In the foreign language classroom, images are widely used in many different ways. However, analyzing the majority of textbooks currently used, it is apparent that images are used for different purposes, but rarely to support grammar explanations.
Technology-enhanced curricula offer students increased exposure to the target language and provide more opportunities to perform in the target language by negotiated language use with their instructors and classmates alike, both in and out of the classroom. The Department of Italian is currently offering two sections of Intensive Italian Advanced I, one traditional (five days a week in class) and one hybrid (three days a week in class and two days online). This new format, which consists of both online and face-to-face instruction, has been devel