Aula en acción

AULA EN ACCIÓN: A NOVICE LOW TO INTERMEDIATE LOW SPANISH COURSE 

AULA EN ACCIÓN motivates students to develop 21st century skills by bringing the most advanced communicative approach to the classroom.

A New Program for Higher Education

AULA EN ACCIÓN is an ACTFL-aligned program aimed at college and university students learning Spanish at the novice low to intermediate low levels. Its modern, effective, and comprehensive task-based program is designed to bring the most advanced communicative approach to the classroom. It will help instructors be closer to what the classroom of today is about and allow students to use the language in a functional, authentic way, for the real world.

Why AULA EN ACCIÓN?

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AULA EN ACCIÓN ́s backward design approach helps students not to learn about the language but to use the language in a globalized world.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN is a communicative, student-centered program where real-world tasks take center stage.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN introduces vocabulary in a visually contextualized way that foments strong form-meaning connections and leads to communication.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN encourages students to compare their own perspectives to that of others, use language in a personal and meaningful way and show that they can actively communicate about their own world and ideas.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN encourages students to compare their own perspectives to that of others, use language in a personal and meaningful way and show that they can actively communicate about their own world and ideas.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN promotes global cultural awareness and reinforces cross-cultural connections.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN is perfectly aligned with ACTFL’s World Readiness Standards.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN promotes critical thinking and cross-cultural understanding.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN, a slow-paced and easy to follow program, trains learners to ask themselves questions about the function of the language, look for answers and build their own grammatical understanding.

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AULA EN ACCIÓN helps develop comprehension and expression through activities similar to those used in Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA). Each lesson ends with an interactive Integrated Performance Assessment (IPA).

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AULA EN ACCIÓN offers 15 videos that are strongly connected to the language and the culture contents in every lesson. In addition, 6 more videos allow students to approach audiovisual texts through tasks that follow the format of the IPA.

Discover AULA EN ACCIÓN:

Claudia Fernández’s Testimonial

Our digital environment for AULA EN ACCIÓN

With ease of use and affordability in mind, Difusión has chosen BlinkLearning, an educational technology company with more than 1.5 million users in over 40 countries, to power The Spanish Hub, where all digital content and resources for AULA EN ACCIÓN will be available.

As more and more schools move into the digital world, it is important for us to offer digital content in an interface that is intuitive and straightforward for all types of users and 100% web-based and browser friendly, as well as compatible with all smartphones and tablets via an application that allows instructors and students to work both offline and online at any time and from any location.

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Authors

Claudia Fernández

University of Illinois–Chicago

Muriel Gallego

Ohio University

Reviewers

DOUGLAS ANTHIS 

Houston Community College, Texas

 

GONZALO BAPTISTA 

Morgan State University, Maryland

 

EMILY BERNATE 

St. Edwards University, Texas

 

CRISTOBAL CARDEMIL-KRAUSE 

West Chester University, Pensilvania

 

BEATRIZ COBETA 

Simmons University, Massachusetts

 

ELENA CORDAN 

Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Arizona

 

JABIER ELORRIETA 

New York University, Nueva York

MÓNICA GARCÍA 

American River College, California

 

JUAN GODOY 

University of Cincinnati, Ohio

 

 

MARLENE GOTTLIEB

Manhattan College, Nueva York

 

FLORENCIA HENSHAW 

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

 

CECILIA HERRERA

Lawrence University, Wisconsin

 

TIFFANY HIPPE

Boise State University, Pensilvania

 

CONSTANTIN ICLEANU

SMU, Texas

 

NATALIA JACOVKIS

Xavier University, Ohio

 

CLARA LIPSZYC-ARROYO 

Case Western Reserve University, Ohio

 

ESTHER LOMAS SAMPEDRO 

Fordham University, Nueva York

 

CRISTINA LOZANO ARGÜELLES 

John Jay College of Criminal Justice,
Nueva York

 

DARIA MIZZA

John Hopkins University, Washington D.C.

 

JOSHUA MORA

Wayland Baptist University, Texas

 

DOREEN O’CONNOR GÓMEZ

Whittier College, California

 

BRAIS OUTES-LEÓN 

City University of New York, Nueva York

 

CRISTINA PERCOCO 

Villanova University, Pensilvania

 

INMACULADA PERTUSA

Western Kentucky University, Kentucky

 

JUDITH REYNA

Seton Hill University, Pensilvania

 

DAVID SÁNCHEZ JIMÉNEZ

NYC College of Technology, CUNY,
Nueva York

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