Negotiating Cultural Images in the Language Classroom: Using Digitalized Films and Pedagogical Material from the World-Wide-Web
This article reports on research on the use of digitalized documentaries (accessible in the WWW) in the second language classroom at the college level.
||Cultural Awareness, Critical Thinking, Spain, Film, Documentary, Pedagogical Material, WWW, Pedagogy, WWW
International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 8, pp.249-260.
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Isabel Moreno López joined the Spanish division in Goucher College after serving as a visiting assistant professor at Towson University in Maryland where she taught language, literature and phonetics using on-line course delivery tools. Educated in Spain and France, she came to Maryland in 1995 and began her graduate studies, receiving a Ph.D. in the Language, Literacy and Culture Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has participated in numerous conferences, has several published articles and is currently working on a book related to her current research, "You Need No Passport to Cross this Border: Synchronous and Asynchronous Communication in the Spanish Classroom." Her service experience transcends borders as seen through her travels to Chiapas, Mexico as an International Observer of Human Rights.
Dra. Cristina Sáenz de Tejada is the Chair of the Modern Languages and Literatures Department at Goucher College. Her area of expertise is Latin-American Studies. She has published on issues of identity, historical narratives and women's lives. For her most recent research she is writing an advance composition textbook, which analyzes immigration in the United States and Europe, among other issues. She has also conducted several study abroad programs.
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