JANUARY 9, 2014

Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference

By Aurelie Surble

The 64th Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference is now accepting papers and panel proposals for its 2014 event which will be held at Furman University (Greenville, SC) on October 16-18, 2014.

DECEMBER 5, 2013

France: the top destination for foreign students

By French Culture

Two recent studies confirm the French university system’s excellent reputation abroad.

DECEMBER 3, 2013

Transatlantic Program for Collaborative Work in the Field of Digital Humanities

By French Culture

The Fondation Maison des Sciences et de l’Homme (FMSH) is pleased to announce the launch of a new grant program in digital humanities.

NOVEMBER 29, 2013

First World War Centennial

By Magali Boutiot

The First World War Centennial Partnership Program was established in 2012 by the French Government for the preparation and implementation of the commemorative progr

NOVEMBER 27, 2013

Centre International d'Études Pédagogiques

By Magali Boutiot

Founded in 1945 and a national public institution since 1987, the CIEP is recognised both in France and abroad for its skills with regard to expert evaluation, training, assessment, an

NOVEMBER 18, 2013

Columbia Centennial Celebration Speech by Antonin Baudry

By French Culture

On November 7th, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy hosted the final event in the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Columbia University’s Maison Française. During this reception, Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy, delivered the following speech.

NOVEMBER 18, 2013

Celebration of the Centennial of the Columbia University Maison Française

By French Culture

On November 7th, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy hosted the final event in the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Columbia University’s Maison Française.

NOVEMBER 8, 2013

France Université Numérique (FUN)

By French Culture

“France Université Numérique” (France Digital University): an innovative project in the field of online- learning and teaching launched by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

NOVEMBER 5, 2013

Discussion on Women, Work and Family in the U.S. and France

By French Culture

Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem and Mrs. Anne-Marie Slaughter debated on equality between women and men and discussed strategies to ensure that the next generation of women and men can have enough for all.

OCTOBER 31, 2013

Call for Applications: 2014-2015 Teaching Assistant Program in France

By Carolyn Collins

The application to the 2014-2015 Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) is now available at https://www.tapif.org.

OCTOBER 30, 2013

Le MIT propose un « cursus MOOCs »

By French Culture

MITx, le département du MIT qui propose des MOOCs à travers la plateforme edX, a annoncé le lancement d’un programme d’études en Science informatique composé de sept MOOCs (XSeries). La réussite de ce programme, présenté comme équivalent à deux voire quatre cours en présentiel, sera sanctionnée par un certificat.

OCTOBER 30, 2013

Les MOOCs, moins révolutionnaires qu’attendu ?

By French Culture

Plusieurs évolutions récentes laissent paraître une pause dans les innovations apportées par les MOOCs dans le paysage de l’enseignement supérieur américain : d’une part, le report de la loi visant à astreindre les universités publiques californiennes à allouer des crédits aux étudiants ayant réussi un MOOC et, d’autre part, le recentrage des plateformes sur le marché « classique » des cours en ligne.

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