Proposals requested for Geddes Talks

By S Mark LewisAugust 22nd, 2023

We are accepting proposals through August 28th for our Fall 2023 Talks Series at the Geddes Language Center. 

Topics are broadly defined, including:

--effective uses of technology in support of language learning

--advocacy around language learning through our various programs

--communicative strategies: are we using the target language wherever possible? how?

--teaching for proficiency

--mental health and other support for our students

--AI and its aftermath: what can we expect? how can we best integrate AI in language, literature and film courses?

--what does the upper level look like?

--innovative assessment practices, both with and without technology

--other topics

Link to form: Call for Proposals Fall 2023

The deadline is Monday, August 28th.

Geddes Center co-sponsors BAPC 2022 on March 18

By S Mark LewisMarch 16th, 2022

Over 100 language teachers will participate in the Boston Area Pedagogy Conference on March 18, 2022. This annual event is organized by the Department of World Languages & Literatures and co-sponsored by the Geddes Language Center and brings together expertise in language teaching and learning among dozens of area institutions. The event will be held via Zoom and is free to attend. Here is the link for Registration and the Conference Program.

Video Studio updated over Spring Break

By Shawn ProvencalMarch 14th, 2022

This past week, CAS533B, also known as the Video Studio, was updated with new paint and carpet, as well as new glass whiteboard replacing the chalkboard.  These upgrades compliment the technology upgrades installed during the Spring of 2021.  Over the next few weeks, minor updates will continue, including adding sound absorbing panels to the walls.