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 The College of Arts and Sciences and the Departments of Modern Languages & Literatures Present Two Events with

Dr. Ann Abott
Associate Professor of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese
University of Illinois

Thursday, April 23 | 3:00-7:00PM
University of Miami Alumni Center | Executive Conference Room

Civic Engagement


Workshop | 3:00-5:00PM
Dr. Ann Abott will hold a workshop with 15 people in which proposals are circulated to Abott for comment. To participate in the workshop, please submit a brief proposal (no more than a paragraph) for an existing course that you would like to adapt or a new course that you would like to create to {insert email}.
Auditors are welcome; light snacks will provided


Lecture & Reception | 5:30-7:00PM
"Situating learning within language communities: the potential of spanish community service learning."
Dr. Ann Abott’s lecture will introduce participants to modes of teaching outside of traditional classroom instruction. Specifically, it will focus on how civic engagement and social media can be used to immerse students in a target language and culture. It will offer participants concrete examples of experiential education in which students engage in activities that address community needs together with a space for reflection designed to achieve desires learning outcomes. 

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