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Mail code: 9701
Dianna Lippincott is the director of Global Launch, Arizona State University’s central global training unit. Global Launch provides training in English language, workforce skills, multicultural competence, US academic culture, and capacity building via professor/teacher training. Global Launch offers training in the US, in country and via multiple digital platforms. Dianna oversees programs to increase access into ASU degree programs, such as the campus immersion English Language Program, the online English Language Program, the ASU-USA Pathways program and English for Admissions courses. She is also responsible for online English classes for Uber, Aramark, and Education for Humanity; specialized custom programs for government, university, and institutional partners; and faculty development programs for teachers from around the globe. She has been the principal investigator on millions of dollars in grants focused on transforming the instruction of English language around the world, including the creation of online instruction, the inclusion of critical thinking skills and media literacy, the teaching of STEM in K12 schools, and the teaching of college courses in English.
Dianna has worked at ASU for 20 years, beginning as a faculty member teaching a variety of ESL courses, and then as the lead of the ESL Innovation Lab. She was responsible for transforming the departmental offerings to include a wide variety of online instruction. She has also been responsible for business development and the execution of group and custom programs.
Prior to ASU, she was a public-school teacher in Florida and lived and taught in Argentina and Japan. She has a bachelor's degree in Education and a master's degree in English literature from the University of West Florida, along with a master's in educational technology and a doctorate in Educational Innovation and Leadership from Arizona State University. She has presented at local, national, and international conferences and professional development events and has published on the efficacy of English language programs as a tool for inclusivity on college campuses. Her interests include technologies and methodologies to improve student success and the implementation of lifelong learning.
Ed.D., Leadership & Innovation, Arizona State University
M.A., Educational Technology, Arizona State University
M.A., English, University of West Florida
B.A., Education (Middle School/Junior High Language Arts/Social Studies), University of West Florida
Certificate, Spanish Language & Culture, Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA
Emerging Technologies in Language Teaching and Learning, Innovative Methods of Teaching