TILE Labs: Accelerator "Best Practices"

TILE Labs: Accelerator "Best Practices"

Event Date: 

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm



Please join us on Friday, April 26 from 1:00-2:00pm in 134 Trowbridge Hall for the April TILE Labs: Accelerator which will spot light the work of Pilar Marce (Spanish & Portuguese). Pilar will present on her approach for teaching the interdisciplinary course Business Spanish in a TILE classroom by utilizing technological resources to create a student-centered learning environment. Click here if you plan on attending.

Course Description:
This course helps to prepare intermediate-level language students for careers in business, international relations, and other professions involving business activities in Spanish-speaking environments in the U.S. and around the world. Through the creation of an entrepreneurial project, students are to develop the necessary skills that enable them to contextualize business, linguistic, and cultural knowledge within the global framework. Using the collaborative learning approach, emphasis will be placed on group work and interaction with others in Spanish.

Join us as we see the innovative approach of merging an interdisciplinary course with the pedagogy and resources of a TILE classroom. After the presentation we will have hold a round table discussion about new ideas and practices to include in your own course. As always SITA staff will be present to help answer questions and provide individual consolations.

TILE Labs: Accelerators – Best Practices
Pilar Marce, Spanish and Portuguese – Business Spanish
Friday, April 26, 2013, 1:00-2:00pm
134 Trowbridge Hall
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Event Location

134 Trowbridge Hall
123 North Capitol St
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States