True language learningâ€”online.
“Portales was fun, easy to follow, and made my Spanish class a memorable one!”
Robert Fain, Student Kaua’i Community College
The future of language learning. With the ever-changing needs of today’s students, educators need engaging, effective language instruction that meets the requirements of any course. Forward-thinking innovation—backed by time-tested pedagogy: • Driven by the proven content of the Vistas Spanish program • Developed by the creators of the first online Spanish course • Tested by instructors and students nationwide
“ Teaching Spanish online can be daunting, but Portales eases much of that burden. “
Daniel Darrow, University of Alaska
Why teach with Portales? Portales delivers student-directed, interactive content that motivates students to learn Spanish, combined with a handy set of tools to allow for easy, but customizable, course creation. Portales has flexible options to suit your online, hybrid, or traditional Spanish courses: • Pre-created curricula for a range of instructional approaches • Time-saving course management features • A loose-leaf companion text
â€œ It was important to have a structured online course to work from. Portales provided me with the skeleton and I was able to add Sara Villa, the rest.â€? The New School for Public Engagement
We need a starting point to create courses.
We need multiple opportunities for student engagement.
â€œ Students greatly value the interactivity and immediate feedback. Portales gently steers them in the right direction. Plus, the Partner Chat feature is excellent in fostering engagement between students!â€? Teresa Canganelli, Georgia Perimeter College
We need something that is easy to use so students stick with it. “ Portales is extremely intuitive for students. The instructional design is outstanding and will greatly impact retention and success rates for online courses.” Leah Cáceres Lutzow Fox Valley Technical College
â€œ The ability to add my own content is such a lifesaver! I add instructor notes to post study tips; audio to model certain activities; and create my own videos that relate to lesson vocabulary and grammar.â€? Kate Grovergrys Madison College
We want personalized connections with our students. Instructor-created video
Published on Mar 25, 2015
Whether you're teaching an online or hybrid introductory Spanish course, Portales is the right solution for true language learning. Prepare...