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Dr Scott Despain

Associate ProfessorAssociate Department Head

  • Email: despain@ncsu.edu
  • Phone: 919-513-1482
  • Address:
    Withers Hall 319, Box 8106
    NCSU Campus
    Raleigh, NC 27695
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Teaching and Research Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Technology-assisted Language Instruction
  • Sociocultural Theory
  • Teacher Training
  • Distance Education


  • Large Enrollment Language Classes
  • Personal pronouns of address in Costa Rica
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Training


  • Associate Department Head
  • French Minor Advisor


  • PhD in Instruction of Hispanic Language and Literature from Indiana University, 1997