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IRIS Film Club – Language Learning Online: Films and Podcasts

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Join us for our online April Film Club event with Kate Grovergrys from Madison Area Technical College who will present about utilizing podcasts and films in a world language classroom.

Grovergrys is a skilled online language instructor with over ten years of experience teaching hybrid and online courses. In her current position as a Spanish professor at Madison Area Technical College, she has developed and taught introductory, intermediate, and advanced Spanish courses in a variety of formats including face-to-face, hybrid, online, and accelerated. Kate specializes in designing and implementing high quality online instruction with a focus on equity, inclusion, student engagement and success.

The event will be moderated by Danielle Chaussee, Wisconsin Global Educator of the Year.

Prior to the event, participants should explore Language Latte: A Podcast for World Language Teachers.

“Language Latte is a conversation about teaching world languages. Becky Morales looks at research and speaks with teachers from around the globe to find out the best and most efficient methods, materials, and tips to help students gain fluency. Topics include educational technology, getting students to speak in the target language, teaching vocabulary, using films and popular games in class, bringing in culture, using IPA’s, TPRS, CI, the role of grammar, and more.”

This event is co-sponsored by Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes (WISLI) and Language Institute at UW-Madison, and Wisconsin Association For Language Teachers (WAFLT).