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Blogs & Glogs: Revitalizing Class Projects, Krista Bittenbender Royal Sep 2010

Blogs & Glogs: Revitalizing Class Projects, Krista Bittenbender Royal

INTO Faculty and Staff Publications

This workshop looks at two technologies that can be used to energize traditional poster and writing assignments to bring them beyond text: Glogster and Blogger. Both are free, easy to use websites with which students can create web pages with images, text, and audio to share with their classmates and the world. In the workshop, intended for instructors and curriculum coordinators, we will look at each of these platforms, discuss examples of project assignment guides using each of the sites, and talk about other ways they could be integrated into courses. I will also share some student feedback and some ...


Using Ning For Conversation Partner Networks, Krista Bittenbender Royal Jul 2010

Using Ning For Conversation Partner Networks, Krista Bittenbender Royal

INTO Faculty and Staff Publications

Providing opportunities for conversation practice is one way that an IEP can help students improve their English as well as enhance their engagement in the language learning process. However, matching individual language learners to fluent English speakers can be difficult and time consuming. This workshop will introduce participants involved in setting up such interactions to Ning, a free online social networking platform which can facilitate the creation of individualized networks. Participants will gain insights into how one IEP used Ning to connect ELLs to university students interested in having conversation partners.


“Un Final Para La Discutible Historia”: El Eterno Retorno De Los Adioses, Pablo A.J. Brescia Jan 2009

“Un Final Para La Discutible Historia”: El Eterno Retorno De Los Adioses, Pablo A.J. Brescia

World Languages Faculty Publications

Este artículo reflexiona sobre cómo el marco de lectura propuesto por Los adioses (1954) instala un juego de interpretaciones que postulan la ambigüedad y la duda. El resultado de este juego es una revisión de las actividades de la lectura y la escritura. Así, hay un eterno retorno a Los adioses, una incesante búsqueda de indicios que el texto se resiste a dar, es decir, un continuo proceso de relectura-reescritura. Hay un cíclico "volver a empezar" donde todo se repite y nada es lo mismo y, a partir de allí, un intento de organizar una estructura coherente para así inspeccionar ...


Siento Que Tambien Yo Podria Borrarme Con Facilidad: Epistolaridad Y Constitucion Del(Os) Sujeto(S) En Querido Diego, Te Abraza Quiela, Pablo A.J. Brescia Dec 2008

Siento Que Tambien Yo Podria Borrarme Con Facilidad: Epistolaridad Y Constitucion Del(Os) Sujeto(S) En Querido Diego, Te Abraza Quiela, Pablo A.J. Brescia

World Languages Faculty Publications

A través del personaje de Angelina Beloff, la escritora refiere no sólo una autobiografía sino el mundo interno de un conflicto aparentemente irresoluble. La forma epistolar permite adentrarse en la intimidad de la pintora para narrar desde dentro la historia de un desamor.
The writer uses an autobiography of the character of Angelina Beloff to explain an apparently unresolvable conflict. The epistolary format allows us to delve into the intimacy of a narration of unhappy love.


Review Essay: Take Five: Borges Y Cortázar, Siglo Xxi, Pablo A.J. Brescia Nov 2008

Review Essay: Take Five: Borges Y Cortázar, Siglo Xxi, Pablo A.J. Brescia

World Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Dios Entre Arreola Y La Literatura Fantastica, Pablo A.J. Brescia Jan 1998

Dios Entre Arreola Y La Literatura Fantastica, Pablo A.J. Brescia

World Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Gabriel García Márquez Y El Cine: Un Matrimonio 'Mal Avenido', Pablo A.J. Brescia Oct 1996

Gabriel García Márquez Y El Cine: Un Matrimonio 'Mal Avenido', Pablo A.J. Brescia

World Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


El Cine Como Precursor: Von Sternberg Y Borges, Pablo A.J. Brescia Dec 1995

El Cine Como Precursor: Von Sternberg Y Borges, Pablo A.J. Brescia

World Languages Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.