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Enhancing Language Courses with VoiceThread

Overview: Correcting pronunciation during class time is time consuming making classes slow and tedious and often discourages oral participation. The goal of integrating the use of VoiceThread into the Intensive Portuguese course is three fold: Increase opportunities for student practice

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Posted in 2011 Projects, Arts & Humanities, Creating, Giving Feedback, Multi-media, Storytelling

Project: Oral History Wiki

Overview: The course focuses on the experiences of Latino-Mexican, Central American, Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican – transnational migrants living in the United States.  The main applied assessment instrument in the course is the creation of an oral history project.

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Posted in 2011 Projects, Creating, Social Sciences, Storytelling, Video Editing, Wiki