Methods of College French Teaching

FRIT-F573 — Spring 2022

Instructor
Kelly Kasper
Location
WH 114
Days and Times
R 9:00 A - 11:00 A
Course Description

This course will provide an overview of approaches to foreign language teaching and the theoretical notions underlying current trends and classroom practice. Course objectives are the following:

  1. To acquaint students with issues and research in foreign language teaching
  2. To show ways of using research to achieve more effective classroom teaching and testing
  3. To develop students' skills in evaluating teaching performance and instructional materials
  4. To prepare students for continued professional development

Class meetings will be devoted to discussion, short presentations and/or demonstrations by students and the instructor. Students will use professional journals to explore topics of interest; prepare classroom materials; evaluate instructional materials; and complete a teaching portfolio.