Found in Translation: Ana Elisa S. C. S. Ferreira, Feb. 15

The Berkeley Language Center
Cordially Invites You to the Upcoming Meeting of Its

Found in Translation (FIT) Working Group


Can Social Media Be Used As a Teaching Tool?

A Conversation With Pierre Lévy on Twitter


Visiting Scholar, Berkeley Language Center

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Friday, February 15, 2019

12 p.m. – 1 p.m., B-4 Dwinelle Hall

In Spring 2018, Ana Elisa S. C. S. Ferreira coordinated a project called #askplevy at Instituto Federal Campus Cubatão (Brazil). During 3 months, professors, students and staff used Twitter to post questions about education and technology to professor and author Pierre Lévy. The project raised an interesting reflection on how to use Social Media in the classroom as a teaching tool. This talk will include a discussion of selected tweets that were analyzed by the research group ELIN – Grupo de Pesquisa em Estudos Linguístico and presented at a roundtable in May 2018.

In order to make the talk more interactive, we would like to invite the participants to bring their smartphones and download the app kahoot*  (

*The use of the app is voluntary.

About FIT: We 
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cross-cultural communication. We invite you to join us!  Refreshments and discussion to follow.   

Questions? Elyse Ritchey and Vesna