On January 21 the Department of Modern and Classical Languages held a Teaching Workshop organized by Prof. Julia Ruiz-Ross on the Communicative Approach to Foreign Language Teaching. The workshop consisted on presentations by Professors Sufumi So, Pascale De Souza, and Julia Ruiz-Ross. Additionally, Prof. Marian Quintana invited guest speaker Bethany Usher, from the Center for Teaching Excellence, who spoke on active learning, and engaging students in the classroom.
You may view the Power Point presentations (in PDF format) by following the links below.
Dr. So's Dictogloss for Language Development
Dr. De Souza's How NOT to use Power-Point
Dr. Ruiz-Ross's The Communicative Task-Based Approach.
January 21, 2011