Laura Kaspari Hohmann was recently a guest speaker at the Centre for Literacy of the University of Malta. Her visit was made possible through the US Embassy. She spoke about: Video Games and English Language Teaching, and conducted sessions with different student groups.
Professor Charles L. Mifsud, Director of the Centre for Literacy of the University of Malta, said that the visit of Professor Hohmann was very significant in view of the research activities of the Centre for Literacy which deal with the impact of Video Games on Student Learning. A number of students are also conducting research in this field. Professor Mifsud expressed his thanks to the US Embassy for making possible this visit.
Laura Kaspari Hohmann is originally from Colorado and received her degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Denver. She currently lives in Rome and travels throughout Southern Europe for work. Prior to joining the Foreign Service, she worked in academic libraries, most recently as the library director at Northern Marianas College in Saipan in the Western Pacific. She also spent some years teaching English in China.
20 June 2013