Modern Greek Studies Association

Online Teaching: Tools & Materials

The MGSA Undergraduate Committee has compiled a list of resources for teaching in synchronous and asynchronous online, remote or hybrid environments. Some of these resources are specific to language pedagogy but some can be adapted to other disciplines.

1. Articles about hybrid, online and remote courses


2. Webinars and presentation transcripts from Language Organizations about online learning, hybrid courses and tools for teaching

Here you may access recorded webinars and powerpoint presentations on foreign language education and emerging technologies.

A selection includes:


Here you will find Carla’s database of conference presentations and webinars on remote learning and beyond. 

A selection of webinars and tools for teaching includes:


This website is dedicated to resources for teaching as well as professional development for the meaningful integration of culture, literacy, and world language study.

A selection of webinars includes:


Here you will find language learning materials for face to face, hybrid and online instruction and a useful webinar on designing activities for online teaching and learning: OER Hangout: Activities for remote language teaching

Consider subscribing to YouTube Channel of The University of Texas Language Center (TLC-UT) to access a host of videos on language matters


The IALLT webinar series offers professional development workshops on topics related to language teaching, technology, and language centers.  Participation in the webinars is open to all but access to archives is sometimes restricted to IALLT members.

A selection of open access webinars includes:

  i.         Your Burning Questions about Remote Language Teaching

  ii.        What to expect from the unexpected…

  iii.       Prepping in the Language Class: Instructional Contingency Planning for Emergency Situations

In addition, check out this webinar and videos on how to use FlipGrid for class discussions or for speaking assessments:

Check out FLTMAG (IALLT’s free language technology magazine)


Princeton University’s Center for Language Studies has created a website of resources for remote instruction, from putting together a syllabus for the online environment to managing assessments and creating community.


Here you may access a repository of webinars and register for future ones.

A selection includes:


Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope have created a website that houses the evolving body of research and thinking in the fields of semiotics, literacy, pedagogy, and educational technologies.The website has a Greek section that showcases the application of the Multiliteracies framework in the classroom.


Social Reading and Annotation research and platforms

1. Social Reading, Collaborative Annotation, and Remote Learning with

(Webinar and Getting started)

2. Digital Social Reading with Ecomma

(Case studies and Demo)

3. Perusall: How to flip your class online when the world is flipping out

(Webinar on collaborative reading)

4. Classroom Salon.  A content-centric social learning system. To learn more about various features in salon, visit and view the Salon User Manual or Training Salon.

(How to create your own salons, add media and invite others to join your salon for social discussions leading to comprehension and consensus building)

Digital Tools to consider:

1. Twiddla - Online Whiteboard

Ideas about how to use an online whiteboard.

2. Pear Deck

How to build instructional content from google slides.

3. Learning Apps

Web-based activities for various subjects, including Greek language.

4. Kahoot

Create quizzes for your students.

5. Voice Thread

Create collaborative tasks involving images, film, voice.

6. Extempore

Create speaking assignments for your students.

8. GoReact

An online video recording tool to provide feedback for oral presentations, public speaking/speech, performances etc.