Author: S Mark Lewis

GeddesNews – May 2022

Our latest edition of GeddesNews is available, containing information about our offerings for fall 2022 and more: GeddesNews – May 2022

Geddes Center co-sponsors BAPC 2022 on March 18

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 […]

Geddes licenses Extempore for 2020-2021

What is Extempore? It is a web-based software tool that allows instructors to obtain and assess authentic speech without having to schedule face-to-face time with each student. Assignments and grades integrate nicely with Blackboard. A limited group of language programs and faculty have decided to pilot this software in 2020-2021. Anyone who would like to […]

New Resource for Online Teaching

The Summer 2020 Faculty Workgroup developed an open site with wide-ranging solutions for language educators. The site expands on the live sessions (called “Pop-up Sessions”) taking place throughout May and June. All session recordings can be found here.

ACTFL resource – How to move online in a hurry

OK, you’re teaching remotely and things are moving along relatively smoothly. Now what? Is there still room for reflection as we start our third online week? This video by Chris Hromiliak, Chair of the ACTFL Distance Learning SIG, has some solid advice for language educators who don’t have the time to design and develop along […]