Video: "Language as a Pedagogy: Cultural Competency"

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Megan Ferry, professor of Chinese and Asian Studies and chair of the Modern Languages Department, delivers her talk, "Language as a Pedagogy: Cultural Competency," as part of Union College's "Leaps of Faith: 8 Stories about Cultivating Complex Thinkers for a Messy World."

"Leaps of Faith" highlights and celebrates the progress at Union of reinvigorating the culture of teaching and learning over the lifecycle of the Mellon Our Shared Humanities grant.

Over the past five years, 64 faculty have participated in a one-week summer faculty development institute, whose goal is to help faculty effectively implement new instructional technologies, evidence-based instructional design methods and student-centered teaching strategies.