Amaryllis Rodriguez Lecturing Fellow, Romance Studies Blackboard wikis (websites which allow collaborative editing) are a convenient means for students to create websites as course projects. Amaryllis Rodriguez had students in her Italian courses create wikis …

Robert Kilpatrick Senior Lecturing Fellow, Romance Languages French instructor Robert Kilpatrick uses blogs in Blackboard to provide students with opportunities to practice writing French in an unstructured manner, different from the other types of more …

Sandra Valnes Quammen Senior Lecturing Fellow, Romance Studies Sandra Valnes Quammen has students in her French classes watch video clips relevant to the course topic and then respond orally to question prompts to improve their …

Angela Porcarelli Lecturing Fellow, Romance Studies In language learning, opportunities to practice in the target language are of primary importance. In Angela Porcarelli’s Italian courses, Wimba Voice Tools (audio recording built into Blackboard) are used …

Cary Moskovitz Director, Writing in the Disciplines, Thompson Writing Program An essential part of Cary Moskovitz’s Writing 20 courses is collaborative writing, encouraging students to work together to improve their skills. Cary discusses in this …

Vicki Russell Senior Lecturing Fellow and Director, Writing Studio Vicki Russell expects students in her Writing 20 course to actively participate in discussions of readings and peer review of writing assignments. In this video, Vicki …