Dear All,

Please find the news and updates for this week below:

1. Common Time Professional Development Sessions

a. Last Week’s Development Sessions

  • Encouraging Students to Speak in Online Lessons

The speaking session which was originally planned to be held on December 15, 2021 by Cecilia Rodrigues Griffiths is postponed to next academic semester. The date of the session will be announced on our blog in the first week of spring semester.

  • Artistic Ways of Learning Vocabulary

Our colleague, Nurgül Keskin, finalized her sessions on “Artistic Ways of Learning Vocabulary”. In the second sitting of the sessions, participants were presented with the steps in designing “digital escape rooms”, using relevant online tools.

b. This Week’s Development Session

This week, ScOLa Faculty Reading Club will have its third meeting, which was earlier announced for December 1 on our blog. In this meeting, the club will read and discuss about “Mass Communication, Propaganda, and Persuasion” and relevant implications on learning.