I am passionate about the study of foreign language, culture and area studies and believe that having an understanding of them is important for all to be successful in life for personal and professional purposes.
Thanks, Mary! I did have a good trip home. I had a great time at the conference and am excited to get to work on creating the syllabus for our new "Spanish for Leadership" course! I read a neat article about China and pinball machines in the airplane magazine. I'm going to post it once I scan in the article.
Thank you, Mary. In addition to the teaching of Spanish, I am teaching a Humanities course on Latin America.This course focuses on a special topic, the existence and development of a common Latin America identity and regional identities from the discovery of America to modern times.
Thanks for posting my blog! I don't mind at all, I appreciate it! I'm also on Twitter (hooperc97) and Skype (hooperc97) Thanks again, and I enjoyed the 21st century skills powerpoint very much. BTW I used to teach French! I am looking forward to being an active member of this ning.
"We determined from the outset to focus on interpersonal skills in a different and more holistic way," she says. "The way a job candidate has learnt to lead, communicate and manage conflicts can make a fundamental difference between two people with an otherwise similar education."
The weekly, all-day "Friday Forums" seek to instil such skills