009-2012)
  • Ching-Tse Ho, Taiwan (2010-2011)
  • Ziniya Zahedi, Bangladesh (2010-2011)
  • Khatera Alizada, Afghanistan (2009-2010)
  • Yung-Han Chang, Taiwan (2008-2009)
  • Namie Andoh, Japan (2007-2009)
  • Kensuke Nakatsu, Japan (2007-2009)
  • Peiling Yang, Taiwan (2007-2009)
  • Abdulrahman Alotibi, Kuwait (2008-2009)
  • Jinwoo Park, Korea (2008)
  • Juliet Welch, Virginia (2003-2006)
  • Yumi Shinzato, Japan (2004-2006)
  • Ae Jin Kim, Korea (2004-2006)
  • Azusa Hiruta, Japan (2005)
  • Kumi Nomoto, Japan (2003-2004)
  • Supad Ghose, Bangladesh (2002-2004)
  • Xiushan Li, China (2003-2004)
  • Akiko Murakami, Japan (2001-2003)
  • Mykhaylo Maryniy, Ukraine (2002-2003)

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