GSL Brown Bag Lunch Series: Language Pedagogy Roundtable

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 1:00pm

Innovative Uses of Instructional Technology

Join MIT Global Studies and Languages for our Brown Bag Lunch Series: informal presentations on current research by faculty, lecturers, post-docs, and visiting scholars, giving individual presentations or informal group panels. Light lunch provided.

Friday, October 20 • 1-3 pm • 14E-304

This Roundtable explores new approaches to using various technological tools and platforms to enhance language instruction and classroom experience. Maria Khotimsky will moderate a discussion on designing assignments targeted to language learners of different levels, as well as developing short tasks and long-term projects. Presentations by:

     Nilma Dominique, “Bridges project: integrating e-learning into the foreign language classroom”
     Eric Grunwald, “Writing Wikipedia as a tool for teaching second-language writing” 
     Mariana San Martin, “Facilitating second-language vocabulary acquisition through technology-based strategies”
     Moderator: Maria Khotimsky