Judith Goldman Frommer

Judith Goldman Frommer

Professor of the Practice in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Emerita
Judith Goldman Frommer

A little about me: I received my B.S. from Cornell University and my M.A. and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. My interests include French language and civilization; computer, multimedia and Internet applications for language instruction; and second language acquisition.

Recent projects and publications:

  • "Wired for Sound: Teaching Listening via Computers and the WorldWideWeb," Chapter 5 (69-92) in Donaldson and Haggstrom, Eds., Changing Language Education Through CALL, Routledge, 2006.
  • Project director for WebSpeakRecorder, a web-based voice-recording authoring system that allows students to do oral activities in any foreign language on the web and receive feedback from instructors on the same web site. Funds came from a Consortial grant from the Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning. Additional funds were obtained from the Harvard University Provost's Fund for Innovation in Instructional Technology for the same project. 2003 -2005.
  • Project director for the Text Annotator, a web-based authoring tool that allows instructors to give their students online glossed texts, with text definitions in any Roman-alphabet language, images, audio or video segments or links to any URL. Funded with a grant from the Harvard University Provost's Fund for Innovation in Instructional Technology and Distance Learning. 2001-2003.

Courses Taught:

Fren E-4. Intensive Intermediate French Online
Educ E-112. Using the Web in World Language Teaching

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