“The Communicative Approach in Textbooks” Lecture on Nov. 14

The Masters of Art in Teaching Spanish Program will host its tenth webinar series on applied linguistics on Wednesday, November 14.  Dr. Guadalupe Ruiz-Fajardo of Columbia University will present, “The Communicative Approach in Textbooks: Good Intentions and (Sometimes) Good Practices.”  This workshop will review some of the principles of the communicative approach applied to the teaching and … Continue reading “The Communicative Approach in Textbooks” Lecture on Nov. 14

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/27

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Monday, November 27th.  José Plácido Ruiz-Campillo from Columbia University will present “Alice in Timeland: Towards an Operative Mapping of the Spanish Verbal System in the Classroom.”  The temporal value usually assigned to verb forms in Spanish hurts, rather than helps, … Continue reading MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/27

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/8

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Wednesday, November 8th.  Dr. Kara Moranski of the University of Cincinnati will present, “Flipping the Foreign Language Classroom: Considerations for Active Learning,” which will explore the unique relationship between classroom foreign language instruction and active learning models, highlighting how these … Continue reading MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 11/8

Dr. Marta Antón Presents “Shifting Trends in the Assessment of Classroom Interaction” on 3/4

Dr. Marta Antón, Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), will be the guest speaker at the MAT in Spanish’s upcoming Fourth Getting to Work Series: Shifting Trends in the Assessment of Classroom Interaction. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 4th, … Continue reading Dr. Marta Antón Presents “Shifting Trends in the Assessment of Classroom Interaction” on 3/4