Combined Session: Latin America Academy - Student Voices Tracks
Online Cultural Exchange: Reflections from Mexican-American Partnerships --PowerPoint Presentation
Gretel Werner, Universidad de Monterrey (Mexico)
Jill Amati, Alfred State University (United States)
Victor Sanchez, Universidad de Monterrey (Mexico)
This panel will explore experiences from two COIL collaborations between SUNY institutions and UDEM during the spring 2016 semester.
Dialogue without Borders -- PowerPoint Presentation
Blanca Henric, Tecnológico de Monterrey- Campus Chihuahua (Mexico)
Kathleen Bater, SUNY College at Old Westbury (United States)
Carmen Fierro, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)
We will conduct a forum for which the instructors have produced a video explaining the goals of COIL including a discussion of the reasons we chose to participate giving an explanation of the planning necessary to complete the project. Additionally, we describe activities conducted by SKYPE and Facebook. Students of TEC/ SUNY reflect on their experience comparing initial expectations at the onset of the course with learning they have gained through collaboration with peers.
Experiences using Smart Phones among International students colaboración
Antonio Rios, ITESM Chihuahua (Mexico)
The research analyses and documents the use of smartphones in projects developed by international students collaborating. Experiences of the program COIL between SUNY and the ITESM Chihuahua.
Three Educators Reflect on Their COIL Collaboration
Cara Tuzzolino, Nassau Community College (United States)
Xochitl G. Soriano, University of Guadalajara (Mexico)
Deborah Spiro, Nassau Community College (United States)
In this workshop, the presenters will share, reflect and present information about effective digital tools used during a COIL-embedded course between ESL students from Nassau Community College and students from the B.A. in TEFL at the University of Guadalajara. Instructional designer worked with two language instructors to create a course designed to increase students’ cultural competence, digital media skills and English language proficiency. Attendees will leave with applicable resources.