Re-Mapping the Métro: Cultural Acquisition through Technology

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Thursday, October 17 4:00-5:00pm Sheridan Center (96 Waterman) Led by Valentine Balguerie (French Studies) and Sylvain Montalbano (French Studies), this workshop will explore how tools such as Google Maps and Google Earth can foster student engagement with a foreign culture, both inside and outside of the classroom, and enable the creation of a class-based database in the target language. This workshop is part of the Workshop Series on Foreign Language Teaching, sponsored by the Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning and the Center for Language Studies. The series is designed to bring graduate student instructors, teaching associates and faculty together to explore various aspects of foreign language pedagogy. Register to reserve a place at https://sheridan.brown.edu/. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.