Month: June 2017

Eid Mubarak


Eid, the feast that marks the last day of Ramadan, was yesterday, June 23, 2017. So I would like to wish the Muslim community Eid Mubarak and provide a very brief overview of the history of Islam this week. Mohammed’s […]



Pedagogy is the collection of techniques used to teach a given subject. I would argue that is is a fine art. Pedagogy of foreign languages, for example, has evolved over generations and varies greatly from language to language and classroom […]

The Contribution of Foreign Languages


Foreign Languages play a key role in education. While some might see their foreign language class as a requirement to get out of the way so they can focus on their major course of study, this requirement, like all requirements, […]

Image as Text


The concept of reading images as text originated with the French Theorists who came onto the American academic scene in the 1960s. It is a very useful and interesting concept because it allows us to interpret images such as paintings […]