This hybrid, 4-credit course is an exciting and fascinating approach to the study of human behavior. The artifacts that people leave behind offer important clues that help archaeologists learn more about the human past.
In this workshop-style hybrid course students will have the opportunity to focus on methods and strategies for the refinement of oral proficiency. Teachers will improve Spanish Oral Proficiency while they learn strategies and techniques that they can use in their classroom.
In addition, they will explore the role of technology to attain this goal and apply their knowledge by creating activities and tasks that are age- and context-appropriate, following proficiency-oriented protocols, reinforcing communicative competence and developing of 21st century skills.
In this one of a kind course students will have the opportunity to focus on the unique needs of PK-grade 5 learners. Students in this course will explore age-appropriate development of language skills in a communicative setting, and view successful FLES curricula and classrooms. Moreover, students will create content-based thematic units, explore age-appropriate uses of technology for language learning, and develop a portfolio of resources for everyday use in FLES classroom. Finally, students will develop age- and proficiency level-appropriate performance assessments.
Water sports are an enjoyable and sustainable form of physical activity that serve as the basis for studying both scientific and administrative aspects of exercise in this two-week course (June 22 – July 5). Students will learn basic skills and practical applications of surfing, windsurfing, kayaking, stand-up paddle-boarding (SUP), and sailing, and gain practical experience in aquatic learning center management at the Surf Club Keros on the Greek Island of Lemnos.