Between Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 I completed the Distance Language Teaching Program at the Center for Language Studies at Yale University and was certified upon completion. Below is a description of the program.
Excited to be awarded Professional Development Leave for Spring 2019. This leave will enable me to work on creating and designing the first Yale online Language acquisition course ; Levantine Arabic. The main objective of this online course is to develop and enhance speaking and listening skills of Arabic using the Levantine dialect. More … Continue reading Professional Development Leave / Spring 2019→
In an attempt to be fully prepared for creating and designing the first Yale online language acquisition course (Levantine Arabic) I had the pleasure of enrolling in the Distant Language Teaching Program; a full year program offered by the CLS. The goals of this year long program is to familiarize participants with current trends in … Continue reading Distant Language Teaching Program→
May of 2017, I had the great pleasure of joining a great number of Yale Teaching Faculty in the Summer Institute on Course (Re)Design at the Center for Teaching and Learning at Yale (The Poorvu Center currently).
The Center describes the goals behind this institute as follows:
Examine principles of how people learn and apply them to teaching
Identify assessment strategies to strengthen connections between student learning and course assignments
Identify and refine components of classes that can be made more inclusive
Identify strategic actions to strengthen the culture of teaching and learning at Yale
The Institute also provided time and space to design classroom materials.
It was also a wonderful opportunity to connect with colleagues from across the campus.