Professional Development Course for Teachers and Trainers of Italian

Professional Development Course for Teachers and Trainers of Italian 

Rome, July 2017

The American University of Rome is pleased to announce that the graduate-level seminar 
New technologies and multi-disciplinary perspectives in foreign language teaching will take place July 7-21, 2017 in Rome, Italy. 
This 60-hour course, offered in Italian and divided between lab practicum, theory and practical in-class activities, is of interest to teachers interested in updating their pedagogical methodology in the classroom. 

Why should you apply?
Preparing teachers for competing in today’s digital humanities age, the seminar helps language teachers improve their teaching strategies by illustrating the latest approaches to use of the internet and technology in second language acquisition and by introducing innovative methods of language and culture instruction.  
Earn Graduate Credit while Studying in Rome
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive 4.0 graduate credits from The American University of Rome, an American institution that has been operating in Rome for more than 40 years and is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education.  
Qualified and Experienced Instructors
The seminar is conducted by Prof. Flavia Laviosa (Wellesley College) and Prof. Rosemonde Gurtner (The American University of Rome), expert instructors in the fields of second language acquisition and technology.  
Who should apply?
BA students pursuing a degree in teaching Italian or a foreign language, Teaching Assistants, Graduate Students, Middle and High School Teachers, University Instructors, and Teacher Trainers of Italian are encouraged to apply. 

For more details and to apply, visit
For questions, contact Seminar Coordinator and Director Prof. Catherine Ramsey-Portolano at 

Application deadline is April 1, 2017.