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    Course Information - World Languages

    Professor Anna Marie Pietrolonardo

 

 

SUMMER A and C FALL SPRING


About my courses:

I teach face-to-face, blended, fully online and independent study classes. In all my classes, I use communicative, project-based learning methods that involve technology-assisted learning and student collaboration. For students registered in my courses, I also provide web links to supplemental resources that support assignments in the Course Outline for each course on this web page and in the BlackBoard course shell for each course.

Face-to-Face   (F2F) -

My Face-2-Face courses meet for 50 minute sessions M-T-W-R or an equivalent number of class hours once or twice per week. Students are expected to do homework in preparation for class and to participate in project-based collaborative learning activities during class. I provide a BlackBoard Course with many learning resources for students with diverse learning styles. In addition, there is a text-based learning platform on the Internet available 24/7.

Blended (BLN) -

My blended courses offer the best of traditional classroom sessions combined with the convenience and flexibility of online learning: face-to-face sessions once or twice per week combined with web-based resources available 24/7 for study and practice. The course uses a BlackBoard (BB) course shell and a textbook that is supported on the Quia platform with text related e-book, textbook exercises, laboratory and workbook as well as audio and video capabilities. Students can develop all the essential communication skills in the target language - reading, writing, listening and speaking, through collaborative activities in class as well as online as part of their homework. The amount of speaking practice you get is limited only by your willingness to attend class regularly and to participate in the Heinle Learning Center (HLC) speaking activities in Quia. In addition, students will learn about the rich and diverse cultures of many Spanish-speaking countries.

Fully Online (FOL) -

Because of the way I have built the course using Real-Time Webinars, a BlackBoard (BB) course shell and a textbook that is supported on the Quia platform with text related e-book, textbook exercises, laboratory and workbook as well as audio and video capabilities, students can develop all the essential communication skills in the target language - reading, writing, listening and speaking. The amount of speaking practice you get is limited only by your willingness to participate in the Heinle Learning Center (HLC) speaking activities in Quia. In addition, students will learn about the rich and diverse cultures of many Spanish-speaking countries.

All the course work, including assessments, can be accomplished online with the one exception of the final oral examination that I conduct by telephone appointment. The online Spanish classes are almost totally asynchronous. This means that you do not have to be online at specific times for a scheduled class activity. Students can do course work when it fits into their schedules 24/7- as long as they complete the assignments and assessments by the due dates for maximum credit. The only exception is when students make an appointment in the BB - Discussion Forum to meet with a classmate in HLC to participate in Find-A-Partner and Live-Chat speaking and voice recording activities. To perform those activities, both students have to be online in HLC in Quia at the same time.

Fully Online classes are very convenient and allow for flexible scheduling for busy people. They also save money because of the elimination of transportation, childcare and other travel-related expenses like clothing, meals away from home, etc. In addition, for students attending 4-year universities with transfer-credit articulation with IVCC, these course can be taken at the much more economical IVCC tuition rate for credit transfer to the university. (Confirm the transfer credit articulation with your university counselor for big savings.)

Fully online courses require a commitment of time, effort and self-discipline to schedule and meet required deadlines. The successful online student is an organized self-starter who can keep track of assignments, read and follow instructions carefully and complete required course work on time. Does that sound like you? If so, I hope to "see" you online in a class soon.

Independent Study (IND) -

The advanced Spanish classes : SPN-2003 - Rhetoric & Composition through Literature, SPN-2004 - Survey of Hispanic Literature and HFA-1007-09 - Survey of Hispanic Literature, are offered as Independent Study courses. Student have a Black Board (BB) course shell to guide them, along with regularly scheduled, optional Salón sessions at which they can discuss their readings and any questions in a face-to-face setting with classmates and their professor. The BB course shell includes a Discussion Forum for collaboration including discussion of the readings and peer editing of literary analysis essays.

Grades in these courses are based on completion of assigned short essays based on readings, collaboration in the Discussion Forum and/or Salón, and improvement in writing ability over the course of the semester.

Course Information:

Watch for regular updates to this web page for advance information about my courses to assist you in planning your course schedule. 

 

Spring
01/13/2014 to 05/17/14
 SPN-1001-01-12FA Student Presentation

 

Course Outlines:    

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I

[X] SPN-1001-150 BLN Blended M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  MW 1:00 pm -2:15 pm A300   

 

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II        SPN-1001-01-12FA Class Presentation

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[X] SPN-1002-100 FOL  Fully Online M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
[X] SPN-1002-150  BLN M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  MW 11:00 am -12:15 pm A300

SPN-2001 Intermediate Spanish I

[X] SPN-2001-80 IND Independent Study M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014 TBA

SPN-2002 Intermediate Spanish II
[X] SPN-2002-100
FOL Fully Online M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
[ ] SPN-2002-01 F2F M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014 MTWR 10:00 am- 10:50 am A300 Not offered Spring 2014
[ ] SPN-2002-150 BLN Blended Not offered Spring 2014

SPN-2003-01/100    Spanish Composition and Grammar through Literature
[  ] IND/FOL Independent Study M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
The orientation class meeting will take place on  Monday, January 13, 2014, at 12:15 to 12:45 pm  in A-316. At that time, students will receive course outlines and an explanation of all course requirements.

SPN-2004 / SPN-2004-80/HFA-1007-09-82 Special Topic:   Survey of Hispanic Literature:
Latin American Literature
 

[X] IND Independent Study  M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  The orientation class meeting will take place on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 2:15 to 2:45 pm in A-316. At that time, students will receive course outlines and an explanation of all course requirements.  

Course Syllabi:

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I
[X] SPN-1001-150 BLN Blended M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  MW 1:00 pm -2:15 pm A300

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II
[X] SPN-1002-100 Fully Online M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
[X] SPN-1002-150 BLN M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  MW 11:00 am -12:15 pm A300

[] SPN-1002-01  M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  Not offered Spring 2014

SPN-2001 Intermediate Spanish I

[X] SPN-2001-80 IND Independent Study M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014 TBA

 

SPN-2002  Intermediate Spanish II
[X] SPN-2002-100
FOL Fully Online M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
[ ] SPN-2002-150 BLN Blended Not offered Spring 2014

[ ] SPN-2002-01 F2F Face-to-Face    Not offered Spring 2013


SPN-2003-80    Spanish Composition and Grammar through Literature
[ X ] M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  IND Independent Study M 01/14/2013 - Sa 05/18/2013
The orientation class meeting will take place on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 12:15 to 12:45 pm in A-316. At that time, students will receive course outlines, orientation and an explanation of all course requirements.

SPN-2004-80 / HFA-1007-09-82 Special Topic:   Survey of Hispanic Literature:
 Latin American Literature
IND Independent Study
[X] IND  Independent Study  M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014 The orientation class meeting will take place on Monday, January 13, 2014, from 2:15 to 2:45 pm  in A-316. At that time, students will receive course outlines, orientation and an explanation of all course requirements.  

Specific Study Units with Timeline:

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I
[X] SPN-1001-150 BLN Blended M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  MW 1:00 pm -2:15 pm A300   

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish I
[X] SPN-1002-100 Fully Online M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
[X] SPN-1002-150 BLN M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  BLN M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014  MW 11:00 am -12:15 pm A300
[ ] SPN-1002-01
 Not offered Spring 2014

SPN-2001 Intermediate Spanish I
[X] SPN-2001-80 IND Independent Study M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014 TBA

SPN-2002 Intermediate Spanish I 
[X] SPN-2002-100 FOL  Fully Online  M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
[ ] SPN-2002-01 F2F Face-to-Face   Not offered Spring 2014

[ ] SPN-2002-150 BLN Blended   Not offered Spring 2014

SPN-2003-80    Spanish Rhetoric and Composition through Literature   
[ X ] IND/FOL Independent Study  M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014
 
The orientation class meeting will take place on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 12:15 pm to 12:45 pm in A-316. At that time, students will receive course outlines, orientation and an explanation of all course requirements.

SPN-2004 / HFA-1007-09 Special Topic

SPN-2004 / HFA-1007-09     Survey of Hispanic Literature: Latin American Literature
[ X ] IND  
Independent Study  M 01/13/2014 - Sa 05/17/2014 
T
he orientation class meeting will take place on Monday, January 13, 2014, at 2:15 to 2:45 pm in A-316. At that time, students will receive course outlines, orientation and an explanation of all course requirements.  

UNDER CONSTRUCTION 

Summer A and C

(Two consecutive semesters)
Summer A: (3.5 WEEKS) M 05/20/13 to T 06/11/2013
Summer C: (4 WEEKS) W 06/12/2013 to W 07/10/2013

 

Course Outlines:           

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I
 [X] SPN-1001-100    FOL Fully Online Summer A 2013

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II
[X]
 
SPN-1002-100   FOL Fully Online Summer C 2013

SPN-2001-100 Intermediate Spanish I
[X] SPN-2001-100   FOL  Fully Online Summer A 2013

SPN-2002-100 Intermediate Spanish II
[X] SPN-2002-100   FOL  Fully Online Summer C 2013
 

Course Syllabi:   

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I                         
 [X] SPN-1001-100  FOL Fully Online Summer 2013                                                                                 

SPN-1002   Elementary Spanish II                                              
[X] SPN-1002-100  FOL Fully Online Summer 2013
 

SPN-2001-100 Intermediate Spanish I
 [X] SPN-2001-100 FOL Fully Online Summer 2013

SPN-2002-100 Intermediate Spanish II
[X]  SPN-2002-100 FOL Fully Online Summer 2013

 Specific Study Units with Timeline:

 [X] SPN-1001-100-13SU FOL Fully Online Summer 2013

 [X] SPN-1002-100-13SU FOL Fully Online Summer 2013

 [X] SPN-2001-100-13SU FOL Fully Online Summer 2013
 
 [X] SPN-2002-100-13SU FOL Fully Online Summer 2013

Fall
08/19/2013 - 12/18/2013                

Course Outlines:               SPN-1001-01-12FA Class Presentation                         

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I
 
[X] SPN-1001-01 F2F Face to Face MTWR 9:00AM-9:50AM A300
[  ] SPN-1001-150 BLN Blended MW 12:30  -1:45 PM A300
[X] SPN-1001-100 FOL Fully Online

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II

[X] SPN-1002-150  BLN Blended MW 10:00-11:15 AM A300

SPN-2001 Intermediate Spanish I                                       SPN-1001-01-12FA Presentation
 

[X] SPN-2001-01 Face-to-Face TR 10:00 - 11:45 AM A300

[  ]SPN-2001-150  BLN Blended MW 2:00-3:15 pm A300
[X] SPN-2001-100 FOL Fully Online 

SPN-2003-80 IND Spanish Composition and Grammar through Literature 
[X] IND Independent Study  
Orientation session   TBA in A-316

SPN-2004 / HFA-1007-09     Survey of Hispanic Literature: Spanish Literature
[X] SPN-HFA-1007  IND Independent Study    
Orientation session   TBA in A-316

Course Syllabi:

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I

[X] SPN-1001-01 F2F Face to Face MTWR 9:00AM-9:50AM A300
[  ] SPN-1001-150 BLN Blended MW 12:30  -1:45 PM A300
[X] SPN-1001-100 FOL Fully Online

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II

[X] SPN-1002-150  BLN Blended MW 10:00-11:15 AM A300

SPN-2001  Intermediate Spanish I    

[X] SPN-2001-01 Face-to-Face TR 10:00 - 11:45 AM A300
[  ] SPN-2001-150  BLN Blended MW 2:00-3:15 pm A300
[X] SPN-2001-100 FOL Fully Online 

 

SPN-2003-80    Spanish Composition and Grammar 
[X] IND
Independent Study   

SPN-2004 / HFA-1007-09    Survey of Hispanic Literature: Spanish Literature
 [X] IND
Independent Study    

Specific Study Units with Timeline:

SPN-1001 Elementary Spanish I

[X] SPN-1001-01 F2F Face to Face MTWR 9:00AM-9:50AM A300
[  ] SPN-1001-150 BLN Blended MW 12:30  -1:45 PM A300
[X] SPN-1001-100 FOL Fully Online

SPN-1002 Elementary Spanish II

[X] SPN-1002-150 BLN Blended MW 10:00-11:15 AM A300

[X] SPN-1002-80 IND

SPN-2001 Intermediate Spanish I  

[X] SPN-2001-01 Face-to-Face TR 10:00 - 11:45 AM A300
[  ] SPN-2001-150  BLN Blended MW 2:00-3:15 pm A300
[X] SPN-2001-100 FOL Fully Online 

SPN-2003-80   Spanish Composition and Grammar 
[X] IND
Independent Study  

SPN-2004 / HFA-1007-09   Survey of Hispanic Literature: Spanish Literature
[X] IND
Independent Study 

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