Professor Lara Lomicka Anderson is Professor of French and Applied Linguistics in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of South Carolina. She received her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 2001. In 2009 her teaching was nationally recognized by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Cengage Publishers as she received the Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology award. In 2011 she was honored by the French Government as a Chevalier dans l’ordre des palmes academiques. Co-editor of two books on technology and language learning, she regularly conducts workshops, consults with language programs, and gives talks on technology in language teaching. She currently serves as President of the AAUSC, Past President of the Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium, and President of the National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations.