“Preparing Students for the Global Workplace”

Webinar Series

This is a series  promoting the connection of the humanities (language, culture, and area studies) to professional schools/career academies and other disciplines.  The goals of the webinars are to share ideas and resources  and learn about the skills needed for students to be successful in a variety of career paths in  the global workplace.


2015-16 Webinars

  • Tuesday, November 17, 2015 

Entrepreneurism, STEM and International Business     Beniamino Barbieri, President/Owner: ISS, Inc.; P.A. Physics; Università di Pisa. Champaign, IL

Webinar login: http://ufat.adobeconnect.com/r4gm71z4z14/

Time: 4:00 pm US EST

Moderator: Annie Abbott, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015    

Global  Entrepreneurism in the Tourism and Wine Industries   April Cullom, Managing Director at Global Bridges, LLC.   New York, USA/Malga, Spain.

Webinar login:  http://ufat.adobeconnect.com/r5zwwgpb4ni/

Time: 4:00 pm US EST

Moderator:  Beatriz Sedano, National University of Distance Education, Spain

  • Thursday, October 29, 2015

Team Teaching in the Target Language: Connecting US and Latin American History

Webinar login:    http://ufat.adobeconnect.com/r4gm6unxnvk/

Time: 7:00 pm US EST


– Melanie Krob, Director of Global Studies/ Upper School History Teacher- Isidore Newman School
– Stephanie Davis, Upper School Spanish Teacher/ Upper School Latin American Studies Teacher- Isidore Newman School

Summary: Team teaching is an excellent way to blend content expertise with language instruction in a content-based language course.  But how does team teaching function in practical terms? Stephanie Enseñat Davis, a Spanish teacher, and Melanie Krob, a History teacher, have been successfully team teaching a Latin American Studies course in Spanish at Isidore Newman School for the past four years.   In this session, they will share strategies for team teaching a content-based language course, including strategies for course planning, course delivery, and assessment.

2014-15 Archived Webinars

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AATF French Business and Economics Commission


Florida Foreign Language Association