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ITAL6699

New Technology Teaching IFL

New Technologies for Learning and Teaching Italian as Foreign Language (IFL) (for DML candidates, advanced graduate students and teachers).

This course provides a balanced presentation of central issues in the theory and practice of Italian as Foreign Language teaching methodology and instructional technology. During the course, students will also develop critical skills for a meaningful integration of instructional technologies into their teaching/learning of Italian. The course will present the overall perspective in the context of current practices involving the integration of latest technologies. After conducting a review of technology in learning and teaching foreign languages (theories of learning and key ideas for understanding e-learning), students will be guided to analyze the opportunities and constraints in using technology in the educational process. Students will be also asked to select methodological approaches appropriate to the technologically-enhanced learning situation. An important component of the course will be the active participation and collaboration of all students in group discussions (both in-class and online), as well as the practical in-class technology-enhanced projects and demonstrations.

Required texts:
Balboni E., Margiotta U. (2012) Formare online i docenti di lingue e italiano L2. Utet (ISBN 8860081998) Pichiassi, M. (2007). Apprendere l'italiano L2 nell'era digitale - Le nuove tecnologie nell'insegnamento e apprendimento dell'italiano per stranieri. Edizioni Guerra - Soleil (ISBN 8855700626) Serragiotto, G. (2009). Sillabo di riferimento per la formazione degli insegnanti di italiano a stranieri. Venezia: Cafoscarina (ISBN-9788875432409)
Subject:
Italian
Department:
Italian
Division:
Language School
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Summer 2014 Language Schools

ITAL6699A-L14 Lecture (Mizza)

Summer 2013

ITAL6699A-L13 Lecture (Mizza)

Summer 2012

ITAL6699A-L12 Lecture (Mizza)