Registration is now open for the 4th Modern Languages Teaching Forum will take place on 2nd December 2020 16.00-19.00 at the University of Kent (via Zoom). The event is supported by the UCML Small Grants Fund.


16.00-16.15: Wissia Fiorucci and Alvise Sforza Tarabochia – Welcome

16.15-16.30: Sandra Parmegiani and Enrica Aurora Cominetti (University of Guelph), Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Assessment through the Adoption of an Integrated Learning Management System

16.30-16.45: Barbara Roxanne Doerr and Annalisa Zanola (University of Brescia), Customizing Online Self-Assessment of English Grammar Competence for the Strategic Designing and Implementation of Higher Education Courses

16.45-17.00: Roundtable presentation of asynchronous papers and workshops*

17.00-17.05: Screen Break

17.05-17.20: Benjamin Dufour (University of Kent), Songs in the Time of Corona: the Utilisation of Songs in Distance Grammar Learning

17.20-17.45: Zsuzsanna Barkanyi and Karina von Lindeiner (Open University), Toolkit: Moving Your Language Teaching Online

17.45-17.50: Screen Break

17.50-18.20: Benjamin Dufour, Alexis Silvestri, Laura Stecca (University of Kent), Workshop: Testing at a Distance – Online Tools for Synchronous and Asynchronous Assessment

18.20-18.50: Wei Shao (Cardiff University), Workshop: Interactive Discussion Boards in the Online Language Classroom

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Access details will be sent to registered participants.

* Asynchronous papers and workshops will be made available shortly before the Forum

  • Marion Coderch (Durham University), Assessment of Language Modules in Emergency Remote Teaching
  • Antonella Giacosa (University of Torino), Experiencing Continuous and Authentic Assessment in the New Normal. Lecturers’ and Students’ Perceptions
  • Livia Manzini (University of Birmingham), The Online Training and Assessment of Italian Pronunciation and Intonation
  • Nazaret Perez-Prieto (Cardiff University), Workshop: Translation into Spanish Assessment: New Approaches to New Challenges
  • Simona Scanni (University of Birmingham), Effectiveness of Online Language Learning: A Case Study of Italian as a Foreign Language

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