The Center for Teaching and Learning interviewed Angelina Craig-Flórez, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, about her course, Spain in its Art, which covers the history of Spain and Spanish art from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century. Dr. Craig-Flórez was one of sixteen grant recipients from the first round of awards in the Fall 2014 through the Hybrid Learning Course Redesign and Delivery Request for Proposals from the Office of the Provost. One of the aims of the RFP was “to improve instructional delivery and learning outcomes of Columbia University students.”
Para los que estamos aprendiendo un idioma, una forma muy sencilla de aprender es leer en ese idioma. Antes era muy complicado leer en un idioma que no fuera el nativo salvo que te compraras un libro, una revista o un periódico en ese idioma. Disponer de una conexión a internet nos permite aprender online cualquier idioma que no sea el tuyo propio (inglés, francés, alemán...).
A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably…
This presentation is based on my book - Digital Video - A manual for language teachers. It covers a range of uses for video in language learning as both communication and content. A number of tools are presented and a range of activities.
We’ve talked about gamification quite a bit, which is different than game-based learning, if you’ll recall. (The definition of gamification is the application of game-like mechanics to non-game entities to encourage a specific behavior. You can read more if you’d like.)
Textivate is an online facility for creating and sharing interactive browser-based activities. Text re-ordering, gap-fills, text re-construction, anagrams, matching, memory, hangman, flashcards, millionaire and lots more - all automatically generated based on any text and/or list of matching items that you put into the textivate text box. Much of the site is free to use, and subscribers can upload resources to share with their students or embed activities on a blog or website. It is browser-based, so it works on desktops, laptops, ipads etc. The activities are ideal for whole-class work with any interactive whiteboard. You can see video tutorials here: http://textivate.posthaven.com/video-tutorials To help you get started, browse the hundreds of public resources on the site, or click on "textivate now" to see the range of activities available.
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