Stephanie Arnott
Stephanie Arnott
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Programs, Anglophone Sector

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613-562-5800 ext. 4382

Stephanie Arnott is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education, University of Ottawa. She completed her PhD in Second Language Education at OISE (University of Toronto) and worked as an elementary core French as a second language (FSL) teacher in Toronto (Ontario). She is presently coordinator of the Second Language Education Cohort (cL2c) in the Teacher Education program, and co-coordinator of the Second Language Teaching (SLT/ELS) program in partnership with the Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute (OLBI/ILOB). Her research focuses on second language education in Canada, including the shortage of French as a second language (FSL) teachers, the implementation of the CEFR in Canada, and innovation aimed at retaining teachers and students in FSL programs. Arnott is the recipient of the 2023 Robert Roy Award in second language teaching and research.

Research interests

  • Student motivation in learning second/additional languages
  • Canadian integration and adaptation of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) (e.g. use of language portfolios in FSL teacher education)
  • Canadian French as a second language (FSL) program implementation and stakeholder perspectives