Gemini – Synthesis Project Guide

… Gemini – Synthesis Project Video Guide  … Gemini – Synthesis Project Notes (Addendum) All Synthesis Task directions and details are contained within each Learning Module in Blackboard. Please copy directions and requirements for each task and implement them in a matter that best fits your classroom delivery style. … The Synthesis Project is […]

Project Resources: Creative Ideas for Presenting Research (French / Francophone)

… IF YOU WANT TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN FRANCOPHONE CULTURE: Get a French-speaking pen-pal (e-pal, Facebook, etc.) and ask them about their culture! Check out livemocha.com to find Francophone people, and interview them about their culture! Help out in a bilingual class or daycare center. Visit the “Maison Française” at Nazareth College (get the events […]

Project Resources: Creative Ideas for Presenting Research (Spanish / Hispanic)

… IF YOU WANT TO IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HISPANIC CULTURE: Get a Spanish-speaking pen-pal (e-pal, FaceBook, etc.) and ask them about their culture! Check out livemocha.com to find Hispanic people, and interview them about their culture! Help out in a bilingual class or daycare center. Visit the “Casa Hispana” at Nazareth College (get the events […]

Folium: The Miniature Earth Project

Folium: The Miniature Earth Project (Click to see the ENTIRE infographic!) What if we reduced the global community of 7.13 billion to a village of just 100 people? Would culture-locked Americans gain a better understanding of the differences in the world? And, more importantly, would this understanding help promote dialogue and a tolerance for the […]

Project Resources: What is a Reliable Source For Academic Research?

… Content sourced and modified from Wikimedia Commons. … Overview: Research should be based on reliable, third-party, published sources with a reputation for fact-checking and accuracy. This means that we only publish the opinions of reliable authors, and not the opinions of students / other people who have read and interpreted primary source material for […]

Project Resources: How To Effectively Present Your Research Project

… This guide is provided for the benefit of Modern Language students at Finger Lakes Community College. However, the counsel here is probably good enough to satisfy most other academic endeavors. Enjoy! … Define: Synthesis In general, the noun synthesis (from the ancient Greek σύνθεσις, σύν “with” and θέσις “placing”) refers to a combination of […]

Project Resources: How To Choose An Effective Research Topic

… This guide is provided for the benefit of Modern Language students at Finger Lakes Community College. However, the counsel here is probably good enough to satisfy most other academic endeavors. Enjoy! … What is your major / focus / passion? The Synthesis Project is a chance for you to discover something new about the […]

Instructional Resources: Synthesis Project Guide

… Synthesis Project Video Guide  … Synthesis Project @ FLCC – Overview Module 1: Resources  – Verify your understanding of the Synthesis Project creation process. – Increase working knowledge of the FLCC Library and the FLCC Writing Center. Module 2: Topic  – Reflect on a topic related to the culture of the target language […]

Instructional Resources: The LEAF Project Guide

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Folium: “Make It Count” via YouTube / Nike

Folium: “Make It Count” via YouTube / Nike There are times when I waffle about posting media that rides the line between “educational inspiration” or “marketing fluff”. I want to post things with substance, enough to actually show people something new and impressionable. Perhaps this stems from the part of me that is determined to […]