Join us April 5 for “Teaching Foreign Languages and Emotions: A Vygotskian Perspective”

The 13th Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish Webinar Series in Applied Linguistics begins on Monday, April 5, with a presentation by Angels Ferrer Rovira of the Instituto Cervantes in Belgrade. Dr. Rovira will present, “Teaching Foreign Languages and Emotions: A Vygotskian Perspective.”  This virtual event begins at 5 p.m. via Zoom. Please contact Dr. Próspero García for … Continue reading Join us April 5 for “Teaching Foreign Languages and Emotions: A Vygotskian Perspective”

“Activities that Produce Real Language Development” Lecture on Oct. 30

The Masters of Art in Teaching Spanish Program will host its ninth webinar series on applied linguistics on Tuesday, October 30.  Dr. Arturo Escandón from Nazan University in Japan will present “Conceptual models, study programs, and pedagogic design: Activities that Produce Real Language Development.”  This workshop will explore the curriculum, pedagogies, and actual instruction that foster learners’ … Continue reading “Activities that Produce Real Language Development” Lecture on Oct. 30

“Gamification in the Foreign Language Classroom” Lecture on Oct. 23

The Masters of Art in Teaching Spanish Program will host its eighth webinar series on applied linguistics on Tuesday, October 23. Dr. Susana Madinabeitia Manso from the University of Navarra, Spain, will discuss, “Gamification in the Foreign Language Classroom: Transforming a Summative Assessment into an Escape Room.” Participants will learn the benefits of gamification, and … Continue reading “Gamification in the Foreign Language Classroom” Lecture on Oct. 23

MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 10/25

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish program will continue its lecture series in applied linguistics on Wednesday, October 25th.  Dr. Marta González-Lloret from the University of Hawaii-Manoa will present, “Integrating Technology into Task-Based Language Teaching.” This workshop will present the main concepts of Task-based Language Teaching (TBLT) and what a TBLT curriculum looks like.  It will … Continue reading MAT in Spanish Lecture Series Continues 10/25

MAT in Spanish Webinar Series Continues on 10/27

The Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish will offer the next installment of their webinar series on Thursday, October 27th.  The presentation, “Concept-Based Pragmatics Instruction for the L2 Classroom,” will be given by Dr. Rémi A. van Compernolle of Carnegie Mellon University.  The event begins at 6 p.m. in the Armitage Hall Faculty Lounge. This … Continue reading MAT in Spanish Webinar Series Continues on 10/27