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.
Roberto Rey Agudo:
Developing Content for Open Online Course Platforms:
The Experience of Spanish 3 on MITx
Roberto Rey Agudo will report on his experience developing materials for use in the MITx platform in the context of a project funded by Gilberte Furstenberg & Douglas Morgenstern Fund for Innovation in Language Instruction. The presentation will address the following questions: Where can online instruction have a greater impact in language teaching in the context of high-residency instruction? What is needed for MITx to become a viable platform for language instruction? Roberto Rey Agudo is currently a Research Assistant Professor at Dartmouth, and a former lecturer in Spanish at MIT.
Thursday, April 13 • 1:00PM • 14E-304 – Marie-Hélène Huet, “From Plague to Cholera: Disaster, Politics, and Civic Responsibility”
Friday, April 28 • 1:00PM • 14E-304 – Pedagogy Roundtable “Teaching Culture Through Video Content” with Margarita Ribas Groeger, Mariana San Martin, Leanna Bridge Rezvani, and Min-Min Liang
More details to be announced.