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. Light lunch provided.

Pedagogy Roundtable “Using Video Materials in Teaching Culture”

The round table will explore the uses of video materials for introducing cultural content, and creating video-based tasks and activities for different levels of language teaching.

Margarita Ribas Groeger, Senior Lecturer in Spanish: “Some Ideas for Using Video Materials in Language Teaching and Learning”

Mariana San Martin, Lecturer in Spanish: “From the screen to the classroom: Developing (inter)cultural competence and awareness through video-based tasks and materials”.

Leanna Rezvani, Lecturer in French: “Music, Media, and Cultural Musings.”

Min-Min Liang, Lecturer in Chinese: “Observing, Discovering and Defining Chinese Culture: Promoting Higher Order Thinking Skills through Videos.”