The Changing Role of the Teacher: A Technology-Enhanced, Student-Centered Lesson on French Fashion


  • Edwina Spodark

    1. Hollins University
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      Edwina Spodark (PhD, Northwestern University) is Associate Professor of French at Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia.


Absteact.This article describes the changing roles played by foreign language teachers in the new multimedia-enhanced, learner-centered classrooms. The article describes in detail the various parts that make up one technology-rich lesson on French fashion and analyzes the multiple roles that teachers may assume in their efforts to expand the language learning experience and accommodate the preferred learning styles of the students.