Italian Language and Culture Conference: Challenges in the 21st Century Italian Classroom, Edward Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), Saturday, 26. October 2019

Italian Language and Culture Conference: 
Challenges in the 21st Century Italian Classroom
Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
Saturday October 26th, 2019 (8:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.)
Keynote Speaker: Dennis Looney, MLA
This conference will focus on the challenges to research and teaching that 21st century classrooms and learning environments pose. In particular, we will discuss questions such as: How do young adults learn in the digital era? How do we tailor our courses to reach the more diverse, independent, tech-savvy, and active students that sit before us in the classroom? How do we incorporate 21st century skills such as creativity, collaboration, communication and leadership into our lessons to better prepare our students for success when they reach the job market? These topics are at the core of the 2019 Italian Language and Culture Conference organized at Georgetown University as part of a series of events celebrating Italian Language Week in Washington D.C. The conference will provide a venue for educators to share their research and updated approaches and pedagogical strategies that have been successfully tested and adopted at both a course and program level in the high school and college classroom.
Hotel Information:
The following 2 hotels are offering discounted rates for conference attendees:
The Kimpton Glover Park Hotel will have a discounted room rate for the 2019 Italian Language and Culture Conference. The conference rate of $229 for a double or single room is available for October 25th 
(Taxes are not included in these rates).
This hotel is located 1.5 miles from Georgetown University and it offers a free shuttle to and from campus in the morning and the afternoon. Parking is $36 per day.
For reservations call 1-800- KIMPTON and reference Georgetown University Italian Department Rate or click on the following link: KIMPTON Italian Conference Room Block 
The last day to book to receive this discounted rate is September 25th
Other coveniently located hotels are:
Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center (Leavey Center, South Gallery)
3800 Reservoir Rd NW Washington, DC 20057
Phone: (202) 687-3200
Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge
1900 Fort Myer Dr, Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: (703) 807-2000
Courtyard by Marriott Arlington Rosslyn
1533 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 528-2222
Residence Inn by Marriott Arlington Rosslyn
1651 N Oak St, Arlington, VA 22209
(703) 812-8400

For directions to Georgetown University Main Campus, click here
For information on parking at Georgetown University, click here

Saturday, 26. October 2019, Edward Bunn Intercultural Center (ICC), Italian Language and Culture Conference: Challenges in the 21st Century Italian Classroom



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