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Professional development seminar in Rome - July 2018

  • 23 Jan 2018 9:21 AM
    Message # 5697924

    Professional Development Course for Teachers of Italian 

    Rome, July 2018

    The American University of Rome is pleased to announce that the graduate seminar New technologies and multi-disciplinary perspectives in Italian language teaching will take place July 6-20, 2018 in Rome, Italy at The American University of Rome. 

    This 60-hour course, offered entirely in Italian and divided between lab practicum, theory and practical in-class activities, is of interest to teachers interested in updating their pedagogical methodology in the classroom. 

    Why should you apply?

    Preparing teachers for competing in today‚Äôs digital humanities age, the seminar helps language teachers improve their teaching strategies by illustrating the latest approaches to use of the internet and technology in second language acquisition and by introducing innovative methods of language and culture instruction.  

    Earn Graduate Credit while Studying in Rome

    Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive 4.0 graduate credits from The American University of Rome, an American institution that has been operating in Rome for more than 45 years and is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.  

    Qualified and Experienced Instructors

    The seminar is conducted by Prof. Flavia Laviosa (Wellesley College) and Prof. Rosemonde Gurtner (The American University of Rome), expert instructors in the fields of second language acquisition and technology.   

    Who should apply?

    BA students pursuing a degree in Italian, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students, Middle and High School Teachers, University Instructors, and Teacher Trainers of Italian are all encouraged to apply. 

    For more details and to apply,

    For questions, contact Seminar Coordinator and Director Prof. Catherine Ramsey-Portolano at 



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