Full course description

Course Date:

May 1 - July 31, 2017

Duration:

8 weeks

Commitment:

7+ hrs total

Requirement:

None

Course Type:

Instructor-led

Credential:

Badge, Certificate (free)

Description

Cada Día es una nueva forma de aprender idiomas en ocho semanas utilizando plataformas de Social Media. Está diseñado para ayudarte a explorar una nueva lengua mediante intercambios culturales y sociales interactuando en forma directa con otros participantes. El plan de estudios incluye siete actividades para principiantes y actividades más complejas para aquellos con habilidades avanzadas de lenguaje. Luego de publicar cada actividad, se te invitará a presentarla ante facilitadores nativos en reuniones web a gran escala. Las reuniones Web se llevan a cabo de lunes a viernes para un plan de ocho semanas.

Objectives

At the end of this eight-week course, participants will:

  • Be motivated to learn more about the American English language and culture.
  • Participate in authentic conversational exchanges in English.
  • Understand strategies to learn from conversational experiences in English.
  • Demonstrate confidence to engage others in English on social media platforms.
  • Be able to engage in social language activities with others in English.

Target Audience: This course is for Spanish speaking people seeking to speak American English.


Course is offered by the Kansas City Library.

Course Instructors

Michael Henry

Michael Henry, M.S.Ed.

Lead Instructor

Michael Henry has developed hundreds of online courses, using innovative learning strategies, including Cada Dia. He has studied CLT – Communicative Language Teaching, as a new approach to Social Language Learning in large scale online environments. He teaches communications at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and is an instructional designer with Point-Productions.

Tatiana Padron

Tatiana Padron

Spanish Language Facilitator

Tatiana has a Masters in Business Administration and has served as translator and facilitator for both U.S. and Latin American organizations. Tatiana provides an authentic perspective to the instructions and resources in the online course.