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Teaching Culture in the Arabic Classroom
Start Date: 5/4/2019Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 5/4/2019End Time: 3:00 PM

Event Description:
Massachusetts Arabic Teachers’ Council
Teaching Culture in The Arabic Classroom
Babson College, Olin Building, Room 201
Saturday May 4, 2019


9:30--10:00 Registration and Breakfast

10-11: 00 Keynote Speaker – Professor John Eisele, College of William and Mary
Language is Culture and Culture is Language

11-11:30 Language and Culture in Foreign Language Education: The Disconnect between Teachers’ Views and Classroom Practice, A Review of Literature. Brahim Oulbeid, UMass Amherst

11:30-12:00 Stages of Cultural Intelligence Development: Integrating Culture into Arabic Language Projects. Samar Moushabeck, Deerfield Academy and May George, Smith College

12:00-1:00 lunch

1-1:30 Enhancing Peer Reading Comprehension with Digital Social Reading. Luluah Mustafa, Boston University

1:30- 2:00 Beyond the 3 P’s: Teaching and Assessing Intercultural Competence. Elizabeth Blood, Salem State University & Louissa Abdelghany, Babson College

2:00-2:15 Q&A

2:15-3:00 Networking and Collaboration - A Way Forward. Louissa Abdelghany, Babson College & Mohamed Hassan, Amherst College
Location Information:
Babson Campus  (View Map)
231 Forest Street
Wellesley, MA 02457
Phone: 781-235-1200

Babson Campus - Olin Hall
Room: 201
Contact Information:
Name: Louissa Abdelghany

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