Meeting the Challenge: International Perspectives on the Teaching of Latin by Bob ListerMeeting the Challenge: International Perspectives on the Teaching of Latin by Bob Lister

Meeting the Challenge: International Perspectives on the Teaching of Latin

EditorBob Lister

Paperback | October 16, 2009

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A selection of essays on key issues in Classics teaching in the European Union. Meeting the Challenge: European Perspectives on Latin examines four particular aspects of Latin teaching, including the place of Latin in the modern curriculum, exploiting information and communications technology in Latin teaching, methods for teaching learners to become confident readers of original texts and ways to promote Latin in the future. Meeting the Challenge provides important insights into the theory and practice of Latin teaching in a wide range of contexts. All the authors are experienced teachers at school or university level and come from seven different countries: Belgium, England, Greece, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the United States.
Title:Meeting the Challenge: International Perspectives on the Teaching of LatinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 8.5 × 5.39 × 0.31 inPublished:October 16, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521690439

ISBN - 13:9780521690430

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Inspection and introspection: classics teaching in England over four decades; 2. Poor relation or necessary evil? The place of Latin in the Greek curriculum; 3. A contemporary subject for contemporary Europe: the much-disputed role and relevance of Latin at Dutch gymnasia; 4. Latin pedagogy at the University of Michigan, USA: linear reading using a linguistic perspective; 5. The strategic reading of Latin (and Greek) texts: a research-based approach; 6. Increasing access to Latin in schools; 7. Did you catch that word? Latinum electronicum: an interactive online Latin course for university beginners; 8. Information and communication technology and the teaching of Latin literature; 9. Technology is culture: a new opportunity for teaching and learning Latin; 10. Latin and European language history; 11. Promotion of the classics in the United States: new initiatives for a new millennium.