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Monday, July 15 • 11:30 - 12:30
227S: Oui, je peux [me débarrasser des examens]! Swapping Tests for Tasks in the Introductory-Level Classroom

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The presenter will address how traditional grammar-and-vocabulary testing can be replaced with proficiency-based tasks that assess reading, listening, writing, and presentational speaking skills. The new assessment methods used in first-year French classes at DePaul University have been designed to align with "Can-do" pedagogy while at the same time maintaining their grade-ability.

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polly mangerson

Polly Mangerson is an Assistant Professor of French and the Director of the French Language Program at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.  She obtained her doctorate in French literature from the University of Georgia in 2015 with a specialization in seventeenth-century French... Read More →

Monday July 15, 2019 11:30 - 12:30 EDT
Salle: Cook