María Orcasitas-Vicandi is a lecturer at the University of the Basque Country. She obtained her first MA in Teaching in Secondary Schools, Vocational Training Centres and Language Schools, and her second MA in Multilingualism and Education in the same university. In 2018, she defended her PhD with Honours. Her current teaching includes undergraduate courses in English Language.
Third language acquisition; crosslinguistic influence; morphological awareness; multilingual education; pedagogical interventions.
María Orcasitas-Vicandi, Oihana Leonet. El uso de los sistemas de comunicación aumentativos y alternativos en la Comunidad Autónoma Vasca: Un estudio preliminar. CIISE2019: 1st International Congress on Social and Educational Inclusion. Challenging communication difficulties Bilbao, Spain. 2019
María Orcasitas-Vicandi. Crosslinguistic influence on third language writing. Second Young Researchers’ International Symposium on Multilingualism Szczrk, Poland. 2017
María Orcasitas-Vicandi. Crosslinguistic influence on third language writing. Third Silesian Meeting of Young Scholars Szczrk, Poland. 2017
María Orcasitas-Vicandi. Writing in three languages: holistic versus analytic approach. Donostia Young Researchers International Symposium San Sebastia, Spain. 2016
María Orcasitas-Vicandi. Towards a multilingual approach in measuring trilingual writing. CoDesigns. Envisioning Multi-sited Language Education Policies Jyväskylä, Finland. 2016
María Orcasitas-Vicandi. The development of writing skills in Basque as a minority language. XV International Conference on Minority Languages Belgrade, Serbia. 2015
María Orcasitas-Vicandi. El desarrollo de la competencia escrita multilingüe en el contexto escolar. 3rd International Congress of Educational Sciences and Development San Sebastia, Spain. 2015