Communication in the Classroom: Conversations About Teaching Language

A 2-day Language Pedagogy Colloquium with UT Language Departments

Fri, October 19, 2018 | SAC 1.106

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Please join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies for Communication in the Classroom: Conversations About Teaching Language!

This 2-day language pedagogy colloquium will feature panels with UT Austin faculty and staff. It is free and open to the public. 



October 19, 2018

8:30–9:00 am Introduction and Registration with Refreshments

9:00–10:30 am Panel I:  The Benefits & Hazards of Online Language Teaching

Discussants: Blake Atwood (virtually; AUB), Kamran Aghaie (UT MES),

Nancy Guilloteau (UT French & Italian)

Moderator: Denise Beachum (UT MES)

10:30–11:00 am Break

11:00–12:30 pm Panel II: Marketing 101: How to Attract Students to Language Classes

Discussants: Anat Maimon (UT MES), Tom Garza (UT TLC/Slavic), Ahmet Okal (UA)

Moderator: Lisa Parisi (UT MES)

12:30–2:00 pm Lunch Break

2:00–3:30 pm Panel III: Content Courses: More Than Just Advanced Language

Discussants: Mikiya Koyagi (UT MES), Babak Tabarraee (UT MES), 

Olla Al-Shalchi (UT MES)

Moderator: Karen Grumberg (UT MES)


October 20, 2018

10:00–11:30 am Panel IV: Technology in the Classroom

Discussants: Carl Blyth (UT COERLL), Anousha Shahsavari (UT MES), 
Stacy Vlasits (UT LAITS)

Moderator: Dale Correa (UT Libraries) 

11:30–11:45 am Break

11:45–12:15 pm Debriefing and Closing Remarks

Moderator: Jeannette Okur (UT MES)

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