Oberlin Review: technology and textbooks

One of my students, Lucia, is also a writer for our campus newspaper. She asked if she could do a story on our class and I told her that I thought this was terrific (more than anything I was hoping I could get her to get the students to talk about what they liked and did not like, because as of this moment –two weeks into the semester– they had been pretty quiet and pretty compliant…and I was a bit concerned.)

Here is a link to Lucia’s article
Curiously (or was it fate?) another article in the same paper talked about textbooks as teaching materials too, but from a different vanatge point You can read that one here.

Barbara has been working for a small liberal arts college in the cornfields of Ohio for about 15 years. In addition to teaching Spanish she runs a somewhat unconventional language center. Prior to this adventure in higher ed she taught high school Spanish and loved it. She wishes she had more time in her life to play with her dogs, write, read, swim, do yoga things and watch the Red Sox. Preferably not all at once, although that could be interesting. To see her online portfolio please click here!

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