Aleksandra (Ola) Adach
Learning Sciences Research Institute
Research and Teaching Interests
- heritage language learning
- bilingual education
- language and identity
- informal learning environments
Language, Literacy and Culture
Year Entered Program
Research that will focus on leveraging multilingual learners' assets in formal and informal learning environments.
Hobbies & Interests
My hobbies of traveling and cooking are intertwined: I always bring new recipes from my travels. I also enjoy photography, going to concerts, and crafting.
Why Learning Sciences?
Interdisciplinary approach, design-based research in authentic settings, strong commitment to issues of equity
Why LSRI at UIC?
Supportive community, experienced faculty, great resources and opportunities for growth as a researcher.
2016 - MA, Southern Illinois University, Sociology
2014 - BA, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Applied Linguistics