Geddes Language Center featured four faculty projects in its Spring 2017 Digital Faculty Showcase. Each faculty member displayed their recent and developing innovations in digital-based teaching practices. Flipping a Portuguese Language Class Celia Bianconi, senior lecturer in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and Adel Faudetzinova, lecturer in the College of Arts
It takes collaboration and cooperation on the part of numerous faculty and staff to launch a new program. In celebration of the announcement of Boston University’s first MicroMasters programs, team members from DL&I, edX, and Boston University Questrom School of Business gathered at 141 Bay State Road. Curious? Link to MicroMasters Programs
The Geddes Language Center offers students individualized practice in listening and understanding. Since its opening, the Geddes staff have continually upgraded the Center’s language resources, as part of the Center’s commitment to providing an extensive humanities resource for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and the Boston University community. We visited the Center’s 42-station
Professor Andy Andres, a biology teacher at Boston University’s College of General Studies, is also a leading expert on sabermetrics, the science and art of baseball analytics. After teaching the course for many years as a lecturer for his alma mater, Tufts University, he worked with BU’s Digital Learning Initiative to create a BU MOOC,
CAS’ Writing Program revamped its ESL academic writing course to afford better learning by foreign students in the time available. With the guidance of the Center for Teaching & Learning, funding from its Faculty Fellows program, and technology support from Educational Technologies, lecturer Pary Fassihi created online instructional videos with built-in assessments and learning exercises.