How can we promote reading of authentic texts in lower-level language classes? This presentation will tackle this challenging question, and will focus on reading strategies for beginners, as well as a reading project that was carried out in Italian 101 and 102.
About the Presenter
Tiziana Serafini received her Master’s degree in American and German Literature from the University La Sapienza in Rome, her Ph.D. in Italian Literature from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Master’s degree in the Teaching of Italian as a Foreign Language from the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice.
She has taught Italian language and culture at several institutions such as the University of California, Los Angeles, the University of Southern California, Santa Monica College, and Los Angeles City College.
Prior to joining the University of Notre Dame, she was the Director of the Italian Language Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.