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AAUSC Italian Section Meetings: on Social Justice (April 1st) and Moving Forward (April 8)

  • 18 Mar 2021 4:16 PM
    Message # 10211006

    Dear Colleagues,


    I hope that this email finds all of you safe and in good health! 

    You are invited to attend the AAUSC Italian section meetings on April 1st and April 8th, 3:00 PM Central Time.


    Thursday, April 1st, 3:00 -4:00 PM (Central Time)


    Focus on: designing and implementing curricula, modules, and/or individual activities that take into account principles of social justice and inclusivity while being specifically aimed at the beginners’ level.



    • ·       Louise F. Hipwell, Teaching Professor of Italian and Coordinator of the Italian Language Program, Georgetown University. Integrated Performance Tasks for the two first year language courses.
    • ·       Tiziana Serafini, Associate Teaching Professor of Italian, University of Notre Dame. Introducing Issues of Immigration in the Lower Level Italian Language Class.
    • ·       Tatjana Babic Williams, Director of Italian Studiesand Senior Lecturer of Italian, Purdue University. Intercultural Learning and Its Intersections with DEI in Novice Italian.
    • ·       Discussion, Q&A


    Thursday, April 8, 3:00 -4:00 PM (Central Time)


    Focus on: What have you learned from your experience teaching online during the COVID-19 pandemic? Is there anything from that experience that, moving forward, would inform your pedagogical practices and approach?



    • ·       Daniela Bartalesi Graf (Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies, Wellesley College) and Camilla Zamboni (Assistant Professor of the Practice in Italian and Education Studies, Wesleyan University). Teaching and Learning in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Considerations on a Recent Survey on Remote Instruction.
    • ·       Veronica Vegna (Senior Instructional ProfessorDirector of the Italian Language Program; Languages Across the Curriculum Coordinator, The University of Chicago). Collaborative Learning Through Remote Teaching
    • ·       Discussion, Q&A



    Chiara Fabbian Meeting Room/AAUSC meeting

    Meeting ID: 813 988 2652


    Best regards,

    Chiara Fabbian



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